BASIS International School Park Lane Harbour

Overlooking the South China Sea's Xiaojing Bay, BASIS International School Park Lane Harbour is nestled in the hills of a master-planned beach community in the municipality of Huizhou. The campus opened in 2018 to students in Grades  5- 9, and now offers courses through Grade 12. Park Lane Harbour is the second BASIS International School to offer boarding. The total boarding capacity is 800, with a total student capacity of 1,200.

The serene campus has excellent facilities, including state-of-the-art classrooms, soccer field and track, gymnasium, basketball and tennis courts, indoor heated swimming pool, expansive library, Apple computer lab, cafeteria, black-box theater, auditorium, and boarding facilities for students. The school offers teachers nearby housing with studio, two-bedroom, and three-bedroom apartments to meet each teacher's family needs.

In 2021 the school celebrated their first graduates, with two students receiving early admission offers to MIT and Imperial College London. The Class of 2022 was the school's first full graduating class, with graduates heading to many prestigious universities around the world, including Stanford, Duke, University of Chicago, Cornell, Oxford, Cambridge, and many others.

Where is Park Lane Harbour?

Park Lane Harbour beach drone shot
Living in Park Lane Harbour (Huizhou) BASIS International School Park Lane Harbour is located in a beachside, planned community along the coast of Xiaojing Bay just north of Shenzhen and south of the town of Huizhou--a modern town with a white-sand beach that offers numerous trails for walking, hiking and cycling. BASIS International School Park Lane Harbour is a sprawling, green campus with numerous athletic facilities in and out doors. The community is a growing enclave with a small grocery market and several restaurants near the coastline within walking distance to the school. 

Restaurants near the school include: Tai Hing for Hong Kong food, Mu Wu Barbecue, Ju's Fusion Restaurant, Yoshidoya for Japanese fast food, Pezzo for Italian cuisine, Honeymoon Desert, Pacific Coffee, and a bakery. There are various agencies for apartment rentals, bicycle shop, watersport rentals, and a Sisyphe book store where you can find English books. High Street is still expanding and it is very easy to get around the area.

Huizhou is relatively peaceful and calm compared to other big cities and metropolis in China. There are a couple of places for people who especially prefer nature to visit in Huizhou, including: West Lake, Huizhou Xunliao Bay, Honghua Lake Water Park and Daya Bay. It is a little over an hour's drive to Shenzhen and the Hong Kong border from BASIS International School Park Lane Harbour.