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  • Mailing address:
    The British School- Rio de Janeiro (Urca site)
    Avenida Pasteur 429
    Rio de Janeiro
    RJ 22290-240
  • T 55 (21) 2543-5519
  • F +55 (21) 2543-4719
  • E
  • W
  • Memberships: Latin American Heads Conference (LAHC)
  • State/Independent: Independent: private non-profit
  • Senior School Ages: 12-18
  • Senior School Sexes: Co-ed
  • Senior School Numbers: Around 400 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: 7.30am – 3.00pm
  • Fee Currency: Real (R$)
  • Religion: Non-denominational


  • IGCSE (International General Certificate of Secondary Education)
  • International Baccalaureate (Diploma)
  • National Curriculum for England


  • Authorised by International Baccalaureate Organization (not to be confused as an inspection or accreditation agency)
  • Council of International Schools (CIS)

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