Hefei Baohe Xiehe Bilingual Kindergarten is a full-time kindergarten founded by the Shanghai Xiehe Education Center (Group). Development-oriented and based on a new curriculum after the second curriculum reform in Shanghai, the Kindergarten integrates Chinese and foreign cultures and puts in practice a multicultural curriculum. Respecting the rules of early childhood development, the Kindergarten develops developmental courses and specific courses that meet the interests and needs of young children, pays attention to the harmonious development of children’s cognition, emotions and abilities, and lays a good foundation for the future development of young children.
Shanghai United International School Hefei Campus and Hefei Baohe Xiehe Bilingual Kindergarten were instituted by the Baohe District Government of Hefei, and are organized and directly managed by the Shanghai Xiehe Education Group. As the foray of Xiehe Education Group in Hefei, the two campuses will be built next to each other, will open at the same time, and together, will form a complete educational system. The schools will be located at the intersection of Jialingjiang Road and Guizhou Road in the Binhu District, Hefei, occupying a total area of 120 mu (roughly 80,000 square meters), with the building area making up over 50,000 square meters. The campuses were designed by the team led by Preston Scott Cohen, a tenured professor of architecture at Harvard University, and will be equipped with standard classrooms, science labs, theaters, swimming pools, learning resource centers, outdoor playgrounds, large gymnasiums, cafeterias, dorms, and other complementary teaching facilities.