Within our supportive environment, we’ll shape your child as a global citizen ready to succeed anywhere.


You want your child to be fit for success and, at The British College of Brazil, we can make it happen. We put our students' best interests at the heart of everything we do, and we welcome all into our international community.

Our talented international teachers bring their experiences from many different parts of the world to model our values around global citizenship and cultural diversity. Recognising that each child is different, they’re experts at tailoring their support, so your child will thrive as a problem solver and critical thinker.

Our personalised approach leads 91% of our parents to believe in the strong quality of our education, citing how our teachers lead their children to stronger outcomes.
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We accept students all year round at The British College of Brazil and embrace a highly diverse, inclusive community, with over 38 nationalities among over 600 students.

To join us in São Paulo, we have a few entry requirements to guide families during the application process. If you have any questions or concerns, including about your child’s needs, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.



At The British College of Brazil, our tuition fees reflect the outstanding international education and opportunities we deliver to every student. 

With our world-class resources and personalised approach that's tailored specifically to each child’s interests, ambitions, and needs, our students become global citizens ready for success, whatever the future brings. 


For your child to join us, here’s what to do next.
Get in touch
Submit our online enquiry form, send us an email, or call us.
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Step 1
Discover our school
We welcome you to visit our campus in person – or through a virtual discovery meeting if you can’t make it on site. You’ll imagine your child in our bright classrooms, and you’ll talk our Senior Leadership Team and a teacher from your child’s year, so you’ll have your questions answered first-hand. 
Step 2
Apply for a place
You’ll submit your online application form and supporting documents. 
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Step 3
Interview and test
Applicants from Year 7 onwards will interview with our team and take an assessment test.
Step 4
Acceptance and enrolment
If we make your child an offer, we’ll ask you to accept and send health and meal forms, plus payment. We’ll also ask for a few other documents before your child’s first day.
Step 5


We’re thrilled your family wants to join us at The British College of Brazil, and we look forward to working with you throughout your child’s application process.
Here’s a glimpse into what we’ll ask from you:
  • Your child’s last three years of school reports (in English)
  • Your child’s school transcript or Histórico Escolar (for Year 2 upwards)
  • Proof of enrolment from your child’s previous school and a clearance letter
  • Parents’ RG or Passport/RNE and CPF
  • Your child’s birth certificate (if Brazilian), Passport/RNE (if international), and CPF
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  • What are your class sizes?
    Depending on the year group, class sizes can vary to be between 16 and 22 children. 
  • What foreign languages do you teach?
    We teach Portuguese to all students and Spanish from Secondary School.
  • Do you provide a school lunch?
    Yes, we provide a school lunch for all our pupils. We prepare healthy, balanced lunches and snacks onsite. Our school also has a nutritionist to support pupils in developing healthy eating habits.
  • How will you ensure my child adjusts quickly to this new school?
    We’re known for our warmth in welcoming new families to our school. We provide lots of information about the class and school prior to your arrival, and we’re ready for you from your first day.

    We can put you in touch with a family before your child starts here, and we always arrange a ‘buddy’ for our new pupils.
  • How do you ensure good behaviour and manners?
    We have a school culture that promotes respect for others and good manners. We also encourage self-expression, so our pupils develop their self-esteem. We actively reward our pupils for demonstrating respect for others and teach these values at assemblies and in the classroom.

    We also have a very strong house system that encourages positive behaviour and achievement.
  • Where do your families live and do you provide school buses?
    We have many families living in Moema, Itaim, Vila Nova Conceição, Pinheiros, Portal Do Morumbi, Panamby, Chácara Flora, and Alto da Boa Vista. We work with two school bus companies that provide bus services to most of the main residential areas in São Paulo.

    Please contact us to find out if our bus service runs in your area. 
  • How do you communicate with parents?
    We send weekly emails to parents with information on what the children are learning and doing in school. We also use the parent portal messaging app to make the experience more efficient.

    We have regular monthly coffee mornings with the principal and staff to give parents a more relaxed setting to discuss school requirements and to meet other parents.
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Join us for a campus tour or virtual meeting to take the first step in your child’s exciting learning journey. We look forward to meeting you to discuss what makes The British College of Brazil special, what we can offer your family, and how our admissions process works.

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