• 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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Year 1 Teachers

  • Adam Webb

    Year 1 Leader

    Adam Webb

    Adam spent his early career working within the post production industry in North London. After some years he opted to work in a local special needs school close to home which ignited an interest in teaching. Adam decided to turn his passion for working with children into a career. He went on to gain a First Class honours at Canterbury Christ Church University – during his time there he worked on educational projects in Southern India and Ghana.

    Prior to joining BISS Puxi Adam worked in two schools based in England. During this time he has gained experience in both Years 3 and 4, most recently in Years 5 and 6. Adam held a number of positions of responsibility in his most recent school, including; Literacy and P.E. Co-ordinator roles.

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    Rebecca Green

    Year 1 Class Teacher

    Rebecca Green

    Becki has always loved working with children, helping out in a Foster Care Home and volunteering for local Summer Camps when she was a teenager. At Aston University, UK, Becki studied Human Psychology and as part of that course she spent a year volunteering as a Teaching Assistant. After graduating, she spent two months in Ghana, volunteering at a local school and orphanage and a further two years as a Teaching Assistant. Becki completed her PGCE (specialising in Early Years and Key Stage One) at The University of Birmingham, UK.

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    Simon Gallington

    Year 1 Class Teacher

    Simon Gallington

    Simon Gallington graduated in 2004 with BA (Hons) at Royal Holloway University of London and completed his PGCE in 2010 at University of Roehampton, UK.  Before teaching Simon had a successful career behind the scenes on Channel 4’s Big Brother but he gave it all up for a life in education. He chose to specialise in the Early Years and Key Stage 1 and embraces learning through play, striving to develop self-confident independent children, thus encouraging them to expand their horizons and discover new perspectives. Simon joins the British International School of Shanghai community with 6 years of teaching experience in London, Beijing and most recently Tanglin Trust School in Singapore.

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    Laura Welyhorskyj

    Year 1 Class Teacher

    Laura Welyhorskyj

    Laura graduated from Adelaide University, South Australia in 2006 with a BA in English, followed by a Master’s of Teaching in 2010 from Flinders University, South Australia. She has taught from Nursery to Year 3 in Australia and at an international school in Thailand.

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    Jennifer Mooney

    Year 1 Class Teacher

    Jennifer Mooney

    Jennifer studied at Dublin City University, Ireland gaining a B.Ed. (Hons), before recently completing a Master’s Degree in Children’s Literature. Jennifer has worked as a primary school teacher in Dublin for 7 years carrying out a range of responsibilities, with experience teaching Early Years, KS1 and 2, and as an English language support teacher.

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  • Marion Wong

    Year 1 Class Teacher

    Marion Wong

    Marion is from Glasgow in Scotland. She graduated from the University of Lincoln with a BA Hons in Graphic Design. After her degree, Marion completed her PGCE at St Martin’s College, University of Lancaster.  She has experience teaching in London, Guangzhou and Tokyo, which ranges from Early Years to Upper Key Stage 2.

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