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  • An International School

    The expansive landscaped campus of Léman International School – Chengdu is nestled amid lush fields and gardens at the foot of Chengdu’s hills.

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  • Student Life at LIS

    Students will uncover talents, abilities and discover new interests and carry them throughout their lives.


  • Experienced and Talented Team

    Our experienced and talented team of professionals is a critical component of our success as a truly outstanding learning institution.


  • Personal Growth

    At Léman we believe the only measure that matters is that of your child’s academic and personal growth.


  • Welcome to Admissions

    Léman International School - Chengdu is the premier international school in southwestern China, serving students from Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 12.


  • School News

    Find out the latest news from our family.

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Richard Wilkinson

As the Head of Primary, Richard functions with a high degree of organization, curriculum knowledge, and purpose.  He was a former Principal and Deputy Principal in his beautiful homeland of New Zealand and served in many leadership roles over the previous 15 years. He has developed his knowledge and skills in leadership and teaching through some of the most influential and skillful people.

This is his 8th year in International Education, previously working at International Academy of Amman, Jordan. Curriculum development, assessment, facilitating connections among teachers and integrating community involvement are significant areas of strength always present in my practice.

His educational philosophy is one that embraces diversity and challenges students to think critically through ideas, not just about ideas. Further, He believes that teachers are some of the powerful people on the planet, they are always looking to add value to the lives of their students through the human endeavor of care, bringing about change and influence on a global scale.