BeiBei Wang performing at Chinese New Year party

In the Press

Kensington Wade School Joins Beat The Street Challenge

4th March 24

We are thrilled to announce that Kensington Wade School has joined the Beat The Street challenge, a council initiative promoting physical activity and community engagement throughout Hammersmith & Fulham. Our participation in this endeavour was recently featured in a South London news article. Beat The Street encourages participants to walk, cycle, or wheel through the…

IAPS School in the Spotlight – Kensington Wade

21st February 24

 IAPS School in the Spotlight – Kensington Wade: Today’s School in the Spotlight is Kensington Wade in West London. Kensington Wade is a fully immersive bilingual school, teaching the National Curriculum in which half of the pupils’ lessons are taught in Chinese and the other in English – some classes are taught in Spanish as…

Kensington Wade celebrates Chinese New Year

20th February 24

Article from ‘Hammersmith Today‘: Hundreds of families celebrated Chinese New Year this week at a school on the Fulham Palace Road. Kensington Wade, which is opposite Charing Cross Hospital, is Western Europe’s only Mandarin-English school where all subjects are taught in both languages. This was the nursery and prep school’s biggest celebration yet for the…

Y5 pupils perform at the Chinese Embassy 

13th December 23

Our talented students wowed the audience with their rendition of the Chinese poem ‘Like a Dream’ at the ‘Our China Stories’ screening by People’s Daily. We are grateful for the opportunity and would like to thank the Chinese Embassy and the China National Tourist Office for their kind words! Read more on People’s Daily China….

Kensington Wade appears in Focus magazine

19th October 23

We’re pleased to be included in this month’s Focus magazine. Huw May wrote an article for the magazine on the benefits of a bilingual education and the importance of learning Mandarin. Read the article here: FOCUS Magazine Autumn 2023

Coverage in School Management Plus

3rd August 23

We are pleased to have been featured several times in recent months on School Management Plus. In November 2022 we became the first winners of the ISA Award for Innovation in Independent Education and were included in their coverage of the awards. Following this win, we were asked to appear in their Spotlight on a…

Kensington Wade appears in China Daily

28th July 23

Following their visit to Kensington Wade in the Summer term, we are pleased to appear in China Daily’s recent piece on Chinese Immersion programmes. You can read the article online here

Kensington Wade is featured on ‘China Daily’

26th June 23

We were recently visited by China Daily for a new series they are making on why people choose to learn Chinese in the UK, how it is taught and what the language can deliver to people. Please watch the short episode .

Kensington Wade is featured on ‘Which School Advisor’

13th June 23

We’re delighted to be included in ‘Which School Advisor’s’ piece on ‘Chinese: A growing rival to French in UK Schools?’ The article examines how and why students are increasingly looking to master Mandarin Chinese in classrooms across the UK today. To read the piece, please read here    

Case Study by the Independent Schools Association

3rd April 23

Following our success at the ISA Awards in November, when we won the ISA Award for Innovation in Independent Education, we were visited by ISA and our Head, Suzanne Haigh, was interviewed for a case study. We’re delighted that this has now been published and you can read it here: ISA Kensington Wade Case Study….

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