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News image 7 Questions with BISS Alumni-7 Questions with BISS Alumni-Suzanne 3 - Revisiting BISS after university News | School Activities | Alumni | Homepage Featured Article
7 Questions with BISS Alumni - Vanessa & Suzanne

Vanessa and Suzanne Marton graduated from BISS in 2012, and both went on to study Law at the London School of Economics & Political Science and University of Oxford, respectively. We've caught up with them to see how they're getting on as successful lawyers, and asked seven questions reflecting on what made BISS special to them.

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News image BISS Student Achieves Highest IGCSE Maths Score In The World -Best in the World IGCSE Maths-01 Best in World Maths 2023 News | School Activities | Homepage Featured Article | Academic Excellence | Student Work and Success
BISS Student Achieves Highest IGCSE Maths Score In The World

We recently received the very exciting news that three of our students have won special awards for their exceptional performances in last summer's Pearson Edexcel IGCSE examinations — ahead of 70,000 students globally. The Pearson Outstanding Learner Awards recognise students who have achieved the highest marks in subjects in their country or across the whole world.

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News image Celebrating Mathematical Excellence-Celebrating Mathematical Excellence-UKMT SMC Results Group Photo News | School Activities | School News | Homepage Featured Article
Celebrating Mathematical Excellence

This academic year has been a remarkable one for the aspiring mathematicians at the British International School, Shanghai. Our students have not only excelled in the recent UKMT Senior Maths Challenge but are also gearing up for the upcoming British Mathematical Olympiad (BMO), set to be held today.

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News image BISS Unplugged - Fantastic Firsts and Remarkable Recitals-BISS Unplugged - Fantastic Firsts and Remarkable Recitals-2d2f81b5-2228-4c1c-a998-0c8646cf0842 News | School Activities | School News | Homepage Featured Article | Music and Drama
BISS Unplugged - Fantastic Firsts and Remarkable Recitals
Throughout last week, approximately 80 amazing, confident students took to the Chatterbox ‘stage’ to perform in the termly BISS Unplugged Soloist Recitals. We had a diverse range of musical styles played by performers ranging from first timers right through to our experienced more advanced students.
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News image BISS To Welcome Juilliard Specialists-BISS To Welcome Juilliard Specialists-Finding our love for dance_540X329 News | School Activities | School News | Juilliard | Homepage Featured Article | Music and Drama
BISS to Welcome Juilliard Specialists
BISS is excited to be welcoming two visitors from The Juilliard School, New York, in the coming weeks. We look forward to greeting Dance Curriculum Specialist, Ashley Eichbauer Newman, and Drama Curriculum Specialist, Aurea Tomeski.
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News image BISS Student Becomes Champion Equestrian-BISS Student Becomes Champion Equestrian-equestrian 1 News | School News | School Activities | Homepage Featured Article
BISS Student Becomes Champion Equestrian

This week, we take a moment to celebrate the achievements of one of our students. Congratulations to Penelope, our talented Year 11 student, who has shown us that balancing academics and extracurricular activities is not just possible but a way of life.

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News image Nord Anglia Education launches INSIGHTS publication-Nord Anglia Education launches INSIGHTS publication-Blog Graphic - Knowledge is Power News | School News | School Activities | Homepage Featured Article
Nord Anglia Education launches INSIGHTS publication

Leading international schools provider Nord Anglia Education today announced the launch of its groundbreaking new education magazine called INSIGHTS.

The new publication offers a comprehensive look into hot-topic aspects of global education, tackling topics from emotional health in young people to the role of technology, artificial intelligence in learning, and what the future of education and wellbeing could look like.

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News image International Week in the Primary School-International Week in the Primary School-intl week 2023 News | School News | School Activities | Homepage Featured Article
International Week in the Primary School

Internationalism is one of our core pillars at BISS Puxi. To celebrate this, our school community came together to showcase the rich tapestry of cultures represented among our students and staff. From captivating performances to fantastic lessons, the International Week truly created an inclusive and celebratory atmosphere that fostered mutual understanding and respect.

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News image Celebrating Global Campus in the Primary School-Celebrating Global Campus in the Primary School-Students connect with Nord Anglia peers across the globe News | Homepage Featured Article | School News | School Activities
Celebrating Global Campus in the Primary School

Global Campus can be said to be one of the jewels in the Nord Anglia crown. As an international family of schools, we are extremely fortunate to have access to our own high-quality online learning platform. In our drive to educate future-proof world citizens, Global Campus allows our students to develop their knowledge, improve their thinking skills and unleash their creativity.

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News image Two Avenues schools join the Nord Anglia Education family-Two Avenues schools join the Nord Anglia Education family-ANY small News | School Activities | Student Work and Success | Homepage Featured Article | News From Our Schools
Two Avenues schools join our Nord Anglia Education family
Avenues New York and Avenues São Paulo join the Nord Anglia Education family of international schools. The two Avenues schools have exceptional reputations for teaching and learning innovation, with students graduating as accomplished global citizens. This takes our global family to 87 schools across 33 countries.
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News image Secondary EAL Workshop-EAL Workshop-008A2630 News | Community | School Activities | Homepage Featured Article
Secondary EAL Workshop

On Wednesday 27 September,  the Secondary EAL Department held a parent workshop for all parents with students in Secondary EAL in Years 7-10. The purpose of this event was to allow us the opportunity to meet our parent community, introduce the EAL Department and what we do as well as answer any questions.

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News image Mid-Autumn Festival Celebrations-Mid-Autumn Festival Celebrations-midautumn News | Community | School Activities | Homepage Featured Article
Mid-Autumn Festival Celebrations

Throughout the final week before the October holiday, all of our Secondary Mandarin students took part in cultural activities ahead of the Mid-Autumn Festival on Friday 29 September. The students learned how to make moon cakes as well as learning about some of traditional elements of the festival. The delicious moon cakes were made during their lessons – the students really enjoyed themselves in the process.

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News image Nanjing Trip-Nanjing Trip-nanjing News | Community | School Activities | Homepage Featured Article
Nanjing Trip
The Flowers of War is one of the books that aligns with the syllabus for IB Chinese A Paper 2 that we study. The story is based on the Nanjing Massacre, so last week, we took an educational trip to Nanjing. During the trip, we visited The Memorial Hall of the Victims of the Nanjing Massacre, which provided us with a deeper insight into the book's descriptions. This experience greatly enhanced our understanding of the book and facilitated the analytical process. Additionally, we visited Wuyi Lane, a location referenced in the book.
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News image Firefly Video Tutorial for Parents-Firefly Video Tutorial for Parents-Firefly screenshot News | Community | School Activities | Homepage Featured Article
Firefly Video Tutorial for Parents

In order to support Secondary parents with our new Firefly system, Mr. Robertson, our Assistant Head of Teaching and Learning, has provided this handy video tutorial to guide you through.

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News image Welcome to the IB Academy: Succeeding at the IBDP-Welcome to the IB Academy-IB 2 News | Community | School Activities | Homepage Featured Article
Welcome to the IB Academy: Succeeding at the IBDP

Over the past weeks our Year 12 students have embarked on the next stage of their educational journey with us at BISS Puxi as IB learners. On Thursday 14 September, we held our annual ‘Welcome to the IB Academy: Succeeding at the IBDP’ evening. The purpose of this event is to provide our students and their parents with an overview of the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) at BISS Puxi and offer practical advice on how best to approach the programme to maximise their potential for success.

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News image Year 13 TOK Exhibition-Year 13 TOK Exhibition-008A1548 News | Community | School Activities | Homepage Featured Article
Year 13 TOK Exhibition
Assessment in Theory of Knowledge (TOK) is conducted through a TOK Exhibition and a 1600-word TOK essay. The TOK exhibition is an internal assessment component that is marked by the teacher and moderated by the IB. It is an excellent opportunity for students to explore what knowledge is and what impacts how we know things.
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News image Reflecting on our Film and Media Parent Workshop-Reflecting on our Film and Media Parent Workshop-008A2009 News | Community | School Activities | Homepage Featured Article
Reflecting on our Film and Media Parent Workshop
Parents were welcomed to the school on Monday 18 September to take part in our first Film and Media Workshop.
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News image Prinsjesdag-Prinsjesdag-Prinsjesdag News | Community | School Activities | Homepage Featured Article
Prinsjesdag
On Tuesday 19 September, the Shanghai Dutch School celebrated Prinsjesdag 2023. This is an annual Dutch event that always takes place on the third Tuesday of September. On this day, the Dutch government reveals their plans for the new political year. The day is filled with tradition and ceremonial rituals. After the royal carriage has been escorted to the Ridderzaal, the King reads his throne speech. The next important moment is the presentation of the new plans in the Tweede Kamer, where all ministers are present, and the minister of finance brings in the annual budget in a famous briefcase, ready to be discussed. 
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RAG Week
From Monday 11 to Friday 15 September, our Year 12 students organised a variety of activities to raise awareness of charity groups supported by BISS such as The Huaxin Rehabilitation Centre, Water Aid, UNICEF, Shanghai Roots and Shoots, More than Aware, The Starfish Foundation and Heart to Heart.
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News image Primary Native Mandarin Parent Workshop-Primary Native Mandarin Parent Workshop-Primary Native Mandarin Parent Workshop News | Community | School Activities | Homepage Featured Article
Primary Native Mandarin Parent Workshop

On Monday 18 September, it was with great pleasure that we welcomed our parents to the Primary Native Mandarin Parent Workshop.

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