Our History


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



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.



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.



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



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



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



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).



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



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



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.



Celebrated 20 years of excellence in education.

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



Opened the Aquatic Centre and the Merlion Residence for teachers.

Awarded SSIS IBDP Scholarship Awards.



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



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.