The school is one of the most prestigious institutions in its class in Central England. On the outskirts of Bromsgrove it was moved about 300 years ago. Located in the homeland of the great Shakespeare institution is one of the oldest educational institutions in Britain. The campus is 2 hours drive from London.
Bromsgrove school is a leading member of the "Conference of Directors of Schools". The educational institution specializes in a significant volume of humanitarian and full-scale exact sciences. More than 86% of students in the A-level programs, GCSE receive the A * -B exam grades. The average score for IB is 38.
The institution provides high-quality preparation of children to continue their studies at universities in Britain and the world. Many of its graduates enter the most prestigious universities in the country. The institution strictly controls the quality of academic training of its students, encourages independent work. The fulfillment of tasks assigned to schoolchildren is ensured by modern equipment of educational buildings.
At school, along with general academic disciplines, children learn ethics, art, develop in the circles and sections corresponding to their interests. Particular attention is paid to sports and creativity. Children are offered to study mugs of photography, drama, video production, drawing, studying ancient history, and many others. Young athletes can show themselves in cricket, squash, swimming, football, tennis, field hockey, basketball, dancing, rock climbing, netball.
As for free time, excursions to English cities are organized at weekends for students living in residences. Foreign trips are also practiced.
3 - 8 school year. To familiarize students with the basic set of subjects. The basis of the Bromsgrove school program of intermediate level of education is the knowledge of the basics of mathematics, chemistry, foreign language, physics, biology, history, Latin language, geography. As general development subjects in the college teach art, physical education, music, design and computer technology. It is possible to study English, Spanish, French or German by choice.
9 year. At this stage, Bromsgrove school expands the list of common subjects of previous years with the possibility of further studying theatrical art and religion of the world.
Schooling and the safe surrender of two compulsory and up to five core subjects open the possibility of obtaining GCSE - a British certificate of incomplete secondary education. The document confirms that the student successfully passed the program for grades 8-9. English, mathematics and any of the four foreign languages studied are among the top three subjects required for all students. At the choice of schoolchildren can pass accounting, natural science disciplines, business, law. The GCSE list includes more than 70 items.
Classes and laboratory classrooms provide the main body of knowledge, and independent home exercises develop extraordinary thinking and analysis skills. Teachers assess initiative and involvement in group employment. Regularly conducted testing, oral surveys. Creativity is determined in the course of fulfilling individual tasks. The GCSE certificate can only be obtained by those students whose surrender of a national unified exam was successful.
10-11 school year. Students continue to study physics, foreign language, biology, mathematics, religious studies, chemistry and English. English literature is added to the compulsory list as an object for stimulating creativity and imaginative thinking. The list of subjects of choice consists of foreign languages (Spanish, German), business course, computer technology, the history of civilizations of the world, graphics and theatrical skill.
Enroll in UK universities is possible only after passing the training on the academic program A-level. Its certificate opens doors of higher schools around the world due to the highest quality and versatility of academic courses.
The two-year A-level includes several disciplines that are comprehensively and extensively researched. The emphasis in the program is placed on the knowledge necessary to obtain a specialty in a university.
In the first year of schoolchildren pass four subjects, in the second academic year - three. Bromsgrove school draws students' attention to the fact that some subjects close to the field of knowledge should not be chosen because of a violation of academic balance.
To exclude repetitions, the disciplines are divided into 4 categories. The first group includes geography, subjects of historical orientation, business course, mathematics and biology. The second block includes theater, French, sports, religious fundamentals and political science. The third category is aimed at obtaining humanitarian knowledge. It provides for the acquisition of English and foreign languages (German, Spanish), economics, knowledge in the field of art and business. In the enumeration of the disciplines of the second and third groups there is physics. For the last series of subjects, the focus is on applied sciences, with the exception of mastering the basics of musical knowledge and art as a specialty. The fourth block includes English, higher mathematics, economics and a course of practical business.
Students of the Bromsgrove school on the IB program undergo a compulsory course in the theory of knowledge and a set of creative subjects CAS. The training in writing a quality essay is included in the list of compulsory disciplines. The group of CAS groups the student in the world of beauty, introduces drama, charity, painting, photography and sports.
Standard and elevated levels provide the learner with knowledge of three subjects each. These six electives can be chosen independently from the options offered in Bromsgroveschool. The main specialization of the educational institution is practical (exact) subjects, the humanitarian direction is also quite widely represented. In addition to English, students are free to choose one of 5 foreign languages. By choice, you can continue studying mathematics, theater, historical sciences, or gain in-depth geographical and physical knowledge. Among the new subjects for teenagers are philosophical doctrines and business management.
These courses are aimed at improving the general skills of students in English. And include work on grammar, vocabulary, communication and presentation skills. There are two courses working simultaneously: juniors aged 8-12 years and teenagers aged 13-17. Each class has an average of 14 students. The courses include 15 hours per week of intensive English training (including presentation skills). The courses take place from the 30th of June to the 11th of August. You can choose 2, 3, 4 or 6 week courses.
Cost: £ 1800 - 2 weeks and£ 900 every other week
This course is for motivated and inquisitive foreign students aged 14-17. On it they will be prepared for life and scientific work in a boarding school. Training is divided into morning and afternoon classes. The maximum number of people in these classes is 15. The course runs from the 14th of July to the 11th of August. You can choose 2 or 4 week courses.
The cost: £ 2300 - 2 weeks
The school offers predominantly separate living. In the men's and women's buildings students are accommodated in the rooms for 5 - 12 people. Senior children (from 16 years old) can live in separate apartments. To accommodate students on campus, 7 buildings are provided. Of these, 2 women, 3 men, 1 mixed. In the building with children there is a tutor. He provides the necessary support to students at any time.
Meals are organized according to the full board system. For younger students there are 5 meals, for seniors - 3. Additionally, children can eat in residences. For cooking modern kitchen is equipped.
A computer center, a library, an audio laboratory are open on the campus for solving teaching problems. There is also a recreation center on the territory. Each of the groups has modern equipment. The pride of the institution is a special department for students suffering from dyslexia.
The school year in the Bromsgrove school traditionally provides three terms. Studying begins on the second of September. The autumn college vacation in 2014 was held from October 18 to November 1. Completed autumn trimester was up to December 12. After the break for New Year's holidays began the spring term. It started on January 4, 2015. Spring break lasted two weeks (February 14 - 21), and the trimester ended on March 27. The last trimester of the academic year began on April 19, 2015. Summer vacations, like in most English colleges, took place in May (23-30). The summer term was completed on June 31, 2015.
The Bromsgrove School establishes a small list of additional tuiton fees. Foreign students will be forced to pay for English courses, the cost of which will be 1.2 thousand pounds sterling for a trimester. Confirm intention to learn in the institution is necessary by making a deposit for the place. Its size is equal to the cost of one trimester. The registration fee is 100 pounds. Supervisory support and registration with the guardianship agency will also require small deductions.
Required documents, depending on the type of institution:
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