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Bishop's College School

Address: 80 Chemin Moulton Hill, Sherbrooke, QC J1M 1Z8, Canada
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Description Bishop's College School

  • Founded: in 1836
  • Location: Lenoxville, Quebec, Canada
  • Total number of students: 260 people
  • Type of training: joint (mixed)
  • Type of accommodation: residence (full board)
  • Language of instruction: English + French in-depth.

The prestigious and popular Canadian boarding school Bishop's College School is an excellent choice for students wishing to obtain a high-quality secondary education in Canada. School history began in 1836, and today the institution is considered one of the best in the province of Quebec. At Bishop's College School, about 260 people are now studying, of which 65 are foreigners (there are several Russian children) - an international setting and multiculturalism are guaranteed!

As Quebec is a French-speaking Canadian province, despite the generally accepted English language of instruction (as an international one), French attention is paid to French: all students can study it in depth practically from the very moment of admission (admission to school is from the age of 12). The ratio of teachers to students is 1: 7, which makes it possible to practice an individual, personal approach, giving each due amount of personal attention.

Bishop's College School is part of the prestigious Round Square organization: it allows students to actively participate in international exchange programs, interesting international projects, volunteer and charitable activities - which is a great help when entering universities, not to mention personal growth and development. Graduates enter such prestigious universities in Canada and around the world as (according to statistics, education usually continues in English-speaking countries):

  • University of Victoria
  • Queen's University
  • London School of Economics
  • University of British Columbia
  • King's College London
  • New York Film Academy
  • University of Toronto
  • Imperial College London
  • University of San Francisco
  • Maastricht University
  • Stanford University
  • University of Manchester.

Programs and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Bishop's College School

Program name
Date
Age
Cost
Annual
11-14
from 66 100 $CAD / year

Middle classes (grades 7-9)

Universal general education program for students of grades 7-9, designed to give maximum useful knowledge, skills and academic skills - the list of subjects studied is very broad, covering virtually all areas of science.

Foreign students can additionally attend ESL supportive English courses: this will help them to adapt quickly to a new language environment. Intensive French courses are also available for all.

The cost of the academic year in the school (including accommodation and meals at full board) is 63,000 $ CAD.

Annual
15-18
from 66 100 $CAD / year

Advanced Placement

The AP program (intensive pre-university training) is conducted jointly with the prestigious Bishop's University, which also took an active part in the development of this course. AP gives high-school students the opportunity to choose the most priority, important subjects for themselves and concentrate on studying them as much as possible: at the end they can pass exams, and then the AP certificate will be a significant plus when entering universities in Canada, the US and the world.

The cost of the academic year in the school (including accommodation and meals at full board) is 63,000 $ CAD.

Annual
16-18
from 66 100 $CAD / year

International Baccalaureate

The International Baccalaureate (IB) program appeared in the school just recently, in 2017, but has already attracted a lot of students. This is an internationally accepted standard that allows graduates of schools to enter any university in the world - the IB certificate is appreciated in any country and is considered universal.

The student himself chooses for himself priority subjects and directions - 3 are studied on a standard level of complexity and 3 on an advanced, in-depth, almost university. In addition, all students write an extended academic essay (the volume is from 4000 words, the topic is chosen independently and is consistent with the teacher), attend classes on the general theory of knowledge (CTC) and the discipline CAS (Creativity, Service, Activity).

Foreign students can additionally attend ESL supportive English courses: this will help them to adapt quickly to a new language environment. Intensive French courses are also available for all. Children are assisted by personal curators + specialists in higher education and admission, responsible for competent career guidance.

Foreign students can additionally attend ESL supportive English courses: this will help them to adapt quickly to a new language environment. Intensive French courses are also available for all.

Accommodation and food

On the territory of Bishop's College School for students-pensioners 7 comfortable, cozy residences (for boys and girls, traditionally, separate) are prepared:

  • rooms for 2 people
  • Living rooms for relaxation and communication with DVD, soft furniture, board games
  • individual computer rooms
  • trading pavilions and machines with snacks, sweets
  • Small but well-equipped student kitchens
  • full WiFi coverage, international telephone connection.

Together with the children in each residence there live representatives of the school and educators who help children in solving any problems, monitor the observance of cleanliness, order and discipline 24/7, guarantee the full safety of the pupils.

Boarding meals are held thrice a day in a common spacious, bright dining room, and on weekends students are waiting for small gastronomic holidays - ordering pizza for everyone, trips to the town's restaurants, barbecue. You can also have a snack in the school cafeteria - either buy food and cook something yourself in the student kitchen, if there is such a desire.

Pupils in the upper grades who have previously issued written permission from parents / guardians have the right to go out to Lenoxville on their own weekends: to shop, walk, take pictures, go to the movies, etc.

Events Bishop's College School

Canadians are a nation in love with sports, therefore Bishop's College School students give a lot of physical training:

  • mountaineering
  • rugby
  • basketball
  • Horseback Riding
  • curling
  • squash
  • tennis (large and table)
  • general fitness (PF)
  • hockey team
  • swimming
  • Golf (the school has entered into a partnership agreement with the nearest golf club).

Other extracurricular activities devoted to art, creativity, design, music, theater are not lagging behind in popularity either:

  • applied arts
  • cinema
  • dramatic art, theater history
  • singing in the choir
  • instrumental music, playing in various ensembles and groups
  • choreography (classical dance, modern, ballet, jazz, hip-hop and street directions).

On weekends, a busy, interesting excursion and leisure program is organized for the students - it helps them to relax and rest from the lessons and at the same time learn something new:

  • Niagara Falls
  • sightseeing tour of Toronto
  • Traveling to New York or Boston (USA)
  • visits to the best museums, art galleries, artists' workshops
  • Visit sports matches and major competitions
  • walking around the city, shopping, photo-hunting tournament
  • tournaments on peytballu
  • skating on maps and much, much more!

Equipment Bishop's College School

The campus of the school covers an area of ​​95 hectares and is located in the suburbs of Shebruk, the small town of Lenoxville (province of Quebec) - up to the US border here only 50 kilometers, and to lively vibrant Montreal about 160 kilometers. More than 26 buildings have been built on the territory, so that children do not need anything during their studies, rest or additional lessons:

  • comfortable residences for living
  • modern educational buildings with classrooms, lecture rooms, scientific and practical laboratories, interactive and computer classes
  • its own extensive library
  • Educational theater and playground for performances, concerts
  • numerous sports fields and grounds
  • Ice Arena
  • a spacious forest park area for walks, picnics, observation of nature.

The campus manages to combine historically valuable architecture, large-scale landscaping and the most modern technical, computer equipment - to study here pleasantly, comfortably, effectively.

Term dates and fees

The cost of the academic year in the school (including accommodation and meals at full board) is 63,000 $ CAD. The indicated cost is not included and is paid additionally:

•Registration fee

• Examination cards

• Deposit for tuition

• 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 health insurance

• Personal pocket expenses

• Visa fees and services, translation and certification of documents

• Consular fee (paid at the Embassy).

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

Required documents, depending on the type of institution:

camp / language school
  • copy of 1 page
  • certificate of language proficiency (if any)
private school, boardinghouse
  • copy of the 1 Pages of the passport
  • certificate of language proficiency
  • school report card with grades for the last 2-4 years (depending on the school)
  • school registration form
  • recommendation letters from Teachers of foreign languages, mathematics and a class teacher. Additionally, an educational institution may request a recommendation from the principal
  • Testing for knowledge of mathematics, language, other subjects
  • Interview with a representative of the school (possibly in person or by Skype)
  • Literacy, awards, student personal achievements (if any)
  • motivation letter (not for all schools)
  • passport size photo (depending on the school from 1 to 12 pcs)
  • medical certificate of the general health of the child , Discharge of vaccinations
  • birth certificate of the schoolboy (s)
university
  • copy of the page 1 passport of the passport
  • certificate of language proficiency
  • school certificate for the bachelor, diploma of Higher education for the master
  • letters of recommendation from teachers of foreign languages, mathematics and the class teacher. Additionally, an educational institution may request a recommendation from the principal / dean
  • certificates, awards, personal achievements of the student (if any)
  • motivation letter / personal statement
  • interview with a representative of the institution


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