Delivering the Best of British Education
Located in the heart of the city, our school delivers the best of British education, following the English National Curriculum, adapted to meet the needs of our international students aged 2 to 18. Accredited by both COBIS and CIS, our school is British owned and managed, with experienced native British teachers and a personalised approach to learning, making us an excellent school choice for families in Shanghai.Take Our Virtual Tour
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Students come to Britannica for our strong British roots and truly personalised approach to learning, which enable your child to achieve the very best that they are capable of at IGCSE and A Level. Our commitment to maintaining a low teacher to student ratio, with small class sizes, means we have the time to identify, celebrate and develop excellence in every child.
At Britannica International School, Shanghai, we combine high academic standards with excellent pastoral care to help nurture our students into becoming the global citizens and leaders of tomorrow. Working in partnership with you, our parents, we are able to understand your child's individual needs and in turn, provide the facilities, guidance and support required to offer them the very best of British education.
As a truly international school, we celebrate the breadth of student languages; offering a comprehensive World Languages Programme to provide native language lessons throughout the school in Mandarin, Korean, French, Italian, Spanish, Japanese and Hebrew. We also provide the highest quality English as an Additional Language programme, enabling all our students to access the curriculum fully.
As soon as you step into our school, you will feel the warmth, excitement and passion to thrive. Why not come and visit us to see how we could support your child's development and help you make the best choice for your child’s education.
Five reasons to choose BritannicaRead more
Delivering the best of British education
The English National Curriculum is at the core of our teaching, enhanced to meet the needs of our international students.
A curriculum that opens doors
We offer a challenging programme for a successful future at university and beyond.
Supporting world language development
Our comprehensive language programmes celebrate cultural diversity.
Personalised learning for your child
With a low student : teacher ratio, individual attention is given to every student in our school.
Inspiring facilities in an ideal location
Our purpose-built school is conveniently placed in the heart of the city.
On behalf of Britannica’s staff team, I would like to welcome all current and prospective parents to our school website. Our mission is to serve our pupils and their parents to the best of our abilities and in so doing use our expertise to deliver the very best of British education to Shanghai’s expatriate families. I hope our website gives a clear picture of how we do this at Britannica.
Principal, Britannica International School, Shanghai