Location: France, Bordeaux
Age of students: 12 - 18 years old
Programs: middle, high school (French Baccalaureat)
Number of students: 160
Foundation year: 1967
Type of education: joint
Accommodation: residence, family
Price: from 12,100 euros per semester with boarding house (5 days a week)
Ranking: prestigious school-board in France, 100% of graduates successfully pass examinations under the program FB (French Baccalaureate)
Ecole de Tersac Private Boarding School in Bordeaux region is located in the countryside. The campus is surrounded by picturesque landscapes. The territory of the school is among most well-groomed and beautiful in the country. School campuses are of historical value. Some of them are included in the number of UNESCO World Heritage Sites as examples of 19th century French architecture. The territory of the school with gardens and park areas has a quiet rest after school.
The school is famous for its impeccable reputation. At the school representatives of more than 30 other nationalities receive a high-quality classical secondary education. All graduates of the school enter selected universities in the country.
Foreign students have an opportunity to additionally study French as a foreign language, for them there are year-round thematic courses for students of all age groups.
Special attention is paid to sports development of students in the school. A lot of sections are offered to children. Following kinds of sports are developed in the school: martial arts, team games, golf, fencing, tennis, track and field, kayaking and canoeing.
The school offers French Baccalaureat program. Studying is conducted in French. The program includes several components: academic disciplines (general and selected by teenagers for study), courses and trainings aimed at developing critical thinking, social skills, integration programs. In the schedule there are also three compulsory subjects: the science of life, methodology, ethics. Foreign students can additionally attend French courses.
The school offers the French Baccalaureat program. The training is in French. The program includes several components: academic disciplines (general and selected by adolescents for study), courses and trainings aimed at developing critical thinking, social skills, integration programs. In the schedule of students there are also three compulsory subjects: the science of life, methodology, ethics. Foreign students can additionally attend French courses.
On the basis of the school in the summer months there is a camp that offers interesting combined courses that combine instruction and cognitive, entertaining leisure. The program is perfectly balanced, gives enough time and academic pursuits, and entertainment.
The teachers of the camp are doing everything possible to help children to overcome the communicative and language barrier as quickly as possible, to find new friends, to adapt to a new cultural and academic environment. A summer school and a combined course will be an excellent preparation for longer studies abroad (for example, in middle or high school). Students of summer programs can also effectively prepare for the successful passing of international tests and examinations, deepen and update knowledge on basic, fundamental subjects.
The maximum number of students in one group is 16 people. Each course teacher has extensive experience and relevant qualifications for working with foreign students and international groups.
The indicated cost includes:
The cost of the program is not included and is paid additionally:
There are three variants of placement in the school: at the residence, host families, the student house. In the hostel on campus, children live in rooms for 4 to 8 people. Facilities, recreation areas, internal infrastructure facilities are in common use. Student homes offer premium accommodation. There are swimming pools, sports halls, etc. In families, students are offered 1-2-bed accommodation in rooms with and without conveniences. In host families, students use facilities with family members.
Each of the accommodation options provides board meals. Children are provided with hot breakfasts, lunches, dinners. On excursion days, it is possible to provide packed lunches.
Ecole de Tersac provides students with modern educational buildings, residences, student homes, sports infrastructure facilities, a restaurant, a shop, a library, several gardens, a park, two lakes, a boat station. School equipment is represented by an auditorium, a laboratory fund. In the school for students there are computer classes with Internet access, scientific centers, a lot of circles and sections. Each unit is equipped with everything necessary to develop abilities and to unlock potential of students.
Studying period: September - June.
Required documents, depending on the type of institution:
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|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.