The Western International School of Shanghai

IB World School

Leading International School

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

Zumba Class at WISS @ Community Room, Early Years Building, WISS
Sep 26 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Zumba Class at WISS @ Community Room, Early Years Building, WISS
Package 11 classes from September 19 until December 12 (11 lessons): 850 RMB (no class on October 3 and October 10) Teacher: Eliane Perlman (certified Zumba instructor) Wear comfortable sports clothes and (important) sport shoes![...]
EAL PYP & MYP Parent Coffee Afternoon @ Community Room, Early Years Building, WISS
Sep 28 @ 1:30 am – 3:00 pm
EAL PYP & MYP Parent Coffee Afternoon @ Community Room, Early Years Building, WISS
English as an Additional Language. The EAL Departments will share information about how EAL learners are assessed and supporting within both the PYP and the MYP at WISS. The session will provide information about the[...]
National Day Vacation and Mid Autumn Festival
                 

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