Appleby College is a prestigious private Canadian school, especially known for high results of its graduates upon admission to the university. A joint type of training has been adopted since the 1990's (since its founding in 1911 it was a school for boys), and today there are about 750 children from 12 to 18 years of age:
Students from 9th grade and older can live in a boarding house on the campus - this is approximately 270 people. The group of students is international: here are trained both Canadians and foreigners representing 35 world countries.
Classes are formed in small, up to 16 people, on average 1 teacher is 9 students. The teaching staff of the college consists of experienced professionals of high qualification, about half of teachers have academic degrees. The quality of academic preparation of students is so high that it allows them to enter the most rating universities of the USA, Canada, Europe and Great Britain without problems:
At Appleby College, all conditions for the full development of each individual, for the full disclosure of academic, creative, sporting and research potential, are taught here to work effectively independently and in a team. Graduates differ in active personal and civic position, they are able to defend their point of view, they become popular specialists and build a successful international career. The main values of the academic process of the college are the acceptance and understanding of various world cultures and traditions, the fostering of unity and unity among students, the active use of modern innovations and technologies, the highest academic standards of education and the full development of each individual.
To enter the school, you will need:
In addition, you must select the date, type and place of passing the mandatory testing:
At this stage, students learn the following list of disciplines:
Also at school the class hour (Guidance) is practiced: it is time for independent and group lessons, lessons of vocational guidance (on which students can more accurately determine the course and subjects for further study). During the class hour, students can also communicate with the teachers, get advice or valuable advice, solve the problems. Everyone can choose for themselves the study of French or mathematics at a more profound, professional level.
In the 8th grade, students begin to learn an additional foreign language of their choice: it can be Arabic, German, Chinese or Spanish.
At this stage, students begin to "save" credits - credit units for successfully mastered the course, which will be taken into account when issuing a diploma of secondary education after grade 12.
The subjects of the 9th year of study are as follows:
In the 10th form the students follow the following curriculum:
No less complete and diverse is the list of optional subjects to choose from: it can be art, drama or music, choreography, media art, foreign language.
The depth and seriousness of this program is designed to fully prepare schoolchildren for successful admission to the chosen university - the percentage of graduates entering is approaching 95%, which speaks eloquently about the quality of educational services and the balance of the curriculum.
In the 11th form, students study such disciplines as:
For pupils of grade 12, the list of compulsory subjects is reduced to English and vocational guidance. Educational loans (at least 5) are supposed to be selected on electives: in all, 34 disciplines are offered, divided into 6 thematic blocks (from each one it is necessary to select a minimum of 1 subject):
Graduates also target OntarioSecondary School Diploma (OSSD) scrap. To do this, you need to recruit 30 credits in compulsory and optional subjects, as well as at least 40 hours of community service or volunteer work.
The program, created for the most ambitious and capable students, allows them to study selected disciplines at a deeper, professional, university level - studied subjects can be counted as separate courses in the first year of study at the university. In the college, 16 variants of the AP Courses program are offered: at least 4 of them students receive the prestigious AP International Diploma, which is highly rated in the world universities, gives privileges upon admission and when allocating scholarships.
The diploma is awarded to students who successfully coped with the curriculum and achieved the necessary achievements:
A special diploma of the college with distinction is awarded to those students who, besides the above conditions, were successful in the following areas:
In short, in addition to excellent academic performance and activity, the student should show himself well as a leader, a person with an active civic position, and a full member of the world community.
These are summer courses for foreign students aged 12-16 years, for whom English is not native. The passage of this program will help to qualitatively study in foreign (in particular English-speaking) educational institutions, fully and deeply absorb the educational material, hone the skills of general and academic English.
Duration of classes - 4-8 weeks, 30 lessons per week, classes - up to 12 people. Also the cost includes accommodation on campus (double rooms), meals on the principle of full board, sports and creative classes. In addition, a rich leisure and sightseeing program is organized for the participants of the summer courses: students attend the Niagara Falls and the Canadian amusement park, major matches and soccer and baseball competitions, a unique Medieval show, go to theaters and museums, visit the sights of Toronto (including Si -En Tower and the University of Toronto). Note that the ESL course can be credited as a loan for OSSD (a diploma of secondary education).
The college employs more than 100 clubs, sections and clubs of interest: they represent a variety of art, creativity, sports and socially useful activities. In the 9th form students go on a canoe trip on the Temagami lake (duration - 6 days), and in the 10th form of the students a special winter camp, also six days, is waiting. Such approaches are a great way to unite the team, to strengthen friendly relations, to test one's endurance and strength of mind, and to improve survival skills in nature, in the field. In addition, similar campaigns help to realize the ecological responsibility more brightly, to learn to take care of the surrounding nature more carefully, to protect its resources and riches.
Students are brought up in an atmosphere of national understanding, tolerance and respect, learn to appreciate other cultures and peoples, their traditions and values. The college hosts a large number of international programs that fully integrate graduates into the world's whole community - students are real cosmopolitans in their principles and beliefs. The educational institution also maintains an established partnership with its colleagues in student exchange in France, Spain, Japan, Germany, China and other world countries.
Students are constantly receiving prestigious awards and prizes (including the Duke of Edinburgh Prize) - this is a clear indicator of the active civic and life position of students, their active participation in charity and volunteer projects, and environmental literacy. In 2011, 57 schoolchildren were awarded with gold prizes and awards, and in 2014 - 39.
All participants of the training programs must attend physical education classes and go in for sports: here you can qualitatively master a new type of activity, and simply improve your own physical form, strength and endurance. In total, the college employs about 30 preparatory teams and 20 semi-professional teams that constantly represent the school in various competitions and contests up to the national scale. The physical and sporting successes of each student are regularly compiled with a detailed report with recommendations and comments from the trainer and instructors. The most popular sports include:
Appleby College is a member of the list of accredited and active members of various professional organizations, both nationally and internationally:
There is a college on the picturesque shore of a large Ontario lake in Oakville (approximately 20 minutes by transport from Toronto, to the state border with the United States approximately Hour of the way). Oakville is a fairly developed city (its population reaches 170,000 people): there are all the necessary facilities of urban, tourist, entertainment and commercial infrastructure, while the cozy atmosphere of a small, provincial and affable city is preserved here. Oakville is famous for its natural views and riches, cultural and historical monuments, proximity to Toronto and an excellent level of safety and health. Here there is not one prestigious school, there are wonderful areas for city recreation, cozy parks and lawns - in short, everything for a full rest, leisure and training.
The campus occupies 60 acres of picturesque landscaped grounds - everything you need for comfortable learning, living and leisure, including historically valuable buildings, interesting natural sites and luxurious gardens. There are cozy residences (2 male and 2 female), an extensive library and a technology center, classrooms and a media laboratory. Students are provided with studios for creative work, art, choreography, and has its own theater for 150 people. There is also a private chapel, barbecue areas and outdoor recreation. On campus around the clock a professional nurse is on duty, you can go to the health center to see a sports therapist or one of the two general practitioners.
The campus is well equipped with sports facilities: 4 fields for collective games (including artificial turf), 5 tennis courts, separate volleyball and basketball courts, a spacious indoor pool, a special ice arena, squash courts, Climbing wall. A fitness center and a sports hall are also equipped, and some of the lake shore is equipped with equipment and a berth for water sports, athletics.
College philosophy necessarily involves the use of the latest technology, methods, methods - this is the first Canadian college that has so widely and fully implemented computer technology in all aspects of learning. In the classroom and during self-training, notebooks, interactive whiteboards and other computer and office equipment are constantly used.
Required documents, depending on the type of institution:
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- 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)
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- 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.