Prestigious boarding school King's School Rochester is a collegiate school of a joint type of training. King's School Rochester is part of the famous Rochester Cathedral: the school dates back to 604, which gives it the right to be among the oldest and most respected institutions in the world. The campus is located in the county of Kent, in the center of a small well-tended city of Rochester and the coast - from London it is only 50 kilometers away. In Rochester, there are only about 27,000 permanent residents: it is a very calm, quiet and cozy city with a high level of security and picturesque surroundings.
The pupils of the school annually demonstrate outstanding academic results. According to the GCSE exams in 2001, almost half of the students (49.5%) received the highest A-A * scores, and for the A-level examinations, 75% of graduates deserved a mark from A * to B. This gives King's School Rochester the right to be considered the best in County of Kent and take 135th place among the nationwide rating (according to The Times).
Today, approximately 550 children study here, 10% of them have chosen to live in a boarding house - for this there are two comfortable residences on the campus.
At this stage, children from 7 to 13 years old are trained. The goal of school personnel and teachers is not only to lay the foundation for fundamental knowledge for children, but also to make their education as comfortable and enjoyable as possible, and the years in school are happy and memorable. The staff seeks to develop in children a craving for knowledge and a love for learning, a desire for self-development, the use of their own potential, the competent allocation of their own merits.
Children study in small classes, which gives teachers the opportunity to practice an individual approach, pay attention to every achievement and success of the student.
In the first three years of education, children learn the following disciplines:
Of no small importance are games: in such an interesting interactive approach, many serious topics and scientific aspects are taught. This allows children to learn with interest, better remember and learn information, learn to analyze and compare facts.
In the fifth grade the French language is added to the curriculum, in the seventh - Latin, technology and design, in the eighth - chemistry, physics and biology (they are studied before, but in the form of a general course of natural science).
This stage is intended for students from 13 to 18 years. At this age, they are already gradually beginning to prepare for entering the university, forming a future career and mastering the chosen specialty. That's why high school students are under the special attention of school personnel and teaching staff.
Classes and training groups become even smaller, children are actively educated in strict moral principles, good manners, knowledge of etiquette, independence and responsibility, tolerance and respect for others. Each student receives a personal mentor: he follows the GCSE and A-level exam preparation process, monitors difficult moments and tells the student what to do in a given situation.
On this program of secondary education students are offered a fairly wide range of subjects. Of these, the following are mandatory:
Three more directions are chosen at the discretion of the student:
Passing to the Sixth Form stage (graduation classes), each student receives a profile full consultation on choosing the most appropriate, suitable subjects for the A-level program. Since there are no compulsory directions on the A-level - they are all chosen by the student without exception - then one should take into account their tastes, interests and inclinations, the requirements of the chosen higher education institution and the future profession when choosing. Today at school students can choose 3-5 subjects from the following list:
King's School Rochester has two spacious residence houses for boys: its name is School House and for girls (St. Margaret's is for them). Residence School House was built in 1880 - this is a real architectural monument, modernized and modernized for the life of students of the XXI century. Mostly there are 1-2-bed rooms with internet access; Each residence includes cozy living rooms for rest, kitchens and common dining rooms, a separate computer class. Senior girls have access to a separate toilet.
The meals are organized according to the full boarding system: three times a day the students gather in the dining rooms of their residences to try new fresh and tasty dishes. Chefs are watching to ensure that the diet was not only varied, but also balanced, most responsive to the needs of the young body.
Each individual group of students is assigned a personal tutor; Together with him, the headmaster, caretaker and 1-2 qualified educators are constantly looking after the children in the residences (one of them resides permanently in the residence). They monitor the observance of cleanliness and order, discipline, help children solve a variety of administrative, domestic and educational issues.
Of the most popular sports, popular among students, there are swimming, tennis, badminton, basketball and football, as well as classes in the gym.
In their free time, students like to relax in a spacious living room for relaxation with Cable TV and X-box, there are many sections, clubs and circles of interest - each student will be able to find a suitable lesson for himself.
The territory of King's School Rochester is perfectly prepared for training, sports and recreation, creativity and pleasant pastime. Most of the buildings are built in exquisite Georgian style: the buildings have all the necessary modern infrastructure, equipment and technology to provide students with the most modern and comfortable conditions for training.
Students have access to two spacious sports centers, gyms, cricket grounds, badminton fields, and there is also a private indoor pool (the length of the tracks is 25 meters).
For junior schoolgirls, there are 12 bright spacious classrooms with all the necessary furniture and equipment, two laboratories and a spacious two-story library, a separate class for computer science and a playground. The building for high school students is the central building of the architectural ensemble of King's Rochester, it is very close to the Rochester Castle and the cathedral. Together with classrooms, students are provided with 6 technological scientific laboratories, a class for computer science, a design and technology studio, a language laboratory and separate studios for music and art. In the same building there is a spacious hall where the largest school events are held.
The academic year at King's School Rochester is divided into three terms:
Tuition fees are :
The price does not include and is paid separately:
King's School Rochester is quite loyal to the entrants: you will need to provide a characterization from the previous school and a report card with grades for the last 2 years.
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