The British International School Shanghai, Puxi
A Nord Anglia Education School
Your child and family will be warmly welcomed into our thriving community and we look forward to working in partnership with you at each step of your journey with us in Shanghai.
Shanghai is a diverse city with over 250,000 expats. You will not get to meet them all, well not straight away, but very quickly you will find your niche in the local community.
Whether you just want time to relax, plan a sporty weekend, or explore the history around the city, there are plenty of things to do on your doorstep.
Lisa and her husband Andrew are both British and teachers at the British International School Shanghai where Andy is head of the Secondary school and Lisa is Head of Year 10 and a teacher of MFL and EAL. They have two boys aged 9 and 4 who enjoy attending the primary school at BISS Puxi.
Café Du Village has become an institution in our community. Located midway along the row of shops on Baole Lu, it provides a cosy place to meet up with friends, swap news and drink some great coffee.
Are you an aspiring photographer who wants to show off some of your fantastic work and help a good cause? Then this is the competition for you!
Ellen Loasby arrived in Shanghai with her family in February 2008, ‘Eight years ago!’ she exclaims with some surprise to herself. Her daughter Anna is now in Year 11 studying for her iGCSEs and her son Tom is in Year 8.
Amidst the excitement of the recent Chinese New Year celebrations here at BISS Puxi, we were lucky enough to grab four Chinese mums before they went on stage to perform in the celebrations and ask them, ‘What’s it like to live here in Shanghai?’
Celebrating Chinese New Year Here in Shanghai? Apart from the fireworks, Chinese New Year is the quietest time of year here in Shanghai, which is why it makes it such a great time to explore the city and enjoy the sites of Shanghai in the Year of the Monkey.
When you are first considering your move to Shanghai, one of the concerns is the language. We asked Helen Walsh-Patient, a BISS Puxi parent who has lived in Shanghai since 2009 to tell us of her experiences of learning Mandarin.
Some hints and tips on how to settle in, what to consider when choosing where to live, where to shop,the best places to eat and great places to take the children at the weekend and during the school holidays.
This week, Mr and Mrs Smith share their 48 hour adventure to Harbin, the Ice city located in China's northernmost province.