Year of foundation: 1959 (new building opened in 2010)
Age of students: 14-18 years
Type of education: joint
Number of students: more than 350, 100% are foreign students
Programs: A-level, University Foundation, GCSE, PRE-GCSE
Price: from 7370 GBP per term without accommodation
Ranking: is included in the TOP-30 private schools in Britain
Bellerbys College Oxford is located in one of the world's leading educational centers. The city of Oxford does not need advertising. It is the center of university life in Britain. The majestic buildings of the world famous university, which many foreign students dream of coming to England for their studies, create a unique, historical and somewhat strict image of Oxford. The city bewitches with grace and beauty.
Prestigious Bellerbis Oxford College is located in the center of Oxford. The new building of the college was opened relatively recently. From the building no more than 10 minutes walk to the city center. This arrangement of the facility allows students to easily combine their studies with a useful and enjoyable pastime. In the center of Oxford, foreign students are offered historical sights, galleries, museums, many shops, cafes.
In the college itself, students are waiting for a full immersion in the British educational environment, it is widely known for a high level of academic preparation. Studying here is intensive and characterized by efficiency. The quality of knowledge allows graduates to easily continue their studies in prestigious universities of the country. Yesterday's college students choose Oxbridge, the universities of Durham, St. Andrews, London's Imperial College and the School of Economics. The overwhelming majority of graduates continue their studies in rating universities (TOP-30). At one of the partner universities, Bellerbys College Oxford students are guaranteed after the Foundation programme ends.
A preliminary course, which makes possible further training on the GCSE program. The main orientation of the Pre-GCSE is the provision of sufficient English knowledge for schoolchildren from abroad. Children also undergo compulsory mathematics and four selected subjects. Successfully passed the course students go to the next level: they receive incomplete secondary education on the British system.
Beginning: September, January
The certificate of incomplete secondary education can only be obtained after two years of study on the GCSE program. This is the level of 8-9 years of study. Conditionally the program is divided into compulsory courses (foreign, mathematics, English) and subjects aimed at mastering the profession in further education. Bellerbys College Oxford as an additional offers up to 70 options, of which children choose 3 - 5 disciplines on interests. Two compulsory subjects and up to five additional ones are submitted in the national uniform exam and are included in the GCSE certificate.
The college provides students with the opportunity not only to receive theoretical knowledge, but also to fix them in laboratories. Working in the classroom, doing individual and homework assignments, research ideas and writing tests are evaluated when the final scores are awarded. Progress is monitored throughout the course.
Bellerbys College Oxford offers a range of social subjects, several foreign languages, English, physical education, mathematics and the latest technology to study. As an additional block, students go through a legal course, biology, literature, management and business, chemistry, accounting and physics.
Beginning: September, January
Two years of study on the program provide for familiarization with 4 + 3 professional courses, necessary for the subsequent admission to the university. The subjects are studied in detail, with an emphasis on practical vision. A block of exact and natural disciplines consists of mathematics (+ higher), chemistry, biological faculty and physics. The complex of humanitarian knowledge unites law, mathematics, economic direction and practical accounting. Results of training at the A-level college are summed twice a year: in January and May.
Completion of the program at Bellerbys College Oxford allows graduates without problems and exams to enroll in the best universities in the country: Imperial College (ImperialCollege), York University (York), Bristol University.
Beginning: September, January
Foundation was created and filled in according to the example of A-level. This pre-university training, which provides eight specializations. Accreditation Foundation successfully passed at the University of Lancaster, which gave her high marks and confirmed the quality of training. Specialization courses: technology (management and computer), pharmacology (plus exact sciences), the basics of design (sphere of art history), humanitarian, legal, financial course (plus business), media, engineering. The departments provide for a set of four mandatory modules and up to 6 special items. For each student, they write the final work and pass the exam.
Beginning: September, January, April
Accommodation in a residence is an opportunity for students to become immersed in a multinational and multicultural environment. Accommodation for children is offered in 1 and 2-bed apartments. The rooms in the residential buildings of Bellerbys College Oxford are equipped with bathrooms, furniture, appliances (TV, DVD). Wireless Internet is available on campus. For recreation in the residences special rooms are provided with tennis tables, billiards, a widescreen for film screenings.
Meals for the residents living in the residence are fully and variously provided. In the dining room of the college they prepare dishes of different cuisines of the world. Students are also offered vegetarian, dietary dishes. Special meals, taking into account the health of the student, can be organized individually.
Homestay accommodation is also offered. Living in a host family allows you to fully immerse in British culture, the atmosphere. Meals are organized on a half-board basis (breakfast, dinner). Students are dining in the cafeteria of the college.
The cost of living:
There are more than 20 modern equipped classrooms, a library, a computer lab, scientific laboratories, a design studio on the campus. There is also room for self-preparation, rest room. Also, there is everything necessary for doing sports in the college.The physical development of students in the school is given special attention.
The academic year at Bellerbys College Oxford begins on September 10th. Autumn term ends before the New Year holidays on December 12. Students have holidays from December 13 to January 4, and go on studying on January 5. The end of the winter trimester is scheduled for March 27. Winter holidays allow students to relax from March 28 to April 13. The final stage of the school year (spring term) is held from April 13 to June 12.
Parents of students should add additional articles to the list of expenses. English lessons for foreign students (EFL) will additionally require 1200 British pounds in the trimester. You can confirm your place in the college by making a deposit of 1500 pounds. A deposit is also required to confirm the solvency in the amount of 1 trimester. Supervision is also not included in the tuition fee and is paid separately. A fee is also charged for entering the college - £ 160
Required documents, depending on the type of institution:
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|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.