ISB New Family Resources

Welcome New dragons!

Welcome to the International School of Beijing. We are delighted that you have chosen to be part of our vibrant community of learners.

This section of our website offers you some of the information you will need as you transition to ISB. Please review the information, complete you registration, and attend the New Family Orientation day which will provide you with a warm welcome to our community.

We look forward to meeting you in the opening days at ISB where we hope you'll feel immersed in our Dragon Spirit.

Key Dates and Deadlines

Semester 1

Date Event
June - August Summer Break

New Family Orientation

Time: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Venue: MS/HS Theater


First Day of School

New Student Registration must have been completed.




Elementary School Back To School Night (BTSN)

Middle School Back To School Night (BTSN)

High School Back To School Night (BTSN)

02/11/2023 - 03/11/2023           Parent Teacher Conferences


Semester 2

Date Event
16/12/2023 - 07/01/2024 Winter Break

School Resumes

New Student Registration must have been completed.


New Family Orientation

Time: 8:00 am
Venue: ES Theater

11/04/2024 - 12/04/2024        Parent Teacher Conferences

New Family Checklist

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Register Now

New Student Registration is required to allow your child(ren) to attend school.

Deadline: before the first day of school.

Health History Form

New Student Physical Examination Form

ISB is required to ensure all students have completed these forms. 

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Passport Photos

Submit a Digital Photo of each applicant and both parents

  1. Submit a recent, color, individual passport size digital photos (256 x 320 pixel) of each applicant and both parents.
  2. Photographs must be with a white or blue background, clearly labeled with passport names (Last Name, First Name) of each individual in the family and sent as JPEG files.
  3. Send to:  admissions@isb.cn
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School Transportation

Visit the pages on Dragons' Gate to find out how to sign up for our bus service, if required. 

Useful Links & Resources

  • Visit the Elementary, Middle or High School sections below.
  • Read the ISB Communication Guide for Parents. This provides important information on who to contact and also how we share important news and updates with you.
  • Find out how you can get involved in our vibrant community by visiting our Parent Teacher Association (PTA) pages.
  • Find out when registration for After School Activities (ASAs) opens. ASAs are open to all students from Kindergarten (semester 2) to grade 8 and give students the opportunity to explore new things are discover their passions.
  • Dragons' Gate contains vital information for parents including lunch menus, access to PowerSchool, ISB Weekly newsletter, faculty and staff directory, and much more. Access all these important pages through your Dragon Account.
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Watch our pre-recorded Orientation videos

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Meet your Divisional Leaders

Contact Us

If you have any questions about the Registration process or New Family Orientation, please don't hesitate to contact your Admissions Officer or our office team:

Admissions Office
+86(10) 8149-2345 ext. 1047