Quick summary of key school information
|Language of instruction
|English and Portuguese
|Native English and Portuguese teachers
|Extra languages (other than English and Portuguese)
This school does not make their fees public for the academic year 2023/2024.
All the details about this school in their own words
|Additional language classes offered by the school
|Entry evaluation for students
|Deadline for registration (new academic year)
|School start time
|School finish time
16:15 or 17:15 depending on the grade level
|School provided lunches
|Sports activities included
|Sports facilities at the school
Indoor sports court, playgrounds
|Qualities and characteristics best defining the school
BIS is a school where all the students of the bilingual curriculum become fluent in both English and Portuguese. New students coming from foreign countries learn Portuguese. Similarly, Brazilian students and from countries where English is not spoken will be introduced to the program in order to acquire complete fluency in that language.
BIS is a Brazilian school that offers the very best of Brazilian curriculum. Brazilian culture elements are particularly important and are an active part of the curriculum, among other required subjects. Moreover, it also gives the child the opportunity to be in constant contact with other contents offered in English, so the knowledge and fluency can be expanded in that language.
At the end of the Middle School, BIS guarantees the acquisition of the concepts covered in the subjects of the two languages, in the bilingual curriculum, so the students become effectively bilingual, and fully able to follow the High School at the best Brazilian and international schools.
BIS knows the importance of the foreign language learning in the globalized world, and what it may represent in expanding the cultural horizon of the human being. It is a school that cares about your child from kindergarten through Middle School, fully taking responsibility for the child’s overall education.
BIS has the primary objective to provide the student an avant-garde education, with the goal of fully training, developing the ability, potential, and skills in order to have a responsible and active international citizen.
|Teaching approach of the school
BIS has developed a comprehensive bilingual program in both Portuguese and English. During childhood education, the child participates in educational activities whose language of communication is English. The teacher communicates only in that language, making the acquisition of the new language become naturally. From the Elementary School, already literate in English and Portuguese, the students have a curriculum in both languages. The program meets the requirements of the Brazilian Curriculum Parameters (MEC) and bases its bilingual curriculum in the international curriculum, coherent to the socio-constructivist approach of teaching. BIS prepares the students to be able to choose to continue their university studies in Brazil or abroad.