Our Vision for Learning

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AISG's new campuses will be a place that inspires our students, our teachers and our staff to be their best — a hub of dynamic, compassionate, and connected learning where future-ready learning reigns supreme. 

One of the essential elements of a future-ready school is learning spaces redesigned to facilitate the acquisition of ‘future-ready’ skills and dispositions.

At the beginning of this master plan process we had one simple concept in mind: to create learning spaces that would facilitate nurturing future-ready skills and dispositions in our students. 

As part of our Mission and Visioning process (completed in SY2016-17) we looked at the way in which education is changing to produce future-ready students and the corresponding way in which learning spaces are changing to facilitate that learning. This process afforded us incredible insight into how very different the world will look in 10, 20, or 30 years, and the importance of developing students with the skills and dispositions to be able to meet that unknown future head on.

Our Why  

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The Plans

AISG’s exciting plans for a new campus redevelopment project will transform educational spaces across both Er Sha and Science Park campuses into world-class learning environments. 

The project will see Grade 3 – 5 students relocated from Er Sha to Science Park, seeing Er Sha transform into an early learning center. The redevelopment across both campuses will not only enable the school to support its Mission and Vision it will mean there is a 60% increase in floor space at Science Park and a 65% increase in space per child on our Er Sha campus. Construction is scheduled to begin in Summer 2019.

Science Park Site View

AISG’s new Science Park campus - located on the southwest corner of Kexiang Road and Kaitai Avenue - sits on almost 30,000sqm allowing for an expansion of our current amenities to include a full size track, three sports fields, a tennis court, a 25m pool, rooftop play space, and designated parking spaces for parents, guests, and events.

Science Park Interior

Our Science Park campus will host Grades 3 –12 in inspiring educational facilities that support our Mission to nurture future-ready individuals to aspire, achieve, and contribute. As well as the enhanced classroom spaces, Science Park will feature a learning atrium, enhanced athletics facilities, including swimming facilities, two gymnasiums, and rooftop spaces. 

Er Sha Interior

Our Er Sha campus, located on the beautiful Er Sha Island and just over 10,000sqm in size, will be re-designed to create an Early Learning environment that is optimal for younger children. This will include refurbishing the existing buildings and creating an external landscape for play-based learning making it perfect for inspiring young, developing minds. 



Our Master planning team

Perkins + Will

Since October 2018 we have partnered with American architecture and design firm, Perkins+Will, to develop future-ready spaces and our new school environment. Their design philosophy values innovation, collaboration, and sustainability, and they have been consistently ranked among the world’s top design firms, particularly in educational spaces. 

Previous Projects: 

  • Oriental Fisherman's Wharf - Shanghai
  • "CREATE"Campus for Research Excellence and Technological Enterprise - Singapore 
  • Shanghai Natural History Museum - Shanghai
  • International School Beijing - Beijing


In March 2019, Arcadis were engaged as Project Managers for the Construction phase of the master plan project. Arcadis are a leading global Design & Consultancy firm for natural and built assets and have worked on a significant number of local and international projects. They apply deep market sector insights and collective design, consultancy, engineering, project and management services to deliver exceptional and sustainable outcomes throughout the lifecycle of their natural and built assets.

Previous Projects: 

  • Whittle school & studios Shenzhen Project
  • Avenues, The World School
  • Shrewsbury International School Guangzhou Nansha
  • Kellet School, Hong Kong
  • Stamford American School HK
  • HSBC Taikoo Hui
  • Parc Central


In May 2018, the Master Plan Project Steering Committee identified ARUP as Project Managers for the Design and Planning phase of the Master Plan Project. Founded in 1946, ARUP is a multinational professional services firm that provides engineering, design, planning, project management and consulting services for all aspects of the built environment. ARUP have worked on a number of projects both locally and internationally and brought a wealth of experience to the design and planning of our Master Plan Project.

Previous Projects: 

  • Canton Tower
  • IFC, Guangzhou
  • Guangzhou CTF Finance Centre
  • American International School Guangzhou Due Diligence Study Project
  • Shanghai American School (Structural, Mechanical, electrical and plumbing Engineering)


Currie & Brown

Established in China in 1989, Currie & Brown is one of the country’s leading quantity surveying and cost management consultancies. In August, 2018 the Master Plan Project Steering Committee engaged Currie & Brown as Quantity Surveyors for AISG's master plan project. Their main areas of expertise for AISG's Master Plan Project are quantity surveying, cost management and project management.

Previous Projects: 

  • Huawei University Phase 1and Phase 2
  • HSBC Taikoo Hui Project
  • Tencent Guangzhou Headquarter
  • Nike Greater China Headquarters Campus, Shanghai
  • Cyclical Refurbishment Programme of the University of Hong Kong
  • Australian International School, Singapore
  • Nexus International School, Singapore

Presentation Resources

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Master Plan Information Evening - 29/4/19



Ready To Learn More?

Interested in learning more about what it takes to be "Future Ready"? Perkins + Will, our Project Architects have collated a wealth of research and readings that provide insight into the skills and spaces our students need to be the dynamic, compassionate, and connected learners of the 21st Century.

We encourage you to take a look at the resources below to learn more.