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News image Navigating Academic Progression: Unveiling the Significance of IGCSE in Paving the Way for the IB Diploma at BCB-Understanding IGCSE and its Crucial Role in Preparing for the IB Diploma Program at BCB-BCB_Brazil_March_2023_415 Blog | Secondary Blog | Global Education | Highlights
Navigating Academic Progression: Unveiling the Significance of IGCSE in Paving the Way for the IB Diploma at BCB
Explore the pivotal role of the International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) in shaping the academic journey of students at BCB, preparing them for the challenges and rigors of the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Program.
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News image Five tips to welcome new students-Five tips to welcome new students-BCB_Brazil_March_2023_244 Blog | Highlights
Navigating a New School Year: Proven Strategies for Welcoming Students!

Embarking on a new academic journey can be both exhilarating and nerve-wracking, especially when starting at a new international school. Here at BCB, we understand the mix of emotions that new students might be experiencing, from excitement to anxiety. In this blog post, we'll explore 5 tips that can help create an environment that's welcoming, safe, and conducive to the growth and success we wish upon all our students.

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News image Artificial Intelligence and education. Our perspective.-My first blog-57abda8c-d93b-4aa7-b58b-fe55d5aacfe9 Blog | Highlights
Artificial Intelligence and education. Our perspective.
ChatGPT has made AI feel, well, real. In the blink of an eye awkward AI generated writing has now become more sophisticated and life-like. It’s almost, but not quite, like the real thing. But, what do we think as educators?
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News image Digital footprint: The cyberspace that never fades-digital-footprint-the-cyberspace-that-never-fades-book2digitfootsocialfootprintanshullabs Blog | SecondaryBlog | Highlights | Secondary Blog
Digital footprint: The cyberspace that never fades
It can be easily said that in today’s world we are living online and I think we still have yet to fully realize the implications of doing so, one of those implications is that our tracks through the digital sand are eternal!
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News image Secondary Sports Day 2022-secondary-sports-day-2022-Sportsdayjpg Blog | SecondaryBlog | Highlights | Secondary Blog
Secondary Sports Day 2022
On 17th June BCB secondary school students took part in a house sports day. Students competed in a variety of team events, each worth up to 100 house points. The team with the most house points at the end of day won the coveted house trophy!
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News image WIDA all about it-wida-all-about-it-wiidajpg Blog | SecondaryBlog | Highlights | Secondary Blog
WIDA all about it
WIDA MODEL provides information about a student’s level of English proficiency (ability to listen, speak, read, and write), both in social and academic language. Social language is English used in everyday communication. Academic language is English used in association with school subject areas including: Language Arts, Mathematics and Social Sciences at all age levels.
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News image Developing Critical Reading-developing-critical-reading-critical reading Blog | SecondaryBlog | Highlights | Secondary Blog
Developing Critical Reading
Throughout the English curriculum at BCB, students are encouraged to be critical readers. But what is critical reading? According to The Writing Centre, critical reading is ‘reading that applies certain processes, models, questions, and theories that result in enhanced clarity and comprehension.’
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News image How the Covid-19 pandemic has shown us the importance of experimentation in science lessons-how-the-covid-19-pandemic-has-shown-us-the-importance-of-experimentation-in-science-lessons-blog Blog | SecondaryBlog | Highlights | Secondary Blog
How the Covid-19 pandemic has shown us the importance of experimentation in science lessons
Science teachers are aware that experimentation awakens a strong interest among students at different levels of schooling. Students also tend to attribute to experimentation a motivating, playful, intrinsically linked to the senses. On the other hand, it is not uncommon to hear from teachers that experimentation increases the ability to learn, as it works as a means of involving the student in the topics that are discussed in theory lessons.
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News image Wars, conflicts, migration…-wars-conflicts-migration-Picture blog56 Blog | SecondaryBlog | Highlights | Secondary Blog
Wars, conflicts, migration…
People that migrate (move) from the place where they live to a new place where they will live are known as migrants. Internally displaced people (people that migrate inside the country), internationally displaced people (people that migrate out to a different country), refugees (people that seek refuge, shelter), they are all types of migrants. Migrants, and migration, are as old as humanity itself. Migration is so common, and so present in our daily lives, that it’s very likely you know someone in your family who is (was) a migrant. My family, for instance, is made up of many migrants.
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News image Actions, attitudes and reflections-actions-attitudes-and-reflections-behavioral Blog | homepagefeaturedarticle | Global Education | Highlights | Secondary Blog
Actions, attitudes and reflections
The behavioral policy makes sure that all our students understand that decisions and choices have consequences just like in the real world. We need to follow guidelines that are created to ensure students are safe, feel included and can focus on building positive relationships and achieving success in academics.
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News image How the Learner League transitions from Primary to Secondary School-how-the-learner-league-transitions-from-primary-to-secondary-school-Learner League Blog | homepagefeaturedarticle | Highlights | Secondary Blog
How the Learner League transitions from Primary to Secondary School
It is that time of year when Primary students in Year 6 look forward to transitioning into Secondary with students moving from both the CF and CJ Primary to a vastly different and strange new world …….or is it?
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News image Live the experience of studying abroad in one of our NAE Schools!-live-the-experience-of-studying-abroad-in-one-of-our-nae-schools-Copy of Email Banner Templates for Boarding  Study Abroad 540  329 px News | homepagefeaturedarticle | Highlights | Trips & Expeditions | Whole School News
Live the experience of studying abroad in one of our NAE Schools!
Ready to expand your child’s learning experience? Nord Anglia Education’s Study Abroad program (NAE Abroad) is the perfect choice; intended to provide an experience for NAE learners from around the world, including students from Brazil.
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News image Celina Seok - Y4 receives a special mention for her performance at the NAE Young Musician of the Year 2022-celina-seok--y4-receives-a-special-mention-Screen Shot 20220311 at 095450 News | homepagefeaturedarticle | Highlights
Celina Seok - Y4 receives a special mention for her performance at the NAE Young Musician of the Year 2022
- 1,370 students, 64 schools, 17 categories shared shared outstanding musical performances for our team of global judges. The calibre of entrants was impressive with one judge commenting
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News image Running towards exam success-running-towards-exam-success-BCB RUNNING CLUB 2 Blog | homepagefeaturedarticle | Highlights | Secondary Blog
Running towards exam success
Exercise makes us feel good – that’s well documented. But do you know why? Does it burn off stress? Reduce muscle tension? Or release endorphins perhaps?
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News image 2022 Expressive Arts Week - 2nd edition - March 2022-2022-expressive-arts-week--2nd-edition-BCB Expressive Arts Week News | homepagefeaturedarticle | Highlights
2022 Expressive Arts Week - 2nd edition - March 2022
BCB's Primary Music and Arts departments promoted the 2nd edition of BCB’s Expressive Arts Week from the 24th to the 28th of January. It was a week full of activities dedicated to the Arts!
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News image Y12 - IBDP1 - English A: Language and Literature-y12--ibdp1--english-a-language-and-literature-ibenglish Blog | homepagefeaturedarticle | Highlights | Secondary Blog
Y12 - IBDP1 - English A: Language and Literature
In the IB, students face what is possibly two of the most critical years of their lives. Small but consistent decisions they make now can unlock future opportunities that they may not even know exist yet.
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News image The Mathematics Challenge Club-the-mathematics-challenge-club-IMG20220217145341 Blog | homepagefeaturedarticle | Highlights | Secondary Blog
The Mathematics Challenge Club
As we approach the middle of the school year, I’d like to take some time to explore what is happening within the mathematics department, in the classroom and with student’s at home.
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News image Inserindo a criança em práticas cotidianas de uso da Língua Portuguesa-inserindo-a-criana-em-prticas-cotidianas-de-uso-da-lngua-portuguesa-News Default Image Blog | PrimaryBlog | Highlights | Primary Blog
Inserindo a criança em práticas cotidianas de uso da Língua Portuguesa
Desde muito cedo queremos entender o porquê de tudo que fazemos e não há nada que nos motive mais do que um propósito. Pensando no aprendizado de um idioma, as situações cotidianas em que precisamos usá-lo se tornam muito propícias para que a criança veja sentido em falar, ler, escrever e interpretar o Português. Neste artigo e também em nosso workshop dia 15/02 às 9h da manhã, traremos algumas dicas que poderão ajudar os pais a estimular suas crianças nos diversos usos da Língua Portuguesa.
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News image Primary Expressive Arts Week-primary-expressive-arts-week-News Default Image Blog | homepagefeaturedarticle | Highlights | Primary Blog
Primary Expressive Arts Week
Como parte da semana de Expressive Arts do The British College of Brazil, na qual foram celebradas variadas formas de manifestação artística como: pintura, grafite, dança e música, o departamento de Língua Portuguesa selecionou o gênero textual Poema para ser trabalhado com as turmas do Primary e apresentado ao final da semana para todos os alunos em um sarau.
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