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Five key reasons to choose Britannica

1) 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.

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We know you want the best education for your child, which is why we offer a British education from the very start of your child’s academic journey and nurture them through to achieving the most prestigious IGCSE and A Level qualifications as part of the English National Curriculum; setting them on a pathway to the most sought-after universities and career paths. Why do we teach A Levels? Because today, they are recognised as gold standard qualifications, highly respected by universities and employers across the world.

We offer a fully-immersive British learning experience for students that will help them to become responsible global citizens, who can work together as team players with the skills to excel in an ever-evolving modern marketplace.

2) A curriculum that opens doors

We offer a challenging programme for a successful future at university and beyond.

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At Britannica International School, Shanghai, we are proud to have the highest quality, fully-trained teachers on our team from the UK, all of whom are specially selected for their experience and excellence. We deliver the English National Curriculum all the way from the Early Years through Secondary education. We strive to provide a curriculum that inspires our students to achieve the best possible IGCSE and A Level results.

3) Supporting world language development

Our comprehensive language programmes celebrate cultural diversity.

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We never forget the value of your child’s cultural diversity. In addition to our core curriculum, we provide an extensive World Languages Programme, offering native language lessons throughout the school in Mandarin, Korean, French, Spanish, Japanese and Hebrew, all of which are delivered by specialist native-speaking teachers.

The principle language of Britannica International School, Shanghai is English, and we deliver an English as an Additional Language (EAL) programme to meet the highest standards, which arealways taught by specialist teachers, enabling our English language learners to access the curriculum fully.

4) Personalised learning for your child

With a low student : teacher ratio, individual attention is given to every student in our school.

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Our ethos is based on the fact that if your child is happy and inspired to learn, success will follow.At Britannica International School, Shanghai, we know from experience that to achieve this we have to fully understand each child’s areas of excellence and areas for development where they may need extra support. Our low student : teacher ratio means that every student gets the attention they need to excel.

We respect and develop each child’s language and cultural diversity while continuing to develop their learning through the highest calibre of British education. Students are taught in classes of no more than 22 students, ensuring that our teachers can spend more time focusing on the individual needs of your child; a fundamental part of their successful development.

On top of this, we also provide a comprehensive programme of extra-curricular and after-school activities, which include sports, arts, languages, expeditions and more. At Britannica International School, Shanghai, we give all of our students the chance to develop a wide range of skills, both in and outside the classroom.

It is this belief that allows us to ensure that your child is happy, academically challenged and inspired to learn more throughout their time here at Britannica.

5) Inspiring facilities in an ideal location

Our purpose-built school is conveniently placed in the heart of the city.

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Britannica International School, Shanghai is located in Gubei, close to the downtown area and next to open park land, perfect for families in Jing’an and Zhongshan Park. Our central location means that most students’ journey to school is as short and easy as possible, leaving them more time to benefit from our rich co-curricular programme that evolves based on our students’ areas of interest. We understand how important it is to keep commute times down, and our school is easily accessible with the best journey times and various bus routes available for students.

Our purpose-built campus features a wide range of facilities, including state-of-the-art classrooms, a swimming pool and sports hall, specialist science and technology suites, a library and fully-fitted ICT rooms.