Britannica International School Shanghai

Britannica International School, Shanghai is dedicated to helping students realise their potential and creating internationally-minded leaders of tomorrow in a supporting, collaborative and inclusive international school community. 

Britannica is British owned and managed and offers an A Level programme to students over the age of 16. Students work towards IGCSE qualifications in Year 11 and can study A Levels leading to worldwide university entrance.

  • Age of Students 2-18
  • 750 Students
  • Over 40 Nationalities
  • Type: Early Years, Primary, Secondary, Sixth Form

Languages Taught

English (including English as an EAL programme), Mandarin, Korean, Japanese, French, Spanish, Italian and Hebrew.

Teacher Demographics

All Britannica teachers are native English speakers. Teachers are supported by a highly qualified and experienced Principal and a large team of Teacher Assistants and Administrative Staff. 

Extracurricular Activities

Britannica offers more than one hundred after school activities, including; Basketball, Football, Badminton, Touch Rugby, Swimming, Chess Club, Choir, Chamber Orchestra, Dance, Drama, Cooking, Movies, Knitting, and many more.

School Facilities

The school’s Gubei campus has outstanding facilities with specialist laboratories, a Sixth Form Suite with specialist science, ICT suite, Primary Learning Centre, Secondary Learning Centre, nurse clinic, sports hall, swimming pool, football pitch, tennis court, running track, outdoor playgrounds, large indoor play area, dance rooms, art rooms for both primary and secondary students, a music room with range of international music instruments, music technology room, individual practice rooms, and 250-seat performance theatre.

School Bus

Britannica’s school bus service provides reliable transport for families across Shanghai. 


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