PARENT ESSENTIALS

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Welcome to Parent Essentials! This important information will help you plan your school year with BISS Puxi. If you need further information, our friendly team is always here to provide you and your child with the support you need.

 
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SCHOOL TERM DATES 2023/24

Keep up to date with the academic year at BISS Puxi with these key dates for your calendar. 

KEY INFORMATION

A warm welcome to our international school community!

We are delighted to welcome you and your family as you join The British International School Shanghai, Puxi.
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New to Shanghai?

Shanghai is a wonderful city to live in — it's noisy, frustrating, beautiful and charming, but never boring. At BISS Puxi, we understand the daunting feeling of moving your family to China, which is why we've created an Essential Guide to help you settle in.

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BISS Essential Guide to Shanghai
To view and download our guide, please click here.
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School Newsletter

Subscribe to our email newsletter by clicking here. We use this to send you information about events and activities during the school year. You will also receive important information from the Principal and Heads of School.

You can also visit our Latest News page to keep up to date.

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School Newsletter

Subscribe to our email newsletter by clicking here. We use this to send you information about events and activities during the school year. You will also receive important information from the Principal and Heads of School.

You can also visit our Latest News page to keep up to date.

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WeChat

Click on learn more to scan the QR code and join our official news and events WeChat channel. You will receive the latest news, pictures and updates via this channel. Parents will also have the chance to join unofficial class WeChat groups. Our Lions Events Team will help you with this.

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KEY INFORMATION

Please find below some important information.
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School Uniform
Uniform lists for students in Early Years through to the IB Academy
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Term Dates
Calendar dates for the school academic year 2023/24

QUESTIONS

  • When was BISS founded?
    The British International School Shanghai was founded in 2004 serving and educating the international community for 14 years. Our school is comprised of four divisions—Early Years, Primary School, Secondary School, IB Academy—with separate flexible learning spaces for each. Our campus has beautiful grounds and environmentally-friendly buildings, with a state-of-the-art STEAM facility.
  • Can I sign up to the weekly school newsletter?
    Yes, you can! To subscribe to our weekly email (sent each Friday), please click here.
  • Can my child learn a musical instrument at BISS?
    Our music curriculum is enhanced through the Juilliard-Nord Anglia Performing Arts Programme. At our school every student over five years old learns an instrument. In addition to the weekly class music lessons, we offer around 30 different musical courses. Private tuition is also available in all classes. Our students also have the opportunity to perform and also to compete in overseas music competitions.
  • What activities can my child take part in after school?
    We offer over 300 after school activities and lunch clubs each year, which ensure our students are well rounded and active. Our clubs include a variety of opportunities including academic options, native language input, Lego robotics, martial arts, cooking, sports and music to name but a few.
  • Does the school offer transportation services?
    The British International School Shanghai offers bus transportation to students in buses equipped with seatbelts and a bus monitor. Students enjoy a bus service to and from school. We also offer transportation for our after-school activities programme at 4:40pm.

NEWS AND EVENTS

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Successful Transition Day for Primary

Transitioning from Primary to Secondary School is a significant milestone in a child's educational journey. To ease this transition and ensure a smooth start, many schools organise transition days that allow Primary students to experience Secondary School life before the new academic year begins.

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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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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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START YOUR BISS PUXI JOURNEY

Arrange a virtual discovery meeting or school tour to learn what makes us special, what we can offer your family, and to learn more about our admissions process.

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