Address: Clifford Estates, Panyu, Guangzhou 511495​​​​​​

Telephone: +86 20 8471 1441

Gender: Co-educational

Teaching language: English

Curriculum: Canadian

Ages: 3 to 18


The Clifford International School is regularly singled out as a top international school in Guangzhou. Situated in the popular Clifford Estates residential complex in Panyu, the school has attracted both local and international students since 2002. Currently the school has 600 students of over 40 nationalities, over 60 percent of which use the boarding facilities. With the support of Princeton University and Brigham Young University in the USA, the school has recently launched a fully bilingual Chinese/English system in addition to its international (fully English) stream.

What the school says

“Our school sticks to 'face the modernization, face the world, face the future' as our operating principles. We keep evolving an education system that is oriented to the development of the students and we try every means possible to be in line with international education best-practice. We’ve adopted Western education philosophy and methodology and incorporated the best of both Western and Chinese education models, all in the pursuit of a quality educational service for our students.”


The school follows a Canadian curriculum, accredited by the department of education in Manitoba, and high school students graduate with a Manitoba High School diploma.


The school is in the Clifford Estate complex, a residential estate popular with expats, in Panyu.

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