• 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: Christopher Parfitt

Christopher Parfitt

Assistant Head of Secondary (Curriculum)

I was always passionate about the past from a very early age, growing up in an area of the UK with a rich and diverse history from early humans, the Roman Empire through to the Industrial revolution. My secondary history studies led me to pursue a Bachelors degree in History and Archaeology at the University of Wales and later, after spending a period of time travelling in south east Asia, a PGCE in History at University of the West of England.

I have since taught in Wales and the south west of England for seven years before making the move to my first international role as Head of House at a large school in Qatar with over 4500 students.  After two amazing years working in the Middle East, I felt that the time was right for a new challenge and the decision to move to the British School of Guangzhou with my family was an easy one. The opportunity to work with outstanding students and teachers in such a highly reputable school was one I could not let pass me by.

In my spare time I try to keep fit by playing football and cricket, however, my love of food and cooking often counters these efforts. I also enjoy playing guitar (though not very well) and of course, spending as much time as possible playing with my daughter.

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