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Independent: private non-profit school in Brazil

  • Mailing address:
    The British School- Rio de Janiero (Botafogo site)
    Rua Real Grandez 87
    Rio de Janeiro
    RJ 22281-030
  • T 55 (21) 2539-2717
  • F +55 (21) 2539-2717 Ext 151
  • E [email protected]
  • W
  • Lower School Ages: 3-12
  • Lower School Sexes: Co-ed
  • Middle School Ages: 11-13
  • Middle School Sexes: Co-ed
  • Middle School Numbers: Around 700 boys and girls
  • Teaching Language: English
  • SEN: SEN considered case by case
  • Boarding: Not available
  • Uniform: Yes
  • School Year: Southern Hemisphere school year: February-December Two terms: early February to end of June; early August until just before Christmas. Week's holiday at half term, in mid-April and mid-October, as well as many Brazilian holidays.
  • School Hours: 7.45am – 3.00pm latest; pick-up times are staggered.
  • Fee Currency: Real (R$)
  • Fee Extras: Fees include day trips, some materials and a hot lunch.
  • Religion: Non-denominational
  • Memberships: Latin American Heads Conference (LAHC)
  • State/Independent: Independent: private non-profit


  • National Curriculum for England


  • Council of International Schools (CIS)

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