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Westminster School Westminster School Westminster School

Address: Little Smith Street, London SW1P 3PF

Description Westminster School Westminster School Westminster School

  • Location Westminster School (Westminster School): London
  • Age: 7 -18 years
  • Programs: Primary School, Secondary School, GCSE \ IGCSE, A-level, Pre -U
  • Number of students: 750
  • Year of foundation Westminster School (Westminster School): 1179
  • Type of training: joint
  • Accommodation: residence
  • Tuition fees: from 33792 GBP per year
  • Rating: one of the 9 British privileged oldest boarding schools, is on the 1st place among its class institutions based on A-level results and 3 on GCSE

The Westminster School, along with Herow, Winchester, Rugby, Eaton, offers classical educational programs within the framework of the British system. One of the oldest schools in the UK , founded by the Benedictines in 1179, accepts boys and girls from different countries for training. Representatives of more than 30 nationalities receive secondary education in Westminster School.

Prestigious educational institution has 2 departments. Junior school (7-12) is available for British boys (as well as there are some private schools in England for girls). Foreign students are accepted at 13 years (girls - from 16). To enroll in the education program of high school in England , the applicant must have a high level of English proficiency. This is the main requirement of the school. The easiest way is for foreigners who have completed a 2-3-year training course in other British educational institutions of the secondary education profile.

13-year-old applicants are enrolled in the school according to the results of entrance examinations in history, geography, Latin, natural sciences, French, English, mathematics, Holy Scripture. In 16 years 4 profile subjects are handed over (chosen for studying at A-level). Admission is impossible without prior registration. To enroll in a school at the age of 13, it is recommended to register for 2 years, in 16 - for the year.

Results of exams of schoolchildren for 2013according to Westminster School:

  • (I) GCSE - A * scores - 86.2%; A *, A - 98.2%, A * -C - 100%
  • A-level - estimates of A * - 45%; A *, A - 86%, A *, A, B - 97%
  • Pre-U - estimates A1-D2 - 64%; D is 93%, D-M is 100%.

Programs and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Westminster School Westminster School Westminster School

Program name
Date
Age
Cost
08.09.2014 -12.06.2015
11-14
from 11 264 £ / term

9th grade

The 9th year program at Westminster School provides for the mastery of basic disciplines, including mathematics, English and French, chemistry, physics, geography, biology, history, art. Students also study design, electronics, religious studies, music, the ancient Greek language, Latin, receive general knowledge in information technology.

08.09.2014 -12.06.2015
16-18
from 11 264 £ / term

12-13 grades

High school students are given the choice of the training program: A-level or Pre-U. The one and the other course provides for the study of 4 compulsory subjects (1 from each block).

1.Religious studies, higher mathematics and mathematics, Chinese language, history, English literature, economics, theater studies, art criticism.

2. Philosophy, music, Latin, history, French, English literature, economics, chemistry, biology, art.

3.Religiology, Mathematics (+ Higher Mathematics), History, Geography , English literature, French, economics, biology, art history.

4.Religiology, physics, history, languages: Spanish, Russian, German, Ancient Greek, English literature, economics, chemistry, art history.

In the first year of study, music, electronics can also be studied.

Students can optionally learn the skills of thinking, linguistics, Portuguese, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Dutch, Arabic.

08.09.2014 -12.06.2015
14-16
from 11 264 £ / term

10-11 classes

The curriculum focuses on intensive preparation for GCSE or IGCSE. In the compulsory group of subjects are three natural sciences, mathematics, French and English, literature. It is also recommended to choose 1-2 subjects of a practical profile. Students of the 10th-11th grade are offered languages ​​(Greek, Latin, Chinese, Russian, Spanish, German), technology and design, information technology, religious studies, music, art, electronics, and much more.

08.09.2014 -12.06.2015
16-18
from 11 264 £ / term

12-13 classes

High school students are given the choice of the training program: A-level or Pre-U. The one and the other course involves studying 4 compulsory subjects (1 from each block).

1.Religion, higher mathematics and mathematics, Chinese language, history, English literature, economics, theater studies, art criticism.

2. Philosophy, music, Latin, history, French, English literature, economics, chemistry, biology, art.

3.Religiology, Mathematics (+ higher mathematics), history, geography , English literature, French, economics, biology, art history.

4.Religion Studies, Physics, History, Languages: Spanish, Russian, German, Ancient Greek, English Literature, Economics, Chemistry, Art Studies.

In the first year of study, music, electronics can also be studied.

Students can learn the skills of thinking, linguistics, Portuguese, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Dutch, Arabic.

Accommodation and food

The school's housing stock is represented by 11 residences. 6 of them are provided for boarders. Schoolchildren 13 - 15 years old live 2-3 people in the rooms. Senior students are offered single occupancy. Facilities, lounges, kitchens, laundries are in general access.

The school provides board meals (4-time, with a snack). Dishes are served in the former dining room of Westminster Abbey (College Hall) or Grant's dining room.

Subjects, specialties

Subjects list: Ancient Greek, Arabic language, art, Art history, biology, chemistry, Chinese, design, design and technology, Dutch Language, economics, electronics, English, English literature, French, geography, German, Greek language, Higher mathematics, history, Information Technology, Italian language, Japanese, Latin language, linguistics, maths, music, physics, Portuguese, Religious studies, Russian language, Spanish, theater, Thinking skills

Advantages

  • Westminster School attracts international students with high quality educational services, impeccable reputation and status. The prestigious school opens the doors of the best universities in the world for adolescents (with successful completion of the course).
  • The Westminster School is distinguished by a high level of academic preparation for students. 99.5% of its pupils receive A * -B grades for A-level / Pre-U. 50% of school graduates receive offers from Oxbridge.
  • A private boarding school is conveniently located in the center of London. Training here allows you to immerse yourself in the British cultural environment. The school is within walking distance of many London museums, historical attractions, infrastructure facilities.
  • Long-term educational traditions, a special atmosphere, careful selective selection of students and teachers, respectively, the environment of a certain intellectual level.
  • The specialization of the school lies in the field of classical humanities education.
  • Schooling provides for the possibility of academic and creative development in clubs for interests, dull pastime after lessons in leisure programs.

Equipment Westminster School Westminster School Westminster School

The school infrastructure is represented on 8 floors of the main building by classrooms with interactive boards, laboratories with state-of-the-art equipment, computer centers with high-speed Internet. Also there is a library with more than 20 thousandth fund.

The sports infrastructure of Westminster School includes a sports center with yoga, aerobics, dancing, basketball, mini football, netball, hockey, volleyball, climbing, and tennis tables. Also in the school there are several specialized courts, shooting range. The infrastructure of the school provides an opportunity for more than 25 sports on campus.

Term dates and fees

Training period: September - June.
Additional costs:

  • registration fee 100 pounds
  • deposit in the amount of one trimester
  • supervision
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  • visa services and fees

Entry requirements and extra fees how to apply, what is required to enrol

Required documents, depending on the type of institution:

camp / language school
  • copy of 1 page
  • certificate of language proficiency (if any)
private school, boardinghouse
  • copy of the 1 Pages of the passport
  • certificate of language proficiency
  • school report card with grades for the last 2-4 years (depending on the school)
  • school registration form
  • recommendation letters from Teachers of foreign languages, mathematics and a class teacher. Additionally, an educational institution may request a recommendation from the principal
  • Testing for knowledge of mathematics, language, other subjects
  • Interview with a representative of the school (possibly in person or by Skype)
  • Literacy, awards, student personal achievements (if any)
  • motivation letter (not for all schools)
  • passport size photo (depending on the school from 1 to 12 pcs)
  • medical certificate of the general health of the child , Discharge of vaccinations
  • birth certificate of the schoolboy (s)
university
  • copy of the page 1 passport of the passport
  • certificate of language proficiency
  • school certificate for the bachelor, diploma of Higher education for the master
  • letters of recommendation from teachers of foreign languages, mathematics and the class teacher. Additionally, an educational institution may request a recommendation from the principal / dean
  • certificates, awards, personal achievements of the student (if any)
  • motivation letter / personal statement
  • interview with a representative of the institution


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- we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs)
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program,
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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