Britannica International School, Shanghai

With an emphasis on high academic standards, strong pastoral care and a broad and balanced curriculum, Britannica International School aims to emulate the very best of British independent school education. The school is British owned, British managed and benefits from experienced, dynamic and caring staff that are confident in delivering the English National Curriculum. At the same time the school embraces and celebrates a multicultural pupil population, providing a personalized programme to meet the specific needs of English first and second language students as well as the native language needs of Mandarin, Korean, French and Spanish speakers. Small classes, individual attention, personalized learning programmes and an inclusive policy in the expressive arts and sport makes sure that all pupils are fully sup- ported across the curriculum, while giving individuals the opportunity to excel in their particular talents. All children are happy, safe, confident, supported, successful and challenged in their time at the school.
Founding Date September 2013
Accrediations & Affiliations A member of the Orbital Education Group (UK); Council of International Schools (CIS); Council of British International Schools (COBIS); Amateur Swimming Association UK (ASA); Cambridge International School (CIS); The Duke of Edinburgh International Award (DofE)
Type Early Years / Primary / Secondary / Sixth Form
Age of Students 2-18 years
Number of Students N/A
Nationality of Students International students
Education/ Curriculum English National Curriculum enhanced to meet the needs of international students IGCSE, IB and A Level
Primary Teaching Language English
Languages Taught English (including speciality teaching for EAL) and Mandarin, French, Spanish, Korean for native and non-native, Hebrew
Teachers All teachers are graduates, with a teaching qualification recognized by the UK Depart- ment of Education
Teaching Assistants For all classes in Early Years and Primary
Class Size Maximum 22
Teacher-Student Ratio minimum 1, maximum 22
School Hours 8:30am – 4:00pm
After-school Activities A range of activities available depending on season, including: Badminton, Basketball, Chess Club, Choir, Concert Band, Cricket, Dance, Drama, Football and a number of other clubs including Homework, Maths, Movies and various Arts & Crafts
School Facilities The school has outstanding facilities with specialist science laboratories, ICT suites, music rooms with rehearsal rooms, indoor swimming pool, theatre, gymnasium, two libraries, basketball court, tennis courts, cricket nets, astroturf football field, athletic track, a spacious cafeteria and specialist Early Years and Primary indoor and outdoor play areas.
School Nurse or Healthcare Yes, a full time nurse in attendance
School Bus Yes
School Lunch Yes
Admission & Fees Registration: RMB 2,000
Refundable Deposit: RMB 20,000
Tuition fees: RMB 94,050 – RMB 219,220
Contacts Location: 1988 Gubei Road, Shanghai.
Tel: (+86 21) 6402 7889
Fax: (+86 21) 6402 8599
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