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Eastbourne College

Address:  Old Wish Rd, Eastbourne BN21 4JY, United Kingdom
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Description Eastbourne College

  • Location: W. Sussex county, United Kingdom
  • Founded: in 1867
  • The students age: 13-18 years
  • Total number of students: 630 people, approximately 10% - foreign students
  • Educational programs: middle and senior classes, GCSE and A-level
  • Accommodation type: full board (residences on campus)
  • Type of studying: mixed
  • Language of instruction: English.

Prestigious boarding school Eastbourne College was originally designed to teach boys from families of the British aristocracy and was opened in 1867. Mixed studying was introduced here in 1969, so that the institution can rightly be considered to be one of the first serious pensions, where girls could receive a quality education - today young ladies make up about a third of the total number of students.

The main principles on which school education is built are courtesy, the pursuit of excellence, kindness, involvement in social life and education. This credo is rigorously followed by all teachers and administrative staff, the same postulates are mandatory for all students.

Curricula are designed not only to provide a solid foundation for academic knowledge, but also to comprehensively develop each child, to give him every opportunity to manifest his talents, abilities. In their free time, students can participate in ​​various electives, circles, sections, go on interesting excursions, hikes and expeditions, take part in entertainment and cognitive activities. Each teacher sincerely cares about his charges, stimulates them to achieve high important goals, emphasizes every success and respects the individuality of the child. Here, students are taught how to receive real pleasure from education, to instill a steady motivation for further self-development and learning.

The statistics speak about the quality of academic preparation. For example, in 2013, at the A-level level, more than half of the graduates received the highest scores. Most often the former pupils of the school enter the prestigious and ranking universities of the Russell Group - only in the last three years the Oxford and Cambridge students have become approximately 20 Eastbourne college graduates. The percentage of students who successfully enter the chosen university the first time, is as much as 70%!

A maximum of 630 people can study at the school. Children constantly become winners of national British olympiads, among the most known and developed directions it is possible to note natural sciences, mathematics and linguistics.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Eastbourne College

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from 12 140 £ / term

The principle of education in the school includes the formation of necessarily small classes: so teachers can more carefully and "point" distribute assignments for students, monitor the correctness of their implementation, success and difficulties. An extended school day helps to properly allocate educational periods and rest, so that children do not overwork, they do not lose their level of care, they easily and quickly memorize information and learn with great pleasure.

In the 9th form the curriculum is very rich and includes a large number of disciplines: it helps children to more accurately determine their tastes, interests, abilities, form certain preferences for passing future exams.

In the 10-11th grade, schoolchildren are already professionally preparing for the GCSE final examinations, the total number of curriculum subjects reaches 10-11.

from 12 325 £ / term

A two-year program is designed for graduates who want to continue their studies at a selected university. In the 12th grade, children study 4 subjects, in 13 of them there are only 3: students choose independently all disciplines, focusing on personal abilities, preferences, requirements of the future faculty and specialties.

You can pick up items from the following list:

  • Religious Studies
  • Industrial Design
  • Biology
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Latin
  • Business and economics
  • Foreign languages
  • Art
  • English
  • Higher mathematics
  • Greek language
  • Chemistry
  • Geography
  • Music
  • Drama and theater
  • Physical culture and sports
  • History.

Accommodation, housing and food

10 spacious and comfortable residences have been prepared on the campus of the school for children: each is beautifully furnished and equipped with the necessary equipment, has access to high-speed Internet in its territory. Each house has its own schedule of entertainment and leisure activities: children can take part in concerts and festive dinners, competitions and quizzes, sports and fun games.

Along with the children there are always experienced educators: they monitor the observance of order, cleanliness and discipline, are always ready to help children to solve various problems and issues, to give valuable advice, to comfort and entertain.

Subjects, specialties, faculties and sport

Subjects list : art, biology, business, chemistry, computer science, economics, English, English literature, geography, history, History of art, Information Technology, maths, physical Culture, physics, political science, psychology
Events list: Athletics, cricket, fencing, football, golf, hockey, Horseback Riding, netball, rowing, rugby, Squash, swimming, tennis

Equipment Eastbourne College

The campus of the institution is located in Eastbourne - it is one of the sunniest and warmest places in Great Britain. Next to the territory there is a spacious beach, large and prestigious clubs for tennis (large) and golf, as well as all the necessary urban infrastructure (for example, shops, banks and pharmacies). You can get to the center of London in about an hour and a half - from Eastbourne to the British capital is a straight branch of high-speed electric trains.

It is worth noting the excellent sports infrastructure of the campus: there is really everything that students can need for entertainment, sports and outdoor activities:

  • Fields for netball
  • 2 squash courts
  • 2 modern multifunctional fitness centers
  • Rugby fields
  • Courts for tennis (artificial cover)
  • Spacious pool (the length of the tracks is 25 meters)
  • Field for hockey with artificial turf
  • 6 cricket grounds.

Professional, experienced and qualified  instructors are engaged with the children during studying, many of them have international qualifications, fame and recognition.

In addition, the students of the school have the opportunity to master rowing and sailing - this is possible due to the proximity of the coastline and a spacious beach very close to the campus. Also, those interested can engage in fencing.

There will be no boring and creatively gifted students: they have a drama club, music studios, an industrial design section, dance classes.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

The price of the cpurse does not include and is paid separately:

  • Registration fee
  • Educational deposit
  • Round trip tickets
  • Round trip transfers
  • Personal pocket expenses
  • Medical insurance
  • Custody (as required)
  • Consular fees and visa services.

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

Applicants must submit to the Admission Board a report card with grades from the previous school for the last two years, recommendations from teachers of mathematics and English (optional - from the class teacher), as well as all the awards, letters of appreciation, cups and certificates for achievements In various spheres - sports, creative, academic. In addition, there is a personal interview with a representative of the school (you can go through Skype).

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- 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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