The Western International School of Shanghai

Inspiring Minds to Shape the Future

A Leader in IB Education

First and Only Full Continuum IB World School in China

Child Focus, Inquiry Based, Progressive and Future Orientated

About WISS

The Western International School of Shanghai (WISS) is a leading international school in Shanghai. WISS is an IB World School, offering the four programmes of the International Baccalaureate (IB): the Primary Years Programme (IBPYP), the Middle Years Programme (IBMYP), the Diploma Programme (IBDP) and the Career-related Programme (IBCP). WISS cultivates healthy, balanced, confident and ethical people; striving to challenge and stimulate students to inquire, wonder, discover, and create each day. We aim to send into the world brave, compassionate, internationally minded global citizens with the skill and intellect to help shape the future. We pride ourselves on our caring community and our ability to engage and inspire our young people. Located in the west of Shanghai, WISS has a warm and caring community with a student body made up of 48 nationalities. We have set ourselves apart with our unique programmes and initiatives that help students to explore and further their passions. We hope our website will give you a glimpse of all we have to offer at WISS.

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Upcoming Events

EARLY YEARS PARENT WORKSHOP – EXPLORING PHONICS @ Community Room, Early Years Building, WISS
Nov 21 @ 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
EARLY YEARS PARENT WORKSHOP - EXPLORING PHONICS @ Community Room, Early Years Building, WISS
EARLY YEARS PARENT WORKSHOP – EXPLORING PHONICS: THE ROAD TO READING Please join us for an Early Year’s parent phonics afternoon on Tuesday 21st November from 1:15pm-2:30pm. We will be sharing information about the teaching[...]
Nov 21 @ 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Early Years Parent Workshop - Exploring Phonics: Road to Reading @ Community Room, Early Years Building, WISS | Shanghai Shi | China
Please join us on Tuesday November 21st from 1:15pm – 2:30pm for an Early Year’s parent phonics afternoon. We will be sharing information about the teaching and learning of phonics, phonics games used at school,[...]
Nov 21 @ 4:15 pm
SISAC Boys Basketball @ BISS  | Shanghai Shi | China
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