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British International School Shanghai (BISS)

  • Editor's Description

    All-through (ages 2-18) international school in the Nord Anglia group with a campus in Puxi. British teachers deliver the National Curriculum for England and the International Primary Curriculum. Cambridge IGCSE, A level and IB courses are offered at secondary level. The school offers a range of enrichment options (over 260 extra-curricular activities) and collaborates with global educational institutions such as MIT, Juilliard and UNICEF. There’s a strong focus on entry to international universities.

  • Self Introduction

    The British International School Shanghai, Puxi represents the very finest in British International School education. We believe there is no limit to what children can achieve in the right environment. Our world-leading British teachers personalise the learning experience for children through-out Primary and Secondary schools allowing them to achieve outstanding academic results. This personalised learning journey enhanced through collaborations with the world leaders in education including MIT, Juilliard and UNICEF allows our students to excel academically, personally and socially. Last year, 58% of all grades achieved at IGCSE level were A*/A level and one third of IB students gaining 40+ points allowing our students access to the very best universities worldwide. You want your child to excel. So do we.

    • Year Founded 2004
    • Age of Students 2-18
    • Number of Students 2000 capacity
  • Tuition

    115, 000- 322,000rmb

    2017/2018 School Year Fees (per semester)

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  • Accreditations

  • Grades Offered

    Pre-Nursery to Year 13

  • Number of Nationalities

    Over 60 different nationalities.

  • School System

    Follows a U.K. School System

  • Curriculum

    The British International School personalise the learning experience for each child. This creates a learning environment which is vibrant, creative and fun. It allows each student to become fully engaged in their studies and allows them to attain outstanding academic results.

    Our collaborations with the world's best, including MIT, Juilliard and UNICEF allows us to deliver world class innovative programmes in STEAM, the performing arts and global citizenship. Our USD 2million investment in two STEAM innovation centres in both Primary and Secondary allows innovation to run through the very heart of our school. BISS prepares students not only to enter the world top univerisities but to go there with the knowledge, skills and experience of a new generation of innovators.

    At BISS, sports plays an important role in the development of young people. Students from all aged actively participate in sports. There is a wide variety of sports on offer and their dedicated team of sports educators ensure that every student enjoys and excels in their chosen sport. At BISS, our Elite Performance coach Mr. Marlon Devonish is an Olympic Gold Medalist and he works with all students to coach, improve and inspire young sportsmen and sportswomen to be the best that they can be.

    English National Curriculum, IGCSE, IB and an integrated Shanghai Dutch School.

  • Terms

    Term 1: Sep to December

    Term 2: January to March

    Term 3: April to June

  • Class Size


  • Teacher Demographics

    BISS recruits only the best teachers for their students. Their global scale enables them to recruit and retain the best teachers in the world. As an UK curriculum school, the majority of their teachers are English who have worked in outstanding education organisations in the UK or from any of their 61 Nord Anglia schools worldwide. At BISS, they promote independent learners. Their teacgers are especially trained not just to share knowledge but to coach their students to analyse, understand and solve real world problems.

  • Languages Taught

    English, French, German, Spanish, Dutch, Korean, Chinese

    At BISS, they have the Shanghai Dutch School which allows for Dutch language and learning to be fully intergrated into the curriculum. This allows children from our Dutch community to remain connected to Dutch language and culture as part of their daily classes at school.

  • Extracurricular Activities

    BISS offers over 260 extra-curricular activities (ECA), ensuring choice and variety to suit the different personalities and interests of their students. Their ECA programme encompass a wide variety of sports and even an opportunity to train with their Olympic Gold Medalist and Elite Performance coach, Marlon Denovish. Their parternerships with world leaders in education including MIT for their Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics activities and Juillard New York for their performing arts activities in music, dance and drama give a unique global insight into innovation and the arts for their students. They also have a host of other ECAs inspired by their students and teachers interests including photography, painting on canvas, acting for films, academic support and revision sessions, language programmes, gardening, creativity clubs, literacy, ICT, debating, leadership and eco-activities and more. ECAs are a great way to get involved, meet new friends, develop new skills and have fun so BISS puts a considerable emphasis on providing ECAs that everyone can get involved in.

  • School Facilities

    BISS Puxi state of the art facilities allows our students the best opportunity to use the most up to date equipment and reach their potential. Their USD 2million investment in 2 innovation centres based in both Primary and Secondary and their partnership with MIT gives BISS students access to the best of STEAM facilities and allows them to use their creativity to solve real world problems. Their state of the art music, dance and media centre, their large auditorium and co-operation with Juillard New York allows their students to bring the arts to life in music, drama, dance and film. They also have all the sports facilities that students would associate with a world class international school including two high grade filtered sports halls, all weather surface areas, tennis courts, a full 25m swimming pool and 20m training pool and football and rugby pitches on campus.

  • School Bus

    BISS provides 40+ shuttle bus lines within Puxi area. BISS Puxi Buses serve communities from their wide catchment from around the school to the centre of Puxi.

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