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Nanjing experimental international school

Nanjing experimental international school has been fund in 1992. It is one of the earliest private schools which have been authorized by Nanjing municipal education committee.

Now it has 51 classes with 1600 purples and 350 clerks. It has a friendly cooperation with other international schools of Japan, America, Australia and Singapore.


Nanjing International School

NIS is an English-medium international school for expatriate children in Nanjing.. It is an International Baccalaureate World School, which delivers its curriculum in the English Language.  This means that they are authorized to offer the three programmes of the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO).

NIS offers the IB Primary Years Programme (PYP) for children age 3 to 10. They offer the IB Middle Years Programme (MYP) for students age 11 to 16. They offer the IB Diploma Programme (DP) for students age 16, 17 and 18. For students whose first language is not English, they have a large ESL (English as a Second language) Department. The purpose of ESL is to enable students to participate as fully and as quickly as possible in the mainstream curriculum.

They teach in English, but they support linguistic diversity. They encourage community initiatives to support home language development, and build reading resources in all of their community languages. They employ an international faculty, for an international student population, challenging us all to learn about, tolerate and respect each other?s culture.

They offer a first class facility, in which students and faculty can enjoy the process of learning. They deliver internationally recognized academic programmes, and submit to regular external evaluation, by experts, of the effectiveness their teaching and learning.

They believe that students at Nanjing International School can enjoy a fulfilling and rewarding international education. They are nonetheless a school in China, and they reflect this through the experiences they offer students, from the style of their building, to learning to speak Chinese, to the field trips and community service activities carried out in the Chinese community.

Address and Contact Information

Xian Lin College and University Town,

Qi Xia District, Nanjing PRC 210046

Tel: +86 25 8589 9111

Fax: +86 25 8589 9222



The British School of Nanjing

The school is wholly foreign owned and managed. Daily operations are managed by the Headmaster.

BSN is governed by the British Schools Group, a non-profit organisation that aims to promote quality British-style education worldwide. The school is fully registered with the Ministry of Education in China and also is an associate member of the East Asian Association of British International Schools (EAABIS), the Council of British International Schools (COBIS), and is registered with the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority in the UK (ISN: 1880018).

Curriculum and learning

The school follows the British National Curriculum, which is one of three main internationally recognised curricula. Students who graduate from National Curriculum schools can choose to study in most universities worldwide without requiring to sit additional examinations.

The National Curriculum is known for its clear teaching guidelines, including teaching requirements of minimum teaching hours for subjects as well as guidelines on teaching the gifted and talented.

At the British School of Nanjing, students learn in a differentiated environment whereby their individual abilities are developed through small group learning. This specialised learning is delivered by an experienced, UK qualified teacher and supported by a native English speaking teaching assistant in every classroom.
The school also has a comprehensive Chinese second language programme whereby all students have Chinese lessons daily.

Students who speak English as a second language are assisted through a dedicated EAL programme, which includes multi-level support delivered by specialist teachers.
Student body
BSN opened in August 2007 with Pre-Nursery to Year 5 classes. The school has grown from 30 students to over 125 in its first years of operation. Students are all non-Chinese (PRC) passport holders coming from over 25 nationalities.

The school maintains a strict enrollment policy ensuring a balance of nationalities (all less than 30%) in every class so teachers can uphold international standards in English-intensive subjects, in line with the British National Curriculum.

32% of students at the school come from a native English speaking background from countries such as the UK, USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. Having the highest percentage of native English speaking students of the schools in Nanjing ensures that the British School maintains a well balanced English-medium environment.

Location and facilities

The British School of Nanjing is located in Jiangning District, South of the city of Nanjing, Jiangsu, China. The campus overlooks Baijia Lake and has a full range of indoor and outdoor facilities.

Indoor facilities include

?Music Room
?ICT (computer) Suite
?Activities Hall

Outdoor facilities include

?Football field
?Basketball court
?Safe play area (with climbing frames)
?Indoor swimming pool (in adjacent facility)
?Tennis courts (in adjacent facility)

Recent development


BSN expanded into secondary year levels with the development of a middle school annex, which was opened in March 2009. The annex includes new facilities for more specialist older years teaching.

New middle school facilities include

?Modern music room with stage
?Instrument practice rooms
?Specialist science and art room
?Expanded outdoor gardens and play areas

The British School of Nanjing has been offering middle school years from August 2009.
Address and Contact Information

Building 2, Jinling Resort, Jiahu Dong Lu

Jiangning District, Nanjing
CHINA, 211100

Tel: +86 25 5210 8987
Fax: +86 25 5210 2385



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