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IB and British
Ages 3 to 18

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CitySão Paulo
CurriculumsIB and British
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 3 to 18
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
Maximum 20 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
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This school does not make their fees public for the academic year 2024/2025.

Address: Rua Juquiá, 166 - Jd. Paulistano 01440-903 - São Paulo - SP - Brasil
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Number of students


Number of nationalities represented in the school


Most common nationality


Ratio of local students to international students

68% local students (approx)

Native English speaking teachers

Not all of them

Language support for students not fluent in English


Additional language classes offered by the school

Spanish, French and Portuguese.

Max. number of students per class


Average number of students per class

Varies according to age group.

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

In the Pre-Prep and Prep schools, yes.

Use of technology in the classroom

A wide range of cutting-edge technological resources are embedded into the curriculum. The school is an Apple Distinguished School and also a Microsoft Showcase School.

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)


Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

We welcome pupils from all faiths.

External examinations or assessments available

IGCSE and IB Diploma Programme.

Results in these examinations

On par with the best schools in the UK.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes, there is a full homework programme and policy.

Approximate hours of homework given

Depends on the year group.

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation


Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Yes, the Learning Support Unit.

Student access to education psychologist


Entry evaluation for students


Brief description of entry evaluation required

We use cognitive abilities and English tests.

Waiting list


Deadline for registration (new academic year)

February of each year.

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes, depending on the year group.

School start time


School finish time


Supervised care before/after school


School bus service available

Yes; it is outsourced.

School provided lunches


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


Uniform required


Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

A full range of Clubs and Societies.

Sports activities included

Football, futsal, volleyball, basketball, swimming, athletics and others.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes, A House System is in place and the school belongs to sports several leagues.

Facilities at the school

Library, Arts facilities, Music rooms and studio, theatre, drama studio, science labs, multipurpose rooms etc.

Sports facilities at the school

A complete Sport Centre including a multipurpose room, two gyms, a heated swimming pool and a football pitch.

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

St. Paul's is the British school of São Paulo, the first South American School to be recognised by the UK government as a British School Overseas. At St. Paul’s, we believe in releasing passion to achieve the best in everyone. We should strive to be better in all that we do, in work and play, every day. An innovative, structured curriculum, combined with excellent teaching, state of the art facilities, and the best in pastoral care, equip pupils to achieve that. Our culturally diverse community of pupils of over thirty nationalities includes girls and boys aged 3 to 18. As members of a strong and united community, Pauleans are equipped with everything they need to be global citizens that make a difference.

Teaching approach of the school

St. Paul’s School provides a carefully structured, integrated and diversified curriculum. We encourage pupils to think creatively and critically, to solve problems and to make a difference for the better. We provide pupils with rich and varied contexts to acquire, develop and apply their knowledge and skills. This equips them to become creative, innovative, enterprising and capable leaders.

The school’s curriculum has its foundation in the English National Curriculum incorporating the International Primary Curriculum, Cambridge IGCSEs and the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme. We also incorporate the requirements laid out by the Brazilian Core Curriculum. A wide variety of artistic, cultural and sporting extra-curricular activities, field trips and pastoral care support the curriculum.

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