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CurriculumBritish
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 2 to 15
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Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English
Native English teachers
Extra languages (other than English)
Class sizes Average
Maximum 20 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
School's webpage:
Yearly fees: from: 元94,000
to: 元139,000
Address: No. 4 Chuangjia Road, Jinshazhou, Baiyun District,510168, China
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Number of students

150

Number of nationalities represented in the school

32

Max. number of students per class

18 students in Early Years and 20 students above Year1

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Native English speaking teachers

Yes

Language support for students not fluent in English

Yes, we have EAL program

Additional language classes offered by the school

We have Arabic as the Mother Tongue Programme

Use of technology in the classroom

We use multi-media teaching method in the classroom

Is the school ready to use virtual classrooms when needed? (e.g. teaching lessons online if the school is closed, e.g. during COVID-19 closures)

Yes we are using virtual classroom to teach our students during the recent COVID-19 quarantines.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Uniform required

Yes, we are an uniform school so all the students are required to wear a uniform

Waiting list

So far no waiting list

Entry evaluation for students

Yes, before a new student enrols at our school we need to arrange an entry test and an interview with our principal

Brief description of entry evaluation required

Before a new student enrols at our school we need to arrange an entry test and an interview with our principal

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

We accept students during the whole school year

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

The highest level we have right now is Year 10 so we don't have graduates yet.

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

No, Chinese government doesn't allow any religion practise at schools.

School bus service available

Yes

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Parents should advise the school of any learning difficulties or additional needs of students prior to submitting an application before applying for admission or arriving in Guangzhou. Students admitted to BIS must be able to function within the regular classroom setting and be able to work towards the successful completion of BIS academic requirements. It is important to note that we do not have a specialist unit to deal with more serious learning difficulties such as Autism, Emotional/behavioral disorders, Mental retardation/cognitive/development delays, Communicative disorders/aphasia. If your child has such needs, we can discuss on an individual base.

School start time

8:30am

School finish time

3:45pm

Supervised care before/after school

No

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

We have an ECA program offering different classes for the students

School provided lunches

Yes

Food alternatives for special dietary needs (ie. vegan, kosher, halal etc)

Yes, we have a buffet canteen offering different food for the students with special diets.

Sports facilities at the school

The school campus includes a Music and Dance facility, Library, Art room, STEAM/idea lab, football pitch and playing areas.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Britannia International School (BIS) is a member school of the Canadian International Educational Organisation. (CIEO). BIS is a non-profit, co-educational international school in Guangzhou China which offers The British National Curriculum. It has an Early Years Section for children aged 3 – 5 years old, a Primary Section catering for Years 1 – 6 inclusive i.e. 5 to 11 year olds, and Middle School Section for Year 7-9 students, i.e. 11 to 14 year olds. From age 11 upwards, it will eventually offer the Cambridge International Board General Certificate of Secondary Education Examinations (Cambridge International IGCSEs) to year 11 students, i.e.16 year olds. It is anticipated in future years to be offering Cambridge University Board Advanced Level Examinations.

Teaching approach of the school

Britannia International School (BIS) is a member school of the Canadian International Educational Organisation. (CIEO). BIS is a non-profit, co-educational international school in Guangzhou China which offers The British National Curriculum. It has an Early Years Section for children aged 3 – 5 years old, a Primary Section catering for Years 1 – 6 inclusive i.e. 5 to 11 year olds, and Middle School Section for Year 7-9 students, i.e. 11 to 14 year olds. From age 11 upwards, it will eventually offer the Cambridge International Board General Certificate of Secondary Education Examinations (Cambridge International IGCSEs) to year 11 students, i.e.16 year olds. It is anticipated in future years to be offering Cambridge University Board Advanced Level Examinations.

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