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    We provide international education to over 1,100 students ages 1-18. We are at the heart of our community, a hub for many expat families in living Beijing.

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    Through the Nord Anglia University we focus our teachers professional development to ensure that your child receives high quality teaching experience.

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    You will immediately recognise one of our students when you meet them by their evident respect for others, their intellectual and social confidence.

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    We are a high achieving school with excellent academic success. We believe in bringing out the best in every student of all abilities.

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    We have a dedicated team waiting to hear from you and ready to put you in touch with others whom you may wish or need to speak to.

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    Through our News & Insights section you can find out the latest from our school and from other schools in the Nord Anglia Education global family.

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    We teach the English National Curriculum, offer a German curriculum at primary level and IB Diploma for Years 12 & 13 students.

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Primary - Year 2 Teachers

  • Kirsty Elizabeth Burkhill (3)

    Kirsty Burkhill

    Year 2 Teacher, Head of Year 2

    Kirsty Burkhill

    I began my teaching career in September 2007, having graduated from The Bishop Grosseteste Teaching University with a 2:1 BA Hons in History and Education Studies as well as a PGCE. I have taught in three different schools during my time in the UK ranging from an inner city school with over 800 pupils on roll to a small village school with only 63 children on roll. I have been fortunate enough to experience many different CPD opportunities and as a result have recently completed my National Professional Qualification for Senior Leaders; a qualification which is well recognised in the UK for teachers aspiring to become deputy heads.

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  • Lisa Jane Davies (3)

    Lisa Davies

    Year 2 Teacher

    Lisa Davies

    I joined BSB in March 2014. I graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Sociology and German from Aston University, Birmingham. I completed my PGCE (Primary Key Stage 1 and 2) at the University of Gloucestershire.

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  • Symeon Spooner (3)

    Symeon Spooner

    Year 2 teacher

    Symeon Spooner

    In 2011, I graduated from the University of Greenwich with a Bachelor of Arts Drama degree. After graduating I volunteered in various schools for 18 months which is where I was inspired to work with children on a permanent basis. Following my passion, I became a Teaching Assistant and then went on to gain my Teachers Qualified Status in 2014, specialising in Mathematics.

    I have taught Key Stage one (KS1) and lower Key Stage two (KS2) in a London primary school. I also ran Drama afterschool clubs and was an instrumental part of the Maths Co-ordination team which reshaped the structure of teaching mathematics for young children in KS1.

    I joined The British School of Beijing in 2016 as a Year 2 teacher and the Maths Co-ordinator for Primary school. I have really enjoyed all of my experiences so far, and look forward to those still to come.

    I am keen to share my learning experiences with children across the world, particularly how fun and innovative you can become when leaning about numbers, which is why I have chosen to become part of the BSB family.

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