The British School of Beijing (BSB) was founded in 2003 and is the oldest British style school in the city. The curriculum follows the English National Curriculum, with adjustments made to reflect the students international context.
BSB Sanlitun is the only British international school in downtown Beijing. Situated in the heart of the embassy district, students aged 1 to 11 (Early Years and Primary School) thrive in the school's international community. The Sanlitun campus is conveniently located in the heart of the Embassy district and offers high quality primary education while the Shunyi campus is situated in the family friendly suburbs on the outskirts of Beijing. In the school respect, good manners and personal responsibility are highly valued and these elements are reinforced daily through the culture of the school which places a premium on social graces and considerate behavior.
Basic informationYear founded:
Age range: 1-11
Grade offered: Pre-Nursery to Year 6
Curriculum: English National Curriculum
Primary teaching languages: English, German for Native Speakers
Accredited by the Ministry of Education: Yes
Accreditations/associations: COBIS, FOBISIA, Nord Anglia Education Group
Fees and student information
Tuition fees (2018-2019 academic year) 135,200RMB - 255,290RMB
Lunch fees: Included in tuition fees
Number of students 600
Average class size: 22 (max);18 (max in Nursery)
Nationalities: 60+ nationalities in the school, including British, USA, Hongkong, German
Average teacher-student ratio: 1-10
Foreign passport holders accepted? Yes
Chinese passport holders accepted? No
Total area(in square metres): 10,000 sqm
Campus facilities: Classrooms with interactive whiteboards, ICT suite, laptops, MacBooks and iPads for use in classrooms, performing arts classrooms with designated individual music practice rooms, dance studio, drama studio, art room, cookery room, library, outdoor playgrounds, Astroturf football pitch, indoor gymnasium and indoor soft play area.