Five key reasons to choose Britannica
1) Delivering the best of British education
We know you want the best education for your child, so that’s why we provide a British education from the very start of your child’s school life 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, it is recognised that A Level qualifications are 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 the ever-evolving modern marketplace.
2) A curriculum that opens doors
At Britannica International School, Shanghai, we’re proud to say that we have the highest quality, fully-trained teachers from the UK, all of whom are specially selected for their experience and excellence. We deliver the English National Curriculum all the way through from the early years to secondary education. We strive to provide a curriculum that inspires our students to achieve the best possible GCSE and A Level results!
3) Supporting world language development
We never forget the value of your child’s cultural diversity. In addition to the core curriculum, we provide an extensive World Languages Programme to offer native language lessons throughout the school for Mandarin, Korean, French, Spanish, Japanese and Hebrew, all of which are delivered by our specialist native-speaking teachers.
The principle Language of Britannica International School, Shanghai is English, but we also deliver an English as an Additional Language (EAL) programme to meet the highest standards, which is always delivered by specialist teachers.
4) Personalised learning for your child
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 student’s areas of excellence and the other areas where they may need extra support. Our low student: teacher ratio means that every student gets the attention they need to be understood and supported.
We respect and develop each student’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 people, which gives them the opportunity for more time with their teachers. Ensuring teachers have low student numbers means they can spend more time focusing on the individual needs of your child; a fundamental part of their successful development.
Not only do we excel in providing the highest-quality of academic education; we also provide a comprehensive programme of extra-curricular and after-school activities on offer to our students, including sports, arts, 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 out of the classroom. To see more detail, visit our Co-Curriculum page.
It is this ethos that makes Britannica International School, Shanghai able to ensure that your child is happy, academically challenged and inspired to learn more.
5) Inspiring facilities in an ideal location
Our central location means that most students’ journey to school is as easy as possible, leaving them more time to benefit from our wide range of co-curriculum clubs and classes. 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. We understand how important it is to keep commute times down, so our school is easily accessible with the best journey times and bus routes 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. Our rich co-curriculum evolves based on our student’s areas of interest.