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News image International Day - International Day News | School Activities
International Day

On 15 May, the Charity Committee successfully organised an International Day celebration. They put on an amazing performance and various activities for all Secondary students to enjoy. The money raised will go to Bloodline, an organisation that supports children with blood cancer.

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News image Why I Chose BISS - A Parent Story - Why I Chose BISS - A Parent Story News | School Activities | Student Stories | School News | parents | Homepage Featured Article
Why I Chose BISS - Catherine's Story

Catherine and her son Marcus (Year 2) joined BISS in August 2023, but why did they choose our school? Catherine sat down to speak with us about what attracted her to apply, how she found the admissions process, and much more!

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News image Nurturing Well-Rounded Individuals: A Guide to PSHE Education in the Primary School - Nurturing Well-Rounded Individuals News | School Activities
Nurturing Well-Rounded Individuals: A Guide to PSHE Education in the Primary School

As we continue to prioritise our students’ holistic development, we are excited to share insights into our Personal, Social, Health and Economic Education (PSHE) initiative and how we teach this crucial subject in the Primary School. PSHE is more than just another subject on the curriculum; it is a holistic approach to preparing our learners for life in the modern world by equipping them with the skills, knowledge and resilient mindset needed to successfully navigate life’s challenges and possibilities to contribute positively to society.

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News image From Zero to Z at the Zotter Fabrik Shanghai - From Zero to Z at the Zotter Fabrik Shanghai News | School Activities
From Zero to Z at the Zotter Fabrik Shanghai

On Friday 26 April, Year 9 students were taken on an interactive, immersive and educational experience, in which they were able to take an A – Z look at chocolate production, taking them from bean to bar!

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News image Year 9 French Trip - Year 9 MFL French Trip News | School Activities
Year 9 MFL French Trip

Year 9 students and a very brave Year 12 embarked on a new adventure on the 25 April. Accompanied by two members of the French department, they explored the Former French Concession around Fuxing Park to discover the history and some of the stories of the time when the French thought they could, perhaps settle, in Shanghai.

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News image BISS Ball Raises Over RMB186,000 - BISS Ball Raises Over RMB186000 News | School Activities | Community | Homepage Featured Article
BISS Ball Raises Over RMB186,000

The BISS Ball, held at the W Hotel in Shanghai, was a dazzling affair, combining elegance with purpose. As guests entered the venue, they were greeted by the enchanting ambience that set the tone for a fantastic fundraising evening.

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News image NAE-UNICEF Student Summit - 2024 NAE-UNICEF Student Summit News | School Activities | Homepage Featured Article
2024 NAE-UNICEF Student Summit

This year’s NAE-UNICEF Student Summit will take place in Houston, Texas, from 12 to 19 June 2024. We are thrilled to announce that the following three students have been selected to represent BISS Puxi at the summit: Tianyu, Jaeyoon and Salma!

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News image Secondary School House Captains Announced! - Secondary School House Captains Announced News | School Activities
Secondary School House Captains Announced

We are thrilled to announce the launch of our new House Captains for the Secondary School. The four House Captains were carefully selected as representatives of the different elements and demonstrated values that we believe are important for our students to embody. These captains will be working closely with our House Coordinator, Mr. Hywel Ward, to organise house events, encourage participation, and ultimately create a strong sense of pride within each house.

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News image Years 7-9 BISS Talks 2024 - Years 7-9 BISS Talks 2024 News | School Activities
Years 7-9 BISS Talks 2024

As part of the Key Stage 3 pastoral programme, each pupil was tasked to prepare a speech on a topic they were passionate about. This activity took place during form time within the first term. Pupils chose a diverse array of topics ranging from sports and hobbies to global hot topics such as ‘Artificial Intelligence’, ‘Plastic – The issue’, ‘Invest in your Sleep’ and ‘Anxiety’.

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News image The 2024 BISS Film Awards - 2024 BISS Film Awards News | School Activities
2024 BISS Film Awards

Lights, camera, action! The 2024 BISS Film Awards (BFAs) took place on Friday 12 April, leaving the audience spellbound with the cinematic artistry showcased by our student filmmakers.

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News image SISAC Football Girls D1 Plate Tournament - SISAC Football Girls D1 Plate Tournament News | School Activities | Sport
SISAC Football Girls D1 Plate Tournament

In a thrilling display of skill and determination, our D1 girls' football team won the plate competition, culminating in a memorable send-off for our seniors.

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News image Year 2 Farm Trip - Year 2 Farm Visit News | School Activities
Year 2 Farm Visit

Year 2 embarked on a captivating six-week journey to Evergreen Farm, immersing themselves in hands-on agricultural experiences. The programme aimed to educate students about farming practices, foster appreciation for nature, and cultivate essential life skills.

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News image Celebrating our Outstanding Athletes: The KS4 and KS5 BISS Lions Sports Awards - Celebrating our Outstanding Athletes at the Sports Awards News | School Activities
Celebrating our Outstanding Athletes: The KS4 and KS5 BISS Lions Sports Awards

We are delighted to report on an exhilarating event that took place on Monday 8 April: the KS4 and KS5 BISS Lions Sports Awards. Organised by Year 12 students, the event was broadcasted as a live podcast. The occasion served to honour the graduating class of 2024, recognising their outstanding achievements as student athletes and celebrating the overall performance of teams representing the BISS Lions athletics programmes in the SISAC and ACAMIS leagues.

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News image Year 2 STEAM Showcase - Year 2 STEAM Showcase News | School Activities
Year 2 STEAM Showcase

We are thrilled to share highlights from our Year 2 STEAM Showcase, which took place in conjunction with Recycling Week, Poetry Day and our STEAM unit on journeys through Earth’s different habitats. This term’s theme inspired our students to create incredible works of art and poetry, as well as informative posters.

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News image 2024 FOBISIA - Our Best Athletics Performance in 10 Years - 2024 FOBISIA - Our Best Athletics Performance in 10 Years News | School Activities
2024 FOBISIA - Our Best Athletics Performance in 10 Years

On the first day of the 2024 Under 13 FOBISIA Games, our student athletes rolled out of the opening ceremony with smiles and excitement, ready to compete in a compact athletics schedule in one of the highly competitive school groups. In Thailand's 38° heat and humidity, our BISS lions excelled in the competition as the medals came in and our BISS Lions’ hard work and dedication came to fruition. After 12 athletic events, our dedicated Lions came back with 20 medals! The best athletic performance as a squad in over 10 years!

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News image ECAs Update - Over 100 activities taking place each term! - ECAs Newsletter - Term 2 News | School Activities
ECAs Update - Over 100 activities taking place each term!

You may have just received the first-ever ECAs Newsletter by email. Here you can find the messages sent from each of our ECA teachers to find out how students got on this term.

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News image 7 Questions with BISS Alumni - Vanessa & Suzanne - 7 Questions with BISS Alumni 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 World Theatre Day - World Theatre Day News | School Activities
World Theatre Day

As we celebrate World Theatre Day on Wednesday 27 March and Theatre in our Schools month throughout March, it's the perfect time to highlight the many benefits of studying Drama and Theatre and the value of performing arts in shaping our children to be ‘future ready’.

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News image ACAMIS Junior Swimming 2024 - ACAMIS Junior Swimming 2024 News | School Activities
ACAMIS Junior Swimming 2024

The BISS swim team had a fabulous weekend of swimming at ACAMIS Junior 2024 hosted by Xi’an International School. The event was a resounding success with more than 100 volunteer staff involved in organising the swimming gala for more than 24 schools with 440 swimmers and 400 spectators. Xi’an International School shared their wonderful facilities and gave all visiting schools a very warm welcome. The Mayor of Xi’an also attended the opening ceremony, making this event the biggest our team has taken part in in recent years.

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News image Nord Anglia Regional Mathematics Challenge 2024 - Nord Anglia Regional Mathematics Challenge 2024 News | School Activities
Nord Anglia Regional Mathematics Challenge 2024

BISS Puxi recently hosted the Nord Anglia Regional Mathematics Challenge, a two-day competition involving several of our International and Bilingual schools in China. The event featured a Primary (Years 5 and 6) and Secondary (Years 7 and 8) section, each with a range of problem-solving questions, puzzles and challenges, as well as an individual question paper for students to attempt.

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