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  • A Warm Welcome

    Situated in the heart of a thriving expat community, our school is home to families from all over the world

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  • Academic Success

    Delivering oustanding results at every level in our school

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  • Helping Others Thrive

    We believe passionately in learning, and our modern approach to education continues to help our students shine

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  • Be Ambitious

    Inspiring academic success & developing social, intellectual and confident children

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  • Support & Guidance

    We look forward to seeing you at the British International School, Puxi and welcoming you and your family to our special community

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  • News & Views

    Stay in touch with all that is taking place in our school and our community

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  • Get in Touch

    We like talking about education and children. You can get in touch with our admissions team by phone,skype or e-mail, or by calling in to see us

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Our Orientation Days

A very warm welcome to all the new families joining the BISS community.

Find out more

We are delighted to welcome you and your family as you join our community here at The British International School Shanghai, Puxi.

You will find our Welcome Guide here which contains important information to help prepare for your children to start school, please do take the time to read this. 

Primary School Orientation Day will be on held on Monday 7 January 2019.

You can find the schedule here. Orientation will begin at 9.00am with registration and you should be finished before lunch time.

Secondary School Orientation Day will be held on Monday 7 January 2019 starting at 11.00am. You can find the schedule here.

We hope that you find this information useful. However should you require any further assistance before your child starts, please feel free to contact us.

We are looking forward to welcoming your family into our school community in January!

  • Security ID Cards

    Security cards are needed to enter the school site. New families need to apply for personal security cards on the website at this link, please take the time to complete the form and attach your photo so that we can prepare your security cards ready for the first day of school. Please contact us if you require help.

  • Parent Portal

    Please ensure that you visit our Parent Portal, a dedicated online platform for our parents to keep up to date with lunch menus, events, letters home, class news and much more.  

  • School Uniform

    Uniform will be available to purchase during Orientation, you can find further information about uniform in the attached guide. The uniform shop can accept cash, Unionpay, Alipay and WeChat pay only; (no credit card). We highly recommend that you buy black leather school shoes before you come to China, as they can be quite difficult to source here.

  • School Bus

    If you would like to reserve a seat for your son or daughter on one of our school buses then please let us know as soon as possible. We will need to know your local contact details in Shanghai as soon as you know them (such as detailed address, home number and local  mobile etc.) Our school bus monitor will phone you to discuss pick and drop off points before your child’s first day of school.

  • Lunch Cards

    School lunch cards will be available to purchase during Orientation day. Pupils are allocated a smart card and parents are asked to credit the card (cash, Alipay or WeChat pay all accepted). This can be topped up during the school term.

  • Useful Information

    Our website contains a wealth of information about the school. It is very important that you subscribe to our newsletter service, as we use this to send you information during the school year.