• A Warm Welcome

    Situated in the heart of a thriving expat community, our school is home to families from all over the world

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  • Academic Success

    Delivering oustanding results at every level in our school

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  • Helping Others Thrive

    We believe passionately in learning, and our modern approach to education continues to help our students shine

  • Be Ambitious

    Inspiring academic success & developing social, intellectual and confident children

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  • Support & Guidance

    We look forward to seeing you at the British International School, Puxi and welcoming you and your family to our special community

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  • News & Views

    Stay in touch with all that is taking place in our school and our community

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  • Get in Touch

    We like talking about education and children. You can get in touch with our admissions team by phone,skype or e-mail, or by calling in to see us

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Specialist Teachers

Our primary specialist staff.

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    Stephen Morris

    Head of Music

    Stephen Morris

    After studying Music in Cambridge, U.K. (Anglia Ruskin University) and in Pennsylvania, U.S.A. (Lebanon Valley College) – Stephen was offered a fully funded place on an accelerated programme to qualify as a Teacher of Music. He spent several years teaching at a very high performing school in Cambridge, in addition to working as a freelance musician and composer. He moved to Shanghai two years ago to lead and develop an Expressive Arts programme at an international school here. He is passionate about engaging young people in active music-making, and has worked on several innovative research projects in partnership with The Faculty of Education (Cambridge) exploring the impact that new technology has had on teaching music. BISS Puxi has an outstanding reputation that reaches far beyond Shanghai, and he is extremely excited to be joining such a highly successful and vibrant music department. He looks forward to working with the gifted musicians at BISS, and to developing our partnership with Juilliard which affords our students incredible opportunities unique to Nord Anglia schools.

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  • Stephen Davies

    Stephen Davies

    Music Teacher

    Stephen Davies

    Stephen completed his B.Mus. (Performance) in jazz improvisation at the Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne University in Australia before going on to complete a Postgraduate Diploma in Music Performance and later a Graduate Diploma in Education at the same university. 

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  • Chris Samsom

    Chris Samsom

    Head of Dutch

    Chris Samsom

    When Chris volunteered as an English teacher at a school in Cusco, Peru, she discovered her interest in education and decided to make teaching her profession. After finishing her Bachelor of Education she worked as a supply teacher at different primary schools in the city of Rotterdam, in The Netherlands, before working as a class teacher at a school for children with special educational needs (SEN). 

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  • Cindy De Borger

    Dutch Teacher

    Cindy De Borger

    Cindy graduated from the University of Ghent in Belgium.  She has a Master’s in Political and Social Sciences and specialised in Communication Sciences.  She chased her childhood dream and afterwards gained a Post Graduate Certificate of Education.  After several teaching assignments in Key Stage 1 and 2, she started teaching Dutch to non-native adult speakers.  

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  • Thomas Hitchings

    Thomas Hitchings

    Physical Education Teacher / Head of School Community Activit...

    Thomas Hitchings

    Thomas is the Head of the British International School Community Activities Programme (BISCAP), a PE Teacher and Head Swimming Coach of the BISS Lions Swimming Team.  He has been at BISS Puxi since 2010.  Thomas has had many roles in his eleven year teaching career which started in Manchester as a School Sports Coordinator.  It was for his excellent results in this role that he won the prestigious ‘Innovations in Sport’ award for raising extra-curricular activities attendance in deprived parts of the city.

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  • David May

    David May

    PE Teacher

    David May

    David qualified in 2006 from Liverpool John Moore’s University with a BA (Hins) in Sports Development with Physical Education, followed by a PGCE in Physical Education in 2007 from the University of Greenwich.

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  • Natasha Manley

    Natasha Manley

    PE Teacher

    Natasha Manley

    Natasha has been teaching for 5 years, following her Physical Education and Religious Studies (Hons) degree from Bangor University, UK in 2011. She completed a Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) in Physical Education in 2012.

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    Jack North

    PE Teacher

    Jack North

    Jack graduated from the University of Portsmouth, UK in 2008, having completed a BSc Honours degree in Sport and Exercise Science. Jack attended Middlesex University, UK to complete his PGCE. Jack’s first teaching post was at Enfield Grammar School, in 2010, where he worked for several successful and enjoyable years.

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  • Jonathan Fudge

    Jonathan Fudge

    Head of PE

    Jonathan Fudge

    Jonathan graduated from Durham University with a BA Honours degree in Sport, Health and Exercise Science.  Upon graduation Jonathan began his PGCE at the University of East Anglia.  Jonathan began his teaching career at Wymondham High School as a Physical Education teacher.  He left Wymondham High School to take up a role as School Sports Co-ordinator at Wayland Academy.  Jonathan was then promoted to the role of Head of House, combining this with teaching Physical Education.

    Jonathan takes real pride in the achievements of his pupils, most notably he enjoyed success with School rugby teams in various county and national competitions. He looks forward to continuing the success that BISS Puxi rugby teams have enjoyed and developing this as a real strength of the school.

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    Abigale Yao

    BISCAP Coordinator

    Abigale Yao

    Level 3 (highest level) Forest School lead teacher

    Worked in Edaytown Shanghai for a year

    Worked as Assistant Manager in Starbucks Coffee Canada for 6 years

    Majored in Marketing Management & Business Administration from Kwantlen University and Simon Fraser University in Vancouver Canada.

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  • Jessica Evans

    Jessica Evans

    SEN Coordinator

    Jessica Evans

    Jess graduated from University West of England in 2005 with a First Class honours degree in Psychology. She has always been passionate about working with and supporting young people, and has dedicated her career to doing so in a variety of different contexts including colleges and schools, the NHS as an Assistant Psychologist, and within a London based charity.

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    Sarah Reynolds

    EAL Coordinator

    Sarah Reynolds

    Sarah took her Degree at Hull University and qualified to teach with a PGCE from Bristol in 1991. Since then, she has worked in a wide variety of roles in primary schools including being a classroom teacher for every year group from Reception right through to Year 6, Special Needs and EAL. 

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