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What Our Students Say

Moving to a new school is an exciting experience. Read extracts about what some of our students think about life in our school.

There is a big playground, where you can ride some bikes and climb - so many fun things! Emma Lukasova, Reception Class
I like this classroom so much because of the beautiful things in here... and my teacher!
Scarlett Chen, Reception Class
I like coming to school at BISS and I’ve been here for three years now. I think the school is calm and relaxing and I like to be ambitious. Alicia Walker, Year 1
I like the teachers at BISS because they are nice and they’re good at asking us questions. Isabelle Crowe, Year 1
I love school because we have kind teachers that make learning fun. Jamie Lee, Year 2
School is so good because there are just so many ECAs to pick; like gymnastics, yoga, reading club. There are just so many, it’s great! William Rose-Laverick, Year 2
I love doing art and model making at school – making a dinosaur fossil has been my favourite activity so far. Louis Xin Labatut, Year 3
I really enjoy the playtimes at BISS as the space lets me have so much fun with my friends. Jay Bae, Year 3
Working together in STEAM activities, especially in the Da Vinci Centre, is great for helping me learn to work as a team. Alexander Wang, Year 3
I really have a lot of fun using the technology in our STEAM lessons, especially the Stop Motion app to make our dinosaur movies. Jessica Sun, Year 3
I like doing STEAM in the Da Vinci Centre. It is exciting and helps me to be more creative and think about things carefully. Joakim Uusitalo, Year 4
I like the teachers because they are always happy and answer my questions. Mei-Li Liu Boitard, Year 4
Year 4 has been my best year so far because of Maths! It is quite tricky, which is why I like it! Eric Wang, Year 4
Reading 'The Twits' has been so much fun. We get to take turns being Mr and Mrs Twit, and the monkeys. Ms Coeshall puts on a very funny voice! Haydn Hai Bin Zhou, Year 4
I love Art at BISS because it opens my imagination. Xinran Du, Year 5
The reason I like the school is that it has a lot of facilities to use such as: the Lego Lab and the Sports Hall. Evie Davies, Year 5
I love BISS because it’s a lovely community where I have made many friends! Bianca Michelutti, Year 5
I really enjoy being with all the people because they are very polite to others. In addition, I really enjoy learning English and Maths because we have many different fun activities to learn. Irene Ortego Lafuente, Year 5
I like being at BISS because of the amazing spaces to play in and make friends.
Sarah Mao, Year 6
BISS has an amazing learning environment! We have many learning opportunities where we can 'Be Ambitious'.

Emma Ng, Year 6
In all my years of moving and starting new schools, BISS has the greatest opportunities for learning.

Audrey Zhu, Year 6
I love being a student at BISS Puxi because the teachers are all very nice, supportive and friendly. Also, I get on well with my peers and enjoy collaborating with them. Rosalia Ma, Year 6
This is the most fantastic school in the world! Everyone is nice, the lunch is great and I learn a lot! Kai Yang, Year 6
I enjoy going to BISS because I feel that no matter what path I choose for my future, BISS will guide me there. Zoe Hamilton, Year 6
I love my time in PE and I particularly love football, both in class and in my ECA club! Max Liu, Year 7
I love getting to spend time with my friends in class and playing badminton with them. Helen Hu, Year 7
I enjoy my STEAM lessons in the Secondary School, especially getting to take part in the STEAM challenge. Xavier Hong, Year 7
Great students, easy to make friends and very welcoming. There is an amazing sports programme as well. Lya Dumont, Year 8
Lovely teachers and students and an amazing education. Joseph Reid, Year 8
It’s a very friendly environment and an amazing sports programme. Alexandre Sarrailh, Year 8
BISS has a welcoming and safe environment for all students. Areti Monantera, Year 8
I think that BISS is a great school because it has great pastoral support. The school also has good facilities such as a swimming pool, sports courts, a big library and a large auditorium. We are granted lots of different experiences at BISS for example FOBISIA, end of year trips and school productions. BISS also has festivals such as Performing Arts, Chinese New Year and European Day of Languages. BISS also has amazing academic results throughout the school. Ellie Grannell, Year 9
BISS is a great school because there are a lot of amazing opportunities here. I have been in the production several times. I also enjoy being part of the Sports Leadership Programme where I can help out students from younger year groups.
Chloe Yeoh, Year 9
Being a student at BISS is definitely already a privilege that all pupils here have. With the correct working environment for students, to the well-trained and knowledgeable staff, it definitely makes the education journey for us easier, boosting our confidence and academics to a high standard. With BISS being an international school, students are able to have the opportunity to not just learn through the classroom, but also educate ourselves through the people around us. The tremendous amount of diversity exposes us to many cultures and lets us learn from one another, respecting each other’s interests and values, making us not only feel happy about getting to know different people, but also celebrates everyone’s lives and cultures. Vera Rui Hui Woo, Year 9
I have made so many friends over the last four years from all over the world. Casper Lillestielke, Year 10
The opportunities BISS has allowed me, have given me opportunity to find something I truly love. Sam Kovac, Year 10
I think BISS gives great opportunities that I would never have been able to experience back in my home country. I have played football across the world and I have met so many amazing people of different nationalities. Jess Stone, Year 10
I particularly enjoy Media Studies and I am really looking forward to using all of the film equipment and technology Mattice Eloot, Year 10
The teachers are caring, compassionate and look out for the students. I have felt welcomed at BISS from day one. Aurna Adak, Year 10
This school has a really welcoming environment. It was very easy to make friends when I started. The teachers have provided me a lot of material and support to help me catch up. Adam Karel Srol, Year 11
I joined this school in Year 9 and I have really enjoyed my time here. The school has lots of excellent facilities. My favourite subject this year is Mandarin as Mr Liu’s lessons are really fun and he is a very energetic and approachable teacher. Lynn Tan, Year 11
My teachers are really supportive and are always willing to help. If I speak with them they will always help explain areas I am finding difficult or provide extra material to help me. Dongha Lee, Year 11
BISS offers many ECAs to help students to improve their skills and showcase their talents. These ECAs also provide opportunities to socialise with other students across all year groups. Sarah Chun, Year 12
The one thing I love the most about BISS is the infinite amount of capacity we have here for growth, exploration and achievement. Every day, I learn something new about myself that pushes me to reach beyond my limits with encouragement constantly coming from supportive teachers and lovely peers. Thanks to BISS I have uncovered how amazing an individual can be and that my existence can have a positive impact on the community. Chanel Zong, Year 12
I like how the school has buddies which are really helpful to new students - they help to make new students less nervous and settle in. Angel Dai, Year 12
When I first came to BISS in Year 12, so many students and teachers were kind to me – they helped me when I was feeling lost. Kelly Wu, Year 12
BISS creates a positive learning environment with the teachers, where students are always able to ask teachers anything they don't understand. At the same time, there are countless opportunities for students to participate in sports, like in ECAs, and for students to be part of the Performing Arts. This has become especially enjoyable because of school concerts, Performing Arts Festivals and the school's last production of 'Little Shop of Horrors'. All these aspects help us students develop essential skills to enter the world's top universities. Justin Graf, Year 13
The BISS faculty is incredibly supportive when a student is in need of academic support, whether it’s at IGCSE or IB level. Audrey Wang, Year 13
The BISS community is incredibly welcoming and supportive of both students and parents. Alexander Myrup, Year 13

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The British International School Shanghai, Puxi

111 Jinguang RoadHuacao TownMinhang201107Shanghai


金光路111号华漕镇上海市 闵行区201107

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