Lucton School Shanghai is a unique school, which is delicate and warm, pursuing individuality and freedom, and where the headmaster can easily call out each student's name. As the first overseas campus of the Lucton UK in China, it has inherited the essence of more than 300 years education in Lucton UK, and brought a British-style full boarding schools to Shanghai. Lucton adheres to the educational philosophy of teaching students according to their aptitude and focuses on each student, which allows their future is full of infinite possibilities.
上海莱克顿学校的课程包含了学术课程和拓展课程。作为一所英式国际学校，上海莱克顿选用的是英式教育课程体系即IGCSE 和 A Level。IGCSE和 A Level的课程内容深入，考察知识范围广，知识点多，能很好地反映学生的学术潜力，因此IGCSE和A Level在全球大学中获得广泛认可,有利于学生们将来在世界范围内选择心仪的大学。
The curriculum of Lucton includes academic courses and co-curricular activities. The school offers IGCSE and A Level courses and follows the ethos of the whole-person education.
IGCSE subjects provided by Lucton include English as a First Language, English as a Second Language, Mathematics, Additional Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Business, Economics, Art and Design, Computer Science, Design Technology, Chinese as a First Language, Chinese as a Second Language, Chinese as a Foreign Language, Psychology and so on.
A Level subjects provided by Lucton include English, English General, Chinese, Chinese Language, Mathematics, Further Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Economics, Art and Design, Digital Media and Design, Biology, Design Technology, Business, Computer Science, Psychology, Music, Drama, Modern Languages and so on.
Sufficient subjects allow students to choose according to their own circumstances, and also gives students the opportunity to discover the subject that they are good at. At the same time, Lucton also attaches great importance to hardware facilities, using movable and splicing desks in the classroom, which facilitates coordination with various classroom forms. Different disciplines are also equipped with corresponding experimental classrooms. For example, an art classroom is like an art studio, which is designed and transformed by an art teacher. There are a wide variety of machines in the DT (Design & Technology) classroom, including laser cutters, milling machines, hot wire cutters, small lathe machine and so on. The significance of experimental class is to verify the truth with actual practice rather than rote learning.
Co-curricular activities (CCA) are also fun, engaging students in arts, music, drama, science, languages, global perspectives, electronics, computer science, literature and so on. Students can choose according to their own interests and hobbies. CCAs are taught by academic teachers on campus or professionals off campus, so that students can get high-quality teaching without missing any opportunity to realize their dreams.
Lucton believes that academic achievement is not the whole judgment, follows whole person education, which involves developing the student's character, hobby, and physical fitness, and celebrates the unique abilities and talents of each individual.
在莱克顿，全寄宿真正实现了“home from home”。尽管学生们离开了家庭的怀抱，依然能在这里延续家一般的温暖。莱克顿用心打造的全寄宿文化能够让家长体会到：寄宿生活的意义远大于寄宿本身。
Lucton is a new home away from home for students. All boarding staff and clinic members live with students and there are here to offer guidance, advice, mental and health care for students. The low teacher-student ratio (1:5) allows school to focuses on each student, and help them fully prepared before they go to the university. In a safe and supportive community, students be able to maximize on academic and co-curricular opportunities, pursue their hobbies, try new things, cultivate independence and interpersonal communication ability.
Stages are available for each student in Lucton, where creates outstanding opportunities for students to demonstrate their talents and confidence, such as deliver a musical performance, involve in the expressive arts performance and attend an international competition. In the face of these opportunities, students learn to balance the pressure, regulate nervous emotions, understand how to work in a team and communicate with others, overcome problems together and find solutions in the process of intense preparation. Lucton hopes to open up a broader future for students, providing everyone with the opportunity to participate, and continues to discover and develop the potential within every young people.
Sports are regarded as an essential part of students’ lives in Lucton. There are more than 10 hours of exercise and activities each week, covering a wide range of subjects such as basketball, football, baseball, frisbee, tennis, badminton, hockey, netball, swimming, yoga, fencing, karate, taekwondo, etc. Among them, equestrian, rowing, golf and sailing are three compulsory sports, and equipped with a professional coaching team. They are British traditional sports in the elite education. Lucton continues to offer more choices in sports to fulfil the different interests of students, shaping their character, and fostering their creativity and community spirit.