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The timeline for the publication of the school fee structure is dependent on the Price Bureau’s approval. Our tuition fee is set in line with the excellent education model we offer, world class environment in which pupils will learn and the exceptional teachers who will serve our pupils and family.
Additional fees apart from the tuition fee include school meals, uniforms, bus, boarding, excursions and other activities. Huili School Hangzhou does not charge or accept any application or admissions fees. You should not pay any sum of money (in cash or in kind) or give gifts to any individual as part of the application process.
Huili School Hangzhou only accepts applications directly from a family and not via any agent or similar educational establishment. Any agent or individual claiming that they have a preferential admissions relationship with Huili School Hangzhou should be reported to the school office by email to

Huili Nursery Hangzhou operates from Early Years 1 through to Early Years 4. Children entering Early Years 1 must be at least 2 years of age as of 1st September in the year they join. After completing their nursery journey, children can move into Huili School Hangzhou, where they start their primary school journey from Grade 1. Primary school at Huili School Hangzhou runs from Grade 1 to Grade 6. After primary school, children enter Junior High, which covers Grades 7 to 9. In Grade 9, children begin an important transition year, because in Grade 10 they will undertake the IGCSE examinations. After IGCSE, Huili pupils complete their A Levels, graduating in Grade 12 from Senior High well prepared to enter the best universities around the world.
Huili School Hangzhou adheres to the curriculum standards as laid out by the Chinese National Curriculum and enhances it by Huili’s unique educational philosophy. Lessons at Huili are enquiry-based with a focus on improving pupils’ understanding. In addition to regular courses like Chinese, English, Mathematics, Science, Chinese Social Studies that encompass History and Geography, Music, Sports and Art, Huili pupils also learn distinctive Huili courses, such as Theme, Wellbeing, Drama, English Social Studies, sports and performing arts. We also provide over 200 school-based optional courses, including Lego, robotics, English speech, English drama, kayaking, archery, pop band, orchestra, and so on.
Learning at Huili School Hangzhou will provide pupils upon graduation with internationally recognised qualifications that are applicable across the globe. They have equal value in the UK, US, Canada and many other countries. Indeed, Wellington College China schools boast an excellent track record of pupils securing places in Ivy league universities in the US along with leading universities in the UK.

All textbooks used are based on the curriculum syllabuses of compulsory education and are enriched by textbooks meeting Huili standard, with various well-developed online resources integrated into the curriculum. Each Huili pupil is provided with an individual account with access to the school eLibrary and other designated learning websites. Teachers will select appropriate teaching resources for subject themes in accordance with the specific demands of the pupils.

A typical school day at Huili School Hangzhou starts at 7.30am, when pupils may enter the campus for morning exercise, followed by class or House-based activities.  Regular classes commence from 8.00am to 3.00pm. Wellbeing sessions and optional lessons take place 3.00pm to 4.00pm. The school day finishes at 4.10pm. Boarders may return to school after 5.30pm on Sundays and leave the school after 4.30pm on Fridays.
Wellington College and Wellington College China hold a uniquely close relationship at all levels from governance to pupil and faculty exchanges. This allows us to maintain adherence to the Huili values and identity. Wellington College China provides education services to operate Huili School Hangzhou. This includes all aspects of the education offered and provided. The close relationship with Wellington College allows for exchange of ideas, professional learning and ensuring we uphold our values, identity and the highest quality of education.  

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