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News image Exploring Business Beyond the Classroom: IKEA - Exploring Business Beyond the Classroom News | School Activities
Exploring Business Beyond the Classroom: IKEA

In a dynamic fusion of education and real-world business, our IBDP Year 12 and Year 13 Business Management students recently embarked on an enriching field trip to IKEA. Welcomed by the Baoshan IKEA team, including Sales Manager, Ms Yushu Wang and China Regional Sustainability Partner, Ms Sammie Tsou, our students gained insights into IKEA's sustainability approach with its three pillars: Healthy and Sustainable Living, Circular and Climate-positive, and Fair and Equal.

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News image Parent Satisfaction Survey 2023/24 - Parent Survey 2024 News | School Activities | parents
Parent Satisfaction Survey 2023/24

Soon we will be launching our annual Parent Satisfaction Survey at The British International School Shanghai. We hope you will take this opportunity to tell us what you think about our school and opportunities for improvement - your feedback is vital to helping us create the best education for your child. The results from the survey will inform our strategy for continuous improvement.

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News image Years 8-9 Spelling Bee - Years 8-9 Spelling Bee News | School Activities | Academic Excellence
Years 8 & 9 Spelling Bee

On Friday afternoon, students in Years 8 and 9 demonstrated their mastery of spelling through taking part in the English Spelling Bee.

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Senior Choir's Christmas Concert

Last Friday marked the start of a busy performing season for our Senior Choir. The students delighted a crowd of over 100 invited guests as they performed at the tree-lighting ceremony for the Intercontinental Hotel Shanghai Hongqiao NECC. Our choir was an integral part of the ceremony as they performed both traditional and more modern Christmas songs. Our choir members can be very proud of their performance.

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News image Girls Football Update - Girls Football Update News | School Activities | Sport
Girls Football Update

In an exciting encounter at the CISSA Juniors Girls Football tournament, the team from BISS Puxi faced off against Dulwich Puxi. The match ended in a thrilling tie, with both teams managing to score two goals each.

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News image Sinterklaas visits BISS - Sinterklaas News | School Activities
Sinterklaas visits BISS

A few hours after the Christmas Fair at BISS Puxi, a very special guest arrived on the school premises. The one and only Sinterklaas, who visits Dutch and Belgian families every year in December, paid the Shanghai Dutch School his annual visit on Saturday. He was welcomed by excited students and parents as he arrived at the Primary Gate.

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News image Primary Football Festival in Suzhou - Primary Football Festival in Suzhou News | School Activities | Sport
Primary Football Festival in Suzhou

On Saturday 25 November, seventeen boys and ten girls set off at 07:45 to Suzhou Singapore International School to participate in a primary football festival...and they did not disappoint.

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News image BISS Student Achieves Highest IGCSE Maths Score In The World  - Best in the World IGCSE Maths 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 World Children's Day - Celebrating World Childrens Day News | School Activities
Celebrating World Children's Day at BISS Puxi

On Monday 20 November, The British International School Shanghai, Puxi celebrated World Children's Day. This UNICEF initiative holds special significance, as we at BISS Puxi strive to create an inclusive environment in which every child feels valued and empowered. The Sustainable Development Goals focused on this year – that of ‘Goal 4: Quality Education’ and ‘Goal 10: Reduced Inequalities’ – also resonate deeply with our commitment to promoting academic excellence and creating a community where diversity is celebrated.

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News image Creative Futures - Meet Joceline Ma - Creative Futures Joceline Ma News | School Activities
Creative Futures - Meet Joceline Ma

Having graduated from BISS in 2022, Joceline is now studying Fashion Design Technology (Womenswear) at University of the Arts London. Joceline reflects on her time at BISS and how her education has helped to create her future.

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News image 5K Fun Run Success Ahead of the Shanghai Marathon - 5K Fun Run Success Ahead of the Shanghai Marathon News | School Activities | School News | Sport
5K Fun Run Success Ahead of the Shanghai Marathon

On Saturday 25 November, The British International School Shanghai, Puxi, in collaboration with Evergreen Homeland, successfully hosted the highly anticipated annual 5K Fun Run. Against the backdrop of the upcoming Shanghai Marathon, which was set to commence the following day, our shared commitment to promoting physical health and fostering a sense of community was the key factor in organising the Fun Run.

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PAWS2 Events Update

Charity is particularly poignant at Christmas - so what better way to mark Thanksgiving and the beginning of Christmas this year than to celebrate and support our school animal charity PAWS2? So, on Friday 24 November, that is exactly what we did!

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News image Key Stage 3 Drumming Showcase - Key Stage 3 Drumming Showcase News | School Activities | School News
Key Stage 3 Drumming Showcase

A lively event was held in the Auditorium on Thursday 6 November. Our students across Key Stage 3 got into the groove as each form group took part in our annual Key Stage 3 Drumming Showcase.

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Launching Our New House Logos

We are excited to bring you the latest news about an outstanding achievement by one of our Year 12 students, Jieun Lee. She has significantly supported and designed each of the four house logos (Air, Fire, Water and Earth) that will now be used throughout the school. These logos have been created with utmost care and thought, and we feel that they perfectly represent the spirit and identity of each house.

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News image How often do you think about the Romans? - Thinking about the Romans News | School Activities | School News
How often do you think about the Romans?

Adults have recently been asking themselves how often they think about the Roman period of history. Find out why it is taught in primary as part of the English National Curriculum, and why the enduring legacy of Ancient Rome seems to stay with us.

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News image Juilliard Drama Curriculum Specialist visits BISS Puxi - Juilliard Drama Curriculum Specialist visits BISS Puxi News | School Activities | School News | Juilliard | Music and Drama
Juilliard Drama Curriculum Specialist visits BISS Puxi

On the 14th and 15th of November the Performing Arts team were thrilled to welcome our curriculum specialist from The Juilliard School, Ms Aurea Tomeski to collaborate with staff and students across the school.

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News image Juilliard Dance Curriculum Specialist visits BISS Puxi - Juilliard Dance Curriculum Specialist visits BISS Puxi News | School Activities | School News | Juilliard | Music and Drama
Juilliard Dance Curriculum Specialist visits BISS Puxi

BISS Puxi was delighted to welcome Ashley Newman to BISS Puxi last week. Ashley is BISS Puxi’s Juilliard Dance Curriculum Specialist. Ashley spent three days with BISS staff and students and mainly focused on providing professional development to the members of faculty who teach dance at BISS Puxi.

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News image Celebrating Mathematical Excellence - Celebrating Mathematical Excellence 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 Book Fair comes to BISS - Book Fair comes to BISS News | School Activities | School News
Book Fair comes to BISS

On Thursday 2 November and Friday 3 November, students were welcomed into the first Book Fair of the school year. With both Blue Fountain and Obido book companies represented, our students had access to a wide range of new books, catering to all needs and wants. From Minecraft to Exploring the World, there was something for everybody and the Fair was a resounding success.

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News image BISS Unplugged - Fantastic Firsts and Remarkable Recitals - BISS Unplugged - Fantastic Firsts and Remarkable Recitals 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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