QISS is situated on a beautiful and spacious 48,000 square meter campus in the Laoshan district of Qingdao, framed by the spectacular Laoshan mountain range The QISS campus boasts a stunning array of state-of-the-art, modern facilities that support our students’ academic, athletic, and social development. It is our vision and desire that each student enjoys their years of education and reaches their full potential. By providing a wide range of facilities, we aim to bring out the best in each child and allow them to pursue and explore a variety of interests.
Take a tour of some of the wonderful facilities QISS has to offer below. We look forward to showing you around in person when you book a time to take a tour of the campus.
The QISS swimming pool is a key facility enjoyed by QISS students, parents and QISS community guests throughout the school year. An integral component of the Physical Education curriculum, QISS is proud to be able to offer a clean, state-of-the-art, 25 metre, 6 lane, heated swimming pool. Our pool is supported by a full-time lifeguard, mens and womens’ changing rooms with lockers and showers, and a parent lounge.
The QISS mascot is the QISS Shark, which is proudly on display in the gymnasium. The QISS gym plays host to a range of sports including basketball, volleyball and badminton. During the colder months, the QISS gym becomes the home of the QISS Physical Education program, which is supplied with a range of high quality imported sports equipment, able to meet the needs and preferences of all students.
QISS values outdoor physical exercise. We are excited to provide a range of facilities for students and QISS family members to enjoy.
The QISS auditorium is designed to seat 409 guests and we regularly fill it up. The auditorium plays home to many of QISS’s key events, including Key Assignment presentations, General Assemblies, Talent Show, China Day, Winter Concert, Spring Concert and many others throughout the school year. Fully equipped with professional lighting and sound systems, the QISS auditorium is the perfect venue to allow our students to practice their public speaking, presentation and performance skills.
QISS also offers a variety of additionaly facilities, including a 3-story rock-climbing wall, a 6 table ping-pong hall, a fully equipped workout room with weights and other fitness equipment and a billiards table. To support the art program, QISS has a fully equipped ceramics room with ceramics wheels and a kiln. For the performing arts, as well as the grand auditorium, the theatre department also has a mini-theatre and theatre production room for both rehearsals and more personal performances.
To support a rigorous and hands-on science program, QISS has five science labs: physics, chemistry, biology, general science, and electronics. These labs are equipped with up-to-date resources and supported by a full-time Science Lab Assistant.
The school has two professionally staffed and well-stocked libraries, one for Upper School and one for Lower School, designed to fit the needs of the student body.
QISS students are taken to and from school safely by the fleet of 10 QISS school buses. All buses are fitted with the latest safety equipment and each bus is accompanied by a bus monitor to ensure that students are safely delivered to their designated parent or guardian.
Recognizing the importance of technology in the 21st Century classroom, all QISS classrooms are equipped with SmartBoards or SmartTVs. QISS has four IT labs; a dedicated Lower School IT Lab, an Upper School IT Lab, an iMac Creative Suite and an auxilliary IT lab for special projects. QISS has wi-fi connectivity throughout the school, and the network is supported by a government approved VPN, so teachers and students can access content specific educational materials