The British School of Nanjing

Nanjing, China

The British School of Nanjing provides World Class Education to children aged 2-18 in it's tree-lined, green and leafy mountain campus, offering air-purification throughout, a full-sized football pitch, tennis court, swimming pool and outdoor education areas. 

Ages taught:

2 — 18

School type:



  • Day
  • Flexi Boarding
  • Weekly Boarding
  • Full Boarding


  • English National Curriculum


Head of Admissions

Accreditations and memberships:

  • Council of British International Schools (COBIS)
  • University of Cambridge International Examinations
  • Edexcel Licensed
  • The British Schools Foundation
School Website

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Welcome to The British School of Nanjing. I am thrilled that you are considering our school for your child and hope that you can see from the details on our website that BSN is an excellent choice. Choosing a school for your child is one of the most important decisions you will have to make. We recognise this and at BSN we ensure every child achieves their potential and more. Through highly enjoyable and engaging learning experiences pupils acquire the skills of the English National Curriculum. All of our classroom teachers are UK qualified with up-to-date training so that teaching standards are always high. State-of-the-art technologies are integrated into our curriculum and classrooms to ensure pupils are prepared for the future.

Senior management

Head of School - Mr Matthew Shephard
Head of Foundation / Deputy Head - Mrs Adeline Sutherland
Head of Primary - Mrs Wharton and Head of Secondary - Mrs Heidi Witt-Williams

School description

The British School of Nanjing offers a modern and vibrant education to boys and girls in Early Years, Primary and Secondary School. The school serves expatriate families looking to provide their children with a private education of the highest standard. We nurture high aspirations for each and every one of our students. Many achieve great academic results while others discover a passion or special talent. Our day-to-day focus is on helping pupils to thrive in their own unique way.

We offer a rich and varied curriculum based on the English National Curriculum that allows pupils to explore the breadth and depth of their abilities. Work is underpinned by a highly qualified and dedicated teaching body. Small class sizes and low student to teacher ratios mean that pupils can receive the support they require to make good progress both academically and in their personal development.

The school enjoys a vibrant day-to-day life with children participating in Music, Drama, Arts, and Sports programmes as well as a number of other Enrichment activities.

BSN has preserved a strong sense of community since its foundation and every member of the school has many opportunities to contribute to the welfare of the school community. We are proud of the role our families play in our school and in turn the role we play in their lives during their time in Nanjing.

BSN forms part of The British Schools Foundation, a family of 10 elite schools across Asia, South America and Europe. 

Term dates

  • 2016/2017
  • 22/08/16 - 16/12/16
  • 09/01/17 - 31/03/17
  • 10/04/17 - 30/06/17

Academic information

Curriculum followed:

  • English National Curriculum

Sports and extra-curricular activities


Physical education at BSNJ introduces students to a wide variety of sports and activities with the hope that they will leave recognising the importance of a healthy, active lifestyle.

Extra-curricular activities:

BSNJ views extra-curricular enrichment activities as an integral part of education and offers a wide selection of clubs that introduce students to experiences that perhaps they would not necessarily be involved with in the classroom.
This includes but are not exclusive to Archery, Gardening, Drama, Football, Scouts, Lego, Robotics, Art, Cooking, Ballet, Yoga, Social Enterprise and Animation.



Head of Admissions

School news & events




16 Han Fu Lu, Jiangning



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