At The British International School Shanghai Puxi Campus, we make every effort to ensure we provide a safe environment for our children to learn in and we therefore have a set of systems and procedures in place to help us do that.
We are using an air purification system in the Early Years Cubs area which is currently being fitted throughout both primary and secondary schools. We use the Honeywell brand of purifiers which are ceiling fitted, serviced every term and replaced as needed. These are electronic air cleaners, rather than the less effective and lower cost filter based machines.
Our school buses are the same as other high capacity schools in the area, and include filters as part of the air-conditioning. The quality of these systems is always under review.
We also monitor pollution levels on a regular basis during the course of each school day and make decisions as to what activities will and won’t go ahead based on these results. Our present air quality policy for outdoor activities follows the implementation of new air quality reporting processes within Shanghai.
We take the issue of air quality in Shanghai very seriously and review our processes regularly to ensure that we are always doing the best we can for the children in our care.
For more details on our Clean Air Plan, please follow the link below to the wellbeing section of our website.