The Metropolitan Preparatory Academy was founded in 1982 in the largest Canadian province of Ontario, in the vibrant and large city of Toronto. Its key programs are the education of children from around the world from grades 7 to 12, secondary school and preparatory courses for university preparation. Successful completion of the course provides an opportunity to receive a valuable diploma of secondary education, and comprehensive and effective training - without any problems to enter the chosen institution.
The Metropolitan Preparatory Academy prides itself on its internationality and affability towards foreign students - it trains children from more than 15 countries of the world, with different skin color, nationality and religion (the total number of students is about 300 people, foreigners About 45 people). Here, foreign students can get a quality education and fully prepare for training in universities in Canada and other English-speaking countries. The training program develops and deepens academic knowledge in the basic disciplines of the school curriculum, improves the knowledge of the English language, teaches children useful skills and skills that they will need in the process of obtaining higher education.
In Preparatory Academy the traditional forms of study (lectures and seminars) and individual lessons are combined, Modern methods and approaches to training are being actively introduced, the latest equipment and equipment, innovative developments of specialists from all over the world are being used. Thanks to training in small groups, teachers can implement an individual approach, give each student a maximum of attention, which positively affects the effectiveness of studies and the speed of educational progress. Traditionally the strongest school areas are computer science, mathematics, science and literature.
The campus is located near the city center, in a quiet and tranquil, respectable suburb, within easy access to major attractions and urban infrastructure.
There are several unique support programs at the school aimed at improving the effectiveness of education:
The program of high school students includes a variety of diverse subjects and disciplines that help create a solid foundation of basic, basic knowledge:
In the middle classes, when the child is already moving to the university preparation course, he can already independently form his curriculum, focusing on those subjects that he will need to acquire a profession and specialty. The school offers a wide range of disciplines besides those studied in the main program of the middle classes:
The special profile course University Preparation Guidance Program is aimed at the comprehensive, full and effective preparation of students from all over the world to enter English-language universities. Students receive support daily, at each stage of preparation they are sent by professional teachers and curators. Not only academic knowledge and language skills develop, but also the ability to think creatively, critically, analytically; The potential of each student actively develops in the academic, intellectual, creative, sports and social spheres.
During the summer months, the Metropolitan Preparatory Academy opens a summer camp for students from around the world, aged 12 to 17, on its campus. This is a great opportunity to improve the level of English, improve your communication and speech skills, meet new friends from around the world and learn a lot about Canadian culture, history and customs.
Academic lessons are dedicated to 5.5 hours a day (weekdays), groups are deliberately organized small in order to improve the effectiveness of classes and practice a communicative approach. Before the beginning of the classes, all children undergo an introductory testing for the initial level of knowledge, and the completion of the course will enable them to obtain a company certificate demonstrating all the successes achieved.
In their free time, students go on a lot of interesting excursions and trips: to the tower CN Tower and its observation deck, to Niagara Falls, to the huge amusement park Canada's Wonderland, visit museums, theaters and cinema, exhibitions and city holidays. Accommodation is organized in the host Canadian family.
The price includes accommodation and meals, a training program, leisure (sports, creative, excursion program) and all the required teaching materials, books and manuals.
The majority of students The Metropolitan Preparatory Academy lives in host Canadian families: the houses are located near the educational building, mostly within walking distance. All families are carefully selected and constantly checked by the school staff: members of Canadian families seek not only to provide comfortable and safe living conditions, but also to enable children to adapt in a new cultural and linguistic environment.
Pupils live in private, fully furnished rooms with a designated place for study and self-study; Have free access to the common premises of the house (kitchen, living room with TV, bath and toilet, laundry), use high-speed Internet. Meals are organized on the principle of half board - it's breakfasts and dinners together with the family of real home food.
In their free time, children can visit numerous clubs, clubs and interest sections - this is an excellent opportunity to develop their personal talents and abilities. Much attention is paid to sports training (especially popular athletics), students regularly go on interesting excursions, walks and tours.
Equipment The Metropolitan Preparatory Academy fully complies with the high modern standards of education. Students are engaged in spacious, bright classrooms with the required technology, have free access to computer and linguaphone classes, to the Internet, to an extensive library. On the territory there are also functional scientific laboratories, which usually hold practical classes, a gym and a fitness studio, classes for creative pursuits; You can relax in a cozy cafeteria.
The cost of studying at the Metropolitan Preparatory Academy is 25,900 CAD $ (2 semesters, or 1 academic year at 10 months). Additional accommodation is charged (from $ 1000 CAD to 1200 CAD $ depending on the option chosen), study materials and manuals (100-300 CAD) and an admission fee ($ 200 CAD for each new student). Medical insurance for the entire period of education is already included in the cost of study.
To be paid additionally (not included in the price of the programs):
Required documents, depending on the type of institution:
|camp / language school |
|private school, boardinghouse|
|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.