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CurriculumsIB and British
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 2 to 18
Reviews: 4.9
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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 18 students / class
Maximum 22 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
School's webpage:
Yearly fees: from: 元242,000
to: 元344,000
Address: 2888 Junmin Road Pudong New District Shanghai 201315 China
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Number of students


Number of nationalities represented in the school


Most common nationality

American, British, German and Hong Kong

Ratio of local students to international students

All international students

Native English speaking teachers


Language support for students not fluent in English

English is the language of instructions and we do offer English as an Additional Language to support non-native English speakers.

Additional language classes offered by the school

Mandarin, German, French, Spanish and Korean.

Max. number of students per class


Average number of students per class


Does the school employ teaching assistants?


Use of technology in the classroom

All classrooms are networked and there is access to technology throughout the school. Wireless access allows students to access the internet for research wherever they are.

Classrooms are fitted with smartboard technology and students are encouraged to utilise presentation software and internet evidence when delivering their work to the class. Teachers and students use a Virtual Learning Environment (Moodle) to share work assignments and resources outside 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)


Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?


External examinations or assessments available

IB Diploma and IGCSE

Results in these examinations

For the 2020/21 academic school year, NAIS Pudong achieved a pass rate of 100%. The average score was 37.3 which is significantly higher than the IB global average widening the gap between the school and other IB schools around the world. This result also showcases the difference that Nord Anglia Education schools bring to students’ academic results.

We are delighted to announce that a staggering 50 % of NAIS Pudong students achieved 40 points and above. This is the level of attainment required to gain admission to the world's elite universities, such as Cambridge, Oxford, Harvard and Stanford.

Additionally, at NAIS Pudong we are delighted to share another year of outstanding IGCSE results for our students.

With 73.2% of grades awarded being A* to A and 98.6% A* to C, our students have yet again significantly exceeded the global average and continued NAIS Pudong’s impressive run of high academic achievement in this area.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?


Approximate hours of homework given

Depends on the subject and grade level.

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

100% of our students

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Yes, limited learning support assistance may be available depending on the need.

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

There is differentiation happening across the school to stretch and challenge talented students. For instance, we offer early entry GCSE and setting for English, Maths and Science.

Student access to education psychologist

NAIS Pudong has links with local educational support services.

Entry evaluation for students

Admissions assessment

Brief description of entry evaluation required

Maths- and English tests, interviews and CATS test depending on year group

Waiting list

The waiting list depends on the year group

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

NAIS Pudong operates a rolling admissions system although we do encourage everyone to apply early as some year groups are more popular than others.

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes, due to Covid-19 we have families joining us throughout the year.

School start time


School finish time

3:15 with the option to stay for Co-curricular Activities til 4:15

Supervised care before/after school


School bus service available


School provided lunches


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

- Western or Asian set menus
- Customised sandwich set menu
- Vegetarian, halal, gluten-free

Uniform required


Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

NAIS Pudong hosts over 150 different activities for students to get involved in outside of the academic curriculum.

Sports activities included

Football, basketball, volleyball, swimming, athletics, table tennis, badminton, rugby.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students


Facilities at the school

Our exceptional facilities help bring your child’s learning to life. Our purpose-built learning spaces are packed with cutting-edge equipment and technology. Advanced sports and creative facilities in beautiful green surroundings enable your child to learn and grow beyond the classroom.

-Multi-purpose hall with performance facilities
-Our MIT makerspace
-Outdoor sports fields
-Indoor swimming pool
-Dance, art & visual media rooms
-Science laboratories

Sports facilities at the school

NAIS Pudong has extensive facilities on campus; three indoor gymnasiums, a gymnastics/martial arts hall, a 25-metre indoor swimming pool, all-weather pitches, tennis and basketball courts and, a full size grass rugby/football pitch. A cardio/weights fitness room and a spinning studio offer further opportunity for fitness activity. The school's recent upgrades include floodlights on the rugby/football pitch to extend sporting events into the evening.

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Nord Anglia International School Shanghai, Pudong (NAIS Pudong) opened its doors in 2002 in Kangqiao, Pudong. NAIS Pudong was the first British school in China and the first international school based in Pudong. Since then, the school has gone from strength to strength and is firmly established as a school of choice in the area. Whilst looking forward to our 20th anniversary in 2022, we have recently celebrated 15 years of outstanding success as an IB school delivering excellent IB Diploma results year on year.

We are a part of Nord Anglia Education, a network of 70+ International schools around the world. Parents choose a Nord Anglia education because we offer academic, social and personal success for every student. Through opportunities to learn from the best, experiences beyond the ordinary, and the encouragement to achieve more than what they thought possible, we help our students succeed anywhere through our unique global educational offer. We do all this by investing in our people, our schools, and above all, our students.

Teaching approach of the school

NAIS Pudong believes there are no limits to what its students can achieve and NAIS Pudong creates an environment where your child will excel academically, socially and personally. The school's outstanding teachers nurture and challenge your child through personalised learning for every student. NAIS Pudong builds on each student’s individual strengths and passions. It creates challenge and support in every lesson and every activity so that they continuously grow and learn. NAIS Pudong offers unique opportunities to open the door to new experiences.

At NAIS Pudong we offer:
Pre-nursery to Year 9: English National Curriculum and International Primary Curriculum
Years 10 and 11: IGCSE
Years 12 and 13: IB Diploma Programme


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