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Gymnasium No. 642 "Earth and Universe", St. Petersburg

Address: Morskaya emb., 15 bldg. 2, St. Petersburg, 199226

Description Gymnasium No. 642 "Earth and Universe", St. Petersburg

  • Location: St. Petersburg, Russia
  • Students age - from 2 years old to 18 years old
  • Forms of study: full-time
  • Subdivisions of education: preschool general, primary general, basic general and secondary general
  • Number of buildings: 5.

Gymnasium No. 642 was founded in 1993 in the Vasileostrovsky district of St. Petersburg. The school consists of 5 buildings, two of which are given over to a preschool unit. From grade 1, students learn English, and after grade 4 - French. The school has a lot of good reviews, which gives it a national rating of 4 out of 5.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Gymnasium No. 642 "Earth and Universe", St. Petersburg

Program name

Preschool education (2-7 years old)

Correct socialization, teaching children in a playful way, developing intelligence and physical health.

Primary general education (7-10 years)

Basic primary educational program: general education subjects.

Basic general education (11-16 years old)

The main general educational program: general education subjects and in-depth study of the subjects selected for passing the GIA.

Secondary general education (17-18 years old)

Secondary general educational program: general education subjects and in-depth study of the subjects selected for passing the exam.

Accommodation, housing and food

Gymnasium No. 642 provides students with meals on a paid and preferential basis. A student can receive a privilege when parents or legal representatives provide an application and reference documents to the school principal, if the family is large, low-income or socially vulnerable.

Events Gymnasium No. 642 "Earth and Universe", St. Petersburg

Outside school hours, for students of the gymnasium No. 642, contests, excursions, circles and sections are held:

  • Boys choir - teaching choral art
  • School of guide-interpreters
  • 3 D- modeling - mastering the technique of modeling and printing 3 D- shapes and structures
  • Theater studio "Puzzle" - teaching acting
  • Club for girls "Transformation"
  • Music Club "Three Chords" - learning to play musical instruments
  • Historical and local history club "Poisk" - teaching orientation and search skills, studying history
  • Studio of the artistic word "Voice"
  • Music and variety studio " YOU- Peter"
  • Folk Song Ensemble "Votalinka"
  • Children's Art School - music and art direction, exhibiting works at exhibitions and competitions
  • Sports clubs "Legion-642" and "Leader-642" include:
  1. Chess club (6-12 years old)
  2. Outdoor games (6-11 years old)
  3. Rhythmoplasty (6-10 years old)
  4. Football (7-16 years old)
  5. Volleyball, badminton, basketball (10-18 years old)
  6. Shooting from electronic weapons (13-18 years old)
  7. Delivery of the TRP (13-18 years old).
  • Song theater "We" - solo vocals, ensemble, stage movements and speech, the basics of solfeggio

Family club "We" is:

  1. Dancing
  2. Pop-vocal studio
  3. Fitness and family yoga
  4. Psychological club
  5. Editorial and publishing studio
  6. Painting and drawing studio
  7. Ensemble of guitarists
  8. Theatre studio.

Pupils participate in Presidential Sports Games and Presidential Competitions, often winning prizes.

School No. 642 practices the school meditation service - teaching the peaceful resolution of disputes and civilized interaction in conflict situations on the basis of meditation.


  • High level of points on the USE and OGE
  • Additional education - circles and sections
  • Extended stay groups for lower grades
  • Participation in the Olympiads.

Equipment Gymnasium No. 642 "Earth and Universe", St. Petersburg

In gymnasium No. 642, all classrooms are equipped with the necessary materials for comfortable, safe and effective learning. The buildings have gyms and sports halls, libraries, assembly halls with media and stereo equipment. Near the two buildings there are rubber-covered sports stadiums for safe sports and:

  • Galocomplex "Salt Cave"
  • Interactive mobile complex - a robot «R. BOT -100 "(for use by people with disabilities and people with disabilities)
  • 3 D- cinema for watching educational films.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

The academic year begins on September 1, and the end date of the studies is May 25. In grades 1-9, the educational process is calculated in quarters, in grades 10-11 - in six months.


  • October 26 - November 3
  • December 28 - January 10
  • March 22 - March 28
  • February 8 - February 14 (for grade 1 students).

The duration of a school week for grades 1-4 is 5 training days, for grades 5-11 - 6 training days. Duration of lessons is 45 minutes (for grade 1 - 35 minutes), lessons begin at 8: 35-9: 30, depending on the quarter and class.

Maximum number of lessons:

  • 1 classes - up to 4 lessons, once a week - 5 lessons due to physical education
  • Grades 2-4 - up to 5 lessons, once a week - 5 lessons due to physical education
  • 5-7 grades - no more than 7 lessons per day
  • Grades 8-11 - no more than 8 lessons per day.

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

The application date for first grade is April 1 of each year. For admission, parents or legal representatives must provide a completed application and accompanying documents.

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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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