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Staff Profile: Mark Thomas

Principal, The British School of Guangzhou

Mark has been Head of the British School of Guangzhou for the past eight years and has seen the school grow from 185 students up to Year 8, to a school of over 1,200 from toddlers to Year 13. Prior to this, he was the founding deputy head of the British School of Beijing where he enjoyed four busy years helping the school develop from its beginnings in Sanlitun. Mark holds a Bachelor’s degree in Education from Liverpool and completed his NPQH while working as a deputy head in Wiltshire. 

With over 25 years’ experience in education, Mark is passionate about enjoyment of education – he strongly believes that children can achieve academic success while enjoying a lively, vibrant and fun filled curriculum.