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Britannica has fully re-opened for the Academic Year 2020-21

Britannica has reopened to all students on 2nd September 2020. All students are now well settled in, marking a successful start of the promising new Academic Year 2020-21.

With a full cohort of teachers in Shanghai and a strong in-school and e-learning programme in place, we are able to guarantee the Best of British education to all our returning and new students.

Parents who wish for a personalised approach to teaching for their children, delivered by fully qualified and experienced UK trained teachers, can continue to be confident in Britannica’s provision at their ‘down-town’ Gubei site. Interested parents who would like to learn more about Britannica are welcome to click HERE and sign up for one of Britannica Open Days in September.

More Britannica events can be found on our Youtube or Youku Channel via either one of the following links.

Video Archive (Youtube)

Video Archive (Youku)

Our Virtual Reality Tour

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Britannica is a CIS accredited school

Students come to Britannica for our strong British foundation and truly personalised approach to learning, that enables your child to achieve the very best that they are capable of at IGCSE and A Level. Our commitment to always providing a low teacher to student ratio and small class sizes means that we have the time to identify, celebrate and nurture the excellence in every child.

At Britannica International School, Shanghai, we help you to make the best educational choice for your child. We combine high academic standards with excellent pastoral care to help nurture our students in 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, training and support required, to offer the very best of British education and the English National Curriculum to them.

As a truly international school, we also support the breadth of student languages; offering a World Languages Programme to provide native language lessons throughout the school for Mandarin, Korean, French, Spanish, Italian, Japanese and Hebrew. We also provide the highest quality English as an Additional Language programme.

As soon as you step into our school, parents, students and teachers all feel the warmth, excitement and passion to thrive. Why not come and visit us and see how we could support your child's development.

Five reasons to choose Britannica

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1.Trophy Star

Delivering the best of British education


A curriculum that opens doors


Supporting world language development

4.Hat Person

Personalised learning for your child


Inspiring facilities in an ideal location

Orbital Education

Britannica International School belongs to the Orbital Group. Founded in 2005, Orbital Education owns and operates a growing group of international schools across the globe, targeting students between 2 and 18 years old.
Queens Award for International Trade