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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.

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  • Tell us about your child

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

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Charlotte Giles

Charlotte Giles

Head of History & Year 11

I have been teaching in England for 5 years, working in a Secondary School in Wetherby, UK, specialising in History and Sociology. Throughout this time I have been steadily increasing my role within the Humanities department and the school. Some of my achievements have been delivering staff development sessions, securing a £10,000 grant for the school and jointly leading both the Sociology department and the History department to their highest results ever. I am also proud of my pastoral achievements, including running a form for 4 years and being a house leader.

I took the decision to come to the British School of Guangzhou because I was looking for a new challenge in a dynamic learning environment.  The idea of teaching in totally different surroundings appealed to me as a way to stretch and refine my pedagogy. I was also eager to take on more responsibility by leading a department, with the intention of bringing new ideas to the discipline of History and the way that it is promoted within school. 

Some of my interests include literature and film. I am an avid reader, particularly of  Japanese and Russian fiction but would choose George Orwell as my favourite author. I love film and spend as much time as I can either visiting the cinema or catching up on classics. I enjoy yoga and swimming and try to attend sessions as often as possible.

I aspire to continue working within the education sector, increasing my knowledge and developing my practice as I take on more whole school responsibility.