Ridley College near Lake Ontario is one of Canada's most prestigious schools. It is located in a picturesque location in Ontario. From Ridley College not far from Toronto (just over an hour drive), the American city of Buffalo in New York State, Niagara Falls.
The private school covers an area of 36 acres. The campus includes educational, residential complexes, sports infrastructure, recreation areas. At the boarding school for a comfortable stay, training has everything you need. There are strong moral principles, academic traditions. The school is proud of its famous graduates. The college was completed by the first Canadian pilot and the famous aviator-engineer Frederic Baldwin, professor of medicine JI Bell, nominee for Oscar Hume Cronin, and many others.
The education here is built on the traditional for the Canadian educational system principles. In secondary school, this is the laying of the foundations for future development. In the eldest - the disclosure of the potential of students, giving them the maximum number of opportunities for academic growth, creative, physical development. Standard programs are supplemented with the necessary disciplines in the 21st century. In particular, in high school students study computer technology, design, business, and other subjects. Ridley College is one of those boarding schools that are known for their high level of academic preparation. Almost 100% of the graduates of the educational institution enter prestigious universities in Canada and the United States. Of these, 80% - in high schools for themselves.
Enroll in Ridley College children can from 11 years. Studies in the middle classes are conducted under the state program of the province of Ontario. After the completion of the secondary school, the official Ontario Diploma will be issued. The level of development in the school of academic disciplines meets the pre-university training and is suitable for admission to universities in Canada, the United States of Europe.
Mathematics, French, art and design, English (academic or foreign), history, physical culture, music, geography and the natural-science complex are studied at the Canadian school.
In high school (9-12 grades) pupils undergo the same subjects, but the list increases due to special creative courses (theater, music and visual arts). The college introduces a compulsory study of the history and geography of Canada, increases the academic burden on languages and natural subjects.
The passage of subjects at the Advanced Placement level (AP) will allow, after receiving the final diploma, to apply to the universities of the USA and Canada. AR Courses is distinguished by the increased intensity and complexity, this program is called preliminary admission to the university.
Examinations of AR are taken into account in higher education institutions, so schoolchildren can choose from subjects those that they will study in higher education. The choice of Advanced Placement includes math, foreign languages, physics, economics, English, design and music, biology, geography, history, chemistry.
In 11-12 grades, students can choose a sophisticated program that provides an international IB Diploma together with a secondary school diploma (Ontario Diploma). Of the six subjects, half of the students go through in-depth study, three subjects - with the standard. As part of the program, students write an analytical essay (Extended Essay) for 4,000 words.
For international students, Ridley College offers a special English language program (ESL) that allows you to quickly master the conversational and academic level. The program for foreigners makes it possible to engage in 5-10 classmates in a group and lasts for one academic year.
To study English as a non-native (foreign) college, students check the degree of language proficiency in a telephone interview. After enrolling and coming to school, students write standard tests and confirm their knowledge. The choice of the complexity group depends on the results. ESL is an optional discipline and is included in the list of extra paid.
There are 11 residences on the campus of the Ridley College. In each, an average of 35 children live. For girls, boys are provided with different enclosures. In the rooms of the residences students are usually accommodated for 2 people. For each one there is a sleeping, study place, wardrobe furniture. Shower rooms are located on the floors of the residences. In each building there are kitchens, laundries (with drying machines). There are also rest rooms. The residence offers children free wireless internet.
Meals are full board. The school canteen prepares healthy, varied dishes. Maybe vegetarian, diet food.
The school classes of the boarding school are equipped with everything you need, starting with materials, ending with interactive techniques. Modern equipment is present in the library, music, dance class, scientific laboratories, studios for art. The sports infrastructure of the boarding school is also on top. For children there are tennis courts, squash, swimming pool, gymnasium. On the playing fields and platforms of Ridley College, students are offered badminton, volleyball, hockey, American football. Also in the school are opened sections of rowing, snowboarding, soccer, skiing.
Parents of students entering the Ridley College should pay an additional fee for the deposit (500 Canadian dollars), registration (3 thousand dollars) and health insurance. To pay for their studies are added a small amount for supervision and school supplies. As in many other Canadian colleges, flights and transfers are paid separately.
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