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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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

@ Community Room, Early Years Building, WISS
Jan 19 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
 @ Community Room, Early Years Building, WISS | Shanghai Shi | China
‘A Musical Evening’ featuring performances from our WISS Community Orchestra, WISS Junior Band, selected students from our Instrumental Programme and DP Music. Thursday 19th January at 6pm in the Community Room (EY Building). No tickets[...]
Jan 26 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Grade 1-3 CNY Performance - 'The Story of RED' @ Orsini Theatre, WISS | Shanghai Shi | China

Latest WISS Today Articles

Celebrating Bravery

As we look at the news headlines of today, we can only wonder, what will the world look like for our children? What about the balance of world powers? What will be the main issues we will hand down to future generations? WISS and our IB education address these...

Pay It Forward

  On November 29th, WISS student, teacher and parent representatives set off to Jiading to celebrate the “joy of giving” with the students of Jiading Six Mile Primary School, a school for the children of migrant workers who come to live and work in Shanghai from...

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