An Exciting Learning and Community Environment

Innova Academy is an exciting new 21stcentury international school scheduled to open in Beijing Yi Zhuang Special Economic Zone in DaxingDistrict. The Tongjinanlu Campus will serve as a temporary campus for the first 2 years and then will move to its permanent Jin’anCampus just 5 minutes away. Each campus consists of a main teaching block and a Sports and Community Center which compliment the sports fields and outdoor play areas.

The school is designed for classesfrom Grade 1 to Grade 12 and will provide an international programme including the International Baccalaureate programmes.

The layout of the campus is designed to provide a warm and caring environment and to promote the development of community as well as to provide flexible-learning spaces designed to meet the learning styles of 21stcentury learners. This includes open planned classrooms, a variety of studio spaces and centers for specialized learning activities. The library includes learning spaces for individual and group study and discussions as well as access to a wide range of book, digital and other resources.

The environment is designed to create a seamless integration between the physical, emotional and digital environments. The integration of technology has been carefully considered. Students will have their own or school provided devices and will be connected to our digital learning environment and network at school, home and when they are on the move. Specialized digital tools are provided to support all areas of learning and include video and sound recording studios, Design and maker studios as well as the arts and science.

Furniture has also been carefully selected with ergonomics and student and safety in mind and to support a wide range of learning situations and styles including a range of seating and working options and settings. This is designed to provide spaces that suit the type of learning and variety of learning.

Interior design has been carefully considered to creative an environment that is suited to extended periods of study, comfort and to promote creativity. It incorporates a contemporary design scheme that incorporates a fusion of Chinese culture.

Temperature, air quality and environmental features such as natural and other lighting, green spaces have been carefully designed and will be constantly monitored.

The overall learning environment is designed to promote ‘future’ learningskills including thinking, communication, collaboration, creativity, sharing and celebration as well as physical and recreational opportunities to support a work and healthy life style balance.

The ground floor of the main building is designed as a community mall with dining, exhibition and performance spaces where teachers, students and parents can connect and network.

The first floor of the Building A will provide a community space for the community featuring dining and exhibition galleries whilst the rest of the school will be located in Building 2. This includes classrooms as well as specialist labs and studios for science, design, art and music.

Sports facilities include an Olympic Swimming Pool and three large Gyms.

The campus will open in 2 phases –

August 2018

Phase 1 – Tongjinanlu Campus – Yi Zhuang

August 2020

Phase 2 –

The school will move to Jin’an Campus – Yi Zhuang

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