Each course at BASIS International School Shenzhen is maximized to not only teach our students, but follow their interests in specialized subjects. Students have several electives from which to choose as well as different educational paths to follow.

Kindergarten

Art and Design
Engineering and Technology
Knowledge Acquisition
Mandarin
Mathematics
PE and Sport
Performance Art
Phonics
Reading
Writing

First Grade

Connections
Engineering and Technology
Humanities
Mandarin
Mathematics and Science
Music
PE and Sports
Performance Arts
Visual Arts

Second Grade

Connections
Engineering and Technology
Humanities
Mandarin
Mathematics and Science
Music
PE and Sports
Performance Arts
Visual Arts

Third Grade

Connections
Engineering and Technology
Humanities
Mandarin
Mathematics and Science
Music
PE and Sports
Performance Arts
Visual Arts

Fourth Grade

Engineering and Technology
Humanities
Mandarin
Math
Music
PE and Sports
Performance Arts
Science
Visual Arts

Fifth Grade

Classics
English
French Focus (elective)
Latin
Math
Music: Choir
Physical Education
Physical Geography
Science
Visual Arts

All courses required unless otherwise indicated.

Sixth Grade

Biology
Chemistry
English
Fine Arts: Guitar (elective)
Fine Arts: Music (elective)
Fine Arts: Performance Art (elective)
Fine Arts: Visual Arts (elective)
French Focus (elective)
History
Latin
Physical Education
Physics
Pre-Algebra

All courses required unless otherwise indicated.

Seventh Grade

Algebra I/Geometry
Art Studio (elective)
Biology
Chemistry
Drama (elective)
English
French (selective)
Guitar (elective)
Latin
Logic
Mandarin (selective)
Music: Band/Orchestra (elective)
Physical Education (elective)
Physics
Pre-Algebra
US History

All courses required unless otherwise indicated.

Eighth Grade

Classics
Algebra I/Geometry
Algebra II/Geometry
Art Studio (elective)
Biology
Chemistry
Drama (elective)
Economics
English
French (selective)
Latin (selective)
Mandarin (selective)
Music: Band/Orchestra (elective)
Physical Education (elective)
Physics
World History

All courses required unless otherwise indicated.