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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.

    Hollie Slaughter

  • 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

Paul Diver

Paul Diver

Year 2 Teacher

I grew up in Birmingham, England but moved to Sheffield to study Media and Communications. After graduating with a BA (Hons), I moved to The Netherlands to work in the shipping industry. Whilst there, I met Justine who would later became my wife. Following a move to Australia, I retrained as a primary school teacher and obtained a BA in Teaching at the University of Western Sydney. A few years later I studied for a CELTA certificate (English for speakers of other languages). I taught for several years at schools in Australia before moving to Bhutan in the Himalayas, for a year, to teach as a volunteer.

I have spent the last 4 years teaching at International schools in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. I have taught all primary grades but the majority of my experience has been on grades 2 and 3. I am father to Thomas, Amelie and Lois who are all students at BSG Guangzhao. My wife Justine is a Year 6 teacher.

I enjoy travel and am looking forward to discovering more of China. I am currently learning to play the guitar and dearly wish I had learnt as a teenager. I think my new hobby will be learning to speak some Mandarin. I also think puns are a greatly underrated form of comedy.