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News image Nanjing Trip - Nanjing Trip 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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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 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 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 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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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 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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Korean University Information Session
On the evening of Thursday 7 September, an engaging and informative session took place at BISS Puxi, with the participation of more than 60 enthusiastic attendees. This session was specifically tailored to our IBDP Korean students and their parents, providing valuable insights into the intricate landscape of Korean university admissions.
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