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  • A Global Family

    We come from over 60 different countries, and leave for some of the best universities around the world.


  • Personalized Education

    We offer inspiring education designed to nurture your child’s strengths, with one of the broadest post-16 curricula in North America.


  • Outstanding Teaching

    Our exam results are well above the global average, thanks to our inspiring and dedicated teachers.

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  • Exceptional Individuals

    Your child will grow into a considerate, confident adult, ready to explore a world of opportunities.

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  • Join Our School

    We’re a warm and welcoming community, and make parents and children feel like they’re part of something special.

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  • Every Day is Different

    Catch up on the latest news and find out what we’re doing to brighten up your child’s school day.

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  • Get in Touch

    We’re looking forward to hearing from you, and answering your questions


Meet Our Senior Leadership Team

Our senior leadership is responsible for maintaining the direction and values of the school.

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    Mark Wilson


    Mark Wilson

    I have been teaching since 1997 and spent 14 years teaching and leading schools in the UK before joining Nord Anglia Education in 2009 as Vice Principal / Head of Secondary at The British International School Shanghai, Pudong.

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  • Gema Averette

    Gemma Averette

    Head of Primary School

    Gemma Averette

    I am not only passionate about the education of our students but also the wellbeing, social and emotional health of children. One of the things that I value most about being part of BISH has been the opportunity for me to work with students of all ages, at all stages of their development across the school.

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  • Jonathan Cox

    Head of Secondary School

    Jonathan Cox

    I began my professional life in Corporate Training and moved into teaching around twenty years ago as an English Language and Literature teacher. In the UK I joined the Fast Track Teaching Scheme, working in challenging schools to raise standards. Since moving into International Education in 2010, I have worked as an Academic Advisor, Deputy Head and Head of School in both Singapore and Phnom Penh. My passions as an educator are the development of personal learning and different pathways through to graduation. I am very excited at the rich opportunities that BISH offers to develop my work in these areas.

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  • Jane Chastant

    Jane Chastant

    Director of Admissions and Marketing

    Jane Chastant

    I started in education when I taught in South Korea. I then worked in admissions and marketing for 15 years in higher ed prior to coming to BISH.

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  • Trent Angelucci 2022

    Trent Angelucci

    Interim Athletics Director

    Trent Angelucci

    I will be joining BIS Houston after spending a year as a Sales Pro for BSN Sports in Lexington, Kentucky.  Prior to this time I was at BSN and have spent 10 years coaching Division 1 NCAA men’s basketball.  My stops have included Southern Utah University, Eastern Kentucky University and Georgia Tech.  I am very excited to be joining the bulldog family! It is my goal to do everything in my power to help BIS Houston develop our athletics to an elite level and establish a high caliber Varsity Basketball programme.  Our goal is to build a program that serves our student athletes long after the ball stops bouncing.  I hope to utilize my network in coaching and at Universities across the country to help our Bulldog students find the best possible school for them after graduation.  Please feel free to email me at with any athletics inquiries. I look forward to meeting everyone soon. Stay safe!

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    Chau Giang

    Facilities Manager

  • Christine Schwerin

    Christine Schwerin

    Finance Director

    Christine Schwerin

    Working in finance has always been my passion. I started my career in investment management before moving on to work at a hedge fund in Manhattan. I changed my focus to corporate finance after earning my MBA. My corporate life included leadership experience in Corporate Strategy and Treasury at a Fortune 500 company. Later as a Director of Finance, I oversaw financial planning and analysis as well.

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