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Britannica International School, Shanghai

  • Editor's Description

    Britannica International School, Shanghai is a British international school offering a course of study based on the English National Curriculum. They are the only school offering an A level program to students over age 16 in Puxi. Their teachers are largely British and are all native English speakers, while also having one of the smallest student-teacher ratios in Shanghai. 

  • Self Introduction

    Britannica International School, Shanghai is proud to be a British Owned, British Managed School and is staffed with British Teachers. Within fifteen minutes of the Former French Concession and centrally located in Shanghai, the school has a reputation as an international school of first choice for discerning Shanghai families. The school is part of the Orbital Education group of schools. Pupils are taught in small classes emphasising a personalised approach to education. Britannica recognises the need to adapt and be creative with its curriculum, teaching and encouraging learning to meet the needs of individual students. Britannica International School, Shanghai provides a vibrant environment with a wide range of opportunities beyond the classroom. Great importance is also given to developing a child’s conduct and behaviour. With close pastoral care, Britannica provides equal opportunities for all students to participate in a variety of sports, music ensembles, After School Activities, expressive arts projects and performances through which students gain confidence and learn new skills. Within their houses, pupils take positions of responsibility, compete against other houses in sport and music, and work towards common goals in a range of areas to develop their leadership skills. The Duke of Edinburgh International Awards Programme is also offered for Secondary students.

    • Year Founded 2013
    • Age of Students 2-18
    • Number of Students 400
  • Tuition

    170,190-244,425rmb per year.

  • Grades Offered

    Pre-Nursery to Year 13

  • Number of Nationalities

    40+ nationalities.

  • Curriculum

    The curriculum of Britannica International School, Shanghai is based on the English National Curriculum, enhanced to meet the needs of the expatriate population and offering students an opportunity to study Mandarin, to learn about the Culture, History and Geography of China, and to study Modern Languages. Britannica’s pupils are prepared for the Cambridge University and Edexcel International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE), the world recognised Advanced Level (AS and A2 Levels) leading to British and international university entrance. All teachers from Pre-Nursery to A Level are fully qualified and experienced teachers. The staff team is led by a Principal with extensive British private and international school experience.

  • Teacher Demographics

    All Britannica teachers are native English speakers. Teachers are supported by a highly qualified and experienced Principal and a large team of Teacher Assistants and Administrative Staff.

  • Languages Taught

    English (including English as an EAL programme), Mandarin, Korean, Japanese, French, Spanish, Italian and Hebrew.

  • Extracurricular Activities

    Britannica offers more than one hundred after school activities, including; Basketball, Football, Badminton, Touch Rugby, Swimming, Chess Club, Choir, Chamber Orchestra, Dance, Drama, Cooking, Movies, Knitting, and many more.

  • School Facilities

    The school’s Gubei campus has outstanding facilities with specialist laboratories, a Sixth Form Suite with specialist science, ICT suite, Primary Learning Centre, Secondary Learning Centre, nurse clinic, sports hall, swimming pool, football pitch, tennis court, running track, outdoor playgrounds, large indoor play area, dance rooms, art rooms for both primary and secondary students, a music room with range of international music instruments, music technology room, individual practice rooms, and 250-seat performance theatre.

  • School Bus

    Britannica’s school bus service provides reliable transport for families across Shanghai.

Web

www.britannicashanghai.com/home/