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Yangon
British curriculum
Ages 2 to 18

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CurriculumBritish
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 2 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 20 students / class
Maximum 24 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
School's webpage:

This school does not make their fees public for the academic year 2021/2022.

Address: No 1, Thumingalar Street, 16/4 Quarter, Thingangyun Township Yangon, Myanmar

Important notes about this school

Brainworks-Total group of schools has 9 branches in Yangon. For more info please contact the school.
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Number of students

All campuses together have over 3000 students.

Number of nationalities represented in the school

In the current year, there are 12 Nationalities studying in the school.

Most common nationality

Myanmar

Ratio of local students to international students

90% local : 10% international

Max. number of students per class

Lower levels:18 Upper levels: 24

Average number of students per class

20

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes, From Nursery to Grade 3

Native English speaking teachers

Languages are taught by native speakers, subjects are taught by mixed nationalities.

Language support for students not fluent in English

Yes, the school has special coaching classes.

Additional language classes offered by the school

Myanmar language, Chinese, German

Use of technology in the classroom

The school makes use of technology extensively to enhance the learning experience. We choose content that supports both pedagogy and delivery through technology. Every single classroom in all our branches is supported with smartboards and some of the world's best educational software. Whether it is language or mathematics or sciences or ICT or STEM, there are systems that take care of the individual needs of students. The school also has its own app to further reach out to individuals.

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)

Yes, all the classes, from KG to 12, have been offered through virtual platforms during COVID-19 stay-home quarantines. As we have been using technology in the school for more than 15 years, the shift has been smooth, fast, and effective.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes, we check the stress level of individual age groups, set time-limits, and spread the homework across the subjects.

Approximate hours of homework given

It is basically depending on the age levels, for younger age groups, it will be shorter in order to collect feedbacks for formative assessments, for the higher level, the time required to complete could be a little longer as their tasks could be mostly either a writing or a research practice.

Uniform required

Yes

Waiting list

Yes

Entry evaluation for students

Placement test is required.

Brief description of entry evaluation required

All prospective students must sit for English, Mathematics and Science placement exams for all levels. English oral fluency (Listening/Speaking) is critical. A prospective student scoring at 70% or above on each examination is considered prepared for admission. At 60%, additional testing may be required.
Additional testing in Myanmar language may be required.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

Mid-May every year.

Students can join after academic year begins

Late admissions are considered only under exceptional circumstances, most often in the case of new arrivals to the country and/or the city.

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

97%

External examinations or assessments available

IGCSE, A Levels

Results in these examinations

Our average score in all IGCSE subjects for 2019 was 81% and in 2020 it was 83%

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

We appreciate all faiths.

School bus service available

Yes.

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

We have general support for students who can cope with mainstream students. Our specialists support our teachers to manage students that require minimal support and periodical counseling. We don't exclusive classes for students with special needs.

Learning support offered

Not applicable.

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

The school has many adaptive AI based programs, all available at FOC, where students can progress on their own. Students have opportunities to move beyond their grade levels. There are many special clubs and special training sessions organized for gifted students including intern projects where they are supported based on their interest.

Student access to education psychologist

Yes.

School start time

Please check with our branches, Primary, Preschool and Secondary have different timings. Middle and High school start early, while Primary and preschools start a bit late.

School finish time

Please check with our branches, Primary, Preschool and Secondary have different timings.

Supervised care before/after school

We have an hour of supervised care available after school. Check this with branches before admission about the nature of care parents are looking for.

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Music, dance, Wushu, yoga, creative studies, volleyball, basketball, football, Taekwondo, swimming, home economics, running, Aeronautics, Scouts, intern opportunities.

School provided lunches

Yes, available at the school canteen.

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

Yes, we generally don't serve beef, ham, and shellfish at the school canteen. We have a special vegetarian/vegan section,

Sports activities included

Yoga, dance classes, Volleyball, badminton, basketball, football, taekwondo and swimming.

Sports facilities at the school

Outdoor pitches, swimming pool, indoor gym.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Brainworks Total International School Yangon is a unique group of K-12 integrated schools offering Pre, Primary, Secondary, IGCSE and A-Level education. Brainworks – Total accepts your child and takes on his academic development along with personality development and orientation right from Kindergarten onwards to Grade 12. Brainworks has a total of 8 branches in Yangon - Kamayut, Bayint Naung, Kyi Myin Dine, Wai Za Yan Tar, North Dagon, Thingangyun, Thaketa and Tamwe. We also have a branch each in Taunggyi and Mawlamyine. We are accredited Cambridge International School, PASCH network of schools and also certified by ISO 9001, 14001.

Teaching approach of the school

We believe in student empowerment, our teachers create multiple opportunities for the students in terms of pedagogy that is supported with world-class technology and resources. We take a variety of feedbacks from learning and improve the learning process in order for students to acquire complete ownership of their learning.

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