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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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  • News & Views

    Stay in touch with all that is taking place in our school and our community

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  • Get in Touch

    We like talking about education and children. You can get in touch with our admissions team by phone,skype or e-mail, or by calling in to see us

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Year 2 Teachers

  • Rebecca Griffiths

    Rebecca Griffiths

    Year 2 Class Teacher and Year Leader

    Rebecca Griffiths

    Rebecca attended Bangor University, UK where she completed a BA (Hons) in Primary Education leading to Qualified Teacher Status. She has also successfully completed a Masters in Educational Practice, at Cardiff University. Rebecca has taught a range of age groups, from Nursery to Year 6, in her hometown in North Wales, which has given her a strong and broad understanding of the Primary Curriculum.

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  • Diane Lapworth

    Diane Lapworth

    Year 2 Class Teacher

    Diane Lapworth

    Diane studied English Literature at Loughborough University. After she graduated, she moved to Wuhan, China to teach a Grade 2 English class. She intended to stay there for one year but extended her placement as she thoroughly enjoyed living and teaching in China. After leaving Wuhan, Diane moved to London to train professionally as a teacher, completing her PGCE at Goldsmiths University. She then worked at a school in Stoke Newington, Hackney for five years, teaching years 4, 5 and 6 and leading PSHE (Personal, Social, Health Education) throughout the school for four years. Diane has been a Year 2 teacher at BISS Puxi for a year and is looking forward to working with more ambitious children and families.

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  • Yasmin Bjork

    Year 2 Teacher

    Yasmin Bjork

    Yasmin graduated from Manchester Metropolitan University with an BA (Hons) in Early Years Education followed by a PGCE from Sunderland University. Yasmin has a diverse background in education having worked in EYFS, Year 1 and with Year 2 students which makes Yasmin a strong classroom practitioner with a varied teaching portfolio. Yasmin came to China to teach with the British Council and has remained in Shanghai for the past 19 years. Whilst living in China she has worked at many schools with differing educational systems which has enriched her ongoing teaching and learning.

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  • elizabeth bewley

    Elizabeth Bewley

    Primary Class Teacher

    Elizabeth Bewley

    Elizabeth studied French at the University of Nottingham. After completing a PGCE in Primary MFL at the University of Durham, Elizabeth taught in Year 5 for two years in a challenging school in northern England. In 2006 Elizabeth moved to Shanghai with her husband Neil and worked for two years at Dulwich College, first in Year 4 and then as Year group leader in Year 3. In 2008 She returned to the U.K. and worked for a year before starting a family. After two years Elizabeth was keen to return to teaching and started working in her local school where she enjoyed teaching across all key stages. Elizabeth joined BISS in 2018 and currently teaches in Year 2.

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  • Rosie Hind

    Year 2 Teacher

    Rosie Hind

    Rosie is passionate about teaching. She believes that happy children will flourish and she ensures that children in her care feel valued, supported and challenged to reach their full potential. She has always had an interest in teaching. After receiving a first class degree from Liverpool John Moores University, she decided to follow in her mother’s footsteps, completing her teacher training at Bath Spa University in 2011.

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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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