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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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    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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  • Get in Touch

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Science Teachers

  • Alex Robson

    Alex Robson

    Head of Science

    Alex Robson

    After gaining his Bachelor and then Master’s Degree in Engineering at the University of Exeter, UK, Alex worked as a Systems Analyst, before taking his PGCE in Physics at the University of Hull, UK in 2004. Since then Alex has been Head of Physics at the prestigious Alice Smith School in Kuala Lumpur and also at schools in Brentwood and Nottingham, UK, taking a significant number of students successfully to places at Oxbridge.

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  • Toni Wong

    Toni Wong

    Chemistry Teacher

    Toni Wong

    I graduated from Queen Mary, University of London with a degree in Pharmaceutical Chemistry and then further attended The Institute of Education to gain my PGCE in Secondary Science. I worked in a school in East London for two years before coming to Shanghai to start my international educational journey. 


    I decided to become part of the BISS family because I strongly believe in the motto of the school, ‘Be ambitious’. I believe that any student can achieve anything they want as long as they put their minds to it. 

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  • Marc Curran

    Marc Curran

    Science Teacher

    Marc Curran

    Marc graduated from the Exeter University, UK with a BSc (Hons) in Biological and Medicinal Chemistry and then went on to study a Masters in Biological Chemistry, before completing his PGCE Science (Chemistry specialism). Marc is passionate about teaching and strongly believes in a hands-on, practical approach to learning. After working in the South West of England and London, Marc embarked on his international teaching career, spending 5 years in Bangkok. Before moving to Shanghai, Marc held various positions including: National Lead Practitioner in Practical Science, Head of Science, IB Diploma Examiner and Internal Assessment Moderator.

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  • Ling Coong

    Ling Coong

    Biology Teacher / 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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  • Francis Gale

    Physics Teacher

    Francis Gale

    Francis graduated from the University of Sheffield and returned to his college to assist in the teaching of physics as a learning mentor. This positive experience of working with young people led to him enrolling into Kings College London to gain a PGCE in secondary education. Once qualified, Frank was given a position in the North London school in which he had trained, teaching physics at GCSE and A level. His genuine passion for his subject and his enthusiasm for the development of the young people he works with are the foundations of his success as a classroom practitioner. With an honest investment in all of his students, he is excited by the potential of anyone with an interest to become a success in the field. As well as teaching science, Frank is a keen walker and climber and has assisted students in the Duke of Edinburgh award and other outdoor pursuits.

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  • Eimear Reen

    Eimear Reen

    Science Teacher & Head of Year 10

    Eimear Reen

    Eimear graduated from University College Cork in Ireland in 2013 after studying science education with a major in Chemistry. Eimear has been working in an academy in North London teaching GSCE science and A level Chemistry for the last two years. Her enthusiasm for enabling young people to think and work both independently and collaboratively means that her students are always engaged with their learning. 

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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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