Middle School

The Middle Schools Curriculum is developed by carefully interweaving the Chinese National Curriculum and the IB Middle Years Programme. The core subjects are taught in Chinese with others not examinable in the Chinese National Curriculum, being taught in English.

FCG Middle School develops the pupils’ knowledge, skill-base, and understanding as they progress through our Fettes Academic Learning Pathways. This learning happens in a bilingual environment with a clear aim of preparing pupils for entry into the Senior School.

The 6 pathways, which are consistent across the College are:

The pathways ensure the transdisciplinary approach to teaching and learning in our Middle School. The balanced development of language is key in the Middle Years with a carefully designed curriculum that ensures both languages are developed almost equally.


Fettes College Guangzhou is a candidate school* for the PYP, MYP and DP. This school is pursuing authorization as an IB World School. These are schools that share a common philosophy—a commitment to high quality, challenging, international education that Fettes College Guangzhou believes is important for our students.

* Only schools authorized by the IB Organization can offer any of its four academic programmes: the Primary Years Programme (PYP), the Middle Years Programme (MYP), the Diploma Programme (DP), or the Career-related Programme (CP). Candidate status gives no guarantee that authorization will be granted.

For further information about the IB and its programmes visit http://www.ibo.org.

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