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Thomas Hitchings


Assistant Head of Whole School and Director of Sport

Thomas has been at BISS Puxi since 2010 and is the founding manager of the BISCAP programme. He has had many roles in his eighteen years of teaching which started in Manchester as a school Sports Coordinator. It was for his excellent results in this role that he won the prestigious ‘Innovations in Sport’ award for raising attendance at extracurricular activities in deprived parts of the city. 

Thomas holds a Bachelor of Education with Honours in Education with Secondary Physical Education from Lancaster University, and a Master's Degree in Athletic Administration and Sports Management from Endicott College in Massachusetts. His role at BISS is to oversee the sports programme across the whole school and to help to create an environment that fosters a life-long love of sports through participation, providing opportunities to develop, succeed and excel.

Thomas is a keen sportsman and has enjoyed many years as a competitive cyclist and endurance athlete. Currently, he is an iron distance triathlete but spends much of his spare time with his family.

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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

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