Our History

1996

Founded the school with 18 students and nine teachers in its first year.

 

2001

Relocated to a new campus in Hua Cao Town, Minhang District in February, with 74 students and 25 teachers.

Set up secondary school in September due to growing demand.

 

2003

Received authorisation by the International Baccalaureate Organisation (IBO) to offer the IB Middle Years Programme (IBMYP) in May.

Introduced its golf programme.

Built its second campus on HuaJing Road, Xuhui District, with an enrolment of 147 students in September.

 

2005

Received authorisation by the IBO to offer the IB Diploma Programme (IBDP).

 

2006

Celebrated its 10th year in Shanghai by opening a brand new campus in Minhang District.

 

2008

Started its first After School Programme (ASP) and registered to be a part of China International School Sports Association (CISSA).

 

2010

Received full accreditation from both the Council of International Schools (CIS) and National Centre for School Curriculum and Textbook Development (NCCT).

Expanded its ASP and joined Shanghai International Schools Activities Conference (SISAC).

 

2011

Received authorisation by the Cambridge International Examinations to offer the International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE).

 

2013

Celebrated Xuhui Campus’ 10th anniversary by launching the pilot Farm-to-School Project.

 

2014

Received authorisation by the IBO to offer the IB Career-related Programme (IBCP) – the first school of its kind in China to earn this distinction.

 

2016

Celebrated 20 years of excellence in education.

Became a member of the Association of China and Mongolia International School (ACAMIS).

 

2018

Opened the Aquatic Centre and the Merlion Residence for teachers.

Awarded SSIS IBDP Scholarship Awards.

 

2019

Relocated its Xuhui Campus and integrated with the Minhang campus, and SSIS became one big happy family.

 

2019

Awarded SSIS Athletics and Aesthetics Scholarship Awards on its 23rd Founder’s Day Celebration.

 

Looking Forward

Completing the School Expansion Project, Senior School Teaching Block and Performing Arts Centre.