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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.

    Nursery class at BSG

  • 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: Francine Hearn

Head of Business & Economics

After graduating I trained as an Account Specialist for TUI Ltd where I was responsible for the management of payments to transport companies worldwide. It was here I received Oracle, Agresso and database management training. In 2006, I was fortunate to be given the opportunity to work for a start-up company in the role of Production Manager and Researcher specialising in multi-media communications, clients including: Coventry City Council, CV One, BBC and the NHS for whom we produced training videos for.

After completing a Masters degree and undertaking an Accounts role, I was awarded funding by the Graduate Advantage to work in a marketing role, managing video and web content for a micro-enterprise specialising in serious games and E-learning. It was during this role that I started training graduates and teaching part-time, which I thoroughly enjoyed. I was fortunate enough to be given the opportunity to undertake my teacher training, which subsequently led to a full-time teaching post.

I chose to live in China in 2012 and after researching schools my decision was very easy as I found the British School of Guangzhou the most informative, professional, organised and welcoming.

I enjoy travelling and exploring different places and experiencing other cultures. When I’m in Guangzhou and not working I enjoy shopping, eating out and morning tea. I am currently learning Mandarin and hope to pass a proficiency test in the near future. I have two cats; Little B and Min Min.