The British School of Beijing

You want your child to excel. So do we. At The British School of Beijing (BSB) Shunyi, we promise to support your child to be their best and achieve more than they ever thought possible. We teach globally respected curricula to deliver excellent academic outcomes. Students follow an enhanced English National Curriculum and complete the IGCSE examinations at age 16. Senior students aged 17 & 18 study for the IB Diploma. Our German Primary Programme for our native German-speaking students study core subjects in German, integrating with non-core subjects. Our world-class teachers ensure your child experiences accelerated learning. Established in 2003, our combined EYFS, Primary and Secondary campus is ideally situated within the very popular expatriate residential area of Shunyi and provides outstanding facilities to support your child’s learning. As part of a family of 56 Nord Anglia schools in 27 countries with 50,000 students, BSB Shunyi’s global reach provides unique life and learning experiences for our students to develop into mature and successful global citizens. We benefit from collaborations with the best organisations including MIT, The Juilliard School and UNICEF.
Founding Date 2003
Accrediations & Affiliations IB (International Baccalaureate) World school; Council of British International Schools (COBIS) through the UK Department for Education Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI); Nord Anglia Education Group; Beijing Municipal Education Commission; Federation of British International Schools in Asia (FOBISIA); UK Independent Association of Prep Schools (IAPS); International Schools Athletics Conference (ISAC)
Type Early Years Foundation Stage to IB Diploma
Age of Students 1 to 18 years
Number of Students 1000
Nationality of Students UK, Europe, North & South America, Africa, Asia Pacific region; total of 60+ nationalities
Education/ Curriculum BSB offers an enhanced English National Curriculum, leading to the iGCSEs and the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma, as well as the German Thuringia Curriculum and the Kernlehrplan der Region 20/21 for Grade 1 – 4.
Primary Teaching Language English by native speakers (German in German Primary School)
Languages Taught Mandarin, French, Spanish, German, EAL
Teachers Qualified teachers with extensive English National Curriculum and IB experience. Specialist teachers in English Literature, Modern Foreign Languages, EAL, Mathematics, Sciences, ICT, Music, Art, History, Geography, PE.
Teaching Assistants Primary classes have Teaching Assistants in each class, as do the specialist subjects; these are foreign as well as local hired staff with University Degrees or Masters in teaching.
Class Size Max 22 (16 in Nursery)
Teacher-Student Ratio 1:4-1:10
School Hours 8:30 am to 3:30pm
After-school Activities 100+ activities including Sports, Arts, Drama, Music, Photography, Dance, Cooking, plus an extensive programme of community/charity work and residential trips in China and beyond.
School Facilities Two buildings, a gymnasium, a fitness centre, a multi-purpose room, a full regulation size football pitch, 4 outdoor purpose-built playgrounds (separated by age group), a swimming pool, a dance studio and a sports dome. There is also a theatre, a drama studio, dedicated music rooms, computer music suites, a recording studio, ICT suites, science laboratories, a dark room, art studios, a SEN room, a Sixth Form study lounge and a robotics lab.
School Nurse or Healthcare Dedicated Nursing team across all campuses as well as First aid trained teachers.
School Bus Yes, across Beijing
School Lunch A range of Asian and Western options, sandwich station, salad & fruit bar as well as meals for vegetarians and those with food sensitivity or restrictions
Admission & Fees Application Fee: RMB 1,600, Deposit: 16,000
Tuition fees for 2018-2019: RMB 135,200 – RMB 298,910 (includes lunch, trips and ASAs)
Contacts South Side, No.9, Anhua Street, Tianzhu Development Zone, Shunyi District, Beijing 101318
Tel: (+ 8610) 8047 3558
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