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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

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

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  • Get in Touch

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Academic Success

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

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Our educational approach enables every student to reach high levels of academic and social success. Our students are confident, entrepreneurial learners and year on year, their standardised exam results exceed global averages. 

Great teachers, committed students and a community spirit that emphasises the rewards from hard work and engagement have delivered world class results once again at every level in the school. By every measure our students have achieved academic results that stand out in Shanghai and way beyond. This is all the more impressive when we look at the range of students and the other activities they are involved in.

For the 14th year running, our students' results have exceeded the UK average for GCSEs (General Certificate of Secondary Education) and IGCSEs (International GCSE) with 94% of students achieving 5A*- C grades, compared to the UK average of 66.3%.

Remarkably, an unprecedented 59% of all our students achieved A*- A results, compared to 20% in the UK. A superb 80% of our Mathematics students achieved A* - A, whilst English, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Computer Science, Geography and History all reported between 57 and 70% A* - A results. Languages in particular excelled, with 100% of students studying Spanish, German, Dutch and Chinese achieving A* - A. 

Our students continue to significantly outperform UK national averages:

  • 59% of all GCSE and IGCSE grades achieved by the British International School Shanghai, Puxi Campus students were at the highest levels of A* or A, 39% above the 2017 UK average.
  • The percentage of our students achieving 5A* - C grades, including English and Maths at GCSE and IGCSE has risen from 91% to 94%, significantly outperforming last year’s school averages and 28% higher than the UK.

In the IB Diploma examinations the graduating class of 2017 achieved an average Diploma score of over 34 points, compared with a global average of 30 points. Jenny Tang scored a perfect score of 45 out of 45, Lucile Perrot achieved 44 and another six students gained scores of 40 or more. This means that a total of 13% of the cohort achieved marks of 40 points or better – more than double the global average of 5%.

Read more about our outstanding results