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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

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    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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Modern Languages

The faculty and staff of the Modern Languages Department are dedicated to helping our students to be linguistically competent and culturally literate global citizens.

  • Shaheen

    Shaheen Khan

    Head of Primary EAL

    Shaheen Khan

    Having worked with a textile designer in Hong Kong for five years, and having her children there, Shaheen and her husband decided to return to the UK so that both children acquired a British education and grew up amongst their family. On her return and alongside her work within textiles, Shaheen decided to take up some voluntary work in a local school. She was offered a Teaching Assistant post in the school, whereby she carried out baseline assessments with children in their mother tongue. This instigated a new found passion as she began studying, firstly as a Teaching Assistant, and the, invited by the school to acquire a HLTA qualification. 

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  • Laury

    Laury Valente

    French Teacher

    Laury Valente

    Laury studied Foreign Languages and Civilisations at the University of Avignon, France, before moving abroad to obtain a PGCE in Modern Languages at Liverpool John Moores University in 2006. He went on to hone his teaching skills in the city of Liverpool before moving on to Cairo, Egypt, where he taught in MES, one of the leading schools in the Middle East. He is a returning staff member as he was part of the MFL Department from 2013 to 2017.

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  • Irene

    Irene Garcia Moreno

    Teacher of French and Spanish and Secondary Global Campus Lead...

    Irene Garcia Moreno

    Irene studied French Philology and English Philology at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona and spent a year in Paris, studying language and literature at Université de Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines. During her studies, Irene started her training in values-based education while volunteering with a local children's organisation. She then completed a Master’s Degree in Secondary Teacher Training, specialising in Foreign Languages at the Universitat de Barcelona. She was clear in her goal of becoming a teacher; it had always been her vocation. 

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  • Marina

    Marina Lee

    Spanish Teacher

    Marina Lee

    Marina has a Bachelor of Commerce International Degree (Spanish) from University College Dublin. As part of her undergraduate degree she completed an Erasmus year abroad in Valencia, Spain. She continued her studies to become a secondary school teacher graduating from Trinity College Dublin with a First Class Honours in Teaching Practice. During her studies at Trinity College, she focused on the use of authentic texts in the MFL classroom.

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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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15 Queen’s Road Central
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