At the stage of Nursery, or kindergarten (here it is called The Secret Garden), the youngest students form a relationship to themselves and the world around them. All classes are held in a light, interesting game form, designed to develop the child's personality, his innate abilities and talents: communication skills, the basics of counting, reading and writing, logical thinking, understanding and understanding the world, and physical attention is also given to physical development. For the kids prepared a huge number of fun creative activities, exciting adventures and mini-master classes, singing and skits - all to instill in them love for school, learning and working in a group.
In the department for pupils of 4-6 years - Pre-Prep - the children are already a little bit, in a playful, informal form they begin to get acquainted with the basic school disciplines:
Many classes are held in nature, in a special "Forest School". To facilitate the adaptation of the kids to the learning process, all lessons and lessons are taught by the same teacher, except for specialized music specialists, Spanish and computer science.
And the last stage of the junior school is directly the elementary classes of Prep School, where children from 7 to 13 years old study. Here, the intensity and depth of training is gradually becoming more and more difficult to give children the opportunity to prepare for the transfer to the strongest middle and high schools in the UK. Each class (up to 17 people in each) is not only engaged in the basic academic program - here students actively develop general academic skills, so that they can later learn more easily, comfortably and effectively. Students learn to organize their time, synchronize and rank various tasks, analyze information from different sources. The list of disciplines and lessons already covers almost all fields of knowledge and sciences:
Much attention is paid to the physical development of schoolchildren: they have sections for golf, rugby, basketball, volleyball, water polo, tennis and cricket. There are also numerous clubs and clubs-electives (creative and scientific communities), a music school. With the children there are professional psychologists specializing in the education of students of primary school age.
The cost of schooling is (the price is for 1 person for 1 trimester, 1 academic year = 3 terms):
Cottesmore School is in Sussex County: the road to Brighton is only about half an hour, and you can get to central London in one hour. The school was founded in 1894, and at present it has been operating since 1946, since the end of World War II.
The total campus area reaches 30 acres. This cozy, majestic estate, built in Victorian style, surrounded by well-kept green gardens and parks, the windows of which open a beautiful view of the nearby lake.
About 150 people live and study at the Cottesmore Preparatory School today. The size of the school allows it to simultaneously and ensure the formation of a high British level and at the same time maintain a chamber, friendly atmosphere where almost all students know each other and are familiar with all teachers. Each child is respected as an independent and unique personality, employees take into account all their needs and requirements, they are able to develop strengths, abilities and talents. The program of study harmoniously combines academic studies and extracurricular program, so that it is possible to achieve a balanced, all-round development of students.