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King's College School Wimbledon

Address: Southside, Wimbledon Common, Wimbledon, London SW19 4TT, United Kingdom

Description King's College School Wimbledon

The King's College School Wimbledon is located in a calm and respectable area of ​​London and is designed for mixed education of children from around the world aged 7 to 18 years (the main program is 7-18 years old - offered to boys, girls can study at Courses Sixth Form from 16 to 18 years). The educational institution was founded in 1829: the institution moved to its present place in 1897, and today it occupies a large ancient mansion (the date of construction dates back to the 18th century) surrounded by green parks, gardens and lawns.

King's College School Wimbledon is deservedly considered one of the best schools in London: both in academic terms, and in the level of care for students, services and equipment. Over the past few years, more than 100 places in Oxford and Cambridge have been occupied precisely by the graduates of this school - this underscores the quality of educational programs and the professionalism of teachers. Teachers strive not only to lay the basic, fundamental knowledge, but also to bring up the inquisitiveness of the mind, a clear and steady motivation to acquire knowledge and self-improvement. The potential of students seeks to uncover in any possible areas - academic, creative, sports, social; Each student constantly feels support, active acceptance of his decisions and initiatives. That is why many graduates of the school have a lot of famous, successful personalities, including people of art (actors, musicians, writers) and politicians, diplomats.

The structure of the institution includes:

  • Junior School (7 - 13 years)
  • Senior School (13-18 years).

The overwhelming majority of students are British subjects, but foreigners are always welcome here - they can be trained on an equal footing with the English (of course, at a certain language level). Most students of the senior classes are pupils of the middle stage of King's College Wimbledon.

All the school curricula combine the traditions of British education, a recognized world standard, and modern, innovative pedagogical techniques, techniques, the newest infrastructure and equipment. Almost every year the training courses are reviewed and modernized: the school provides students with the most effective, modern, relevant training programs in demand in our world.

Programs and tuition/boarding fees, prices in King's College School Wimbledon

Program name
Date
Age
Cost
Annual
14-16
from 7 445 £ / term

GCSE

A two-year course completing a part-time secondary education program in the UK and Northern Ireland; Is designed for 2 academic years (schoolchildren 14-16 years).

The course includes studying and compulsory subjects (such as mathematics and English, French, exact and natural sciences), and additional ones that the student can choose independently (additional foreign languages, creative disciplines). The GCSE Certificate (General Certificate of Secondary Education) allows you to continue your studies on the Sixth Form course and then go to the chosen university. The program completing the course of secondary school fills the gaps in knowledge and forms a stable, full-fledged system of knowledge in general subjects. The program also allows you to determine your tastes and academic interests, the most priority subjects - in the future it will help students identify items for the Sixth Form and choose a faculty and specialty for admission.

The cost of training at King's College School Wimbledon (day form, indicated for 1 person for 1 term) is:

  • Middle classes (7-13 years) = 5840 £
  • Senior classes (13-18 years) = 6485 £.
Annual
16-18
from 7 445 £ / term

A-level

A course for high school students aged 16-18 is considered the most common form of training in the Sixth Form in the UK, this is the real "gold standard" of British education. The program is academically complex and intensive, but the A-level certificate gives the student the right to enter even the best, most prestigious universities without additional examinations and entrance tests.

The course is designed for 2 academic years. During the entire course, students choose the subjects themselves: for the first year (AS-level) it's 4-5 disciplines, on the second of them there are only 3-4, which go to the final exams.

The cost of training at King's College School Wimbledon (day form, indicated for 1 person for 1 term) is:

  • Middle classes (7-13 years) = 5840 £
  • Senior classes (13-18 years) = 6485 £.
Annual
16-18
from 7 445 £ / term

IB

The preparatory pre-university course IB (International Baccalaureate, international baccalaureate) is the international standard of education in the upper grades. The program provides an opportunity to prepare effectively and qualitatively for entering the university: the IB certificate is quoted around the world very highly, so it does not limit the graduate in choosing a university.

A total of 6 subjects are studied at a two-year course (for students aged 16-18): 3 at a standard level of complexity, 3 on a more complex, in-depth course (subjects and levels are determined by students independently). Additionally, students attend CAS courses (Creativity, Action and Service), TOK (general theory of knowledge, development of academic skills) and lessons on writing an extended essay (the volume of the finished essay should be at least 4000 words, the topic is approved with the supervising teacher).

The cost of training at King's College School Wimbledon (day form, indicated for 1 person for 1 term) is:

  • Middle classes (7-13 years) = 5840 £
  • Senior classes (13-18 years) = 6485 £.

Accommodation and food

The school offers a full-time form of education and does not provide its students with residences. With the assistance of our manager, you will be able to pick up a suitable English host family in London, and numerous city residences are open for high school students.

All students of the school are assigned to one of the school homes (each with about 24 people). Between the houses are regularly held competitions, tournaments and quizzes, sports matches and academic competitions. Each House is managed by teachers and the main tutor, and a separate curator is provided for each group of students in 10-14 people. Curators and educators follow the academic performance and extracurricular activities of the wards, help to solve various issues, to create a friendly and warm atmosphere in the school.

Sixth Form students enjoy the greatest independence: for their studies there is a separate Center with the latest classrooms and laboratories, quiet classes for self-study, library and living rooms for rest.

Subjects, specialties

Subjects list: art, Bases of economy, biology, chemistry, Chinese, computer techologies, Design and engineering, drama, English, English literature, French, geography, german language, Greek language, healthy lifestyle, history, Information Technology, Latin language, maths, music, Natural Sciences, philosophy, physical Culture, physics, Religious studies, Spanish, technology, theology

Events King's College School Wimbledon

School teams and teams regularly compete in regional and national competitions, winning and taking prizes. Among the most popular sports are the following options:

  • Rugby
  • Fencing
  • Hockey
  • Table tennis
  • track and field athletics
  • football
  • basketball
  • swimming
  • netball
  • tennis
  • karate
  • rowing
  • badminton
  • squash
  • golf.

Due attention is also paid to the aesthetic , Creative development of children - for them there is a music school and a choir, creative studios and classes of fine arts, a drama and theater workshop; In the school there are several student orchestras - almost every student plays on different instruments.

Organized and exciting events, competitions and quizzes, educational trips in Britain and abroad. The entire extracurricular program is carefully designed taking into account the age of the students in order to be most effective, interesting and exciting for children.

Equipment King's College School Wimbledon

The school is located in the prestigious, respectable and tranquil area of ​​London - Wimbledon (in the south-west of the city just 15 kilometers from the center of the capital). This is a very green, well-groomed area with a quiet, measured rhythm of life: staying here will allow you to combine the proximity of the most modern urban infrastructure with leisurely tranquility and lack of noise.

Term dates and fees

The cost of studying at King's College School Wimbledon (day form, indicated for 1 person for 1 term) is:

  • middle classes (7-13 years) = 5840 £
  • Senior classes (13-18 years) = 6485 £.

The specified price already includes:

  • Tuition on the chosen course (1 academic year - 3 terms)
  • Teaching aids, books and materials
  • Leisure and entertainment activities, excursions.

Not included in the price:

  • [999.21 ] Registration fee (non-refundable) = £ 100
  • Tuition fee (refundable) = £ 2000
  • Dinners
  • Examination fees
  • Additional excursions, trips and activities (optional)
  • Individual academic / language lessons (optional)
  • [ 999.33] Round trip airfare
  • Round trip
  • Consular fee (payable at the Embassy)
  • Visa fees and services, translation and certification of documents
  • Compulsory medical insurance.

Extra fees:

  • Registration fee (for a programme/course) 150 GBP
  • Deposit for a course/programme 2000 GBP

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

The school is classified as selective: the reception is limited and conducted on a strict competitive basis. Regardless of the desired course, all applicants must undergo a personal interview, submit a report card with grades and recommendations from the previous place of study, and take exams. Entrance tests are almost always conducted in mathematics and English; Additional tests are appointed by the decision of the selection committee (the age of the student and his level of knowledge are taken into account).

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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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