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Loretto School (Loretto School) - school with golf

In 2018 - near 75% of students attained grades A*-C
Address: 1-7 Linkfield Rd, Musselburgh EH21 7RE, United Kingdom
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Description Loretto School (Loretto School) - school with golf

  • Location: Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Founded: in 1827
  • Students age: 7-18 years
  • General number of students: 610 people, from the boarding house 250 people
  • Educational programs: middle and high grades, GCSE and A-level
  • Accommodation type: full board (residences on campus)
  • Type of studying: mixed
  • Language of instruction: English.

The school with Loretto Golf is a unique opportunity to learn effective, competently designed academic programs and at the same time intensive sports activities, in particular golfing. Here, students from all over the world are offered truly extraordinary, exclusive conditions: the campus has its own Golf Academy, which is considered to be the best in the UK, and the fields and infrastructure of the nearest professional golf clubs are actively used, with which productive and long-standing cooperation has been established. Students constantly participate in national championships and rarely come home without first prizes and championship cups. As coaches are both permanent teachers, and invited well-known instructors of "big sport".

At the same time, we should not think that the students focus exclusively on golf - academic preparation of students is not inferior to students of other British boarding schools. Loretto graduates continue their studies at the best universities in the UK and the world (for example, the University of California at Berkeley is popular). Among the most successful areas (according to the statistics of the A-level exams) are business, mathematics and higher mathematics, physics - according to the subjects, students regularly receive the highest A * -A scores (60% of graduates).

The main goal of teachers and educators is the comprehensive and harmonious development of students: pupils are brought up with inquisitiveness of mind, curiosity, aspiration for self-development and learning. Such qualities as sincerity, perseverance and purposefulness, kindness and tolerance, and a real desire to help another are also appreciated. The school has a benevolent, warm atmosphere in which children feel safe and comfortable.

Loretto is famous for the creative successes of his charges: more than 70% of students are engaged in creativity and art - music, theater and dramatic art, dance, singing. On the school stage (the institution has its own concert hall for 300 seats), every year about 50 performances are given:

  • Performances;
  • Musicals;
  • Concerts;
  • Various shows.

Participants of musical groups constantly participate in national events, festivals, competitions and concerts.

Loretto is rightly proud of its international atmosphere: approximately 20% of all students are foreign students (they represent countries in Africa, the US, Russia, Spain, Hong Kong, France and Germany). For them, the special department EAL (English as a foreign language) works: every week there are additional supporting English lessons in mini-groups (3-5 people each).

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Loretto School (Loretto School) - school with golf

Program name
from 11 900 £ / term

The secondary educational program includes both compulsory subjects and electives that the student chooses independently - as a result, each student has 10-11 subjects to attend.

The following basic disciplines are mandatory:

  • English and Literature
  • Physics
  • Mathematics
  • Biology
  • French
  • English and Literature
  • Course of personal and social development
  • Spanish
  • Chemistry.

Additional (optional) can be selected from the following list:

  • Latin
  • History
  • Drama and theatrical art
  • Geography
  • Music
  • Physical Education and Sports
  • ICT (information and computer technologies)
  • Religious studies (theology).

The cost of studying varies depending on the chosen level of education.

The cost of the program does not include and is paid separately:

  • Registration fee 
  • Deposit for studying
  • Air tickets in both directions
  • Transfer in both directions
  • Personal pocket expenses
  • Medical insurance
  • Guardianship (if necessary)
  • Consular fees and visa services.
from 11 900 £ / term

A two-year program is designed for those students who plan to receive higher education and are preparing to enter a priority university. In the first year (AS), students independently select for themselves 4-5 subjects for an intensive, thorough study, for the second year only 3-4 of them remain, and final exams are already passed for them. The results fit into the A-level certificate: in most UK universities, it is equated to the entrance exams.

Disciplines for study can be selected from the following list:

  • State and politics
  • Chemistry
  • Physical education and sport
  • English literature
  • Biology
  • Higher Mathematics
  • Geography
  • Business
  • Theater and drama
  • English Language and Literature
  • History
  • Music
  • Art and Design
  • Physics
  • Mathematics
  • Economy
  • Spanish
  • French.

The cost of studying varies depending on the chosen level of education.

The specified cost of the program does not include and is paid separately:

  • Registration fee
  • Deposit for studying
  • Air tickets in both directions
  • Transfer in both directions
  • Personal pocket expenses
  • Medical insurance
  • Guardianship (if necessary)
  • Consular fees and visa services.

Accommodation, housing and food

Full board accommodation (with three meals a day) in Loretto is available from 8 years. Students are offered places in cozy small houses (each for 50-60 people), and for boys and girls there are separate buildings. Junior students live in common rooms for several people, high school students in double bedrooms, and graduates can count on comfortable private rooms (it is understood that graduates need a private space to concentrate on intensive preparation for difficult final exams).

Subjects, specialties, faculties and sport

Subjects list : art, Basics of health protection, biology, business, chemistry, computer science, drama, Dramatic art, economics, English, geography, Health & Fitness, Health care, history, History of art, Information Technology, maths, music, musical art, physical Culture, physics, Policy and government, politics, theater, Theatrical art
Events list: Athletics, cricket, football, golf, lacrosse, netball, rounders, rugby, skiing, swimming, tennis

Events Loretto School (Loretto School) - school with golf

A lot of students like active recreation and are constantly attending sports electives - among the most popular directions are the following:

  • Scottish National Dance
  • Climbing
  • Lacrosse
  • Tennis
  • Sailing
  • Track and field athletics
  • Karate
  • Squash
  • Cross country
  • Skiing
  • Golf
  • Badminton
  • Cricket
  • Hockey
  • Shooting
  • Football
  • Basketball
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  • Dancing (various styles and directions).

Equipment Loretto School (Loretto School) - school with golf

The Loretto campus is located on the outskirts of Edinburgh (the town of Musselburgh) and covers an area of ​​100 acres. This is a very cozy, beautiful, well-groomed territory: the main building is located in an old majestic mansion, and almost the whole campus is buried in flowers and gardens. There are beautiful shady alleys for walks, lawns and sunny meadows for picnics and outdoor games.

The sports infrastructure is well represented:

  • Golf course (except for the neighboring professional golf clubs for optional courses)
  • Multifunctional sports hall and fitness halls
  • Badminton courts
  • Volleyball and basketball courts
  • Stadium
  • Tennis courts
  • Cricket field.

There is also a 300-seat theater on the campus, a music school with a professional recording studio, workshops for photography, sculpture, ceramics and pottery, special crafts for stone work and wood (including the relevant machines and equipment).

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

Tuition fees vary depending on the chosen level of studying.

The price of the course does not include and is paid separately:

  • Registration fee
  • Educational deposit
  • Roundtrip flights
  • Roundtrip transfer
  • Personal pocket expenses
  • Medical insurance
  • Custodianship (as required)
  • Consular fees and visa services.

Extra fees:

  • Registration fee (for a programme/course) 100 GBP

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

Loretto applicants must submit the following documents to the admission committee:

  • Report card for the previous 2 years from the previous educational institution
  • Recommendations from teachers of mathematics and English (if possible from other teachers and class teacher)
  • A cover letter on the topic "Why do I want to study at your school?", written by the student
  • All sorts of awards, diplomas, cups and medals, regalia and letters of thanks for achievements in academic, athletic and creative spheres.
  • Also, each entrant must pass the test in English and mathematics (can be passed directly at the school or at an accredited center).

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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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