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 three programmes of the International Baccalaureate (IB): the Primary Years Programme (IBPYP), the Middle Years Programme (IBMYP), the Diploma Programme (IBDP) and WISS is also a candidate school for 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

Mystery at Magpie Manor @ Orsini Theatre, WISS
Dec 8 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Mystery at Magpie Manor @ Orsini Theatre, WISS
GRADE 4 + 5 WINTER PRODUCTION Join us on this mystery adventure and Charleston your way through this pacy, energetic musical with fantastic songs, a humorous script and a fabulous twist! Set in the roaring[...]

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My IB Journey at WISS

  Oriol Casanovas, WISS graduate of 2016, is currently studying medicine at Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, a top 10 medical school in the UK and global rankings. Oriol’s story is unique as he has dyslexia, yet successfully completed his...

Developing a signature

Developing a signature Following the visit of Andy Summers, five time Grammy award winner and guitar legend from The Police, WISS student musicians share with us how their “signature sound” is developing through IB DP Music. Every breath you take Every move you make...

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