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The WISS Academy recently hosted an exhilarating Demo Day, bringing together partner vendors and showcasing a diverse array of offerings. From academics to sports, arts, and technology, the event was a resounding success.

The WISS Academy recently hosted an exhilarating Demo Day, bringing together partner vendors and showcasing a diverse array of offerings. From academics to sports, arts, and technology, the event was a resounding success. 


Led by esteemed partners MAD Science and Future Keys, the Academic Programmes at the WISS Academy introduced students to innovative learning experiences in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM). Students explored, experimented, and cultivated critical thinking skills.

In our ongoing series "Greatness Starts With Attitude," we are excited to spotlight the remarkable journey of Udo Roos, a dedicated student at Western International School of Shanghai (WISS) who embodies the true spirit of determination and resilience.  Hailing from South Africa, Udo Roos has been an integral part of the WISS community for over a decade, starting his educational voyage from kindergarten all the way to grade 9. Inspired by his elder brothers, who have successfully graduated from WISS, Udo aspires to follow in their footsteps and carve his own path toward excellence.

In our ongoing series "Greatness Starts With Attitude," we are excited to spotlight the remarkable journey of Udo Roos, a dedicated student at Western International School of Shanghai (WISS) who embodies the true spirit of determination and resilience.


Hailing from South Africa, Udo Roos has been an integral part of the WISS community for over a decade, starting his educational voyage from kindergarten all the way to grade 9. Inspired by his elder brothers, who have successfully graduated from WISS, Udo aspires to follow in their footsteps and carve his own path toward excellence.

The Western International School of Shanghai (WISS) has a rich history of actively serving its community through a variety of impactful initiatives. One standout effort is the recent WISS Community Service Fair, which exemplifies the school's unwavering dedication to community engagement and social responsibility.   Community service at WISS transcends mere volunteerism; it is deeply ingrained in the school's academic curriculum. Students leverage their acquired knowledge and skills from academic courses to tackle real-world challenges, effectively bridging the gap between theory and practice. This hands-on educational approach equips students with the tools to address intricate societal issues and become proactive change-makers.

The Western International School of Shanghai (WISS) has a rich history of actively serving its community through a variety of impactful initiatives. One standout effort is the recent WISS Community Service Fair, which exemplifies the school's unwavering dedication to community engagement and social responsibility. 


Community service at WISS transcends mere volunteerism; it is deeply ingrained in the school's academic curriculum. Students leverage their acquired knowledge and skills from academic courses to tackle real-world challenges, effectively bridging the gap between theory and practice. This hands-on educational approach equips students with the tools to address intricate societal issues and become proactive change-makers.

In the latest installment of the "Greatness Starts With Attitude" series, we delve into the inspiring journey of Gary Halcrow, a dedicated Career-Related Programme (IBCP) coordinator at the Western International School of Shanghai (WISS) with a wealth of experience in teaching and a passion for guiding students towards holistic success.  Gary's path to education began with a love for sports, which ignited his initial interest in teaching physical education. Throughout his 10-year teaching career, spanning Scotland, Saudi Arabia, China, and now at WISS for five years, Gary has evolved into a dynamic IB teacher who values academic excellence and the development of essential character traits in his students.

In the latest installment of the "Greatness Starts With Attitude" series, we delve into the inspiring journey of Gary Halcrow, a dedicated Career-Related Programme (IBCP) coordinator at the Western International School of Shanghai (WISS) with a wealth of experience in teaching and a passion for guiding students towards holistic success.


Gary's path to education began with a love for sports, which ignited his initial interest in teaching physical education. Throughout his 10-year teaching career, spanning Scotland, Saudi Arabia, China, and now at WISS for five years, Gary has evolved into a dynamic IB teacher who values academic excellence and the development of essential character traits in his students.

The WISS Academy at the Western International School of Shanghai is a hub of diverse educational and enrichment opportunities open to all students in and around Shanghai, both foreign and local. Our mission is to inspire a passion for learning, personal growth, and an appreciation for arts, sports, and academics. Here at the WISS Academy, we offer a wide range of programmes designed to ignite curiosity, foster creativity, and develop skills that will benefit students throughout their lives.

The WISS Academy at the Western International School of Shanghai is a hub of diverse educational and enrichment opportunities open to all students in and around Shanghai, both foreign and local. Our mission is to inspire a passion for learning, personal growth, and an appreciation for arts, sports, and academics. Here at the WISS Academy, we offer a wide range of programmes designed to ignite curiosity, foster creativity, and develop skills that will benefit students throughout their lives.

Mar 15, 2024

As part of our ongoing "Greatness Starts With Attitude" campaign, we are privileged to share the inspiring story of Casey Li, a sophomore who embodies the spirit of resilience, passion, and continuous growth at the Western International School of Shanghai.  Casey's journey at WISS began two years ago, and since then, she has captivated audiences both within and outside the school through her profound love for musical theater. Starting her musical journey at the age of eight, Casey's dedication and talent have propelled her to the prestigious stage of the Shanghai Grand Theater, where she showcases her artistry with grace and finesse.

As part of our ongoing "Greatness Starts With Attitude" campaign, we are privileged to share the inspiring story of Casey Li, a sophomore who embodies the spirit of resilience, passion, and continuous growth at the Western International School of Shanghai.


Casey's journey at WISS began two years ago, and since then, she has captivated audiences both within and outside the school through her profound love for musical theater. Starting her musical journey at the age of eight, Casey's dedication and talent have propelled her to the prestigious stage of the Shanghai Grand Theater, where she showcases her artistry with grace and finesse.

Feb 26, 2024

At WISS, we believe in nurturing and empowering the next generation of global leaders. The WISS Scholarship Program is not just about providing financial assistance; it is a testament to our commitment to recognizing and supporting exceptional students who strive for greatness in all aspects of their lives.  As a recipient of the WISS Scholarship, you will have the opportunity to experience a well-rounded, balanced, and robust international education through our Four Pillars: Academics, Sports, Arts, and Community Service. We believe that true excellence is achieved through a holistic approach to education, where students are encouraged to excel both inside and outside the classroom.  This merit-based scholarship is designed for highly motivated and talented students from around the world. We are looking for individuals who exhibit creativity, critical thinking, leadership skills, and a strong sense of community spirit. If you are someone who is passionate about making a difference, pushing the boundaries of knowledge, and embracing diverse perspectives, then we want to hear from you.

At WISS, we believe in nurturing and empowering the next generation of global leaders. The WISS Scholarship Program is not just about providing financial assistance; it is a testament to our commitment to recognizing and supporting exceptional students who strive for greatness in all aspects of their lives.


As a recipient of the WISS Scholarship, you will have the opportunity to experience a well-rounded, balanced, and robust international education through our Four Pillars: Academics, Sports, Arts, and Community Service. We believe that true excellence is achieved through a holistic approach to education, where students are encouraged to excel both inside and outside the classroom.


This merit-based scholarship is designed for highly motivated and talented students from around the world. We are looking for individuals who exhibit creativity, critical thinking, leadership skills, and a strong sense of community spirit. If you are someone who is passionate about making a difference, pushing the boundaries of knowledge, and embracing diverse perspectives, then we want to hear from you.

Feb 2, 2024

Sports at WISS are not simply seen as extracurricular activities but as integral components of a comprehensive education. Participation in sports teaches students the importance of physical fitness, teamwork, resilience, and sportsmanship. Whether through team sports or individual pursuits, students learn to set goals, overcome challenges, and engage in healthy competition. Sports also promote inclusivity, fostering friendships and building a sense of camaraderie among students from diverse backgrounds.  The fourth pillar of a WISS education is community service, which encourages students to give back and positively impact the world around them. Sports can be a powerful tool for community engagement and service. Through volunteering, organizing sports events for underprivileged communities, or coaching younger students, WISS students learn the value of empathy, compassion, and leadership while fostering a sense of social responsibility.

Sports at WISS are not simply seen as extracurricular activities but as integral components of a comprehensive education. Participation in sports teaches students the importance of physical fitness, teamwork, resilience, and sportsmanship. Whether through team sports or individual pursuits, students learn to set goals, overcome challenges, and engage in healthy competition. Sports also promote inclusivity, fostering friendships and building a sense of camaraderie among students from diverse backgrounds.


The fourth pillar of a WISS education is community service, which encourages students to give back and positively impact the world around them. Sports can be a powerful tool for community engagement and service. Through volunteering, organizing sports events for underprivileged communities, or coaching younger students, WISS students learn the value of empathy, compassion, and leadership while fostering a sense of social responsibility.

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