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CitySão Paulo
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 2 to 16
Yearly fees: Not public
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Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English
Native English teachers
Extra languages (other than English)
Class sizes Average 20 students / class
Maximum 24 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
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This school does not make their fees public for the academic year 2023/2024.

Address: Av. Honório Álvares Penteado, 5463 06543-320 Tamboré – Santana de Parnaíba (SP) – Brazil
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Number of students


Number of nationalities represented in the school


Most common nationality


Ratio of local students to international students

85% local: 15% international

Native English speaking teachers

We have a number of English first language speakers, and our Portuguese teachers are all native Portuguese speakers.

Language support for students not fluent in English

We provide language support as part of the timetable. English and Portuguese as an Additional Language is provided for students who require it, based on assessments.

Additional language classes offered by the school

Portuguese, Spanish (Secondary) and French (Secondary extra-curricular activity)

Max. number of students per class


Average number of students per class


Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes, in Early Years and Primary

Use of technology in the classroom

All classrooms have either projectors or televisions, there are sets of iPads across the campus, and students in Grades 6 - 8 are provided with 1:1 Chromebooks.

Is the school ready to use virtual classrooms when needed? (e.g. teaching lessons online if the school is closed, e.g. during COVID-19 closures)

We are very prepared if need. This was the practice during the pandemic but since then, we have only provided in-class lessons.

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

No. We are non-faith-based school, but as an inclusive school, we run learning units, such as ‘World Religions’ and engage students from Primary upwards in discussions and visitors of different faiths.

External examinations or assessments available

Formally, students in the Secondary may opt for the MYP e-Assessments from this year.

Results in these examinations

This will be the first year (2023)

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes, but carefully aligned to what is being studied in the classroom, not simply as a routine. A maximum amount is set depending on the age, but it is not compulsory nor expected to be set every week.

Approximate hours of homework given

It ranges from 30 minutes per day in Primary, which might be some reading activities, to 90 minutes in Secondary. However, again, on a needs basis.

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

Our oldest students are completing their middle years this year (2023) so we do not yet have graduates.

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Yes. Approximately 25% currently receive support.

Learning support offered

In-class ‘push in’ and occasional ‘pull out’ for literacy and numeracy, and language support as mentioned above.

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

In the same way. Individual Education Plans would help to focus on a student’s needs.

Student access to education psychologist

We have two school counsellors on campus who are able to monitor and support students, but we make referrals for assessments if deemed necessary.

Entry evaluation for students


Brief description of entry evaluation required

Simple assessments of language and mathematics in order to assess where there might be needs. We are not selective.

Waiting list

Not currently, but some grade levels are full.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

We accept admissions throughout the year, but the majority would join us either in August (the beginning of our academic year) or January (the beginning of the Brazilian system academic year)

Students can join after academic year begins


School start time


School finish time


Supervised care before/after school

Only in the form of extracurricular activities

School bus service available

Parents are able to contract the service with an external provider.

School provided lunches

Yes, paid for by the parents.

Food alternatives for special dietary needs (ie. vegan, kosher, halal etc)


Uniform required


Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

More than 50 extracurricular activities of sports, arts, cooking, MUN/debate, gardening, board games, etc.

Sports activities included

A broad and balanced sports curriculum for students of all ages.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes, football and basketball currently.

Facilities at the school

Purpose-built campus with an Award-winning design with 2 libraries, 3 Science Labs, 1 Media Center with a Podcast Studio, 3 Music rooms with more than 450 individual musical instruments, 2 Art ateliers, 1 Drama studio, 1 Auditorium, 1 Amphitheatre, 3 Lunchrooms, 7.500 m2 of outdoor play areas, a purpose early years center with an exclusive playground.

Sports facilities at the school

2 multi-purpose Sports Court, with a track and field facility beginning construction this year.

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

We are an inclusive and friendly school, with an emphasis on the community. We believe in partnership with the families, and provide a range of community events and information sessions.

Teaching approach of the school

We adhere to the IB philosophy where we believe in the importance of learning how to learn and the development of skills, rather than focusing on the taught content. We are aligned with the Brazilian national curriculum but adapted for an international context and the development of student agency and student-centred approaches.

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