Balmoral Hall School is located in the center of Winnipeg (in the province of Manitoba) on the bank of the Assiniboin river, and occupies a vast territory of 5 hectares (approximately 12 acres). Winnipeg is one of the most developed cultural communities in Canada. Here you can try a variety of dishes of the peoples of the world, get acquainted with their culture and art directions, foreign languages. Interesting and informative excursions are constantly organized for boarders: trips to theaters and cinema, visits to restaurants and cafes, cultural and sporting events. In walking distance from the campus there are many shopping and entertainment centers, attractions and restaurants, theaters and cinema.
The year of foundation of the Balmoral Hall School can be called 1901 - it was founded as the Havergal College, then it was called Rupert's Land College (1917), so as not to be confused with the names of the same school in Toronto. In 1950, the school merged with the Riverbend School, also a women's boarding house, and the association was named Balmoral, which remains to this day. Balmoral is one of the largest castles of the British royal family, and both schools have introduced their best features into the curriculum. The institution is constantly being completed, updated, reconstructed and modernized to meet all modern demands of students.
Educational institution is an active and active member of many prestigious educational organizations:
All students have a compulsory school uniform. Balmoral Hall School has no specific religious orientation, students of any religion and religion are accepted. After graduation, according to statistics, 100% of students without special difficulties continue to receive education at the selected university.
Here it is possible to get the best education of the Canadian model, to prepare qualitatively and effectively for training at the university - most often the girls choose the courses Pre-Advanced and Advanced Placement. The institution seeks to maximize its personal abilities, talents and talents: this is facilitated by small training classes, professional and qualified teachers with extensive experience working with foreign students and international groups, as well as proven and advanced teaching methods.
Balmoral Hall School also supports the International Baccalaureate program, works as a testing center for SAT and ACT, offers preparatory courses on the methodology of successful studies. There are also courses of preparation for IELTS, an international language test, the results of which are highly appreciated all over the world (classes on Saturdays). Preparation for entering the university begins already in the 8th grade - this helps graduates without any problems to enter the selected universities and receive a large number of proposals.
The foundation of education is the English language: introduction, perception of language, composition, English literature, public speaking and oratorical art, debate. Additionally, a supporting course for foreign students - ESL is taught. You can study other foreign languages: for example, Chinese, French, Spanish at your own discretion.
An important role is played by education in the field of art and culture: it can be drama and theater, performing or visual skill.
Choral singing is taught as a separate course, for which you can get a full educational credit (credit unit): primary technique, music, music theory and Musical notation, staging. Classical and ancient music, folk art and songs, modern pop standards, musical theater and jazz are considered.
It is directed to the active development of independent, individual creativity, serves as an excellent way of self-expression, teaches to negotiate and communicate in various situations. You can also learn how to prepare and demonstrate presentations, improve the skill of productive thinking.
Includes choreography, vocals and drama, enriches subject areas and improves knowledge and skills in the field of theatrical productions. There is a huge number of different profile exercises (for example, improvisation, performances and scenes), participation in vocal groups of different scale, solo singing. In the choreography, the main emphasis is on jazz technique, the remaining styles are dealt with optional.
It is taught in detail from the 6th grade until the very end of the school. A comprehensive course gives an idea of art, technology, helps develop common skills and reveal personal potential. In the middle-class program, fine arts - an interdisciplinary direction, enters the English language course and social studies, helps to create and fill out the personal portfolio of each student.
In the future the students will have to analyze art forms, study the theory of art, create interesting art objects, deal with stylistics, master various working techniques, materials and techniques. At the end of the training, the portfolio can be submitted to the selected university or specialized school.
This course allows you to start studying selected subjects at the university complex level already in high school - this significantly increases the chances of successful admission to the chosen university. AP exams are usually taken in 11-12 grades: after receiving 4-5 points, you can count on immediately enrolling in the 2nd course of the chosen higher education program, get valuable credits (credit units) in the first year, which will allow you to choose the most priority and interesting subjects.
You can study at AP courses in the following areas:
In addition, courses are organized in the field of 2D and 3D design and visual arts: this will be useful for those students who want to continue their education and build a career in these areas, enroll in specialized educational institutions. Assessment of progress here relies not on the results of annual exams, but on the compiled portfolio, which is presented at the end of the year and demonstrates personal achievements and successes.
The school program includes a fairly wide range of subjects: it is useful for the comprehensive development of students, for high-quality and full-fledged preparation for the senior degree and entering the university. Grades for examinations in various areas are included in the school-wide certificate - Manitoba High School Graduation Diploma.
The certificate is issued to students who have received at least 28 educational credits (credit units). With the help of professional consultants who are constantly working in the school, girls can make an optimal educational plan: the consultant works from the 9th grade until the moment of graduation.
The cost of tuition (with accommodation) is 27250 CAD / semester.
The comfortable residence on the campus is designed for 65 people - all conditions for comfortable, safe living here are created. Each room is beautifully furnished, has a private bathroom (one room is designed for 2-4 people), telephone and wireless Internet access. In the residence there is a laundry, a common cozy living room with soft furniture, computers, TV and DVD, game consoles.
There are a lot of extracurricular programs, students constantly interact with each other during academic, extra-curricular, creative and sporting events, participate in the life of residences. It helps to develop a sense of camaraderie and mutual understanding, tolerance, create a friendly and comfortable atmosphere.
Much attention is paid to sports and physical development of pupils: physical education lessons are included in each curriculum, in addition, there are a large number of sections and studios. You can participate in various teams and teams:
Also from popular and popular sports you can note:
There are a large number of sections, clubs and clubs of interest - each student will be able to choose an occupation to her liking:
The Balmoral Hall School has its own ice arena and professional equipment for ice hockey, basketball and volleyball courts, a multifunctional fitness center and a technology center.
The cost of the training program is 54,500 CAD per academic year. The price already includes:
• Training on the selected program
• Accommodation and meals (residence, full board)
• 24 hour security and supervision[999.8 ] • Regular monitoring of progress, reports for parents
• Medical insurance and assistance if necessary
• Organization of educational tours, trips, student exchanges.
Please note that there are some surcharges and contributions not included in the main Cost of the program:
• Registration fee = 150 CAD
• Training deposit = 18200 CAD
• Initial testing of the level of knowledge
• Consular fee (paid at the embassy)
• Air tickets in both directions
• Courier delivery of original documents
• Visa registration and fees.
Required documents, depending on the type of institution:
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