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Mission, Vision & Philosophy

BCIS Mission

The BCIS mission is to challenge and empower students to be compassionate and inspired people, who act for the good of all and for the sustainable development of the world.

BCIS Vision

BCIS will be widely respected as an inclusive school offering a model cosmopolitan education.

BCIS Philosophy 

As learners we value…

文 Wén
  • curiosity, seeking understanding and enjoyment of lifelong learning
  • academic achievement, physical well being, and personal success
  • knowledge developed from diverse perspectives
  • awareness and understanding of local and global issues
行 Xíng
  • inquiry and risk-taking in a safe and caring learning environment
  • academically rigorous challenge, achieved through a differentiated approach
  • creative thought, critical reasoning, and inspired action
  • open and respectful communication
忠 Zhōng
  • shared responsibility for learning
  • service to local and global communities
  • commitment to environmental sustainability
信 Xìn
  • respect for self and others
  • cultural understanding and linguistic diversity
  • the uniqueness of China
BCIS Motto

Empowering and Inspiring through Challenge and Compassion.


BCIS is accredited by the CIS (Council of International Schools) and WASC (Western Association of Schools and Colleges), which demonstrates that the school meets demanding international standards in all the areas of philosophy and objectives, curriculum, governance and management, staff, student support services, resources, and student and community life.Visit www.cois.org and www.acswasc.org for more information.

The International Baccalaureate® (IB) is a non-profit educational foundation, motivated by its mission, focused on the student. The three programmes for students aged 3 to 19 help develop the intellectual, personal, emotional and social skills to live, learn and work in a rapidly globalizing world. Founded in 1968, IBO currently works with 2,771 schools in 138 countries to develop and offer three challenging programmes to over 763,000 students aged 3 to 19 years.Visit www.ibo.org for more information.

We live by a spirit of inspiring others, achieving ones goals and creating a better world.

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