Adrian Gaunt

Adrian Gaunt

IB Primary School Deputy Principal & PYP Coordinator

Adrian has been working in education for the past 25 years, starting in the UK and then in schools in a variety of countries. This will be his fifteenth year working in China. He has taught all ages of students, from KG to adults, in both IB and British Curriculum programmes. He has previously held the positions of PYP Coordinator, MYP Coordinator, Head of Primary School and the Head of Secondary (Curriculum). He first came to Beijing in 2006, teaching at the British School of Beijing and Dulwich College Beijing. Before joining BES, he was the PYP Coordinator at Beanstalk International Bilingual School (Upper East Side).

As well as his PGCE, he has the Cambridge CELTA Certificate for TEFL teaching. He also holds a MA in Marketing, a BA in Political Science and a Diploma in Business Studies. Prior to teaching he worked in business as a marketing consultant in London.

Our Program

Based on the implementation of the CNC curriculum and IB PYP/MYP teaching methodology, strategies and assessments are being creatively blended. BES is committed to cultivating and educating future designers, change-makers and innovators.