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Box Hill Private School

Address:  London Road, Mickleham, Dorking, Dorking RH5 6EA, United Kingdom
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Description Box Hill Private School

  • Location of Box Hill School: Mickleham, Surrey, United Kingdom
  • Box Hill School Programs: KS3, GCSE, A-Level, IB Diploma
  • Age of students: 11 to 18 years old
  • Type of accommodation: guest-house; day school
  • Total number of students: 425 people
  • Type of study: mixed.

The Independent Private School of the Box Hill School accepts both boys and girls from 11 to 18 years of age, offering a variety of effective educational programs. Here you can study both on the form of a boarding house and attend a day school (without residence). The institution is located in a small cozy village of Miklheim (Surrey) - London can be reached by transport in about 45 minutes.

Box Hill School was founded in 1959 and today occupies a vast territory of 40 acres: this square is home to a school building, residences, administrative buildings, fields and playgrounds for sports, active and relaxing holidays. In 2007, the school began teaching the international IB Diploma program, which is considered a full-fledged analogue of the classic British A-level course, and today the level of teaching international baccalaureate fully meets the highest international standards. More than half of local students are excellent students: high grades are promoted by small classes and professionalism of teachers who aspire to realize an individual approach and to give maximum attention to each student. According to statistics, 97% of graduates enter the selected universities in the UK, including such prestigious ones as Oxford and Cambridge.

Box Hill School operates a special International Studying Center (ISC): here students are offered intensive, effective English language programs to help to prepare for entry to prestigious private schools and universities in the United Kingdom.

The school is regularly inspected by the Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI) - according to the latest testing in 2012, the following assessments were received:

  • "Excellent": for the quality and organization of the curriculum; for the organization of out-of-class education; for the level of upbringing and development of children; for the quality of childcare; for the quality of teaching;
  • "Good": for working with parents; for the academic success of children; for the quality of school management; for the conditions of education, childcare and safety; for the level of education and accommodation in the guesthouse.

The official religion of the school is Christianity, but children of any confession and religion, colour, nationality and origin can study here.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Box Hill Private School

Program name
from 12 150 £ / term

This "golden standard" of British education, the A-level program is designed for schoolchildren senior, graduating classes (12-13 year of studying, the so-called Sixth Form). The selected subjects on the course are studied so deeply and thoroughly that the A-level certificate with good scores is accepted by the universities as an analogue of the entrance exams and gives the opportunity to apply for a place in the university without additional tests.

The program is designed for 2 years: during the first 3-5 disciplines are studied by choice, in the second year students are usually limited to 3-4. The subjects are chosen only independently, there is no compulsory program or curriculum here: students are guided by their own interests and inclinations, as well as the requirements of the chosen university and future profession. Offered disciplines are the following:

  • Economy
  • English
  • Mathematics
  • English literature
  • Biology
  • Physics
  • Art
  • Business
  • Technology and Design
  • History
  • Higher Mathematics
  • Music
  • Modern foreign languages
  • Geography
  • Information Technology.
from 12 150 £ / term

The international baccalaureate program is recognized all over the world - it is also designed for full-fledged preparation for the university (pupils of 12-13 grades are accepted) and serves as an analogue of the famous A-level standard. Obtaining an IB certificate will be an excellent choice if you are considering the possibility of studying at universities not only in Great Britain, but the whole world. The IB certificate is recognized in all countries and is a clear proof of a high academic level of academic achievement.

Offered items to choose from:

  • English
  • Economy
  • Modern foreign languages
  • Theatrical art and drama
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Art
  • Business
  • Higher Mathematics
  • Geography
  • Mathematics
  • History
  • Music
  • Design and technology
  • Physics.

Accommodation, housing and food

For students who have chosen tuition and boarding, several comfortable cozy houses have been prepared - their total capacity is about 160 people (5 buildings). Boys live separately from girls, rooms are designed for 2-3 people each. Together with the students in each house there is a qualified curator: he monitors observance of order, discipline and cleanliness, helps children with the resolution of any domestic or administrative issues.

Meals are organized in a common spacious dining room three times a day (full board). Students are supervised 24/7, which guarantees their full safety. The territory has its own medical center with qualified personnel, as well as a laundry - its students can use it once a week absolutely free of charge (for the rest of the time, if desired, for an additional fee).

Subjects, specialties, faculties and sport

Subjects list : art, business, design and technology, drama, English, geography, history, maths, modern languages, music, physical Culture
Events list: basketball, cricket, football, hockey, netball, rugby, swimming

Events Box Hill Private School

The extracurricular program at Box Hill School is paid no less attention than academic studies. Students actively engage in sports - for studying, time is allocated in the schedule, and in the schedule of additional classes. Among the most popular sports you can note:

  • Setball
  • English Lapta
  • Riding
  • Football
  • Athletics (mostly light)
  • Karate
  • Swimming (in the school equipped with a swimming pool)
  • Golf
  • Hockey
  • Tennis (large and table)
  • Rugby
  • Judo
  • Cricket.

There are a lot of clubs and sections on interests - devoted to different subjects, they will help each student to show their talents and abilities, to find like-minded people:

  • Photography
  • Politics
  • Music
  • Electronics
  • Design and art
  • Discussion club
  • Oratorical skill
  • Economics and etc.

Interesting hikes, excursions, expeditions are constantly arranged for students - they help to develop tourist and sports skills combined with the achievement of scientific and research goals. Travel can be arranged both in the UK, and in such remote areas as the Alpine mountains or African countries.

Equipment Box Hill Private School

On the campus of the Box Hill School, which covers an area of ​​40 acres, everything you need for a full rest, studying, accommodation and sports. Recently, new educational and scientific buildings, a modern fitness center and the Arts Center have been built, sports fields and grounds have been modernized, tennis courts with professional coverage and residences have been expanded. The school has its own heated pool (open), where the swimming section works, there is an Internet cafe - all objects of the student infrastructure are not far from each other, in walking distance.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

Admission Dates: September, January.

There are preparatory programs.

Note some additional fees and expenses that are not included in the course fees and are paid additionally:

  • Registration fee
  • Deposit for confirmation of place on course
  • Contribution to the development of the school
  • Examination fees
  • Tuition fee
  • Additional academic studies (optional)
  • Additional activities and excursions (optional)
  • Custody
  • Medical insurance
  • Visa fees and services
  • Round trip
  • Round trip airfare.

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

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)
  • 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

Brochures, application forms, presentation, useful materials

Map, location

Insurance, flights, residence permits, citizenship and other services

Box Hill Private School reviews


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Recommendations on when to apply

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- 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.
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