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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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    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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Shanghai Dutch School

The SDS team consists of two full-time, fully qualified and experienced teachers. We work closely with parents to puts the wellbeing of the child at the heart of our school.

  • Irene

    Irene Dekker

    Head of Shanghai Dutch School

    Irene Dekker

    After finishing her Bachelor of Education Degree, Irene worked at various primary schools in Rotterdam before working as a class teacher in a secondary school for children with special educational needs.

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  • Elsbeth Hamstra

    Secondary Dutch Teacher

    Elsbeth Hamstra

    After completing secondary school, Elsbeth completed her introductory exam in Social Work in Leeuwarden, the Netherlands. For one year, she worked as a social worker in a school for children with mental health problems. Subsequently, she studied Theology in Leuven (Belgium) for four years but decided that, although it was a very interesting topic, her future was not in theology. Elsbeth then moved to Amsterdam and after working for some time, she decided that she wanted to become a Dutch Teacher. She pursued her Bachelor of Dutch Education Degree whilst working at a school for children with special needs. She then went on to teach at Damstede Lyceum, a multicultural school in Amsterdam.

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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

Admissions +86 21 6221 7542