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  • Did you know?

    We are the only British International School in downtown Beijing, situated in the heart of the embassy district of Sanlitun.

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  • Teachers Who Care

    Our experienced teaching staff acre about the education of their students, and are always prepared to go one step further.

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  • Student Aspirations

    We aim for all our students to become ‘Global Learners, Aspiring Leaders’

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  • Be Ambitious

    We create an environment where there are no limits to what our students can achieve, where your child will excel academically, socially and personally.

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  • Join our Community

    96% of parents of our current students felt that their first contact with our school was warm and welcoming.

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  • Did you know?

    We have a dedicated team waiting to hear from you and support with your transition to the School.

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  • Connect with Us

    Find out more about what’s happening at the School

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Welcome to The British School of Beijing, Sanlitun

The British School of Beijing, Sanlitun is known for its high educational standards and its welcoming learning environment. Your child will be welcomed into a diverse community where students learn to make a difference.

  • VSE (Virtual School)
    Year 2 to Year 6 - VSE (Virtual School) from 20th January

    We have been instructed by the Beijing authorities that we have to close the school campus and move to VSE (Virtual School) from Thursday 20th January for Year 2 to Year 6.

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    We are delighted you are considering The British School of Beijing, Sanlitun for your child's education. We are looking forward to answering all of your child's questions and welcoming your family to our school.

  • MIT collaboration
    Our MIT Collaboration

    We take an innovative hands-on, cross-functional approach to teaching science and technology. Our STEAM curriculum is an interdisciplinary programme that allows your child to develop transferable skills needed for the 21st century.

  • 'Be Ambitious'
    Our Be Ambitious Philosophy

    Our Be Ambitious philosophy drives our educational offer. We believe there is no limit to what your child can achieve. We ignite your child's curiosity and tell them to reach for their dreams, to step outside their comfort zones and try something new, and above all, to be ambitious.

The only British international school in Beijing, Sanlitun

Located in downtown Beijing, your child will thrive in our school's diverse international community. We are the only British International School in downtown Beijing, situated in the heart of the embassy district of Sanlitun.

Key facts about our school

Languages Taught

  • Mandarin
  • German




Languages of Instruction

  • English


  • curriculum icon English National Curriculum

Maximum Students


School Type

Day School

Age Range

1- 11

Facilities Highlights

Student to Teacher Ratio


Average Class Size


Our Family

When you choose our school, your child joins Nord Anglia Education's global community. They will learn with students around the world through our Global Campus and participate in extraordinary experiences to develop an international perspective. In school, our inspirational teachers and collaborations with world leading organisations will nurture your child's ambitions. As part of our family, your child will be supported to achieve more than they may have imagined possible.

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20 January 2022

Chinese New Year

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Year 1 Class
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Our location

The British School of Beijing, Sanlitun

- In the heart of the Embassy District

5 Xiliujie, Sanlitun Road,
Chaoyang District, Beijing, 100027

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The British School of Beijing, Sanlitun
Primary Campus

5 Xiliujie, Sanlitun Road
Chaoyang District

The British School of Beijing, Sanlitun
Early Years Campus

5 Xiliujie, Sanlitun Road
Chaoyang District
100027, China

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