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Art Challenge - World Ocean Day

Our artists were eager to participate in this term's Art Challenge, which focused on the Global Campus Art Competition in honour of World Ocean Day. The theme of the challenge is particularly relevant as we face the urgent threat of the climate crisis, which poses a grave danger to our planet's oceans and its diverse inhabitants. Recognising the crucial link between a healthy ocean and a healthy climate, we emphasise the need for decisive action at all levels – local, national and international – from government and corporate leaders.

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Wellington MUN Conference 1-2 March 2024

At the recently concluded Wellington Model United Nations Conference, BISS Puxi delegates did a marvellous job not only as ambassadors of the school but also, as able representatives of the countries assigned to them. Our delegation, ranging from our enthusiastic Year 6s to the experienced IB students gave a positive account of themselves as they presented their opening statements, engaged in the lobbying and merging of resolutions and debated passionately. Those who were attending their first MUN Conference learned valuable lessons on how to raise points of order, vote for amendments of clauses and whole resolutions as well as avoid making reference to first person language.

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Ancient Egypt comes to life

The Year 3 STEAM Showcase was a resounding success, showcasing the remarkable talents and achievements of our students in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics. Parents were treated to an awe-inspiring display of creativity and innovation that left everyone captivated. The students were proud to showcase and talk about what they have worked on in our Da Vinci Centre. Designing, creating and making a 3D map of ancient Egypt, 3D pen jewellery and painting funerary pharaoh masks.

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Exploring Change and Continuity in Shanghai: A Visit to the Shanghai History Museum

On the very wet morning of Thursday 29 February, our Year 9 students, and a small group of Year 12s, embarked on a trip to the Shanghai History Museum. Located in the heart of Shanghai, the museum provided an enriching opportunity for our students to delve into the depths of the city's history. The museum's exhibits, which showcased the intriguing eras of ancient and more modern Shanghai, helped in building their awareness of Shanghai’s long past and how it has changed over time.

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The Duke of Edinburgh IA Practice Adventurous Journey

We are thrilled to share the exciting details of our recent camping and hiking Adventurous Journey for The Duke of Edinburgh International Award! Our students embarked on a practice trip to Dongshan in Suzhou, braving the elements and conquering challenges with unwavering determination.

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SSL Development Swim Meet

BISS Puxi hosted the SSL Development Swim Meet, Round 2 on Wednesday 28 February. It was a great pleasure to organise such an amazing event for our 7 and 8-year-old swimmers and have more than 70 children from 5 different international schools coming to the BISS campus!

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'My Shanghai' authors visit BISS

We were thrilled to welcome Angela and Zhen-Lei, the authors of 'My Shanghai', to our school. They visited our Early Years students and enchanted them with their wonderful story. 'My Shanghai' took our students on an enchanting journey through the city, from the break of dawn until the city lights danced against the night sky.

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BISS becomes pilot school for global 'Metacognition Research Project'

Nord Anglia Education has announced the official launch of its ‘Metacognition Research Project’ in partnership with the Lynch School of Education and Human Development at Boston College (US), and BISS is one of 27 pilot schools chosen for this pioneering approach worldwide. BISS' Deputy Head (Pastoral), Emma James, takes us through what this projects means for the school and our students.

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Bringing Learning to Life: Ancient Egypt

The Year 3 school trip to the Ancient Egypt exhibition at Meet You Museum was a highly enriching and educational experience for the students. The trip was aimed at complementing their STEAM learning by providing them with an opportunity to witness high-quality artefacts from ancient Egypt.

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Lunar New Year Celebrated by Korean Community

This week, we had a number of activities to mark Korean New Year. While we regularly celebrate the Chinese New Year festival, it is also good to recognise that lunar new year is part of the cultural identify for many other nationalities, so this was an excellent opportunity for our Korean community to share some of their traditions.

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BISS Immerses in CNY Celebrations

As educators, we recognize the profound learning benefits that come from embracing cultural celebrations such as Chinese New Year within our international school community here in China. Beyond the glittering festivities and vibrant traditions, this annual event offers invaluable opportunities for our students to deepen their understanding of Chinese culture and enhance their global perspectives.

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MIT Challenge: Build Better Plants!

This term, the Primary School students enthusiastically embraced the MIT Challenge: Build Better Plants! The challenge centred around designing plants equipped to thrive in the face of climate change scenarios. The initiative aimed not only to cultivate scientific curiosity but also to instil a sense of responsibility towards our planet in our young minds.

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Top New York Trombonist Visits BISS!

In January, BISS Puxi was delighted to welcome Brian Drye to the school. Brian is BISS Puxi’s Juilliard Music Curriculum Specialist. He spent two days with BISS staff and students and focused on providing professional development to the members of the Music Department.

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Practicing Chinese at RT Mart

Year 9 students in Ms Sena Piao’s class have been to RT Mart today to practice their oral skills. The students have been learning language from the topic of shopping and food. At the supermarket, they were set tasks to complete. They had to ask the RT Mart staff some questions in Chinese in order to find out about certain items and their prices. All of the items were of a specific brand and weight and so, the students needed to communicate with the staff in order to find the correct items.

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Nurturing Bright Futures: Our Students' Hands-On Contributions in Tanzania

Working alongside one of our partner charities in Tanzania, Seeway, our students engaged in a highly rewarding programme of sustainable service work, to improve the health and long-term prospects of children and their families in Tanzania. Last week, our students worked with project partners across the globe providing new educational facilities with Seeway Tanzania and improvements to local families in most need.

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China Art Museum Visit

On Tuesday 30 January, the Year 10 to Year 13 Art students visited The China Art Museum. The museum is housed in the China Pavilion building, formerly of the Expo 2010 Shanghai China. An appropriately impressive choice of venue for the Year 11 artists who received their exam paper today with the theme of “Power”.

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Top University Offers Achieved

The British International School Shanghai proudly celebrates the remarkable achievements of its IB Diploma students as they receive an array of extraordinary university offers. Among these stellar offers, a shining pinnacle stands tall—the University of Oxford, a testament to the exceptional academic prowess cultivated within the school's walls.

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Battle of the Bands Rocks the House!

The Battle of the Bands concert, which took place last Friday, was a showcase of musical talent at our school. Four bands, each with their own unique sound, took to the stage to perform one song each, creating an electric atmosphere in the Auditorium. Our three judges evaluated performances for first, second and third places, while the audience actively participated by selecting their favourite band for the coveted Audience Choice Award.

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Concordia MUN (CISSMUN) Conference

Nothing has been more exciting for Model United Nations delegates than the resumption of face-to-face simulations not only in Shanghai but across the country as well. One such conference that is back on its feet after a three-year hiatus is the Concordia MUN (CISSMUN) conference whose 13th annual iteration was held from 19 to 21 January 2024. Based on the theme “The Age of Acceleration”, the conference attracted over 700 delegates from China and beyond.

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Pawsitively Impactful: Nurturing Stray Lives with the help of PAWS

Welcome to this, our first PAWS blog, where we delve into the heart of our organisation's journey and share the strides we're making to protect and improve the lives of stray animals in Shanghai.

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