Shanghai World Foreign Language Primary School (SWFLPS), established in 1993, currently consists of three departments: Local, International, and IB-PYP (International Baccalaureate Primary Years Program). The school has two campuses: the West campus (Local Department), located at No. 56, Lane 101, West Guilin Street; and the East campus (International and PYP departments), located at No. 380, Pubei Road. There are currently 46 classes and 1338 students in all, divided into 20 classes in the Local department, 18 in the International department, and 8 in the PYP department.
Directed by the school board, the principal takes full responsibility for school management. Wang Junjin, chairman of Junyao Group, chairs the school board. Wang Xiaoping, vice chairman and founder of the school, is honored as one of the world’s most outstanding people. The Shanghai Municipal Government and Shanghai State also honor Madame Wang as a “Model Worker” and Outstanding Educator, respectively. Yueying, the general principal of the school, is the winner of the “Xuhui Gardener” award. In all, the school prides itself on being a qualified and competent faculty dedicated to education.
The school focuses on upgrading pupil’s moral standards, raising their international awareness, and cultivating their potential for further development. Importance is attached to their basic knowledge and capability. The ultimate goal is to lay a good foundation for the pupils who are expected to become well-educated international citizens with competitive strengths.
The International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) authorized the SWFLPS PYP department in 2007. It is the first Chinese-led IB PYP World School.
To learn more about the WFLPS, visit their webpage at: www.wflps.com