The British School of Costa Rica
  • Admission 2017

    We are now taking applications year-round, please read the information carefully and contact us if you have any questions!

  • School Year 2016

    We have updated all our information for the School Year 2016. You can find the calendar and all the lists referring to school materials...

  • Latest News and Reminders

    Don’t forget to join our Official Facebook Page… you will always find latest news as well as reminders over the Holiday season and for...

Admission / Matriculation 2017

Applying to a school is an important step for a family. In this section you can find a guide to our application process, procedures, policies, requirements and other information that will make this a smooth process for our new families.

Early Years Parent Resources

Early Years parents will find important general information in this section, useful tips, news and reminders as well as information on special events.

News and Updates

In our effort to improve communications with the school community, we will continue to publish our bulletins in this section as well as items on the latest news, important dates, events and other information.

Latest News

School Bulletin #12 – 29th April 2016

UPCOMING DATES: Monday 2nd – Wednesday 4th May: Senior 7 IB Environmental Systems trip to Tirimbina Monday 2nd –...

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UPCOMING DATES: Monday 2nd – Wednesday 4th May: Senior 7 IB Environmental Systems trip to Tirimbina Monday 2nd – Thursday 5th May: Green Week Monday 2nd May: Senior Spanish B trip to the Jade...

School Bulletin #11 – 22nd April 2016

UPCOMING DATES: Saturday 23rd to Sunday 24th April: Humboldt/BSCR Model United Nations Saturday 23rd to Sunday 24th April: Duke...

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School Bulletin #11 – 22nd April 2016
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UPCOMING DATES: Saturday 23rd to Sunday 24th April: Humboldt/BSCR Model United Nations Saturday 23rd to Sunday 24th April: Duke of Edinburgh trip to Cartago Wednesday 27th April: Primary 3 IPC trip to Multiplaza Wednesday...

School Bulletin #10 – 15th April 2016

UPCOMING DATES: Monday 18th to Friday 22nd April: Book week Monday 18th April: Senior 6C Estudios Sociales trip to...

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UPCOMING DATES: Monday 18th to Friday 22nd April: Book week Monday 18th April: Senior 6C Estudios Sociales trip to Museo Dr Rafael A Calderón Guardia Tuesday 19th April: Senior 6B Estudios Sociales trip to...

School Bulletin #9 – 8th April 2016

UPCOMING DATES: Monday 11th April: Holiday – Juan Santamaría Day – School closed. Tuesday 12th April: Senior 6 and...

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UPCOMING DATES: Monday 11th April: Holiday – Juan Santamaría Day – School closed. Tuesday 12th April: Senior 6 and Senior 7 Art Trip to Lincoln School – 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Wednesday 13th...

Cafeteria Menu – April 2016

This is the Cafeteria Menu for the month of April 2016… there is one for the levels of Early...

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Cafeteria Menu – April 2016
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This is the Cafeteria Menu for the month of April 2016… there is one for the levels of Early Years and another for the rest of the school (Primary & Senior). Please make sure...

Early Years News #2 – 18th March 2016

IMPORTANT DATES: Friday 18th March: First Quarter ends Monday 21st March to Friday 1st April: Holidays Monday 4th April: Second Quarter begins...

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Early Years News #2 – 18th March 2016
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IMPORTANT DATES: Friday 18th March: First Quarter ends Monday 21st March to Friday 1st April: Holidays Monday 4th April: Second Quarter begins Wednesday 6th April: Parent/Teacher meetings Monday 11th April: Holiday “Juan Santamaría” Thursday 14th April: Workshop: “Positive Discipline” 6:15 p.m....

School Bulletin #8 – 18th March 2016

UPCOMING DATES: Friday 18th March: End of the First Quarter Monday 21st March to Friday 1st April: Mid-semester break...

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UPCOMING DATES: Friday 18th March: End of the First Quarter Monday 21st March to Friday 1st April: Mid-semester break (no classes) Friday 1st to Sunday 3rd April: Model United Nations – Lincoln School Monday...

Green Apple Vol. 4

What is the Zika virus? The Zika virus infection is caused by the bite of infected Aedes mosquitoes. This...

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What is the Zika virus? The Zika virus infection is caused by the bite of infected Aedes mosquitoes. This is the same mosquito that transmits dengue and chikungunya. What are the symptoms of Zika?...

School Bulletin #7 – 11th March 2016

UPCOMING DATES: Saturday 12th – Sunday 13th March: Duke of Edinburgh Award – Bronze Practice to ‘Parque Prusia’, Irazú...

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UPCOMING DATES: Saturday 12th – Sunday 13th March: Duke of Edinburgh Award – Bronze Practice to ‘Parque Prusia’, Irazú Sunday 13th March: Innova Tournament – Girls and Boys Football Finals at St. Jude’s College...

Cafeteria Menu – March 2016

This is the Cafeteria Menu for the months of January and February 2016… there is one for the levels...

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Cafeteria Menu – March 2016
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This is the Cafeteria Menu for the months of January and February 2016… there is one for the levels of Early Years and another for the rest of the school (Primary & Senior). Please...

School Bulletin #6 – 4th March 2016

UPCOMING DATES: Monday 7th March: CIS Canadian University Tour – (9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.) Wednesday 9th March: 2017...

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UPCOMING DATES: Monday 7th March: CIS Canadian University Tour – (9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.) Wednesday 9th March: 2017 England Cultural Trip – Preliminary Meeting (12:30 p.m. – Room 49) Thursday 10th – Friday...

School Bulletin # 5 – 26th February 2016

UPCOMING DATES: Monday 29th February to Wednesday 2nd March: Student Council Elections (Secondary) Tuesday 1st March: Senior 7 IB...

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School Bulletin # 5 – 26th February 2016
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UPCOMING DATES: Monday 29th February to Wednesday 2nd March: Student Council Elections (Secondary) Tuesday 1st March: Senior 7 IB Art trip to the European School and UWC Wednesday 2nd and Thursday 3rd March: Senior...

School Bulletin #4 – 19th February 2016

UPCOMING DATES: Saturday 20th February: International Fair Monday 22nd to Friday 26th February: Student Council Elections – Propaganda Week...

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School Bulletin #4 – 19th February 2016
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UPCOMING DATES: Saturday 20th February: International Fair Monday 22nd to Friday 26th February: Student Council Elections – Propaganda Week Wednesday 24th February: Senior 6 and Senior 7 English Trip to see Macbeth (9:30 a.m....

Early News #1 – February 2016

Every morning Early Years students come to school highly motivated, ready to enjoy their learning and share with their...

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Early News #1 – February 2016
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Every morning Early Years students come to school highly motivated, ready to enjoy their learning and share with their teachers and classmates. During these weeks they have learned the new routines, class rules and...

School Bulletin #3 – 12th February 2016

UPCOMING DATES: Tuesday 16th February: Early Years 1A trip to a friend’s house Wednesday 17th February: Early Years 1B/C/D...

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UPCOMING DATES: Tuesday 16th February: Early Years 1A trip to a friend’s house Wednesday 17th February: Early Years 1B/C/D trip to a friend’s house Thursday 18th February: Concert by the National Symphony (Primary &...

School Bulletin #2 – 5th February 2016

UPCOMING DATES: Monday 8th to Friday 12th February: Student Council – “Political Parties Registration” Wednesday 10th to Friday 12th...

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School Bulletin #2 – 5th February 2016
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UPCOMING DATES: Monday 8th to Friday 12th February: Student Council – “Political Parties Registration” Wednesday 10th to Friday 12th February: Senior 6 and Senior 7 IB Geography trip to Quepos Friday 12th February: Friendship...

Back to School Night – February 2016

Thank you to all the parents who managed to assist to our “Back to School Nights” for the start...

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Thank you to all the parents who managed to assist to our “Back to School Nights” for the start of the School Year 2016. For those parents who missed these meetings, we would like...

School Bulletin 01 – 29th January 2016

UPCOMING DATES: Tuesday 2nd February: Early Years 1 – Primary 2 Back to School Night 6 p.m. – Auditorium...

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UPCOMING DATES: Tuesday 2nd February: Early Years 1 – Primary 2 Back to School Night 6 p.m. – Auditorium Wednesday 3rd February: Senior 1 – Senior 7 Back to School Night 6 p.m. –...

Cafeteria Menu – January/February 2016

This is the Cafeteria Menu for the months of January and February 2016… there is one for the levels...

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This is the Cafeteria Menu for the months of January and February 2016… there is one for the levels of Early Years and another for the rest of the school (Primary & Senior). Please...

School Bulletin #36 – 27th November 2015

UPCOMING DATES: Monday 30th November: The School Day finishes at 12 midday for all students | Primary 3/4/5 End of...

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UPCOMING DATES: Monday 30th November: The School Day finishes at 12 midday for all students | Primary 3/4/5 End of Year trips Tuesday 1st December: Primary 5 Graduation (9:00 a.m. Auditorium) | Primary 4 Egyptian Day...

School Bulletin #35 – 20th November 2015

UPCOMING DATES: Friday 20th November: Senior 4 students begin Final Exams (12:00 midday finish) Monday 23rd – Friday 27th...

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UPCOMING DATES: Friday 20th November: Senior 4 students begin Final Exams (12:00 midday finish) Monday 23rd – Friday 27th November: Secondary Final Exam Week (Senior 1, 2, 3 Study Day on Wednesday) Senior 6 IB...

Early Years News #9 – November 2015

IMPORTANT DATES: Monday 30th November: Classes finish at 12 noon Tuesday 1st December: Last Day of School (Children wear...

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IMPORTANT DATES: Monday 30th November: Classes finish at 12 noon Tuesday 1st December: Last Day of School (Children wear regular clothes) | Classes finish at 12 noon IPC UNITS OF WORK: EY1 students have enjoyed...

XXX Grand Classic Race – International Fair 2016

Dear Parents: Please see below the most important aspects related to the Thirtieth Edition of the “Grand Classic Race”,...

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Dear Parents: Please see below the most important aspects related to the Thirtieth Edition of the “Grand Classic Race”, an event that will take place on 20th February, 2016 for Early Years, Primary, Senior,...

Introducing our BSCR Mobile App

Welcome to our new British School of Costa Rica App! This new addition is a new tool to communicate...

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Welcome to our new British School of Costa Rica App! This new addition is a new tool to communicate with our parents and students. It works through both smart phones (Apple and Android) and...

Early Years 1 General Information

The administrative and teaching staff welcome Early Years 1 to the 2016 School Year. The regular timetable for Early Years...

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Early Years 1 General Information
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The administrative and teaching staff welcome Early Years 1 to the 2016 School Year. The regular timetable for Early Years 1 begins at 8:00 a.m. and ends at 2.00 p.m. except for Wednesdays when the...

Early Years 2 General Information

The administrative and teaching staff welcome Early Years 2 back to the 2016 School Year. The regular timetable for...

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Early Years 2 General Information
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The administrative and teaching staff welcome Early Years 2 back to the 2016 School Year. The regular timetable for Early Years 2 begins at 8:00 a.m. and ends at 2.00 p.m. except for Wednesdays...