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    How to Apply

    YWIES Shanghai Lingang welcomes boarding or day local students worldwide. Applications for admission to Primary and Secondary (Grade 1 to Grade 12) are accepted.

    Registration Policy

    For more information on the registration policy for foreign students, please contact our admissions at 400-021-0042 / 021-6118-0809.

    Policies and Placement

    YWIES Shanghai Lingang upholds a non-discrimination policy and accepts applications from all qualified students.


    For 2024/2025 Academic Year Applicants:

    • Grade 1: six years old (Date of Birth:From 1 September 2017 to 31 August 2018)
    • Grade 6: Grade 5 graduates who meet the requirements for lower secondary in Shanghai
    • For other grades: Students are required to meet the age requirement of the school registry

    Enrolment Plan

    For 2024/2025 Academic Year Applicants:

    We have limited places available in Primary and Secondary. Please contact the Admissions Office for more information.

    • Grade 1: 28 students
    • Grade 6: 72 students
    • For other grades, limited places are still available

    Enrolment Requirements

    • Local Shanghai citizens
    • Non-local students who have a Shanghai Residence Permit and either of their parents holds a valid Shanghai Permanent Residence Permit with valid social insurance payment for over six months; or either parent has a flexible employment registration with the government for three consecutive years
    • Students with foreign/overseas passports (including Hong Kong SAR, Macau SAR or Taiwan Region)

    (Note: For other cases not meeting the above conditions due to the epidemic situation, these shall be implemented in accordance with the Enrollment Policy of Compulsory Education Schools in Shanghai.)

    How to Apply

    Students Applying for Grade 1 and Grade 6

    According to the admissions policy of Shanghai Education Commission, all Grade 1 and Grade 6 students have to apply either via the Shanghai online service platform ( or the Shanghai compulsory enrolment system (

    Students Applying for Other Grades

    Please apply online or download the Student Application Form and submit the following documents to our Admissions Office in person, by mail or fax. The Admissions Office will get in touch with you upon receipt of your completed application package.

    Materials Required for Registration

    • Photocopy of the student's residence card, birth certificate, Shanghai Permanent, ID card or passport with a valid visa stamp;
    • Photocopy of the parent's/guardian's residence card, Shanghai Permanent, ID card or passport with a valid visa;
    • Photocopy of the Growth Record of Primary and Secondary Students (only applicable to students who apply for Lower Secondary);
    • Photocopy of the student's latest school academic reports/records;
    • Three passport-size photos of the student (with the ID/passport name of the student neatly printed on the back of each photo).

    Notes: Please provide the originals of the above materials for our verification during the placement interview.

    School Commitments

    • There are no streaming of classes, elite classes or experimental classes of any sort.
    • We do not organise registration or disguised registration.
    • We do not arrange entry tests, assessments, interviews or survey.
    • We do not accept any kinds of specially-made resume and certificates of the student.
    • The school enrolment is not linked to any educational training institutions.

    YWIES Shanghai Lingang

    Address: No. 2 Yinlian Road, Nanhui New Town, Shanghai 201306
    Tel: 021-6118 0809400 021 0042
    WeChat: ywies-shlg
    Office Hours: Monday to Friday 8 am - 5 pm