Create your future!

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Our talented teachers at The British College of Brazil know each child's unique needs, interests, and goals. They tailor classroom instruction in ways that custom-fit each child for success. 

As an important part of this, BCB teachers will nurture a strong bond with your child, encouraging them to build their confidence and grow in many other skills, like curiosity and creativity.
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  • Early Years
  • Primary
  • Secondary

EARLY YEARS

The Early Years at BCB are full of explosions of growth. Each child begins their unique journey by building their love for learning.
Languages taught
English and Portuguese
Nationalities
17+
Average class size
16
Student-teacher ratio
10:1

PRIMARY SCHOOL

Primary School at BCB encourages our students to make connections that bring their learning to life in the world.
Languages taught
English and Portuguese
Nationalities
14+
Average class size
18
Student-teacher ratio
10:1

SECONDARY SCHOOL

Secondary School at BCB sees our students become critical thinkers, problem solvers, and global citizens ready to make a difference.
Languages taught
English, Portuguese, and Spanish
Nationalities
23+
Average class size
18
Student-teacher ratio
10:1

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  • Early years
  • Primary School
  • Secondary School

A TYPICAL DAY AT THE BRITISH COLLEGE OF BRAZIL

What’s it feel like in our day-to-day at BCB? Our Early Years days are filled with play, discovery, and plenty of socialising, as we explore new ideas and connect with ourselves and each other.
EXPLORE OUR DAILY SCHEDULE
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MORNING GREETINGS
Our energetic teachers and school leaders greet us and our families as we enter school. We’ll gather around a circle with peers, where we’re welcome to talk, sing, and share whatever’s on our minds as we start the day!
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GETTING READY
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BEYOND THE CLASSROOM
Our activities are always linked to themes, as we begin to explore our huge world. Our teachers will even take us outside or show us a new place, where we might get to munch on snacks or jump into swimming lessons with friends.
EXPLORING THE WORLD
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TALKING AND LISTENING
We come together at midday to eat our nutritious lunches while having meaningful conversations with our teachers, TAs, and peers. We listen to different stories, use our vocabulary, and have lots of laughs that make our bonds stronger.
LUNCHTIME CONVERSATION
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CONNECTING WITH OUR BODIES
Just like a battery-recharge, nap time allows us to connect with our bodies after refuelling, as we relax in our comfortable classroom. Our teachers and Tas know how to make the lighting and breezy airflow just right for a snooze. 
RELAXING AND RECHARGING
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STORYTELLING
We practice our listening and speaking skills when it comes time for stories! We get immersed in books and movies, and we also get excited to start reading and writing soon, too. Sometimes, we even get to sing and dance.
BUILDING LITERACY
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STAY AND PLAY
After school, we continue to grow our curiosity, imagination, and creativity. During ‘Stay and Play’, we’ll jump into fun activities like Lego building, puppet shows, art making, or Juilliard dance lessons.
EXPLORING NEW THINGS

A TYPICAL DAY AT THE BRITISH COLLEGE OF BRAZIL

What’s it feel like in our day-to-day at BCB? Our Primary days are filled with fascinating activities around the topics we’re discussing, as we explore many new facts and collaborate with our peers.
EXPLORE OUR DAILY SCHEDULE
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MORNING WELCOME
Our energetic school leaders greet us as we enter school, catch up with our friends, and share information across families. We might tell our teachers more about what’s happening at home, or we might pass a football and play some music before heading to our first class.
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GETTING READY
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MUSICAL TUNES
We discover the world through curricula that take us on adventures about many different topics – and we build several kinds of skills, as a result. In music class, for example, we learn harmony and tempo with different tunes, and assemble to play for our parents and the extended community.
LEARNING AND PERFORMING
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LUNCHTIME AND PLAY
We come together at midday to eat our nutritious lunches while discussing our thoughts and swapping stories with our teachers, TAs, or peers. In between lots of laughs, we may then shift to an active recess that can include life-size chess, football, basketball, or jump rope.
CONNECTING WITH PEERS
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TELLING STORIES
We get engrossed in a book of our choice every day, and we practice using our own words – from summarising what we’ve read to inventing our own imaginative story. We can enrich our expression through Spanish or Portuguese lessons and arts and crafts activities, too.
NURTURING LITERACY
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SPORTS TOURNAMENTS
During different sports and athletics, we strengthen our physical skills and nurture our well-being by boosting our resilience and collaborating with teammates on our common goals. During tournaments with competitors, we’ll show our sportsmanship while striving for our best.
GETTING ACTIVE
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AFTER-SCHOOL FUN
After school, the learning doesn’t end! During extracurricular activities, we can continue to explore different things, and see what we do or don’t like. We might discover talents in rock band, hand-sewing, arts, reading, or sports – to name just a few favourites.
EXPLORING NEW INTERESTS

A TYPICAL DAY AT THE BRITISH COLLEGE OF BRAZIL

What’s it feel like in our day-to-day at BCB? Our Secondary days are challenging and encouraging, as we increase our independence, follow our passions, and sharpen our talents among peers from around the world.
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READY TO SHINE
Our teachers and energetic Head of Secondary greet us as we enter school and feel comfortable telling them how we’re doing, what we’re struggling with, or what we’re excited about. Their tailored recommendations help us feel at ease and boost our overall happiness. We might even have a special breakfast during Mock Exams for IGCSEs or the IBDP.
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STARTING THE DAY
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IGCSE AND IBDP PREP
We’re always exploring what fascinates us and can unlock our passions through a variety of subjects and activities at BCB – like music, drama, and dance through our Juilliard curriculum. Every class presents us with ways to excel on IGCSEs and the IBDP, so we can attend our first-choice university and do or be whatever we want in the future.
EXPLORING OUR INTERESTS
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LUNCHTIME PLAY
We pause at midday to come together with friends over a nutritious lunch, catching up with each other and strengthening our bonds. We can make our own choices, like going for a walk outside, relaxing in the IB lounges, spending time in the library, or playing a sport with friends. Taking a break always nourishes our minds and well-being.
MAKING CHOICES
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STEAM LAB
In our Maker Lab and STEAM laboratories, we can learn beyond the typical science and math curricula, getting our hands into projects and challenges that encourage us to think outside the box! We apply what we’ve been learning through demonstrations or by building models, while increasing our skills with the newest technology and tools.
BECOMING INNOVATIVE
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CREATING OUR FUTURE
We meet one-on-one with our university counsellor, who helps us figure out what we might do with our interests. We’ll consider different options and get ready to apply to university. We also might shadow someone in their job, attend career fairs, or participate in workshops with BCB parents who can share insights into their professions.
BECOMING PREPARED
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NURTURING OUR PASSIONS
After classes, we can relax into our favourite activities alongside our classmates – nurturing our own collaborative bonds and friendships. We might get ready for a stage performance in our Juilliard-inspired music rehearsals or to win the championship with our sports team. By following what we enjoy, we feel happy and fulfilled in our BCB community.
CONNECTING WITH EACH OTHER

FIND US IN SAO PAULO

LOCAL TIME
11:24 AM
Monday–Friday: 7:30 am–4:30 pm
LOCAL WEATHER
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Sunny
OUR ADDRESS
Cidade Jardim Campus
  • Cidade Jardim Campus
  • Chácara Flora Campus
  • Avenida Engenheiro Oscar Americano, 630 Cidade Jardim, Cep. 05673-050 São Paulo - SP - Brazil
  • Rua Álvares de azevedo, 50 Chácara Flora, Cep. 04671-040 São Paulo - SP - Brazil