High School

The International High School of ISA Liwan offers a wide range of curriculum options for students from grade 9 to 12. Under the framework of IB, the high school encourages and respects the differences of students, and provides the most suitable education programme for each individual.

The Golden Curriculum seamlessly integrates mainstream international curriculums

Grade 9-10

Grade 11-12



A globally recognized leader in international education and cultivates lifelong learners with an international mindedness

Mainstream curriculums Direct to the best universities in the world

A Level

The signature education system in the UK


Art curriculum for art enthusiast who wants to apply for art majors in the future


Electives for students who are willing to learn more

Diversified Curriculum

Curriculum & Programme

IGCSE Integration Programme

Grade 9-10

In grades 9 and 10, ISA Liwan integrates the IGCSE programme within the framework of the IB curriculum. IGCSE is considered to be the most suitable bridge course for Chinese students, which can be adapted to a variety of international courses, such as IBDP and A Level. On the other hand, IB emphasizes holistic education and pays attention to the improvement of students' comprehensive ability. The integration of IGCSE and IB can enable students to better prepare for grades 11-12 in terms of subject foundation and learning skills. 

In ISA Liwan Grade 9-10, the golden combination of six subject groups + Physical Education and Health + Core courses + Admission Guidance courses + CCA courses, students have the opportunity to learn at least two languages, and at least one liberal arts subject, at least one science subject, one math subject and one art subject. The course selection and hierarchical teaching model respect students' differences, so that students can fully develop themselves while making a balanced development of arts and science.

Subject Offered in Grade 9&10
Subject Group Subject

Studies in Language and Literature

Chinese A/English A

Language Acquisition

English B/Chinese B

Language Support



Individuals and Societies




Business Management





Computer Science




The Arts

Visual Arts



Physical Health Education


The Core

Global Perspective

College Counselling


Mainstream International Courses

Grade 11-12

Grades 11-12 offer different courses such as IBDP, A Level and Art for students to choose from, and AP elective courses for students who have spare time to learn more. Each student can find a suitable curriculum to lead to a world-famous university. 

The IBDP is a globally recognised leading programme in international education. It aims to cultivate global-minded lifelong learners with wide range of knowledge and is committed to promoting all-round development talents in intellectual, social, emotional and physical aspects. Students are required to study six subject courses and three core courses. The curriculum setting is comprehensive and balanced, taking into consideration both liberal arts and sciences, while showing respect for differences. Moreover, the curriculum assessment is scientific and reasonable. Importance is attached to the cultivation of students' comprehensive capabilities in the learning process.

The IBDP diploma is highly sought after by top universities around the world. According to research reports, DP graduates have a higher chance of attending one of the world's top 20 higher education institutions. After entering university, students have chance to obtain university credits based on their DP scores without taking similar courses.

In February 2022, ISA Liwan officially became a candidate school for IBDP with an IB code of 062751.

ISA Wenhua High School of Guangzhou is a candidate school* for the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme. This school is pursuing authorization as an IB World School. IB World Schools share a common philosophy- a commitment to high-quality, challenging, international education- that we believe is important for our students.

* Only schools authorized by the IB Organization can offer any of its four academic programmes: the Primary Years Programme (PYP), the Middle Years Programme (MYP), the Diploma Programme (DP), or the Career-related Programme (CP). Candidate status gives no guarantee that authorization will be granted.

For further information about the IB and its programmes visit http://www.ibo.org.