Welcome to Western International School of Shanghai
The holistic approach to learning of this excellent IB World School, prizes intercultural awareness as a driving force of the self-discovery of its students, encouraging them to identify their aspirations, and to not be afraid to follow their dreams.
The Western International School of Shanghai (WISS) offers child-focused individual approach to education that instills students with pioneering and compassionate values. Open to students from the age of 3 to 18, the WISS faculty guide students through the joys of inquiry-based learning to become outstanding global citizens.
Teachers work closely with students to establish goals, plan units of inquiry, and assess performance. Every child’s education builds on their inherent natural curiosity, to really bring out a love of learning. Graduates of WISS are confident communicators, thanks to proficiency in multiple languages and an independence of spirit developed from their first day on campus.
Western International School of Shanghai looks at the individual student
To really excel in their academic endeavors, and their eventual career path, WISS pushes its students to be aware of their own strengths and weaknesses and use this information in a constructive manner. Sports are a great way to explore this, as is creative arts, to this end WISS offers a wide range of activities such as the instrumental music program and theater clubs which allow a hands on exploration of expression.
As a 21st century academy, WISS understands the role it plays in educating its students on green and environmental issues. Passionate about ensuring this beautiful planet remains that way; WISS has a varied environmental program, ranging from recycling to a whole day with electricity to inspire critical thought in the students, some of whom may become leaders in this field in the future.
Where to find Western International School of Shanghai
555 Lianmin Rd
Qingpu, Shanghai, China