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Drogheda Grammar School (Private School)

Address: Mornington Rd, Drogheda, Co. Meath, Ireland

Description Drogheda Grammar School (Private School)

  • Founded: in 1669
  • Location: Drogheda, Louth, Ireland, United Kingdom
  • Age of students: 12-18 years
  • Total number of students: 230 people
  • Type of training: joint (mixed)
  • Type of accommodation: weekly boarding (weekdays at the residence, weekends in host families)
  • Language of instruction: English.

One of the oldest and most respected Irish schools - Drogheda Grammar School (Private School-Gymnasium) was founded back in 1669 as a male boarding school, but today has already completely switched to a joint form of training. The administration, teachers and educators strive to create a comfortable, fruitful environment for harmonious education of each child's personality, appreciate the uniqueness and identity of students, their personal qualities, dignity, talents and advantages. With the help of effective training programs, well-established infrastructure, professionalism of staff and rich extracurricular activities, every student here can fully discover his potential: to learn new things, perfect his talents and skills, successfully pass exams and go to university, prepare for a successful international career and a happy life.

Each year, a senior teacher (similar to a class teacher) is assigned to students, he is assisted by deans for boys and girls, a counselor of school guardianship and the other pedagogues - a child in Drogheda Grammar School will never be left alone with his problems and difficulties.

Today, students from more than 22 countries of the world, including the USA, Spain, France and Germany, study at the Drogheda Grammar School: the school is not strictly selective and religious (however, the general discipline and uniform are accepted here according to UK standards). More than 95% of graduates easily enter the best British and Irish universities, making sure steps on the way to a successful career.

Programs and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Drogheda Grammar School (Private School)

Program name
from 27 800 € / year

Leaving Certificate

The course for high school students is a typical example of a proven Irish educational system: this beautiful, effective program will complete the course of secondary education and help prepare for entering the university.

The following subjects are studied:

  • English
  • Irish language
  • mathematics
  • natural sciences (physics, chemistry, biology)
  • geography
  • history.

In total, graduation certificates for 7-8 examination subjects are put on the final certificate, that is, the remaining disciplines (in addition to the required ones) the student can choose independently as electives. Very popular is the study of foreign languages ​​- the linguistic side of the school is superbly developed.

The cost of training in Drogheda Grammar School is 27800 euros per academic year.

Accommodation and food

The residence for the students of the school has recently been renovated and enlarged - today the students live in comfortable, comfortable conditions (there are approximately 50 students on the campus). There are rooms for 3-4 people with necessary furniture, appliances and lighting, as well as full board meals (three meals a day).

During the days off and vacations, the school's specialists can offer the child accommodation in the host family: they are repeatedly checked, carefully selected, tested and respected citizens. In the family, the student will not only receive comfortable living conditions, but also sincere care, the opportunity to become more familiar with national traditions and mentality, and also to practice English with his native speakers.

Entertainment and sport

Events list: chess, gym, rugby, tennis

Events Drogheda Grammar School (Private School)

During extra-curricular hours, students can relax in numerous studios, communities and clubs of interest. Sports, creative, craft circles help you learn something new, show your talents and abilities, find new friends and like-minded people - there are so many opportunities for development:

  • hockey
  • soccer
  • chess
  • computer Club
  • volleyball
  • basketball
  • handicraft workshops
  • a variety of arts
  • singing in the choir
  • badminton
  • tennis
  • swimming
  • gymnastics and track and field athletics
  • general fitness
  • gardening
  • horse riding and horse care
  • canoeing
  • riding on bicycles and much, much more.

It is worth noting that physical culture and sports (besides the leisure component) are necessarily included in the curriculum of schoolchildren for each academic year. The most successful students have the opportunity to speak for the school in regional, national and international competitions and tournaments, get prestigious awards, be recognized among the best graduates of the school.

Regularly, Drogheda Grammar School employees carry out fascinating, interesting and fun activities in which every student can take part. We organize trips to Europe and the UK, visits to key sights and monuments, visits to theaters, cinemas, theme parks, large sports games and matches.

Equipment Drogheda Grammar School (Private School)

Originally, the school was located in the very center of Drogheda, but after 1976 moved to a cozy suburb (about 3 kilometers from the city center), and now 22 acres of the territory are in a quiet, calm and picturesque countryside along the Boyne River.

On campus for students prepared everything necessary for life, study, leisure and entertainment:

  • modern residence for boarders
  • bright, well-equipped classrooms and lecture halls
  • own library with various sources
  • computer classes (all PCs are connected to the Internet)
  • numerous sports fields and grounds - for both team games and individual training
  • open pool
  • spacious common dining room
  • 6 tennis courts
  • multifunctional, modern gym and sports hall
  • volleyball courts.

Term dates and fees

The cost of training in Drogheda Grammar School is 27800 euros per academic year. This price already includes:

  • training on the selected course
  • accommodation and meals (residence, full board)
  • the choice of accommodation option for the holidays (host family)
  • meeting and seeing off at Dublin airport
  • 24-hour child care, guarantee of its comfort and safety
  • necessary medical care and services
  • regular check of the level of knowledge, reports for parents and guardians.

The indicated cost is not included and is paid additionally:

  • Registration fee = 500 €
  • Examination Boards
  • Deposit for training = 6500 €
  • Additional academic and language classes (optional)
  • Additional leisure activities and excursions (optional)
  • Air tickets in both directions
  • Transfer in both directions
  • Compulsory medical insurance
  • Personal pocket expenses
  • Visa fees and services, translation and certification of documents
  • Consular fee (paid at the Embassy).

Extra fees:

  • Registration fee (for a programme/course) 500 EUR
  • Deposit for a course/programme 6500 EUR

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

Students from all over the world aged 12 to 18 years are admitted to the school with a confident knowledge of English (medium and higher).

Scholarships Drogheda Grammar School (Private School)

For students entering the first year, special academic scholarships are provided, and there are various grants for training for successful, talented students - for details, you can check with your manager or school curator.


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Recommendations on when to apply

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.
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