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Lime House School

In 2016 near 60% of A Level students achieved A*-A
Address: Holm Hill, Dalston, Carlisle CA5 7BX
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Description Lime House School

  • Language of instruction: English
  • Location Lime House School: Dalston, Cumbria County
  • Students age: 3 to 18 years
  • Studying programs in Lime House School: preschool education, KS1-3, GCSE, A-Level
  • Total number of students: 125 people
  • Type of studying: mixed
  • Type of accommodation: residence (boarding house) and full-time course of study.

Lime House School (Lime House School) is a private co-educational school offering effective education in several programs designed for children from 3 to 18 years. You can learn both on the day form and at the boarding school - the total number of pupils (boys and girls) reaches 125 people. The main goal of teachers is to find the key to the success of each student, to realize a personal approach, to develop schoolchildren comprehensively and harmoniously, from the academic, creative and sports sides.

The educational institution is located near the city of Dalston in Cumbria County: the journey to London takes about 5 hours.

Lime House School was founded in 1899 and today has established itself as a prestigious and successful institution that respects the high standards of British education. Graduates demonstrate an excellent level of knowledge: graduation exams are at A *-C level (65% of students, GCSE test). Since 1985, the school is run by its owner, Mr. N. A. Rice, and his wife works as deputy director. This achieves a truly family-like, warm and friendly atmosphere, benevolent and comfortable for each student.

The institution is constantly being scrutinized (the latter took place in 2014) by the Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI) commission. The results of the latter showed that the school received a "Good" ranking for all the main criteria:

  • Academic successes of students
  • Work with parents
  • Organization and quality of curriculum
  • Organization and quality of extracurricular education and program
  • Teaching level
  • Management of school
  • Education and development of children
  • Care for schoolchildren
  • Security and learning conditions.

Children of any faith, denominations can study here - the school respects all Christian traditions, but does not single out or emphasizes any specific religion.

Programs and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Lime House School

Program name
from 8 250 £ / term

Quick overview: GCSE program for international students.

About the educational program: International students not only form a solid foundation of knowledge on the basic subjects of the school curriculum, but also receive useful academic skills necessary for continuing their studies at the university. Students develop different skills: 

  • Learn to work effectively independently and in a team;
  • Work with sources; 
  • Think critically and analytically;
  • Write and present scientific works, research, etc.

Subjects for study available to students at this stage:

  • English Language and Literature;
  • Chemistry;
  • Informatics and communication technologies;
  • Business course;
  • Management;
  • French;
  • German;
  • Biology;
  • Physical education and sport;
  • Religious Studies;
  • Geography;
  • Physics;
  • Art;
  • Latin language;
  • Spanish;
  • Theatrical and dramatic skills;
  • History;
  • Music;
  • Mathematics.

Note that some subjects are available for inclusion in the curriculum only if a certain educational group is formed.

from 9 750 £ / term

Quick overview: This is a kind of standard of British pre-university education, respected all over the world. The level of education of the graduates of the program is so high that the A-level certificate is accepted by most universities as an alternative to the entrance exams - this increases the student's chances of successfully enrolling in the chosen university for priority specialization.

About the educational program: The program is designed for 2 years. At the first year international students study 4 subjects of their own choice, in the second year - 3. Disciplines for study are chosen in accordance with personal interests and inclinations. Students are guided by the knowledge they will need to successfully continue their studies in a high school.

List of subjects to study:

  • English Language and Literature;
  • Economics;
  • English as a Second Language - ESL;
  • Chemistry;
  • Management and Business Course;
  • Physical culture and sport;
  • Biology;
  • Physics;
  • Higher Mathematics;
  • Philosophy;
  • Geography;
  • Theatrical and dramatic art;
  • Design;
  • Modern foreign languages;
  • Communication technologies and informatics;
  • Religious Studies;
  • History;
  • Psychology;
  • Design and art;
  • Mathematics;
  • Latin language;
  • Classical civilizations.

Note that some subjects are available for inclusion in the curriculum only if a certain educational group is formed.

Accommodation and food

A comfortable residence is provided for cozy accommodation of students on campus. Pupils of the lower classes live together with their peers, high school students can claim a private room, fully furnished. Together with the children in the residences of the Lime House School, experienced and qualified educators are constantly living: they monitor the order and discipline, guarantee the complete safety of all students, are always ready to help with any issue or difficulties.

Subjects and sport

Subjects list: art, biology, business, chemistry, computer science, Dramatic art, English, English literature, French, geography, german language, history, Latin language, management, maths, music, physical Culture, physics, Religious studies, Spanish, Theatrical art
Events list: Athletics, badminton, basketball, chess, computer Club, cricket, Culinary arts, dancing, Dramatic circle, fitness, football, hockey, Jewelry design, netball, rugby, table tennis, volleyball

Events Lime House School

In their free time, students have wide opportunities for sporting and creative development. On the campus there are many clubs, sections and clubs of interest, so that each student will be able to choose the most optimal option for himself, to show abilities and talents. Among the most popular sports you can note:

  • Volleyball
  • Track and field athletics
  • Basketball
  • Cross-country running
  • Badminton
  • Gymnastics
  • Table tennis (ping-pong)
  • Judo
  • Dancing of different directions
  • Cricket.

Many students attend a music or art studio, are engaged in vocals, develop stage and acting skills, participate in the preparation and staging of plays, plays, musicals.

The pupils of the school are active participants in the competition for the prize of the Duke of Edinburgh (Duke of Edinburgh's Award).

Equipment Lime House School

On campus Lime House School there is everything necessary for comfortable living, learning and leisure. New and modern classrooms are ready for group classes, there are functional scientific laboratories for practical classes, a music school and own theater, a well-equipped and furnished living accommodation (a residence with cozy rooms). For sports, there is a multifunctional sports hall, as well as a large number of fields and grounds for individual studying and team games.

Term dates and fees

Tuition with accommodation and meals (boarding) is:

  • For students of grades 5-6 = 6500 £ / trimester
  • For high school students = 8000 £ / term.

Please note that there are some surcharges and fees not included in the basic cost of the program:

  • Registration fee
  • Opening of the visa = from 100 £
  • The deposit confirming the place on the program
  • Medical insurance
  • Mandatory contribution to the development of the school
  • Guardian services
  • Examination fees
  • Transfer in both directions (airport)
  • Deposit for a semester
  • Additional lessons (if necessary)
  • Additional activities and excursions (optional).

Extra fees:

  • Registration fee (for a programme/course) 150 GBP
  • Deposit for a course/programme 1000 GBP

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

Required documents, depending on the type of institution:

camp / language school
  • copy of 1 page
  • certificate of language proficiency (if any)
private school, boardinghouse
  • copy of the 1 Pages of the passport
  • certificate of language proficiency
  • school report card with grades for the last 2-4 years (depending on the school)
  • school registration form
  • recommendation letters from Teachers of foreign languages, mathematics and a class teacher. Additionally, an educational institution may request a recommendation from the principal
  • Testing for knowledge of mathematics, language, other subjects
  • Interview with a representative of the school (possibly in person or by Skype)
  • Literacy, awards, student personal achievements (if any)
  • motivation letter (not for all schools)
  • passport size photo (depending on the school from 1 to 12 pcs)
  • medical certificate of the general health of the child , Discharge of vaccinations
  • birth certificate of the schoolboy (s)
  • copy of the page 1 passport of the passport
  • certificate of language proficiency
  • school certificate for the bachelor, diploma of Higher education for the master
  • letters of recommendation from teachers of foreign languages, mathematics and the class teacher. Additionally, an educational institution may request a recommendation from the principal / dean
  • certificates, awards, personal achievements of the student (if any)
  • motivation letter / personal statement
  • interview with a representative of the institution


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- 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
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