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Kings Hospital School Dublin (Kings Private School)

Address: Lucan Rd Old, Brooklawn, Dublin 20, D20 X594, Ireland

Description Kings Hospital School Dublin (Kings Private School)

  • Founded: in 1669
  • Location: Dublin, Ireland
  • Age of students: 12-18 years
  • Total number of students: 700 people
  • Type of training: joint (mixed)
  • Type of accommodation: residence (weekly or full board)
  • Language of instruction: English.

The private Irish boarding school Kings Hospital School Dublin (Kings Private School) has been successfully operating for more than 300 years: founded in 1669, it is considered one of the oldest institutions in Ireland.

Initially, in 1669, the company was indeed a hospital and operated as a non-profit school under King Charles II: then she was in Dublin on Queen Street, in 1783 she moved to Blackhall Place (now the Irish Lawyers' Association works there). In the suburbs of Dublin, Brooklyn (Palmerston) the school moved in 1957-1966, as the institution included two more smaller schools - at the same time a joint form of training was adopted here, and the girls began to study on a par with young men.

At the Kings Hospital School Dublin, a traditional six-year program for Irish students is offered for students aged 12-18:

  • course Junior Certificate Examination (ends with exams in middle classes)
  • required Transition Year
  • graduating senior classes Leaving Certificate Examination (completion of the course of secondary education and active preparation for the university).

It successfully combines the academic education of the highest class and active spiritual, moral and ethical education in accordance with traditional Christian values. Teachers develop their best qualities in children - honor and dignity, charity, justice, loyalty, consciousness, philanthropy, compassion, truthfulness and honesty, responsibility for own words and deeds. They truly love their work and strive to give children a craving for knowledge, education and self-development, forming a harmonious, comfortable and friendly environment. The potential and talents of each student develop to the maximum in order to give it a good start for a successful life and career: more than 50% of graduates become students of the best Irish universities, the rest go to prestigious universities in the UK, USA, Germany and the rest of Europe.

Programs and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Kings Hospital School Dublin (Kings Private School)

Program name
Date
Age
Cost
Annual
12-15
from 26 700 € / year

Junior Classes

The Irish classical Junior Certificate program covers middle-class studies and is designed for 3 academic years. Not only academic knowledge is actively developed, but also useful training skills - independence and perseverance, critical and analytical thinking. The list of items includes:

  • Erse
  • Natural Sciences
  • Mathematics
  • Social and political education
  • English
  • Religious Studies
  • History
  • Foreign languages ​​(French, English and German are available)
  • Geography
  • Physical culture and sports
  • Informatics
  • Lessons of personal development.

Additionally, each student chooses for himself 2 optional courses - this can be drawing, art, economics, business science, music or crafts.

The cost of schooling is 26800 € for the academic year (3 terms) with accommodation and meals at the guesthouse.

Annual
15-18
from 26 700 € / year

Senior School (Transition Year + Leaving Certificate)

After the completion of the Junior Certificate program, the traditional for the Irish schools are the Intermediate Year (Transition Year): during this period they consolidate personal and academic knowledge, skills and skills, are identified with priority directions for future classes, with the most necessary disciplines for in-depth, thorough study.

Already after the Transition Year, high school students begin to master the graduating program Leaving Certificate, which gives them a qualitative preparation for the chosen university direction. Subjects for study:

  • religious studies
  • physical culture and sports
  • professional orientation
  • mathematics
  • English
  • Irish language.

Also in the curriculum of the schoolboy there are also subjects on personal choice - it is necessary to choose one direction from each next group, and disciplines should not be repeated:

1) economics, physics, biology, history, geography

2) history, accounting, biology, business courses, chemistry, physics

3) geography, French, Spanish

4) art, biology, economics, business courses, chemistry, music, graphic design

5) religious studies, applied mathematics, agriculture and culture, geography, biology, economics.

The cost of schooling is 26800 € for the academic year (3 terms) with accommodation and meals at the guesthouse.

Accommodation and food

Residences for boarding students (capacity - up to 300 people) are located directly on the campus: the students are offered cozy rooms with amenities for 2-6 people. For high school students, there are two double bedrooms in a separate building of Bluecoat House. There is a cleaning service in the residences, access to the laundry is available - as required, pupils can also receive psychological assistance.

It is possible to choose a full (weekly) or five-day boarding school (in the latter case, students spend their weekend outside the campus).
Almost half of the teachers and administrative staff of the school also live on campus with their families: they are always ready to help the children to solve any problems, help them organize leisure or educational process.

Board meals are served in the general school cafeteria on the principle of self-service: every day students are provided with a wide choice of mouth-watering, healthy dishes, including for vegetarians and students with special nutritional / medical needs.

There is a medical center on the territory of the school, a qualified nurse is on duty around the clock.

Entertainment and sport


Events list: Cultural events, Excursion to Dublin, rugby, sporting events

Events Kings Hospital School Dublin (Kings Private School)

The administration of King's Hospital School promotes the comprehensive, harmonious development of each individual and interesting versatile employment every day - that is why daily, besides lessons, pupils are offered huge opportunities for sports, creativity, excursions and self-expression.

  • socially useful, volunteer and charity events
  • clubs by interests
  • School Government and Politics
  • oratory and debate
  • poetry
  • fundamentals of electronics
  • craft workshops (carpentry, work with wood, fabrics, metal, etc.)
  • rugby
  • hockey
  • swimming
  • cricket
  • athletics (light and heavy)
  • basketball
  • volleyball
  • rowing
  • cross-country
  • canoeing
  • tennis
  • football
  • badminton
  • hockey and much, much more.

Equipment Kings Hospital School Dublin (Kings Private School)

Today, the King's Hospital School is located in a quiet and respectable suburb of Dublin, occupying an area of ​​80 acres. Despite the idyllic natural surroundings, life itself is a key to life itself - here for pupils all opportunities for learning and development are provided:

  • spacious and bright auditorium for classes with audio and video equipment
  • special linguistic cabinets
  • scientific and practical laboratories
  • a separate IT-center on 30 modern PCs (each connected to the Internet)
  • professional kitchens for classes
  • an extensive library with electronic and printed sources
  • Center for Arts (opened in 2005)
  • own theater for 300 seats
  • classes for practicing music and rehearsal blocks
  • Craft workshops and applied arts studios
  • large, multifunctional indoor sports complex
  • modern fitness center
  • pool with heated water (length of the tracks - 25 meters)
  • Field for hockey on grass with professional coating and lighting
  • tennis courts
  • Sports fields and grounds for athletics, rugby, cricket and hockey (all-season).

Term dates and fees

The cost of schooling is 26800 € for the academic year (3 terms) with accommodation and meals at the guesthouse. The indicated cost is not included and is paid additionally:

  • Registration fee = 75 €
  • Examination Boards
  • Deposit for tuition (for foreigners) = 2000 €
  • Additional academic and language classes (optional)
  • Additional leisure activities and excursions (optional)
  • Guardianship (registration with the agency + guardian services)
  • Air tickets in both directions
  • Transfer in both directions
  • Compulsory medical insurance
  • Personal pocket expenses
  • Visa fees and services, translation and certification of documents
  • Consular fee (paid at the Embassy).

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

Each incoming child must submit the following documents to the admission committee:

  • A report card with grades from the previous school (minimum for the last 2 years)
  • recommendations from teachers (in priority - in English and mathematics), class teacher, head teacher, director
  • a cover letter (we write the student himself) on the topic "Why do I want to study at this school?"
  • Any regalia and awards for academic, sporting, creative and social achievements
  • results of testing in a foreign language
  • a medical card (indicating vaccinations, allergies and constantly taken medications).

Individually, the school can ask the applicant to take additional exams for selected academic subjects.

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