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  • Did You Know?

    We provide international education to over 1,100 students ages 1-18. We are at the heart of our community, a hub for many expat families in living Beijing.

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  • Did You Know?

    Through the Nord Anglia University we focus our teachers professional development to ensure that your child receives high quality teaching experience.

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  • Did You Know?

    You will immediately recognise one of our students when you meet them by their evident respect for others, their intellectual and social confidence.

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  • Did You Know?

    We are a high achieving school with excellent academic success. We believe in bringing out the best in every student of all abilities.

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  • Did You Know?

    We have a dedicated team waiting to hear from you and ready to put you in touch with others whom you may wish or need to speak to.

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  • Did You Know?

    Through our News & Insights section you can find out the latest from our school and from other schools in the Nord Anglia Education global family.

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  • Did you know?

    We teach the English National Curriculum, offer a German curriculum at primary level and IB Diploma for Years 12 & 13 students.

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Our Helping Hand Booklets

We have produced a series of booklets on important topics that help parents to understand how we provide certain programmes, support students and assess their progress.

  • Transition Guide
  • Helping Hand Mandarin
  • EYFS helping hand cover
  • EYFS Phonics cover
  • Helping Hand EAL
  • Helping Hand EAL Chinese
  • Helping Hand EAL Korean

The Helping Hands series consists of the following books and are available for download further below.

ENGLISH AS AN ADDITIONAL LANGUAGE (available also in Chinese & Korean)

An overview of our EAL programmes in Primary and Secondary school and ideas to support your child at home.


An overview of some of the approaches used in EYFS at BSB and ideas about ways you can support your child at home through building on what they are learning at school.


An overview of how phonics played an important role  in teaching children to read and write through the knowledge of sound.


Information about the Mandarin Curriculum and ideas to help your child at home, relevant to Primary and Secondary school.


A guide for parents, teachers and student to work together in making the transition as smooth as possible.

Our Helping Hands Series