Established in 2000, Wuhan Britain-China School (WHBC) is widely recognized as a pioneer of the international education in Midwest China. It has been focusing on the introduction, absorption, digestion, integration and innovation of quality international and domestic educational resources. WHBC offers complete and integrated international programmes include CAIE IGCSE and A Level, International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP), International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme (IBMYP), International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IBPYP), Advanced Placement (AP) and NCUK International Foundation Year (IFY).
Within the past decade, over 3500 graduates have acquired offers from over 500 top-ranking universities of the UK, the USA, Canada, Australia, Germany, Switzerland, the Netherlands, Belgium, Israel, Singapore, Hong Kong and a total of 20 countries and regions. 80% of our graduates were admitted to the top 100 universities in the world. These universities include Oxford, Cambridge, Chicago, Stanford, Duke, Johns Hopkins, Cornell, Brown, Notre Dame, UC Berkeley, Toronto, McGill, Sydney, Melbourne, the University of Hong Kong, Tsinghua University and many other prestigious universities. Through a 20-year devotion to education and persistence, offers from the top universities in the UK, the USA, Canada and Australia have established WHBC as the No.1 ranked school in Hubei Province. For the past ten years in a row, all the Oxford and Cambridge offers in Wuhan were from our school, the number of Oxbridge offers ranks among the top 3 in China for the past few years. Last year, we have received the highest number of Oxbridge offers in the history – 14 in total. For the past four years, our IBDP results have always been higher than the worldwide average marks, we have been among the top IB World Schools in China in terms of students with high total scores and full marks in single subjects.
Even under the testing conditions of the coronavirus lock down, based on our long-term, trusted relationship with the examination boards, we were able to work with our partner organizations at CAIE, IBO, College Board and NCUK to ensure that our students were able to receive the grades that they had earned and could take up their offers from top universities worldwide.
WHBC, the first Chinese high school IELTS testing center, is also the sole SSAT testing center in Central China, and authorized testing center for A level, IBDP and IFY courses. As for its teaching philosophy, WHBC advocates the ideal of an international high school curriculum complementing standard language tests. To safeguard its high record of students’ admission into prestigious overseas universities, WHBC has registered as a member of UCAS, Naviance and NACAC. Meanwhile, as a pioneer in introducing academic international contests to Wuhan, WHBC has successively authorized the examination centers for 30 international contests, including the American Regions Mathematics League contest, the AAPT Physics Bowl contest, the American Biology Olympics contest, National Economics Challenge, the British Physics Olympiad, the Rising Star China Chemistry Challenge held by Royal Society of Chemistry and Hypatia Contest of University of Waterloo, with WHBC students performing excellently in each of those competitions. While students enhance their academic performance continuously, they are also improved from the perspectives of thinking modes and moral education through various on and off campus activities.
WHBC has attracted more than 300 faculty members to join its staff, due to its unique foreign atmosphere and strategic development. Both excellent teaching faculty and a professional counseling admission team constitute an integrated and high-quality teaching system. All the expatriate teachers hold university degrees and are granted with Foreign Expert Certificate issued by the State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs P.R.C, all the local teachers have years of relevant teaching experience and have received professional trainings from CAIE, IBO or the College Board.
Over the past 20 years, WHBC has been highly regarded as an elite school and a leader in the field of education in Hubei. In the future, we will maintain our absolute commitment to the highest standards of professionalism in all we undertake, and dedication to cultivating the best and brightest with international perspectives.