ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE

Key Facts
Class of 2021
67% of all IGCSE grades at A/A* or equivalent
World's top 100 universities
Oxford, Yale, Imperial College London, KAIST, UC Berkeley are just some of the top universities our students attend each year.
Top marks: 40+
Achieved by 39% of BISS PUXI students in IBDP.

FORGING A PATH TO ACADEMIC SUCCESS

Built on a framework of recognised curricula, your child will enjoy a personalised learning experience from world-class teachers to ensure outstanding academic results. 

At BISS Puxi, we offer a one-of-a-kind learning experience.

Academics
EARLY YEARS
  • EARLY YEARS
  • PRIMARY
  • LOWER SECONDARY
  • UPPER SECONDARY

EARLY YEARS

Our internationally recognised curriculum combined with our highly personalised approach to teaching, gives our students the perfect foundation to unlock their learning potential every step of the way.
2 to 5 years old
National Curriculum for England
Our Pre-Nursery, Nursery and Reception classes follow the Early Years Foundation Stages (EYFS) programme. This introduces our little ones to all sorts of skills and knowledge; and we give them the attention they need at this crucial stage of development.
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PRIMARY

Our internationally recognised curriculum combined with our highly personalised approach to teaching, gives our students the perfect foundation to unlock their learning potential every step of the way.
5 to 11 years old
National Curriculum for England
This exciting, stimulating, and adaptable approach to education introduces students ages five to 11 years old to a world of new subjects and concepts.
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LOWER SECONDARY

Our internationally recognised curriculum combined with our highly personalised approach to teaching, gives our students the perfect foundation to unlock their learning potential every step of the way.
11 to 14 years old
National Curriculum for England
We take the best of this robust academic system and blend it with our own focus on science, technology, engineering, arts, mathematics (STEAM), performing arts and sport.
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UPPER SECONDARY

Our internationally recognised curriculum combined with our highly personalised approach to teaching, gives our oldest students the perfect foundation to unlock their learning potential every step of the way.
IGCSE
The International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) is the international version of the GCSE courses taken by students in England. The IGCSE offers a good foundation for future participation in a global society. IGCSE courses are offered in a range of subjects.
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16 to 18 years old
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP)
For those seeking a place at one of the world’s top universities, our International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) is one of the finest in China, and perfectly prepares students for further education and life beyond NAIS Pudong
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With our internationally recognised curricula for every age group, our tailored approach to learning means we’ll help to unlock your child’s learning potential every step of the way.
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  • EARLY YEARS
  • PRIMARY
  • LOWER SECONDARY
  • UPPER SECONDARY

EARLY YEARS

Our Early Years Cubs programme encourages learning through play, so your child begins to engage with the world, feeling happy and comfortable as they begin their educational journey. Our small class sizes and low student-to-teacher ratios ensure your child receives all the support they need.
Ages
 2-5 
Key skills
Curiosity, Creativity, Compassion, Social Learning
Average class size
15
Core subjects
Literacy, Maths, Phonics, Mandarin, STEAM and Sports

PRIMARY

The basic framework of the National Curriculum for England is adapted to meet the needs of our international community. As a result, young students become confident, ambitious, and inspired learners.
Ages
5 -11
Average class size
21
20 (Reception), 22 (Year 1-Year 6)
Languages taught
English, Mandarin (native and as a foreign language), Korean, French, Spanish, German, Dutch
Years
1-6

LOWER SECONDARY

At BISS Puxi, we help students navigate this time of physical, emotional, and physical growth while nurturing new and existing skills.
Ages
11-14
Years
7-9
Nationalities
50+
Average class size
21

UPPER SECONDARY

Our Upper Secondary School offers an excellent foundation for future participation in a global society, covering a range of subjects while focusing on those where our students excel and find the most stimulating. This is developed further through the IB Diploma Programme, an essential step towards entry into the world’s top universities.
Ages
14-18
Courses taught
 IGCSE and IBDP
Average class size
21
Years
10-13
primary
  • EARLY LEARNING
  • PRIMARY
  • LOWER SECONDARY
  • UPPER SECONDARY

A TYPICAL DAY AT BISS PUXI

We provide Pre-Nursery, Nursery, and Reception education of the highest quality. Our small class sizes and low teacher-to-child ratios ensure your child gets the attention they deserve.
GOOD MORNING!

Welcome circle time is a chance to say “Good morning” to friends, sing the welcome song and think about the learning activities for the day ahead.

GOOD MORNING!
TIME TO LEARN ENGLISH

English lessons take different forms, from talking and learning about the building blocks of language to a focus on phonics - mastering the sounds essential to clear communication.

TIME TO LEARN ENGLISH
CREATIVE PLAY

After a snack to recharge from a busy morning of learning, it’s time for creative play. These important activities in the Early Years department allow children to develop skills so they are ready to improve their creativity as they move through the school.

CREATIVE PLAY
OUTDOOR EXPLORATION

Outdoor play is a fun and engaging part of the day where students are encouraged to be active and explore all areas of the fantastic outdoor spaces.

OUTDOOR EXPLORATION
WE LOVE A GOOD STORY

Storytime helps to develop language and listening skills. With so many interesting and exciting books in our library, there’s always something new to discover.

WE LOVE A GOOD STORY

A TYPICAL DAY AT BISS PUXI

Our talented team of outstanding and experienced Primary School teachers take time to get to know your child and personalise their learning experiences - giving them the highest chance of success in later years. They are committed to nurturing and inspiring every child they care for.
PREPARING FOR THE DAY

Morning registration prepares children for a full day of learning, letting them know what lessons to expect and offering an opportunity to practice mindfulness.

PREPARING FOR THE DAY
FINDING OUR INNER ARTISTS

Art lessons encourage students to learn about different artists, understand the creative process and use this learning to create their own masterpieces.

FINDING OUR INNER ARTISTS
TIME TO EXERCISE

PE and sports are a very important part of our day. We learn how to listen to and follow instructions, work as part of a team and have fun, all with a focus on the importance of being healthy.

TIME TO EXERCISE
STEAM IN THE DA VINCI CENTRE
STEAM IN THE DA VINCI CENTRE

STEAM lessons are always full of discovery and imagination. Using Makey Makeys to send messages in Morse Code or working together to solve our MIT challenges helps develop critical skills like team working and problem-solving.

STEAM IN THE DA VINCI CENTRE
Primary Football
BISS LIONS FOOTBALL

Your child can discover new interests and talents through a range of extra-curricular activities (ECAs). From sports to STEAM, performing arts to painting – there’s something for everyone. 

BISS LIONS FOOTBALL
primary Mandarin lessons
PRACTICING OUR MANDARIN

Mandarin lessons are personalised depending on students’ background and previous knowledge. Our native speakers are challenged with learning characters and improving their reading and writing skills. Our beginners start learning this amazing language and working towards YCT and HSK tests.

PRACTICING OUR MANDARIN

A TYPICAL DAY AT BISS PUXI

House leaders organise events for all students across a range of activities, teaching them leadership skills while giving back to the school community. 
PREPARING FOR THE DAY

Registration gives students the chance to discuss important topics and prepare for a day of learning.

PREPARING FOR THE DAY
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ACTING ON STAGE

Performing arts lets us explore what it means to be creative, and the different processes involved. From exploring different dramatic genres to our innovative dance curriculum and understanding musical composition—performing arts boosts your child's ability to learn effectively.

ACTING ON STAGE
Taking care of our wellbeing
TAKING CARE OF OUR WELLBEING

Guidance lessons allow us to take a pause from our busy learning schedules and to focus on wellbeing and other aspects of the pastoral care provided. From being a good friend to staying safe online, there is always much to discuss.

TAKING CARE OF OUR WELLBEING
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GET THE BLOOD PUMPING

PE and sports are an important part of the day giving students discipline, teaching them to collaborate and enhancing their sense of competition.    

GET THE BLOOD PUMPING
BUILDING ROBOTS

Later in the day, students work on STEAM collaborations including challenges set by MIT professors, taking the opportunity to delve deep into these subjects and learn how to innovate, think critically, and solve problems.

BUILDING ROBOTS
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HEALTHY COMPETITION
House events for all students promote team spirit and healthy competition, encompassing sports, culture, internationalism, and wellbeing. Students have the chance to pursue their passions and promote school spirit.
HEALTHY COMPETITION

A TYPICAL DAY AT BISS PUXI

The subject choices students make at this stage impact their exam and university options in the future. Our professional colleagues and teachers are always on hand to help students make the right decisions while inspiring them to be the best they can be.
GETTING FOCUSED
Students start their day in advisory groups before lessons begin, helping them to organise and plan the day ahead.
GETTING FOCUSED
CHALLENGING ACADEMICS
The school day starts with a focus on results, our world-renowned curriculum ensuring that every student is engaged in the learning opportunities of a personalised education.
CHALLENGING ACADEMICS
UNIVERSITY GUIDANCE
Students receive dedicated specialist support from our Higher Education team as they work on their applications to universities around the world.
UNIVERSITY GUIDANCE
Computing in Secondary
CALCULUS LESSONS
In the afternoon, students dive into further in-depth studies of their chosen subjects—specifically tailored to bring about the right results to get them into top universities.
CALCULUS LESSONS
STEAM Room
ENHANCHING OUR TECHNICAL SKILLS
Those students with a focus on STEAM delve further into the concept of “mens et manus”, or mind and hand, as advocated by MIT. This drives our focus on cross-curricular learning along with the understanding that exciting discoveries can occur when subjects interact.
ENHANCHING OUR TECHNICAL SKILLS
BECOMING LEADERS
House leaders organise events for all students across a range of activities, teaching them leadership skills while giving back to the school community. 
BECOMING LEADERS

OUR STATS SPEAK FOR THEMSELVES

The outstanding results achieved by students at BISS Puxi reflect their ambition, commitment and dedication to their studies.
67%
A/A* grades at IGCSE
The global average IBDP score for class of 2021
5 points above   
3 Students achieved a perfect IBDP score in 2021
Perfect 45
INSPIRING YOUR CHILD’S LEARNING

HOW WE TEACH

Our talented international teachers work closely with students and parents to define the best learning path to follow. 
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TEACHING EXCELLENCE

UNLOCKING POTENTIAL THROUGH PERSONALISED LEARNING

Our teachers combine a wealth of experience with a passion for education. By getting to know your child and using the latest teaching methods from around the world they'll inspire your child to achieve more than they ever imagined possible. 
 
Outstanding teachers never stop learning and that’s who’ll be guiding your child’s education – passionate educators who are always at the forefront of the latest teaching and learning techniques to make sure your child’s needs are met.     

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MEET OUR ALUMNI

Students leave BISS Puxi with ambition and equipped with the academic results, confidence and resilience they need to succeed at whatever they choose to do or be in life. What's more, they'll always be part of the Nord Anglia family.

Lara
Oxford University
“Something I found really rewarding at BISS Puxi was the public speaking confidence I developed, along with the opportunity to develop my passion for global affairs.”
Yuen Ning
Yale University

“Many of the teachers at BISS Puxi have taught me to love learning, they have inspired me to learn about different perspectives and to understand the world”

Chloe
Imperial College London
“I think what I love most about BISS Puxi is the international community of teachers and friends. It’s an environment that encourages you to be the best that you can be.”  
Sanne
Loughborough University
"Through the BISS Puxi CAS programme I wanted to use my love of sports to make a difference to people less fortunate...It brought everything together – my love for sport, bringing communities together and doing something really meaningful through sport”
Justin
Danube Private Dentistry University in Austria
"The performing arts allowed me to find a balance in my life...it takes perseverance to really stick with something, to be able to continue with something even when it's really hard, so it’s a lot of commitment that helps me in all areas of school.”

A WEALTH OF OUTSTANDING EXPERIENCES

Exceptional teachers and cutting-edge facilities define your child’s education, but we provide life-changing experiences beyond the classroom that will provide an even broader spectrum of skills understanding for later life.

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