Welcome to the Western Academy of Beijing
The Western Academy of Beijing (WAB) is a leading international IB World school that seeks to develop the intellectual, social, emotional, physical and moral potential of each student. WAB students are equipped with a mature outlook on life that teaches them to analyze, synthesize and evaluate new situations, while being fluid in their attitudes to confidently adapt to the rapidly changing global world in which they live.
Founded in 1994, the school provides a learner-centered atmosphere that takes a holistic approach to educating the whole child, nurturing a strong sense of community in its pupils and instilling the ethos of “connect, inspire, challenge: make a difference.”
To ensure its students are balanced, happy and confident individuals, WAB invests heavily in its faculty, so that they, too, possess the same characteristics. All faculty staff have been selected for their outstanding qualifications, skills and creativity, resulting in a professional staff enrich the school community as a whole. Parents, also, are an invaluable part of the WAB community and are encouraged to engage in many of the different activities available, from Parent Link, which sees parents assist academic and recreational programs, to the school Board of Trustees.
The Western Academy of Beijing hosts and organizes TEDxYouth conferences
WAB offers an English-language primary, middle year and diploma IB program to its student body of around 1,500 students. In addition to its academic programs, it also offers a rich program of recreational activities across its state-of-the-art facility. From the HUB Arts, Sports and Technology Center to its vast outside sports fields, the bodies and minds of students are always inspired.
WAB also hosts and organizes the TEDxYouth conferences. This event draws on the ethos of the renowned TED Talks to promote “ideas worth spreading,” and gives students, teachers and the wider WAB community a platform on which to explore technology, creativity and much more between.
Where to find the Western Academy of Beijing
10 Lai Guang Ying Dong Lu
Chaoyang fistrict, Beijing, China