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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Our Admissions staff will arrange a tour of the campus and will answer any further questions that you may have.

At this time, you will have the opportunity to view classes in progress (during school hours) and meet with key staff.

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Upcoming Events

Orientation Day @ WISS Campus
Aug 25 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Orientation Day @ WISS Campus | Shanghai Shi | China
Family Orientation (New and Returning Families) This is a chance for WISS families to have an introduction to the school and the programmes, to receive important information as well as to meet other families, teachers[...]
Start of School @ WISS Campus
Aug 28 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
Start of School @ WISS Campus | Shanghai Shi | China
Parent Coffee Morning @ Community Room, Early Years Building, WISS
Aug 31 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Parent Coffee Morning @ Community Room, Early Years Building, WISS | Shanghai Shi | China

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