• Outstanding Location

    Located directly on the shores of the scenic South Lake (Nan Hu), we offer your child a respite from busy city life each day.

    South Lake Campus

  • A World-Class Curriculum

    We are the only school in Guangzhou to offer your child premium access to the English National Curriculum.

    Global Choir

  • Activity & Responsibility

    Your child will be offered world-class opportunities designed to develop confidence, skill and responsibility.

    BSG Graduates 2016

  • Highest Quality Staff

    Our teaching staff are the finest in Guangzhou. All are police verified and fully qualified with UK or international teaching experience.

    British International School of Guangzhou KS1 Sports Day 2016

  • Welcome to Guangzhou

    You won't just receive an excellent education for your child, you'll also be joining our growing international community.

    The British School of Guangzhou Nursery Carnival

  • New Opportunities

    From our choir to our sports teams, every day something wonderful happens at The British School of Guangzhou.

    Students playing basketball

  • Tell us about your child

    Your child is our focus. Tell us about them and we'll help you make the right choices.

    Nursery student playing outside.

Homework

Regular homework supports your child's learning and is a great way for parents to get involved in their education. Check out our homework guidelines for all age groups.

  • A Primary student showing her math work to the teacher.
A parent’s interest can spark enthusiasm in a child and help teach the most important lesson of all - that learning can be fun. 

 

The following times are a guideline for weekly homework.

Your Child’s Age

School Year

Average Homework Per Week

Types of Homework

5 years

Reception

10 minutes, 3 times per week

Reading and phonics activities

6 years

Year 1

Up to 15 minutes, 3 times per week

Subject specific and topic related activities

7 years

Year 2

Up to 20 minutes, 3 times per week

Subject specific and topic related activities

8-10 years

Year 3-5

Up to 40 minutes, 4 times per week

Subject specific and topic related activities

11 years

Year 6

Up to 1 hour, 4 times per week

Subject specific and topic related activities

11-14 years

Year 7-9

Up to 2 hours, 4 times per week

Subject specific

14-16 years

Year 10-11

Up to 2 hours, 4 times per week

Subject specific

16-18 years

Year 12-13 (Sixth Form)

5 hours minimum per subject per week

Subject specific

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