São Paulo
British, Brazilian curriculum
Bilingual
Ages 3 to 11

Stance Dual School

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CurriculumBritish, Brazilian
Languages of instructionEnglish, Portuguese
Age RangeAges 3 to 11
BilingualYes
International Baccalaureate No
Avg. students per class 22
Max. students per class 24
First year fees:

School Information

Number of students

650

Number of nationalities represented in the school

Brazilian, American, French, Japanese and Korean

Most common nationality

Brazilian

Ratio of local students to international students

99%

Max. number of students per class

24

Average number of students per class

22

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes, up to year 2 ( 7 years old).

Native speaking teachers (in language of instruction)

Some are, but most Brazilians.

Language support for students not fluent in the school's language of instruction

Yes, but when they don't speak at all we ask for private lessons at home.

Additional language classes offered by the school

Besides Portuguese and English we offer also Spanish from Year 4 on.

Use of technology in the classroom

Some subjects use tablets and netbooks for the children. Teacher uses a netbook and a TV. Besides we have an ICT lab with 25 computers and another lab in the Library.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes, often.

Uniform required

Yes

Waiting list

Yes, for some grades.

Entry evaluation for students

Yes.

Brief description of entry evaluation required

A basic interview.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

November for the academic year is from January ti December, but we accept kids during the year according to our vacancies.

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes, with the proper documentation.

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

100%

External examinations/assessments available

Cambridge Advanced English (CAE) and Diplomas de Español como Lengua Extranjera (DELE).

Results in these examinations

Very good

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

No

How does the school accommodate non-religious students or students of a different religion?

N/A

School bus service available

Yes, we have vans.

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

No

Learning support offered

N/A

School start time

7:30 am for Year3 on and 8:00 for youngers

School finish time

2yo at noon 3yo at 12:30pm 4yo at 2pm 5yo at 2:30pm 6and7 at 3pm 8and9yo at 3:30pm, olders at 3:50pm
Then we offer extracurricular activities.

Supervised care before/after school

Attending siblings stay at our club.

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Cooking, arts, music, capoeira, religion (Christian or Jewish), Dance, Music, Fun Science, Soccer, Tennis, Woodwork, Theater, Violin, Scrapbook, Games, TaeKwonDo

School provided lunches

Besides a Tuck Shop our kids have a hot meal in our restaurant.

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

Our nutricionist studies individual cases.

Sports activities included

Swimming and basic sports

Sports facilities at the school

4 flexible courts and a swimming pool

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes, soccer, basketball , swimming and even chess

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Individual attention and develop global citizens that are ethical, creative and prepared to face the challenges of a constantly changing world.

Teaching approach of the school

Stance Dual School approaches teaching and learning through a multicultural bilingual education paradigm, which aims to create a diversity of cognitive-emotional experiences, which provoke a reflection on how reality can be transformed critically and consciously.

Location

Get in touch with the school

Contact email: dual@mail.stance.com.br
Address: Rua Avanhandava 682 São Paulo SP Brazil