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Bilton Grange Preparatory School

Address: Duncherch, Rugby CV22 6QU, United Kingdom

Description Bilton Grange Preparatory School

  • Foundation Year of Bilton Grange Preparatory School: 1873
  • Location of the Bilton Grange Preparatory School: Danchurch, Rugby district, Warwickshire, UK
  • Age of students: 4-13
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Type of studying: mixed
  • Number of students: about 300
  • Educational programs: Primary School, Secondary School
  • Accommodation type: boarding house.

The Bilton Grange Preparatory School was founded in 1873 and is today one of the best schools in Britain. In it, boys and girls are studied together from 4 to 13 years old. Junior students (the first four years of study) attend day school, older children can attend both day school, and be on a weekly boarding house or on a full board basis. Currently, the Bilton Grange Preparatory School has two children's departments:

  • 4-7 years - Pre-prep school, preparatory year, year 1-3
  • 7-13 years old - Prep school, year 4-8.

The school has unique educational standards developed over many years of work. The best way in the school is the continuity of generations and the accumulation of life experience - for more than a century of history, the school had only 9 directors.

The school is located in a picturesque area with parks, its own small forest that is inhabited by various animals, which is especially important and interesting for children and adolescents. The school welcomes the admission of foreign students into its ranks.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Bilton Grange Preparatory School

Program name
Date
Age
Cost
Annual
4-13
from 9 095 £ / term

Pre-prep school, 4-7 years; Preparatory year, year 1, year 2, year 3

During the first 4 years of education, children not only receive knowledge, but are in a warm home atmosphere. Classes are followed by walks, active rest. The specialists of the school instill in children love for learning, and do not force them to perform assignments. Each child has an individual approach; its experience, possibilities and desires are taken into account. In courses 2 and 3 of the year, special attention is paid to the process of transition to the next level of the school and preparation for the start of an independent life.

In the program of the preparatory year, years 1, 2, 3 the following disciplines are taught:

  • English
  • English literature
  • Mathematics
  • Science (includes biology, physics, chemistry)
  • Classical civilizations
  • Physical Culture
  • Information Technology
  • History
  • Geography
  • French
  • Religious education
  • Music
  • PSHE (personal, social and medical education).

Prep school, 7-13 years; Year 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Educational programs are unique and invariably highly evaluated by all specialists and educational institutions. From the 4th to the 8th year of education, the students have an extensive scientific base, they become thoughtful and responsible members of society. Disciplines are formed from a list of mandatory and optional. All students are engaged in sports, drama, arts.

Subjects are compulsory for studying:

  • English
  • English literature
  • Mathematics
  • Science (includes biology, physics, chemistry - to choose from)
  • Physical culture.

The disciplines are for choice of students:

  • Art
  • Design
  • Ceramics
  • The photo
  • Film technology
  • Drama
  • Information Technology
  • History
  • Classical civilizations
  • Classical languages
  • French
  • Geography
  • Music
  • Latin language
  • Religious education.

Accommodation, housing and food

Students from grades 4-8 have the opportunity to live in school either on a 5-day basis (the child is taken for a weekend) or on a permanent basis (the child leaves the school only for vacations). The school has well-equipped hostels, where children are in complete safety and comfort. Boys and girls live separately. Staff of the school 24 hours a day and 7 days a week monitors the order and helps small students in all emerging issues. For a child in school you can be calm - it is under the constant supervision of teachers, educators and medical workers. Currently, about 30 children live in school on a week-long boarding school, more than 30 - on a regular basis. Parents can contact the school's specialists at any time.

The school's food system meets the highest quality standards. Delivered exclusively fresh and environmentally friendly products. Balanced meal is three times a day, helping children to feel a constant rush of vivacity and strength - both for classes and extra-curricular time.

Events Bilton Grange Preparatory School

During the studying, much attention is paid to the extracurricular life of the students. Every week, various thematic "tea parties" are held in the school, where in the game form children receive additional knowledge about the phenomena of the surrounding world.

Available events for students:

  • Fighting with a pirate ship (Drayton Manor)
  • Quidditch game
  • Visit to the Harry Potter studio
  • Visiting the zoos
  • Visiting museums
  • Go-karting (Northampton)
  • Boating trips, etc.

Special Family holidays are organized where children attend different places / events dedicated to a single topic:

  • Britain "in the palm of your hand"
  • "Chocolate tour"
  • "Historical Tour"
  • " Mountainous terrain "
  • " Fun time "
  • "Christmas Weekend" and so on.

In the school, great importance is given to sports education of children.

Main sports:

  • Rugby
  • Hockey
  • Basketball
  • Netball
  • Cricket
  • Athletics.

Additional sports:

  • Tennis
  • Swimming
  • Riding
  • Squash
  • Jumping on trampolines
  • Golf
  • Sailing.

Advantages

  • Classical British education
  • High academic indicators
  • Primary and secondary school - as a consequence, the best concern for the development and consolidation of children's talents and abilities
  • Professional teaching staff
  • Scenic accommodation area
  • Equipping to the best standards.

Equipment Bilton Grange Preparatory School

The school is located in the town of Danchurch, very close to London (40-50 minutes) and Heathrow International Airport (60 minutes). The school covers an area of ​​90 acres with a beautiful park, lots of trees and shrubs, beautiful gardens. The premises of the school are equipped with everything necessary for comfortable study. Classrooms are spacious and light.

Sports facilities include:

  • 25-meter indoor swimming pool
  • Golf course
  • Hockey ground
  • Firing range
  • Rugby and cricket grounds
  • Playground for netball
  • Gymnasium with playgrounds for squash, basketball etc.
  • Trampolines.

The school has its own theater studio with the necessary equipment - in fact, a small theater. Well equipped with scientific laboratories, including Studio Design Technology with a 3D printer, a milling machine, a vinyl cutter and other technical innovations are offered to foreign students. Art rooms have speeches for modeling and sculpture, a photo lab, etc.

There is a chapel in the school.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

The academic year is divided into traditional trimesters:

  • Autumn - from September 6 to December 15 (vacation from October 20 to November 5)
  • Spring - from 9 January to 23 March (vacation from 6 to 19 February)
  • Summer - from 18 April to 30 July (vacations from 27 May to 3 June).

Please note that there are some additional fees not included in the basic cost of the program:

  • Registration fee
  • Consular fee of the Embassy
  • Visa invitation CAS
  • Mandatory health insurance
  • Academic deposit (cost of one semester, is returned)
  • Custody and registration in the agency
  • Initial testing of the knowledge level.

Extra fees:

  • Registration fee (for a programme/course) 200 GBP
  • Medical insurance 150 GBP

Entry requirements, assessment and extra fees, how to apply, what is required to enrol, conditions, entry tests and exams

  • Applicants must communicate in English, read and write at a level appropriate to their age
  • The report card from the previous place of study
  • High achievement at the previous place of study
  • English language test
  • Teacher's references from the last place of study
  • Interview
  • School test for identifying skills and knowledge.

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