An opportunity to explore what a British education looks like for students aged 1-18 on our South Lake Campus, with a range of activities led by our teachers. Register your interest today!

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  • Outstanding Location

    Located directly on the shores of the scenic South Lake (Nan Hu), we offer your child a respite from busy city life each day.

    South Lake Campus

  • A World-Class Curriculum

    We are the only school in Guangzhou to offer your child premium access to the English National Curriculum.

    VSE - Secondary

  • Activity & Responsibility

    Your child will be offered world-class opportunities designed to develop confidence, skill and responsibility.

    Graduation 2020

  • Highest Quality Staff

    Our teaching staff are the finest in Guangzhou. All are police verified and fully qualified with UK or international teaching experience.

    Monika Howes

  • Welcome to Guangzhou

    You won't just receive an excellent education for your child, you'll also be joining our growing international community.

    Nursery class at BSG

  • New Opportunities

    From our choir to our sports teams, every day something wonderful happens at The British School of Guangzhou.

    Students playing basketball

  • Tell us about your child

    Your child is our focus. Tell us about them and we'll help you make the right choices.

    Nursery class at BSG

Graham Starkey

Graham Starkey

Head of Science


I started my teaching career in Teddington School in the UK many years ago after an experience of working in hospital labs. Initially I decided to become a teacher because I wanted to interact with young people and wanted to try to spread my enthusiasm for my main subject Biology. I also wanted to see more of the biological world and knew that by teaching overseas I would be able to achieve that ambition. This ideal life of teaching and travelling has brought me into contact with people of so many different nationalities and cultures that have made me what I am today. Hopefully, a truly internationally minded person.

So far, I have travelled to every continent, apart from Antarctica, and been to so many countries that I have lost count. Fortunately, the schools I have worked in have allowed me to lead overseas trips to study and enhance my learning of my subject from environments as diverse as rainforests to the desert. The highlight of these trips has been a trip to the Galapagos Islands, which inspired Charles Darwin to write his theory of evolution. I travelled to China in 1993 and it has been a long-term ambition to work here. I am fortunate that I will begin to start work at BSG in one of the best schools in the South China and hopefully will get a chance to see the Panda in its natural environment.

I have five main interests: football, playing squash, music, traveling and food. I passionately support Liverpool, listen to many different types of music and love to taste as many different types of foods on my travels.