The British School Caracas will provide an outstanding international education, which will enable all students to attain their potential. Our students will be inspired to become lifelong learners who contribute actively and positively to the global community.


The British School Caracas provides a world class British and international programme for students aged 3 to 18 within a caring, family environment. We encourage our students to aspire to become productive members and leaders in a dynamic and evolving world. They will develop diverse and transferable skills and attributes to fulfil their academic, emotional, creative and physical potential. The school community fosters attitudes that promote intercultural understanding and sustainable practices.

Educational Objectives

To fulfil this mission, students from the British School Caracas (TBSC) will:

  • foster a love of learning
  • be respectful and behave with integrity
  • help nurture the physical, social and emotional well-being of those around them
  • celebrate their own and others’ excellence
  • embrace challenge in order to maximise their potential
  • become independent learners who are creative and critical thinkers, with the capacity to problem solve and to use a variety of learning strategies
  • communicate effectively in at least two languages
  • understand and participate in assessment and target setting
  • have differentiated access to the best aspects of the National Curriculum of England, the IPC, the IGCSE and the IBDP
  • understand and put into practice the IPC Personal Goals and the IBO Learner Profile
  • be a part of TBSC community, and contribute to the positive ethos and atmosphere of the school
  • be mindful of the impact they and others have on the environment and its inhabitants
  • develop an appreciation of Venezuela’s culture and natural environment
  • demonstrate a commitment to international mindedness and understanding
  • value and appreciate diversity
  • participate in community service projects participate in and contribute to the development of a diverse co-curricular programme

In order for students to achieve these educational objectives, TBSC will:

  • recruit, and professionally develop, well-qualified local and overseas teachers and administrators
  • effectively communicate with the school community
  • support and encourage staff to be innovative, inspirational and self-motivated in their delivery of the curriculum
  • maintain small class sizes up to a maximum of twenty students
  • promote an open and positive climate for debate and discussion of local and international issues