Britannica International School, Shanghai
About Britannica International School, Shanghai
Based in Shanghai, China, Britannica International School teaches the English National Curriculum with enhancement for international students. Shanghai is the largest city in the world, with a population of 24 million. The school’s central location in the city makes it suitable for students living in the Former French Concession, Jing’an, Zhongshan Park and Gubei regions of the city. Academic facilities include Science and Technology rooms, Libraries, and ICT suites, and sporting facilities a swimming pool, sports hall, astroturf pitch, tennis courts, basketball and netball courts, cricket nets, and Indoor and Outdoor Multifunctional Play Areas. As part of the school’s expressive arts programme, students have the opportunity to be a member of the orchestra, cast or choir. The physical education at BIS incorporates ‘British Gymnastics’ and ‘LTA Tennis’ programmes while introducing ‘Quick Sticks’ hockey, ‘FA skills’ Football and ‘All 4 Ball’ basketball through England Basketball.
Nearly all staff here are British citizens who have been trained in the UK. The school is also British owned and British managed. The school also organises frequent expeditions across China and Asia. Orbital Education offers regular teaching opportunities at the school. Britannica International School prides itself on its exceptional academic success. In 2016 the school achieved a 100% A* to C pass rate in Britannica IGCSE exams, and students go on to study at some of the most prestigious universities in the world.
Values and vision
Britannica International School, Shanghai is creative in its curriculum planning, so that its teaching of pupils is relevant in content, appropriate in its challenges and encourages the high standards and the broad curriculum that reflects the very best of British Education.