Year of foundation: 1959
Age of students: 14-18 years
Type of education: joint
Number of students: over 800, 100% are foreign students
Programs: A-level, University Foundation, Pre-GCSE, GCSE
Accommodation: residence, host family
Price: from 7580 GBP per term without accommodation
Ranking: is one of the most prestigious schools in the UK
Bellerbys College Brighton is one of the educational institutions of the prestigious network, that is known as the most authoritative in Britain. The main mission of the college is to prepare for foreign students for admission to the university. For many international students, Bellerbys College Brighton becomes the first step on the road to European education. The prestigious school is famous for the high level of academic preparation of students, excellent teaching and living conditions.
The college block occupies a spacious building in the prestigious area of Brighton. On the campus there are also residences, infrastructure facilities. Here everything is very convenient. This applies to both the college itself and the city of Brighton. In the latter there is everything necessary for a comfortable, interesting, memorable stay. Students in their spare time can visit theaters, cinemas, galleries, museums, and explore the historical attractions of "London on the Sea". The British capital is less than an hour's drive from Brighton. Excursions to London, the main educational center of the country, are organized regularly for students.
The college is proud of its level of academic preparation. Half of the graduates of the educational institution (A-level programme) are enrolled in the British universities that are members of the TOP-15. Almost 80% of the graduates continue to receive education at universities that make up TOP-50 educational institutions in the UK.
Students from 120 countries study in the college. Bellerbys College Brighton is an international educational center with more than 60 years of history. Here they work in accordance with the high standards of British education. This allows to maintain the status of the school, to guarantee students the quality of preparation for universities in Britain and the world.
The preparatory program for admission to GCSE will allow you to familiarize yourself with the requirements of British schools and improve your English language skills. The pupil, entering the Pre-GCSE, may continue to study at the GCSE course and receive a certificate of incomplete secondary education. It provides for the passage of mathematics, 4 disciplines of academic complexity to choose from and up to 10 subjects from the sphere of the child's interests. Teaching in small groups is conducted by experienced teachers, which allows schoolchildren to complete a course with high grades.
Beginning: September, January
A student can receive a certificate of incomplete secondary education after mastering the GCSE program and successfully passing a nationwide uniform exam. The course meets the level of 8-9 grades and includes the study of 3 compulsory sciences and 3-5 additional ones, which will be indicated in the GCSE certificate. Selective subjects include accounting and business courses, jurisprudence, literature, economic theory, chemistry, physics, the biological course. Bellerbys College Brighton offers you the choice of preferred subjects from more than 70 options. All students of the college are studying mathematics, foreign and English.
In the lessons, children receive the bulk of knowledge, which can be fixed in laboratory classes. Also, the college provides training hours for independent assignments, conducting research, conducting its own projects. Knowledge is assessed by teachers in the course of testing, group activities or activity in classes. Duration of training - 1-2 years (3 - 6 trimesters).
Beginning: September, January
The preparatory program allows adolescents to choose their future specialization and prepare for admission to the A-Level. Six directions of GCSE Pathway take into account the talents and interests of children. The program was developed for foreigners and includes a number of activities aimed at accelerated adaptation in the country, educational and emotional support (curator + supervisor + guardian). Students live in separate rooms with amenities and have access to modern technology for training and personal needs. At Bellerbys College Brighton, foreigners also pursue a course of science, so joint extracurricular activities and sports events accelerate the learning of English and the habituation to a new environment. Game and developing techniques for acquaintance with subjects of the academic level are provided.
Admission to higher education in the UK is greatly simplified for graduates of the A-level program, whose quality of knowledge is recognized in colleges and universities of the world as the "gold standard". The content of the program is universal, A-level is offered by most colleges as a common pre-university course.
Before starting A-level training, children are already identified with the higher school and choose the required list of subjects. The two-year program is designed to develop students on a small list of sciences. A thorough knowledge of several subjects is necessary for continuing study at a university and gaining a profession. The first course provides in-depth knowledge of 4 disciplines, the second examines 3 sciences. It is advisable not to choose such courses, so as not to waste time on the passage of repetitive topics.
Orientation to further study of engineering and exact sciences allows passage on the A-level of physics, mathematics (middle and upper level), biology, the fundamentals of chemistry. It is also possible to take courses in the humanities, accounting, a complex of legal sciences, economics or business. Examination of schoolchildren is held twice a year (January, May). The small number of groups allows students to achieve an excellent level of knowledge and continue their education in leading higher schools. Alumni A-levelBellerbysCollegeBrighton invite StAndrew's, ImperialCollege, LondonSchoolofEconomics (London School of Economics), Warwick, RoyalHolloway, Oxford (Oxford), UniversityCollegeLondon (University College London), Bristol, Aston, Cambridge, Durham, York (York University), Bath.
Twenty of the best universities of the country receive more than 60% of graduates of the program. Academic success of A-level graduates corresponds to A * -C marks in more than 90% of cases.
Beginning: September, January
The Foundation program was formed on the basis of the A-level course and successfully passed accreditation at the University of Lancaster. The program is designed in such a way as to intensively educate schoolchildren in 8 areas: media, business, jurisprudence, modern technologies (+ management), engineering, medicine (pharmacological sphere + precise subjects), design and art history, humanitarian disciplines. Each year provides for the development of 10 modules: 4 mandatory and 6 preferred. Quality control is carried out at the expense of course final works and examinations for each module.
Beginning: September, January, April
This is the perfect place for practicing conversational English, developing creativity and preparing for the British education system. There are three options to choose from depending on the experience that you want to acquire: an academic course, creative or active. Any of these three courses includes intensive English classes - at least 15 hours a week.
Course Duration: 2 or 4 weeks
Entry requirements: 3.5 IELTS, TOEFL 417 (equivalent to computer testing - 108) or Pearson Test of English Academic 30-34
Cost : £ 950 per week, including training, 3 meals a day, accommodation in a single room with all amenities, entertainment Events and excursions.
Students Bellerbys College Brighton offers two types of accommodation: residence and host family. In the first case, students occupy 1-2-bed rooms in buildings located within walking distance from the school. The apartments are equipped with everything necessary for a comfortable stay. In the residences there are rest rooms, kitchens, laundry. Students are under control in 24/7 mode.
In a host family, children live in single rooms. Access to the phone, the Internet is provided by agreement.
Like other best colleges in England, the school organizes meals for full board students living in the student residence. In the family, students are provided with breakfast and dinner. Lunch is organized in the cafeteria of the college. The menu at Bellerbys College Brighton is quite diverse. In the dining room of an international educational institution they prepare dishes from the cuisines of different countries. Additionally, students are given the option of choosing a vegetarian menu. For medical reasons, dietary meals are organized.
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Bellerbys Brighton College is a vast area with a library, computer class, 5 art studios. Each room is equipped with everything necessary for the comfortable work of students and teachers. Interactive boards are installed in the lecture halls of the college. In the computer class, equipped with a PC working area of the library, students are offered free Internet access.
The college starts on September 10th. The results of the autumn trimester students can be assessed on December 12th. The rest period is expected on vacation from December 13 to January 4. The start of the new trimester is scheduled for January 5. The winter trimester will last until March 27. Vacations from March 28 to April 13 will entertain students and help relax before starting a new stage of studying. Spring term will open on April 13 and will be completed on June 12.
A number of additional costs must be taken into account for students entering college. To enter the college, students must make a deposit of confirmation of place (£ 1500 ) and a tuition fee (the amount for one trimester). Additional fees will also be required for English lessons for low-level students. Classes at the EFL course are at Bellerbys College Brighton £1200 for 1 course (trimester). Support and assistance of the curator will also require additional payment. Students pay, in addition, a fee when registering at an educational institution -£160.
Required documents, depending on the type of institution:
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It is possible to receive scholarships to cover up half the cost of studying.
|Language courses, schools and children's language camps||Primary and secondary education - private schools||Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education||Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA|
| - 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.