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Paul Kelly


Head of Secondary

Paul completed a BEd in PE and Science in 1997, and went straight into teaching, working in a number of schools in the South East of England. In 2002, he took up the role of Head of PE at St Christopher School in Hertfordshire where he stayed for ten years holding down a number of additional roles such as House Master, trip coordinator and Head of the Teaching and Learning Committee.

In 2007, Paul started a two-year master's degree at the University of Cambridge where he focused on the use of 'student voice' to develop learning within the school. Having completed his master's, he was keen to further develop his career in an unfamiliar setting. Paul moved with his family to BISS Puxi in 2011 becoming Head of PE, before taking on the post of Head of Key Stage 4. In August 2015, Paul became the Deputy Head (Pastoral) in the school.  

Moving to BISS Puxi was a very easy decision for Paul as he was keen to work in a fast moving international environment with likeminded practitioners. No day here is ever dull as the students are keen to push the boundaries of their learning and the staff are keen to experiment with their practice in order to give our students a better learning experience.  

Paul coaches a range of sports but his favoured three are football, basketball and boxing. He is keen to stay fit and healthy and still occasionally plays football, and takes part in some boxing coaching. 

Paul enjoys achieving new things, either as an individual or as part of a team. He has played competitive sport for most of his life and takes the same attitude into his work and personal life; if he is going to do something, he wants to do it to the best of his ability. 


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The British International School Shanghai, Puxi

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金光路111号华漕镇上海市 闵行区201107

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