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Britannica International School, Shanghai

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Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 2 to 18
Yearly fees (G7): 元268,480
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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 16 students / class
Maximum 22 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
Yearly fees: 元268,480
Address: 1988 Gubei Road near Wuzhong Road, Shanghai, 201103 China
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Number of students


Ratio of local students to international students

100% international

Max. number of students per class


Average number of students per class


Does the school employ teaching assistants?


Native English speaking teachers


Language support for students not fluent in English

English as an Additional Language

Additional language classes offered by the school

Mandarin, French, Spanish

Do teachers assign homework to their students?


Approximate hours of homework given

Depends on the subject and grade level.

Uniform required


Entry evaluation for students


Brief description of entry evaluation required

Britannica assesses all students in order to asses their cognitive ability to ensure that Britannica school is right for your child and your child will achieve their maximum potential with Britannica International School.

External examinations or assessments available

IGCSE, A Levels

School bus service available


School start time


School finish time


Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Funky fingers, dodgeball, mini tennis, gymnastics, swimming, ballet, mini-sports, netball, basketball, football, chess, Mandarin activities, Chinese cooking, drum line, Britannica voices, chamber orchestra, sketching club, Subbuteo club, Italian cooking, guitar, scrabble, Irish language club, Maths, drama, Lego, educational computer games, construction games, educational videos, robotics, play-dough, touch rugby, music, team games, theater, life skills, calligraphy, chalk drawings, story picture club, mask making, public speaking, cartoon club, sudoku, film club, card games, Gaelic football, field hockey, advanced web design, martial arts.

School provided lunches


Sports activities included

Physical education

Sports facilities at the school

Premier sporting facilities that include: Swimming Pool, Sports Hall, Astro Turf, Tennis Courts, Basketball and Netball Courts, Cricket Nets, Indoor and Outdoor Multifunctional Play Areas.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students


Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Britannica International School, Shanghai brings the best of British education to Shanghai by modelling its provision on the recognised excellence of UK independent schooling. It delivers a personalised curriculum that aims to meet the individual needs of each child, with the highest expectations of standards with regard to teaching and learning, along with facilities that challenge the best provision in the city.

Teaching approach of the school

Committed to school’s vision and mission and emphasising a personalised approach to education Britannica International School recognises the need to adapt and be creative with its curriculum, teaching and pupil learning to meet the needs of individual students.

The school encourages a sense of formality, while not neglecting the fact that children need time to be creative, explore their own interests, play with their friends, take a lead in developing a sense of responsibility, make and learn from mistakes , have a growing empathy for the needs of others and understand their role as a team player as well as a team leader. Britannica is committed to creating leaders out of today’s learners and an understanding in pupils of their role as effective global citizens.

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