The British School of Beijing, Sanlitun (BSB, Sanlitun) is located in the heart of the embassy district in the leafy streets of Sanlitun, specializing in Early Years and Primary education. BSB Sanlitun follows the English National Curriculum, which is tailored to meet the needs of its international cohort of students, and curriculum content is taught thematically. Students are enabled to become internationally-minded, confident, and independent individuals, and are given the opportunities, motivation, and support to achieve their very best.
Address: Primary Building: 5 Xiliujie, Sanlitun Road, Chaoyang District. 朝阳区三里屯路西六街5号.
Early Years Building: 7 Beixiaojie, Sanlitun Road, Chaoyang District. 朝阳区三里屯路北小街7号
Contact: 8532 3088 (Primary building), 8532 5320 (Early Years building), firstname.lastname@example.org
Founding date: 2003-2004
School type: International school
School hours: 8.30am-3.30pm
Ministry of Education accredited? Yes
Curriculum description: English National Curriculum
Age range: 1-11
Grades offered: Pre-nursery-Year 6
Number of students: Maximum 600
Foreign passport holder accepted? Yes
Local Chinese students accepted? No
Nationality of students: Over 55 nationalities represented, including UK, US, Australia, Germany, and Hong Kong.
Class size (maximum): 22
Teacher-student ratio: 1:3 (Pre-nursery) to 1:11 (Year 6)
Tuition fees for one academic year (2017-2018)
• Pre-nursery and nursery: RMB 130,000 (half-day) RMB 195,000 (full-day)
• Reception: RMB 195,000
• Year 1-2: RMB 227,070
• Year 3: RMB 241, 970
• Year 4-6: RMB 245,470
• Application fee: RMB 1,600
• Three percent annual discount available if full-year fees are paid upfront
Primary teaching language(s): English
Other elective language(s): Chinese and German
After-school activities: A range of creative, sporting, music and language activities such as cooking, singing, table tennis, crafts, basketball, drama, debating, sketching, football, creative writing, and construction.
Scholarships offered? No
Extra help offered? EAL (English as an Additional Language).
Total area (in sqm): 4,400 (gross), 6,000 (building)
Facilities: Classrooms with interactive whiteboards, ICT suite, laptops, MacBooks and iPads for use in classrooms, performing arts classrooms with designated individual music practice rooms, library, outdoor playgrounds, astroturf football pitch, indoor gymnasium and an indoor urban sports center featuring a climbing wall and ball pond.
Lunch: A variety of Asian and Western options, including vegetarian. Canteen includes a sandwich station and salad bar.
Lunch fee: Included in tuition
Boarding program? No
Nurse/doctor available? Yes