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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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Primary - Year 2 Teachers

  • Tiffanie Anne Elizabeth Amy Burt (3)

    Tiffanie Burt

    Year 2 Teacher, Head of Year 2

    Tiffanie Burt

    I am a qualified Primary and EAl teacher. I started my professional teaching career as an EAL teacher ; the highlight of which was working at the prestigious Bangkok Patana school in Thailand working with the Early Years to Year 2 children. I was so inspired by my experiences there, I returned to England to train as a Primary teacher. Since then I have worked in a number of schools and countries around the world including the UK, Russia, Romania, Latvia, Thailand, Vietnam and China .

    I have taught across all the Primary Key Stages - Early years, Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 . This is my third time working in China as I have previously worked for Nord Anglia Education in Ningbo and Shanghai. I have  led the subjects of  Literacy and Humanities and was a consultant for a brand new school in Vietnam . As I had previously worked in China and for Nord Anglia Education, it was a very easy decision to come to BSB Shunyi. I have always felt that Nord Anglia Education is a very professional company and it offers students and staff great opportunties to grow personally and professionally. In particular, I was drawn to the community feel of the school here in Shunyi , loved the initiatives and level of challenge the children receive and felt that the this school delivers an excellent all round educational experience for the children.

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  • Lisa Jane Davies (3)

    Lisa Davies

    Year 2 Teacher

    Lisa Davies

    I joined BSB in March 2014. I graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Sociology and German from Aston University, Birmingham. I completed my PGCE (Primary Key Stage 1 and 2) at the University of Gloucestershire.

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  • Nora S Bailey (1)

    Nora Bailey

    Year 2 Teacher

    Nora Bailey

    I have had the great fortune of joining the BSB team in September 2013 and this was my first international posting. I had been an early childhood educator for over six years in the United States and am now entering my ninth year of teaching. I have obtained degrees in Information Technology and French Literature Studies from Rutgers, The State University in New Jersey.  I hold a certification in Early Childhood education an additional certification as a teacher of students with disabilities. I am currently pursuing my masters of Science degree in Special Education from Walden University.

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  • Amanda Thorp

    Amanda Thorp

    Year 2 Teacher

    Amanda Thorp

    Since graduating from Dundee University, Scotland, with both Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Architecture degrees, I have worked extensively with children, primarily through my passion for swimming. Alongside a 20 year career in construction, I devoted the majority of evenings and weekends to teaching and coaching swimming, from early years up to adulthood, with coaching roles both at regional and national level as part of English Schools Swimming in the UK.

    Following two years living in Bangkok, Thailand, I joined BSB in September 2017 and gained my TEFL certification, working first in Early Years, then in Year 4 and Year 5 (SEN). My experience confirmed my desire to be a primary class teacher, so I could be a part of ensuring that each child’s individual potential is unlocked and realised. This  led to the undertaking of my PGCEi teaching qualification, which has now enabled me to join the teaching team in Year 2.  I am very excited about my new role and looking forward to my future in teaching, here at BSB.

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