Malvern College-Boarding School Malvern College in Worcestershire is one of the best British boarding schools. She is in the top 25 educational institutions of the country. The main distinguishing feature of Malvern College is the high quality of academic training of students. Every year, 99% of graduates enter the chosen faculties of prestigious universities. Many people study at Cambridge and Oxford.
Malvern College is one of the first schools to offer the IB program in England as an alternative to the A-level. More than 50% of the students of the educational institution today choose an international baccalaureate. But the academic results of the graduates are impressive for both programs. By IB 40% of students receive 40 points. 75% of graduates take exams on A-level with the result of A * -A.
According to the English tradition, the college was founded as an educational institution for boys. Girls have been in school since 1992. During his work, the college has produced many famous personalities. The prime ministers of Britain and Nobel laureates, medalists of the Olympics and famous writers (for example, the author of The Chronicles of Narnia, C.S. Lewis) received secondary education here.
The school places high demands on entrants. Candidates for admission to the admission committee provide a certificate in English, an extract of estimates for 2 years, 2 recommendations from teachers (English, mathematics), a recommendation from the class teacher, certificates, certificates confirming academic, sports, other achievements. Also, the school can request a motivation letter, offer to take a test in English or mathematics.
The main programs offered to foreigners are A-level and IB. In addition, 2-year courses of preparation for schooling are available.
Additionally, Diploma of Achievement and Nuffield Science Course are introduced at the school. They allow students to acquire healthy eating habits, imbued with the idea of a healthy lifestyle. The availability of qualifications in any of the directions for admission to the university is a bonus.
The program is aimed at students 15-16 years old. The course provides for the study of 7 subjects, drama, creativity and physical education. In the last three exams do not give up. In English, French or Latin (at choice) exams are taken on the GCSE course. At the end of the training, I (GCSE) assesses the level of knowledge in mathematics, two natural sciences, and geography. In English as a foreign student can take an IELTS test.
Tuition fees: 11,338-11687 pounds per term
The one-year program is offered to students aged 15-16. It is an alternative (I) to GCSE, allows you to prepare for studies at A-level or IB. Oriented program for students who do not have enough level of English for admission to (I) GCSE.
The course provides for the study of 9 subjects. In addition, students attend classes in physical education, drama and creativity. Most subjects (English, natural sciences, geography, history, all additional disciplines) will not be examined. In mathematics, an exam is given in the framework of (I) GCSE, in Latin or French - at the GCSE. The IELTS test is provided for the program "English as a foreign language".
Tuition fees: 11,338-11687 pounds per trimester
The program is designed for 2 years. IB (International Baccalaureate) is distinguished by a flexible curriculum, a large number of independent works and projects. The program provides for the study of 3 disciplines in depth and 3 in the standard. From each block students choose one subject.
The program includes blocks:
1. English and world literature (German + literature).
2. Foreign language (Spanish, German, French, English). [999.7 ]
3.Social, humanities (philosophy, economics, geography, history).
4. Natural sciences (physics, biology, chemistry).
5.Mathematics (standard, advanced course).
6. Art or discipline of choice (Spanish, French, history, economics, chemistry, music, Latin, computer science). [999.15 ]
In addition to 6 subjects, students take 3 compulsory courses: a scientific essay (4000 character work), civic education, theory of knowledge.
Tuition: 12096 pounds in the term
Two-year classic British university preparation program. A-Level provides for the study of 6-7 subjects. The part is studied at the ordinary level, the part is at the in-depth level. Additionally, students are enrolled in the social program, studying the theory of knowledge, writing an academic essay.
As part of the A-Level program, Malvern College students can study math, science (in isolation), computer science, modern languages (French, Spanish, German), economics, English literature, English, business, Art, drama or theatrical skill, history, geography, music, ancient Greek or Latin, psychology, physical education, ethics, religion and philosophy, mathematics (in-depth), politics, 3D design, textiles.
Tuition fees: 12096 pounds per term.
Malvern College has 11 residences. The girls and boys live separately. Students are offered 1 - 3-bed accommodation. Senior students, as a rule, occupy separate rooms. In general, each residence houses a kitchen, a living room, a self-study center, a recreation room, a library, a laundry.
Students who study at the boarding house are offered 3 meals a day in the dining room. In the menu - healthy and healthy food. Dietary tables, vegetarian menus are available on request.
A large extracurricular program awaits students. Children are offered various circles and sections here. Students at Malvern College can study music, art, and attend academic, literary circles.
Activities on campus are also available. The school organizes concerts, show programs, quizzes, competitions, barbecues and much more. Also in the entertainment program includes an excursion block. Foreign students on trips to Britain can get to know more closely with its history, cultural features, interesting sights.
The sports part of the program includes swimming, athletics, cricket, squash, rugby, football, hockey, lacrosse, and much more. For boys, rugby and football are a priority. Girls prefer to engage in lacrosse and hockey.
The students are also offered an interesting vacation in nature. Boarding School Malvern College organizes week-long hikes in the park Brecon Beacons (Wales).
Malvern school-boarding school has everything necessary for effective teaching, comfortable stay, interesting leisure. Academic classes are held in modern, equipped with interactive technology classrooms, scientific laboratories. A rich library with a reading room and a computer center is open for students. Also in the school there are IT class, art, music, theater studios.
The sports infrastructure is represented by a new sports complex with a gym, a 25-meter swimming pool, a shooting range, an alpinist wall, a fitness room, squash courts and cricket fields. Also on the campus there are several fields for team games, sports grounds.
The academic year is divided into trimesters: autumn, spring and summer. Classes usually begin in September and end in July. For holidays, there are holidays and weekends, as well as holidays between terms.
Required documents, depending on the type of institution:
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|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|
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- 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)
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- 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.