• 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 Graduating Class of 2017

  • 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.

Staff Profiles: Stephen Follows

Primary class

Year 1 Learning Leader

After completing my Zoology degree at the University of Newcastle Upon Tyne, I first worked in a school as a special needs teaching assistant. This initial experience inspired a passion for working with children and I began my PGCE to become a teacher as soon as possible working within Year 2 & 6 classes. Upon completion, I returned to the school which I had previously worked at but as a Year 5 teacher.

Having now taught for seven years, it was been an ambition of mine to return to Key Stage 1, the place I originally discovered my passion for teaching. I am therefore absolutely thrilled to be in the Year 1 team this year alongside some other fantastic practitioners.

As a child I grew up moving from country to country due to my father’s profession. It was during this time that I knew that I wanted to work abroad in whichever career I later found myself. After six years of teaching, I felt it was time to realise a dream and teach abroad. BSG is a thriving school with excellent facilities and an ambition to achieve success; all of which made the decision to move to Guangzhou an easy one.

I am here with my wonderful Fiancé, Penny, who will be teaching Art at the BSG. In my spare time, I have many interests, especially those involving technology, somewhat inspired by my love of fantasy and Science Fiction books and films. I also enjoy the comradery and competitiveness found in team sports and thus am a keen rugby and football player.

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