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    Situated in the heart of a thriving expat community, our school is home to families from all over the world

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The Arts

Our Performing Arts Team is committed to helping students develop lifelong learning habits, tailoring each lesson to fit their students as individuals.

  • Phil

    Philip Laverick

    Head of Secondary Music

    Philip Laverick

    Philip Laverick

    BA Music (RWCMD), PGCE

    Philip is from the north-east of England and studied Music at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, graduating in 1995 with composition as his main focus. He started playing the tuba when he was eleven years old, quite by accident. Already a keyboard player, Philip then requested to learn the trumpet at school. His Music teacher immediately dismissed the idea on the sole basis that his school orchestra already had far too many trumpets and he really needed a tuba player! 

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  • Queenie

    Queenie Xu

    Music Teacher

    Queenie Xu

    Queenie Xu

    BA, PGCE

    Queenie has a life-long passion for Music and has enjoyed many years performing as soloist, first and second violinist in quartets and orchestras. She started playing the violin at the age of six and studied Music at the Xinghai Conservatory of Music with violin performance as her main focus. 

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  • Isabel Li

    Music Teacher

    Isabel Li

    Isabel Li

    BMus (RBC), MMus (RCM), PGCE

    Isabel discovered her passion in music from an early age and studied in specialised primary and secondary schools for music in Taipei, focusing on piano and clarinet performance. With the scholarship received from the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, Isabel moved to the UK to continue her music education at the age of 18. Later, she completed her MMus in Piano Performance at the Royal College of Music (RCM), London. Throughout the years of studying in the UK, Isabel worked closely with other musicians – from piano trio, duo pianos, piano duet to orchestra playing and accompaniment for choirs and solo instrumentalists. 

    After graduating from RCM, Isabel completed her PGCE course at the Institute of Education (IoE), UCL and became a music teacher for 2 years at a secondary school in North London, UK.

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  • Nigel

    Nigel de Sousa

    Head of Performing Arts

    Nigel de Sousa

    Nigel de Sousa

    MA, BA(Hons), QTS

    Nigel graduated from Royal Holloway, University of London with a degree in English, Drama and Theatre Studies. He went on to study performance at Drama Studio London gaining a diploma in acting. Whilst working as an actor, he toured with many 'theatre in education' companies in the UK, working on a variety of issue-based dramas for young people. He co-founded a London based fringe theatre company which aimed to produce fresh, new and exciting theatre to the capital’s audience.  In 2016, Nigel achieved a Master's Degree in Advanced Teaching of Shakespeare from the University of Warwick. 

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  • Rhian

    Rhian Dixon

    Head of Art

    Rhian Dixon

    Rhian Dixon

    BA (Hons) 3D Design, PGCE

    Rhian has a First Class BA Honours Degree in Design from Loughborough University. Her education and professional career to date have provided the opportunity to experience working in a range of design industries. She has worked extensively with children in both primary and secondary in both school and community contexts. 

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The British International School Shanghai, Puxi

111 Jinguang RoadHuacao TownMinhang201107Shanghai

上海英国外籍人员子女学校浦西校区

金光路111号华漕镇上海市 闵行区201107

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