Following a lengthy and comprehensive process, Britannica International School, Shanghai has now officially gained COBIS Accredited member status. After achieving this, Britannica is proud to announce that we are currently the ONLY international school in Shanghai that has gained full accreditation by both COBIS and CIS.


This achievement and status should provide additional reassurance for our parents and children. This means that Britannica International School, Shanghai has shown that we meet the highest standards of international and British best practice in providing children with the maximum levels of support in their development at all stages of their education.

The ethos at the heart of COBIS accreditation is continuous improvement in how education is provided and how the safety and wellbeing of all children is the highest priority.

The high standards required are maintained by regular inspections and communication with COBIS. Our staff can take advantage of the training and feedback available, which enables us to learn lessons from the best British International Schools across the world.

Our accreditation report highlighted the enthusiasm and team spirit of our students and staff, as well as the strong leadership of the school both locally and from Orbital Head Office in the UK.
Britannica International School, Shanghai looks forward to engaging with COBIS to offer even more academically and socially enriching activities to our students.

This confirmed accreditation can now be added to our list of achievements, most importantly alongside our recent full CIS accreditation.

COBIS and CIS Accreditation