CCiL Croydon Chinese School

School Objectives

  • To spread the Christian spirit, based on the love of Christ.
  • To promote Chinese culture by teaching the younger generation of overseas Chinese the virtues of traditional Chinese culture.
  • To nurture pupils towards an all-round development through the school curriculum and out-of-school activities.
  • To raise the pupils’ ability in the Chinese language in order to foster better communication between the children and their parents.

School Site

Archbishop Tenison’s High School, Selborne Road, Croydon, CR0 5JQ

The school is situated at Selborne Road, South Croydon, less than a mile from East Croydon train station. The school is well served by buses, 64 and 433 stop at the Selborne Road stop on Park Hill Road. The closest tram stop Sandilands is 0.6 miles away.

Teaching Staff

The school invites suitably educated Christians to be volunteer teachers. Teachers also devised teaching materials for pupils based on the excellent textbooks currently used in Hong Kong and those published by the UK Federation of Chinese Schools. Teaching materials are well designed and practical to use.  Teachers employ creative teaching methods to arouse pupils’ learning interest.


The school enrolls pupils from 5 years of age to 17, from the beginners’ class to GCSE class. Those who are interested in studying in our school and who satisfy the age requirement can request for an application form directly. When the enrolment form is completed, please return it to the school office. The admission decision rests with the school and the school will notify the applicants individually.

Chinese School Enrolment for 2021-2022 School Year

Lesson Times

Roll call at 10 am on Saturday and lesson finishes at 12.30 pm.

2021/2022 School Calendar

Other Details

Information for Parents

CCiL Croydon Chinese School COVID19 Risk Assessment

School mobile phone numbers:

07828 023323 (Mandarin speaking)

07473 929183 (For enquiry please send text message with your email address)