About SWIS

Shen Wai International School (SWIS) is located in the beautiful scenery of the Shenzhen Bay. SWIS covers a floor area of 24,000 m2 with a construction area of 42,000 m2 and is equipped with extensive first class facilities. It serves children of the expatriate community who work in Shenzhen and children who are permanent residents of Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan. The school altogether has 54 classrooms with a capacity of hosting 1,080 students in total. Its refined style of architecture, green and picturesque campus and modern facilities and equipment make the school an attractive place to learn.

SWIS aims to provide distinctive high quality education to students by employing talented expat teachers and introducing the International Baccalaureate curriculum, teaching models and management patterns. Teachers are recruited from diverse backgrounds and form a highly skilled, hardworking team who keep the learning and well-being of their students as the primary focus. Education provided by the school covers Pre-Kindergarten to Grade 12. The teaching takes place in small class groups by certified expat international school teachers with international teaching experience.

As a CIS and WASC Accredited School, an IB World School for the Primary Years Programme, Middle Years Programme and Diploma Programme, SWIS follows a high quality international curriculum and provides essential traditional Chinese language and culture courses as well. By conducting its multi-level and extensive international cooperation and exchange, SWIS aims to introduce leading education philosophy and experience for achieving its objective of cultivating truly global citizens who can bravely step out into the world with an open mind and make a difference.


SWIS Vision ‘Inspiring Global Minds’


Shen Wai International School develops confident, open-minded, lifelong learners and inspires students to take action as responsible global citizens.

SWIS Values


We show integrity when we:

Ÿ  Strive to be consistently:

o  Honest

o  Ethical

o  Fair and just

o  Respectful

Ÿ  Take responsibilities for our actions.



We strive to achieve well-being by:

Ÿ  Balancing different aspects of our lives.

Ÿ  Taking care of our physical self.

Ÿ  Taking care of our emotional and spiritual self.

Ÿ  Engaging in healthy relationships with other people in an increasingly interconnected world.



We persevere when we:

Ÿ  Motivate ourselves to achieve a goal.

Ÿ  Do not give up until we have reached a satisfying conclusion.

Ÿ  Use strategies to keep us engaged in a worthwhile task.



We are creative when we:

Ÿ  Are allowed to freely express our interests and abilities.

Ÿ  Are allowed to learn from our trials and errors.

Ÿ  Are inspired and motivated.

Ÿ  Use critical thinking to solve problems.



We show empathy when we:

Ÿ  Are compassionate

Ÿ  Are respectful

Ÿ  Act to make a positive difference in the lives of others.