Urgent: WEATHER WARNING (5pm, Tuesday 31 May 2016)

Heavy rain is forecast for the Shanghai area over the next 24-36 hours.
As at the time of this post, school will be open as usual and we plan to run all school buses. We will update this notice if it becomes necessary.

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News & Events

Quick-look Calendar

May (all day) 31 (all day)

KS2 SATs:Y6 All Week

May 31

Reception to Year 1 Parents Transition Meeting

May 31

5B Class Assembly

Jun 01

Primary Staff Meeting

Jun 01

Dutch Parent Focus Group

Brendon Loo

Where Are They Now….. Brendon Loo

This week, we profile BISS Puxi alumni Brendon Loo who attended the school from 2007-2014. Brendon, on the far right, is pictured with fellow former BISS Puxi students Ayaka Izumi, Alina Wallace Young and Victor Vandekerckhove in London earlier this year.

Juilliard Guest Artists

Acclaimed Artists To Teach at Summer Performing Arts With Juilliard

We’re very excited to announce the lead artists for this year’s music and dance programmes at Summer Performing Arts with Juilliard – both of whom are masters of their craft. Leading the music programme is renowned violinist Annaliesa Place. Annaliesa is the director of strings at Dwight-Englewood School in New Jersey and has performed across the US, Europe and Asia with ECCO, Classnotes, Alarm Will Sound, ACJW, Absolute Ensemble and Metropolis Ensemble.


Under 11 FOBISIA Games Day 1 Wrap-Up

Yesterday was a massive success for our Under 11 FOBISIA team! They did themselves proud in both their performances and display of sportsmanship. They started the morning very well in athletics bringing in a haul of 45 medals, with 2 gold, 6 silver and 25 bronze.

Year 1 Science

Science Week a Big Hit With Year 1 Children

The children have had a fantastic week and enjoyed being scientists! The week quite literally started with a bang and the children were excited to start their learning. After learning about evolution and Charles Darwin, they made their very own evolved junk model insects then created a Fact File about their amazing creatures using scientific vocabulary such as diet and habitat.

Year 1 Forest School

1X’s Turn to Tackle the Forest School

May is nearly over, the rain has (nearly!) all gone and Year 1 have been having a super time in our very special Forest Schools roof garden. Following the hard work of the other Year 1 classes, it is 1X’s turn to try out their green fingers. We have explored the different specimens of plants found in our roof garden, and even discovered some mini beasts!


Under 11 FOBISIA Squad Arrive Safe and Sound in Bangkok

We have all arrived safe and sound in sunny Bangkok and all students went to sleep pretty quickly after a busy day of travelling. A slight delay at the airport was the only hiccup in a very smooth travel day.

The Huaxin School

Andrea Lee & Secondary Students Perform to Children from The Huaxin School

Yesterday, there was a real feel of community in the school. Children and parents from the Huaxin therapy centre, came to visit and collect some Art we were donating for an auction to be held in September, to help raise much needed funds for the centre.

Shanghai Dutch School

End of Year Shanghai Dutch School Party Details

On Sunday 12 June from 15:00– 19:00, the Shanghai Dutch School will host its End of Year Party. The event will celebrate the success of our students, the on-going hard work of staff and parents in the Dutch and Belgian community.