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Alleyn's School (Alleyn's School London)

Address: Townley Rd, Dulwich, London SE22 8SU, United Kingdom

Description Alleyn's School (Alleyn's School London)

  • Founded: in 1619
  • Location: London (Dulwich district), United Kingdom
  • Age of students: 4-18 years
  • Total number of students: 1200 people
  • Type of accommodation: only full-time (without accommodation)
  • Type of training: joint (mixed)
  • Language of instruction: English.

Located in the south-east of London, the private school Alleyn's School (School Alleyn's School London) is deservedly considered one of the best in the capital and throughout the UK as a whole. Its founder in 1619 was Edward Alleyn (Edward Alleyn), calling her first Alleyn's College of God's Gift, as well as the eponymous charitable foundation for 12 gifted but poor students. "The divine gifts" students demonstrate and still, achieving impressive success in the creative, sports and academic component, entering the best universities in the United Kingdom and the world:

  • GCSE: in 2017, 67% of students reached the highest score of A *, 92% passed to A * -A
  • A-level: in the same year the highest score was awarded to 40% of graduates, and high grades A * -A - 77% of students.

In 2014, the school ranked 30th among all (!) UK boarding schools based on A-level results, which allowed it to be named among the top 50 best academic centers in the country.

Like many British hostels, Alleyn's School initially taught only for boys (it was given its current name in 1882), and in 1887 it completely separated from the original college and by 1976 switched to a joint form of training (not without the help of Saddlers, 1970 annually allocate investments for the development of the educational institution). The department for primary classes was opened in 1992, making Alleyn's School the school of a full educational cycle - from junior to senior grades.

The teaching staff adheres to an individual, liberal approach, striving to reveal the uniqueness of each schoolchild and his personal potential. Regularly passing the checks from the independent Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI) commission, in 2010 the school earned an "Excellent" rating for all key points and only one "Good" (quality of teaching). The official religion is considered to be Anglicanism, but children can learn here regardless of religious preferences, confessions and religion.

Programs and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Alleyn's School (Alleyn's School London)

Program name
from 5 799 £ / term

Middle classes (7-9 years)

Each year, about 130 pupils enter the 7th class: one third are students of their own preparatory department (Alleyn's Junior School), two-thirds from other primary schools (private and public). Children study a wide range of subjects affecting all fields of knowledge and sciences:

  • English
  • mathematics
  • Latin
  • history
  • sport and physical development (several directions)
  • food technology
  • information and computer technologies
  • physics
  • chemistry
  • biology
  • a foreign language (Spanish, French, German - to choose from)
  • art and creativity
  • technology of design
  • music
  • theater and dramatic art
  • geography
  • religious studies.

In grade 9, usually 10-20 people study, paying attention to the following disciplines:

  • English
  • mathematics (several difficulty levels)
  • music (several directions)
  • sports and physical development (mostly team games)
  • religious studies
  • foreign languages: French, German, Spanish, Latin
  • geography
  • biology
  • computer science
  • history
  • chemistry
  • physics
  • art
  • technology design.

The cost of training per person is (trimester and year, respectively):

  • Reception (preparatory classes) = 4968 £ / 14904 £
  • 1-2 classes = 4968 £ / 14904 £
  • 3-6 classes = 5175 £ / 15525 £
  • The middle and upper classes (7-13 years of study) = 5799 £ / 17397 £.

1 trimester = 1/3 academic year.

from 5 799 £ / term


British two-year course, completing the program for undergraduate education for children aged 14-16: holders of the certificate can receive vocational education and start a career or prepare for a university on the programs Sixth Form,

The list of subjects studied (compulsory and optional) is quite large - exams usually take 8-10 directions:

  • English Language and Literature
  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • Foreign languages: French, Greek, Spanish, German
  • History
  • Geography
  • physical Culture and sport
  • Physics
  • Information Technology
  • Technology & Design
  • Religious studies (theology)
  • Art
  • Mathematics
  • General scientific course
  • Music
  • Classical civilizations.

The cost of training per person is (trimester and year, respectively):

  • Reception (preparatory classes) = 4968 £ / 14904 £
  • 1-2 classes = 4968 £ / 14904 £
  • 3-6 classes = 5175 £ / 15525 £
  • The middle and upper classes (7-13 years of study) = 5799 £ / 17397 £.

1 trimester = 1/3 academic year.

from 5 799 £ / term


A complex, in-depth British course for 16-18 year old students preparing to enter universities. A small number of subjects studied (3-5 areas) allows you to focus on the priority disciplines and areas of knowledge necessary for admission to the selected institution:

  • English literature
  • Economy
  • Foreign languages: French, Greek, Spanish, German
  • Biology
  • Mathematics / higher mathematics
  • Media and Media
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Geography
  • Art
  • Technology & Design
  • Political science
  • Philosophy
  • Psychology
  • Theater and Dramatic Art
  • History
  • Classical Civilizations
  • Music.

The cost of training per person is (trimester and year, respectively):

  • Reception (preparatory classes) = 4968 £ / 14904 £
  • 1-2 classes = 4968 £ / 14904 £
  • 3-6 classes = 5175 £ / 15525 £
  • The middle and upper classes (7-13 years of study) = 5799 £ / 17397 £.

1 trimester = 1/3 academic year.

Accommodation and food

The school works in a full-time form of education, so parents need to independently resolve the issue of accommodation, meals and custody for their child - Smapse will help you choose the right option for your finances and wishes.

Events Alleyn's School (Alleyn's School London)

For students, there are wide opportunities for sport and physical development that stand out even among other English boarding schools:

  • football
  • cricket
  • hockey
  • badminton
  • basketball
  • netball
  • tennis
  • swimming
  • athletics (mostly light)
  • water polo
  • skiing
  • fencing
  • gymnastics
  • general fitness
  • hockey on the grass and much more.

Gifted students are enrolled in the school teams and national teams, successfully represent the school in regional, national and even international competitions. So, in 2010 the women's hockey team in Sheffield performed in the finals, fighting for the FA Cup from the southern counties, and in the football team in 2012 entered the Boodles ISFA Cup semi-final, in 2013 they won the competition between independent schools in the South League.

The musical direction is equally in demand: at the school there are several teams working at practically professional level: jazz and wind ensembles, various orchestras, choirs and vocal groups, string groups.

There are more than 125 (!) Circles, sections and clubs by interests - each student will be able to find an occupation for himself and new like-minded people in a great variety of areas:

  • astronomy
  • discussion club
  • debate
  • culinary club
  • ceramics and pottery
  • policy
  • robotics
  • space research
  • origami
  • choreography (several directions)
  • table tennis (ping-pong)
  • chess
  • literature, etc.

Many students are engaged in the United Cadet Corps (here he has one of the largest departments), high school students are happy to participate in the program of the Duke of Edinburgh.

Equipment Alleyn's School (Alleyn's School London)

For London, Alleyn's School has an enormous territory of 30 acres: this is a picturesque, green and cozy place where students will find everything they need for living, studying and entertainment:

  • more than 30 acres of playing fields (cricket, football, hockey and others)
  • multifunctional sports complex
  • pool (length of the tracks 25 meters, stands)
  • fields for netball
  • tennis courts
  • track and field athletics tracks
  • own theater for 350 seats in a whole separate complex (opened in 2009)
  • theatrical studios
  • Music classes and rehearsal rooms, classes for music technology
  • sound recording studio
  • music library
  • studios for drawing and fine arts
  • modern, functional scientific laboratories
  • lecture hall for meetings with invited specialists, scientists
  • a separate new center for Sixth Form students
  • an extensive library with a rich print / electronic fund
  • A separate building for a junior school with a lawn and adjoining infrastructure (including a children's playground).

In October 2012, a large-scale development plan for the next 10 years was adopted here, so that by 2022 the school will be significantly transformed, expanded and modernized taking into account modern requirements.

Term dates and fees

The cost of training per person is (trimester and year, respectively):

  • Reception (preparatory classes) = 4968 £ / 14904 £
  • 1-2 classes = 4968 £ / 14904 £
  • 3-6 classes = 5175 £ / 15525 £
  • The middle and upper classes (7-13 years of study) = 5799 £ / 17397 £.

1 trimester = 1/3 academic year. The indicated cost is not included and is paid additionally:

  • Registration fee + contribution to the development of the school
  • Examination Boards
  • Deposit for tuition (= 1 trimester cost)
  • Accommodation and meals
  • Additional academic and language classes (optional)
  • Additional leisure activities and excursions (optional)
  • Guardianship (registration with the agency + guardian services)
  • Air tickets in both directions
  • Transfer in both directions
  • Compulsory medical insurance
  • Personal pocket expenses
  • Visa fees and services, translation and certification of documents = from £ 100
  • Consular fee (paid at the Embassy).

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

Most new schoolchildren come to Alleyn'sSchool at 4, 7, 9-13 and 16 years old: from junior classes of their own department to older children pass automatically with the passing of a compulsory examination at 11 years.


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