Pathways to Lifelong Learning

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Pathways to lifelong learning

Location: Huili Nursery Hangzhou

Register for the Pathway session, and meet with our Early Years experts



At Huili Nursery Hangzhou, we believe that every child has the right to a well-planned, joyful and holistic education. Early years education has a lifelong impact on how young children view and value learning. Key to our educational ethos is full commitment to the Nursery, with staff, children and parents all playing their parts in creating and maintaining a truly unique and vibrant atmosphere. Our Nursery staff are committed in encouraging children to embrace a wide range of experiences, and to foster in them Huili Values and the Huili Identity.



Applications for EY1 - EY4 are now being welcomed for the 2023-24 academic year at Huili Nursery Hangzhou. Please click the link below to submit your enquiry form. We will host monthly "Pathways to lifelong learning" event for prospective families, where you will meet our Early Years experts and tour the Nursery. Once received, our Admissions team will be in touch to confirm your attendance.

Age Reference


1 September 2020 - 31 August 2021


1 September 2019 - 31 August 2020


1 September 2018 - 31 August 2019


1 September 2017 - 31 August 2018



If you would like to attend the open day event, please complete the enquiry form below.



Curriculum Overview


To ensure the most effective Early Years approach for our pupils, we have merged the English Early Years Foundation Stage and the Chinese Curriculum (from three to six years) guidelines. The result is an encompassing curriculum and Huili framework for teaching and learning. There are nine areas of learning and development and three specialist areas that shape our educational programme.


Three prime areas


Four specific areas

Three specialist areas

(Recent HNH Art Exhibition)



Guiding principles



Every child is unique. They are constantly learning and can be resilient,
confident, and self-assured.
Children learn to be strong and independent through positive relationships.
Children learn and develop in enabling environments, in which their experiences
respond to their individual needs 
and there is a strong
partnership between practitioners and parents.
Children develop and learn in different ways and at different rates.


Bilingual learning


At Huili Nursery Hangzhou, we treat each child as a unique individual: they are constantly exploring and learning, working hard to realise the goals they have established and gaining resilience and confidence in the process. In an immersive bilingual environment, we encourage and inspire children’s curiosity, provide them with opportunities to embrace challenges, and support them to obtain academic excellence and skills of lifelong learners in a happy and enabling environment.




Learning space

We aim to provide caring and inspiring learning spaces which are built on positive relationships and developing the whole child emotionally, socially, physically and academically. As well as offering a wide range of learning opportunities, the continuous provision of resources available to pupils allows for independent accessibility and the teaching of new skills in culturally meaningful contexts.



For our learning spaces to foster life-long learners, we use a child-centred approach with a balance of adult led and initiated activities with enhancements and provocations to extend thinking, communication and language and to practise and embed skills such as literacy, mathematics and scientific enquiry.  



Our outdoor spaces are designed to offer huge potential to foster children’s characteristics of effective learning in natural and surroundings. Outdoor learning lets pupils run, climb and explore in ways that are not always possible in their everyday lives.



Teaching team


Every Wellington College Hangzhou teacher is highly skilled, driven by a love of their subject and a genuine desire to inspire the pupils in their care. They have been educated at some of the world’s best universities, including Russell Group and Ivy league. They are all fully qualified and have experience teaching at leading schools in their home countries and abroad.

The ratio between Chinese staff and expat staff is 1:2.

Over 68% of the Chinese staff hold a postgraduate Mater degree and above in most prestigious universities.

Over 62% of the Chinese staff have overseas study experience.

They are lifelong learners who have experienced and accomplished unbelievable things.




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