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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


  • 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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IB Academy Teachers

Meet our experienced IB and Higher Education team led by Thomas Housham, Head of IB.

  • Thomas

    Thomas Housham

    Head of IB

    Thomas Housham

    Thomas attended the University of Bristol and graduated with a Master's Degree in Mathematics. While attending this university, he also studied French. Thomas’ mathematical studies were broad at first but he later specialised in Pure Mathematics, which was the topic of his dissertation. After university, Thomas graduated from the TeachFirst graduate scheme whose mission is to take high quality graduates and mould them into exceptional leaders in the classroom. This scheme was affiliated with the University of Manchester from which he obtained his PGCE.

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  • Mark

    Mark Weston

    Head of Higher Education Guidance

    Mark Weston

    Mark Weston

    MA (Oxon), PGCE

    Mark attended the University of Oxford and graduated with a degree in English Language and Literature. After several years working in the fields of publishing and media, he completed a PGCE in Secondary English at the UCL Institute of Education. Before moving to BISS Puxi, Mark spent eight years working at a secondary school in London as Deputy Head of Sixth Form and subsequently, as the school’s post-16 Support and Transition Manager. 

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  • Ling

    Ling Coong

    Biology Teacher, Student Leadership and CAS Coordinator

    Ling Coong

    Ling is a graduate of The University of Sheffield, where she studied Neuroscience. Having found inspiration in following a career in teaching whilst in Tokyo, where she was teaching English as a Second Language, she completed a PGCE at Leeds University.

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  • Cat

    Catherine Lambert

    Higher Education Advisor

    Catherine Lambert

    Catherine gained her BSc in Geography from Exeter University before completing her PGCE in Secondary Geography from Birmingham University in 2006. She then taught Geography and Sport at a secondary school in Buckinghamshire, where she rejuvenated the Key Stage 3 Geography scheme of work to make it more relevant and interactive, and established a residential field trip for Year 7 students.  

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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

Nord Anglia Education

4th Floor, Nova South
160 Victoria Street
LondonUnited Kingdom

General Enquiries +86 021 5226 3211

Admissions +86 21 6221 7542