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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: Sarah Burgess

Teacher of Science

After completing a degree in Biochemistry, I wanted to take a break from education before completing teacher training to gain some professional and life experiences in the wider world. I hoped that I would one day be able to share some of these with my future students. 

For a number of years I worked as a Project Manager in a large UK bank. During that time my proudest achievement was representing the company at a prestigious annual awards ceremony for a training programme I developed, which was shortlisted for the most innovative training programme in the UK financial sector category. By the time I completed my teacher training, I felt I was ready to face the challenging profession. Having already lived in China before, I was pleased to return and join BSG in the summer of 2013.

Having worked and lived in South East Asia for a number of years now I thoroughly enjoy travelling and exploring this amazing part of the world. During the school holidays, I will most likely be found relaxing on a deserted island somewhere in the Philippines. I am an animal lover and have been a vegetarian for 27 years.