Utahloy International School
6 km Sha Tai Highway, Jin Bao Gang, Tong He, Guangzhou, 510515,
Tel: (+86) 20 8770 3919/3917
Fax: (+86) 20 8779 1696
International, IB, curricula.
473 students, 2-16 yrs.
Utahloy International School, established in August 1997, is a private
non-profit school catering for the educational needs of expatriate
children in Guangzhou, China.
Students currently range in age from 2 to 16 years. The school
opened a middle school in August 1999.
The Utahloy International School is located inside the boundaries
of Golden Lake Estate and is 10 km north of the city centre. The
school provides supervised transport for its students, and offers
a pristine environment in a heavily industrialised city.
Recognizing the mobility of the international school population,
Utahloy International School has developed an International Curriculum
using the English National and other staged outcomes curriculums
up to grade 5. The Middle School is authorized to offer the Middle
Years Programme of the International Baccalaureate.
Student progress at Utahloy International School is monitored by
Individual Profiles and Tracking Frameworks. Standardised and systemic
testing complement the extensive Records of Achievement maintained
Class sizes are small, with 20 set as a maximum. Current teaching
staff come from Canada, the UK, Australia, New Zealand and the USA.
The full range of elementary school subjects is taught at Utahloy
International School along with daily lessons in Putonghua. Early
Childhood settings follow Early Childhood Curriculums and teachers
must be early childhood specialists. Local teachers work alongside
Utahloy International School facilities include a hall, AV room,
library, design and technology room, art room, music room, and a
science laboratory, a local area network of computers, and a playground
with some permanently established playground equipment, a grassed
play area and basketball courts.