Dulwich College Shanghai

Dulwich College Shanghai Pudong (Dulwich Pudong, 上海德威外籍人员子女学校 is a British international school located in Pudong, Shanghai, China.[1] Located 10 miles (16 km) east of the Shanghai city centre,[2] it caters to expatriate children from Toddler to Year 13 (aged 2 – 18 years old).

Dulwich College Shanghai Pudong
264 Lan'An Road

JinQiao, PuDong

Shanghai, China
TypePrivate international school
MottoDetur Pons Mundo
("Building Bridges to the World")
FoundersMr. Fraser White and Ms. Karen Yung
Head of CollegeCaroline Taylor
GenderBoys and girls
Age2 to 18
Enrollment1300+ (approx.)
HousesDay Houses: 4 - Howard (red), Shackleton (green), Wing (blue), Anand (purple)
Colour(s)Navy blue, red, black and white

The language of instruction is English and the College is co-educational and non-denominational.

Academics and academic performance

The academic programme is based on the English National Curriculum for England and Wales. The College offers the International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) in Years 10–11 and the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) in Years 12 and 13.

Unlike in Dulwich College in the UK, the IB exam is used to determine university eligibility instead of the A-levels.[3]

All students from year 1 on are required to study Mandarin Chinese.[2]

In 2010 the average score for International Baccalaureate students was 34 of 45. 15% of Dulwich's students scored above a 40 that year. In 2010 about 75% of Dulwich Shanghai's IGCSE entries were A or A*.[2]

Student body

As of 2011, the school had 1,350 students from 42 countries. 18% were Americans and 17% were British. Several other students' families originated from Australia, Hong Kong, Germany, India and Singapore. The school has student leadership roles such as Head boy/girl position, Prefect positions and others.


As of 2011 the school's annual tuition includes school uniforms and examination fees, while it does not include transport and lunch. Two-day toddler programmes have yearly tuitions of 27,700 renminbi (£2,619). Students in full-time sixth form college programmes have yearly tuitions of 220,600 RMB (£20,855).[2]

See also


  1. "Contact Us." Dulwich College Shanghai Pudong. Retrieved on 12 October 2013. "Dulwich Pudong MAIN CAMPUS 266 LanAn Rd, JinQiao, PuDong, 201206 地址:上海市浦东金桥蓝桉路266号,201206" and "DUCKS 425 LanAn Rd, Jin Qiao, PuDong 201206 地址:上海市浦东金桥蓝桉路425号,201206"
  2. Mansell, Warwick. "Expat guide to China: schools" (Archive). The Telegraph. 27 April 2011. Retrieved on 1 October 2015.
  3. "The pupils' republic." South China Morning Post. Sunday 11 April 2004. Retrieved on 20 October 2015.

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