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  • Outstanding Location

    Located directly on the shores of the scenic South Lake (Nan Hu), we offer your child a respite from busy city life each day.

    South Lake Campus

  • A World-Class Curriculum

    We are the only school in Guangzhou to offer your child premium access to the English National Curriculum.

    Global Choir

  • Activity & Responsibility

    Your child will be offered world-class opportunities designed to develop confidence, skill and responsibility.

    BSG Graduating Class of 2017

  • Highest Quality Staff

    Our teaching staff are the finest in Guangzhou. All are police verified and fully qualified with UK or international teaching experience.

    British International School of Guangzhou KS1 Sports Day 2016

  • Welcome to Guangzhou

    You won't just receive an excellent education for your child, you'll also be joining our growing international community.

    The British School of Guangzhou Nursery Carnival

  • New Opportunities

    From our choir to our sports teams, every day something wonderful happens at The British School of Guangzhou.

    Students playing basketball

  • Tell us about your child

    Your child is our focus. Tell us about them and we'll help you make the right choices.

    Nursery class at BSG

Staff Profiles: Nicholas McKenna

I gained a BA Honours Degree in Hispanic Studies from the University of Nottingham and afterwards gained a Post Graduate teaching qualification from the University of Liverpool. Over the past 15 years, I have taught Modern Foreign Languages in both Primary and Secondary schools in the United Kingdom, Malaysia, the Cayman Islands and now here in China. 

I have taught Spanish to a wide age range, from Year 3 through to Year 13, and was Head of Spanish and Head of House in previous schools before becoming Head of Faculty here at the British School of Guangzhou. I was keen to come to live and work in China as I hope to learn to speak a new language and travel around this diverse country.

I am married to Yvonne who is the Head of the Science Faculty here at the British School of Guangzhou. My two main interests are sport and travel. I have been to many countries in Europe, Asia and the Americas and I enjoy visiting new locations, sampling the local cuisine and seeing the main places of interest. I like to play golf and swim but my greatest passion is football; I still play regularly and I am a keen follower of Liverpool FC.