Rockport School is a small private school offering joint education services for children from 3 years old (boarding house is available from 8 years old and up). Approximately 75% of students choose a full-time form and do not live on campus all the time, while foreign students, for obvious reasons, prefer boarding.
Rockport School was founded in 1906 as a preparatory school for boys, founded by Jeffrey Bing. Now the facility is located near the city of Hollywood in the Craigavad area: Belfast (Northern Ireland) can be reached in 15-20 minutes, and the distance to Dublin is 175 kilometers. The total territory reaches an area of 10 hectares, and the main building, a majestic and ancient mansion serves as the center of the campus (the buildings around it are related to the later years of construction).
The school is divided into several departments (the age of transition of children from one level to another can vary within 1-2 years):
Every pupil here is treated as a unique, unique and distinct personality with special interests, abilities and talents. At the primary school stage, students learn basic, basic knowledge of basic subjects, and actively engage in sports. The main disciplines include:Foreign languages (Spanish or French)
Much time is devoted to creative development: all art classes are closely related to the English language course, with the culture and history of Ireland and Britain. Since the age of 5, children have become accustomed to seeing and perceiving the beautiful, freely and actively manifested themselves in various fields of creativity - they are engaged in music, painting, theater and literature, freely moving from one type of art to another.
This is a traditional British program that allows you to get a prestigious certificate of general secondary education - General Certificate of Secondary Education. Students attend classes in the following areas:
A thorough and effective program of pre-university preparation, designed for 2 years. In the process of training and at the end of each year the students pass the specialized examinations in the chosen areas - this will help them to obtain an extremely valuable and highly quoted certificate of the Advanced Level General Certificate of Education.
The first year (AS-level) students can choose for a thorough study of 4-5 disciplines, in the second year they are already 3-4. Please note that some items are only available for study if the training group is selected. The main disciplines for studying are included in the following list:
Like other hostels, Rockport School has a system of residences: pupils are assigned to one of them (white or green) until the moment of release, permanent competitions and competitions are held between the houses. This helps to educate children in an atmosphere of healthy competition, encourage skillful competition, develop a sense of responsibility, solidarity with friends, the ability to work in a team.
As already mentioned, the school works in full-time and on board (4 or 7 nights a week). Students boarders can freely equip their room: bring things from home, your favorite pillow or toy, your own blanket. Security is monitored around the clock - staff and tutors are constantly on duty at the residence.
High school students have a greater level of autonomy and freedom: they can personally organize their leisure time, have a little more free time, occupy personal single bedrooms. At the same time, they often take patronage over the younger ones, help them in adaptation, organize their leisure time and help in solving everyday problems.
Meals are organized according to the principle of full boarding - three times a day, plus tea in between sessions.
A variety of clubs and clubs for interests, sports and creative sections work every day for boarders; You can also relax on the beach, go skating, go bowling or watch a movie. On weekends, the program becomes even more interesting: for children cognitive and fascinating trips, excursions, sightseeing tours, visits to museums, theaters, cinemas, art galleries, premieres and exhibitions are arranged. You can also go to a sports match or a zoo, ride a horse or play laser tag, learn karting and mountain biking.
Both girls and boys can attend group or individual lessons on vocals or playing musical instruments (violin, guitar, trumpet, saxophone, clarinet, drums), learn stage speech, practice in dance and ballet, take a fancy photo. 999.3 ]
The sports component of training is not less developed also - from the most popular kinds of sports it is possible to note the following:
Rockport School cooperates with a professional yacht club and a golf center, so children under the guidance of experienced instructors can master these sports. From an early age, learn the skills of living in a hike, navigation and orientation in the terrain: in the senior classes of students await exciting trips and, if desired, fight for the Duke of Edinburgh Prize.
Despite its small size, Rockport School is actively developing and constantly improving, which allows it to provide students with all opportunities for quality and effective education. For example, in 2006, just in time for the centenary, a modern art center was opened with the latest equipment and equipment.
There is also a well-developed sports infrastructure: an indoor sports hall, tennis courts, a field for football, cricket and rugby, a huge well-groomed lawn for outdoor activities and outdoor games.
The cost of tuition (1 term), including accommodation and meals (full board) is:
The indicated cost is already included:
The total price does not include and is paid additionally:
Required documents, depending on the type of institution:
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