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St. Bede's Private School

Address: 64 Carlton Rd, Redhill RH1 2LQ,
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Description St. Bede's Private School

  • Established in 1978;
  • Type of study: boarding school, mixed;
  • Students age: 13-18 years;
  • Location: Sussex County, near Eastbourne;
  • Total number of students: 700 people.

The Bede's school of joint education was founded in 1978. The school is located near the famous seaside resort of Eastbourne and occupies 4 sites with a total area of ​​about 200 acres (the main building is 40 acres).

St. Bede's school does not cease to improve its infrastructure, is constantly upgrading and provides today's students with the highest level of academic preparation. The ratio between teachers and students is 8: 1 (this is a very good indicator, especially given the average statistics for the country), graduates demonstrate excellent results in examinations, school teams for various sports (especially tennis and swimming) are also famous - they are constantly involved in regional and national competitions, win and take prizes.

The total number of students reaches 700 people, about 25% of them are foreign students. The school does not adopt a strict selection policy: there are gifted children, pupils with standard progress, and schoolchildren with learning difficulties (for example, suffering from dyslexia or coordination disorders). Employees Bede's school is confident that every student is talented in own way - one needs only to be able to reveal your capabilities. Each student receives a personal mentor from the moment of starting the training, which meets at least once a week: discusses academic successes and learning difficulties, various household and administrative issues, participation in extra-curricular activities, sports and creativity. The mentor helps to determine the subjects and directions for the personal curriculum, advises the circles and sections for additional classes, supports the selection of future specialization, the university and the teaching faculty.

Here students can study a wide range of subjects and disciplines: during each lesson they gain useful knowledge and skills, thanks to which the future education at the university will become more productive and easy. Constantly conducted interesting practical classes in equipped multifunctional laboratories (especially in biology, chemistry and physics).

Programs and tuition/boarding fees, prices in St. Bede's Private School

Program name
Date
Age
Cost
Annual
14-16
from 12 130 £ / term

About the educational program: The first three years in high school are devoted to studying on GCSE program. Each educational group includes up to 16 international students who are constantly divided into groups or pairs, classes according to abilities and levels of academic achievement, etc.

Class 9 provides for the study of a wide range of subjects common to all students. The end of the year is marked by the choice of subjects that will be studied within the next 2 years (10-11 class) - the final exams will be surrendered upon them. The list to choose from includes about 30 directions and subjects. Self-selection and curriculum development helps:

  • To develop the skill of self-reliance and self-organization;
  • The ability to count on several steps forward;
  • To think more broadly.

Gifted and stubborn children can be engaged in a particularly complicated program, while students with learning difficulties can count on full-fledged and qualified teaching and support (including individual lessons).

Annual
16-18
from 12 130 £ / term

Brief information: A-level program is designed for international students for the last two years of schooling.

About the educational program: In the 12th form students study 4 subjects at their own choice. When students are identified with the directions for studying, they take into account not only their interests and opportunities, but also the specific character of the future profession and the requirements of the university and the faculty.  A-level final exams are simultaneously counted as entrance exams to the university. In grade 13, only 3 subjects from the earlier selected are studied, the studying is conducted at an in-depth, complex level.

Gifted students can take for their curriculum additional A-level or GCSE (medium difficulty) items.

At the end of each class (12-13) exams are given (there is a possibility of retaking if the result is unsatisfactory), and at the beginning of the 13th grade all students can submit documents to 6 selected universities:

  • Results of graduation exams;
  • A-level certificates.

Accommodation and food

Half the pupils live on a full board basis.

The general student residences are designed for 40-60 people each - separate houses for boys and girls. Students in the upper classes occupy rooms for 1-2 people, the rest students - for 4-6 people, the general amenities in sufficient numbers are located on the floors. The meals are organized according to the scheme of the full board, the possibility of organizing a separate diet (for example, Muslim, vegetarian, Jewish) is provided.

Subjects and sport

Subjects list: art, biology, business, chemistry, design, economics, English, French, geography, history, Informatics and Communication, Information Technology, maths, modern languages, music, philosophy, physical Culture, physics, Religious studies
Events list: Athletics, basketball, ceramics, Drawing on canvas, field hockey, football, horseback riding, Jewelry design, netball, Photostudio, rugby, sailing, Squash, swimming, tennis, volleyball

Events St. Bede's Private School

The huge school campus provides the greatest opportunities for sports, leisure and recreation.

Many students give free time to sports - at least one weekly lesson or training is compulsory. You can focus both on personal development and employment for pleasure, and engage in a more professional level, take part in national and regional competitions, participate in the activities of school sports teams. For children in St. Bede's school is equipped with a diverse and modern infrastructure: private swimming pool (indoor), stables, tennis and golf courses, a multipurpose indoor sports center. There is no distinction between "male" and "female" sports - from the most popular areas it is worth noting:

  • Cross-country running;
  • Cricket;
  • Golf;
  • Football;
  • Tennis;
  • Athletics;
  • Rugby;
  • Basketball;
  • Swimming;
  • Netball;
  • Hockey;
  • Squash.

The musical direction is also developed - the classes help to educate the multifaceted, full-fledged , sensitive persons. According to statistics, students who are engaged in music, have better progress in basic subjects, become more balanced and focused. You can take individual lessons (a wide selection of instruments for the game), join a school choir and orchestra, take part in creative meetings and lectures of music industry professionals, visit concerts, performances, big annual concerts in Chichester and Winchester Sathedrals and even abroad.

The lessons of choreography and theatrical skill are equally popular: they are aimed at active development of imagination, feelings of respect, compassion, tolerance, help children express themselves and look at different things and phenomena through the eyes of another person. The English and British dramatic heritage is immensely and highly valued all over the world. In the St. Bede's school works several drama groups, theatrical art is taught as a separate discipline, you can take Legat Professional Dance Course (includes various directions - classical ballet, jazz, contemporary, etc.),  and also to study the choreography at the level GCSE and A-level .

Classes of art and creativity help develop a sense of aesthetics and beauty, enable you to fully express yourself in various forms. There is a studio for photography, ceramics, graphic design and fine arts: students can study at any time and even on weekends, participate in various presentations and exhibitions of works.

In total, on the campus of St. Bede's school employs more than 100 clubs, sections and circles of interest: weekly students choose their own priorities. Classes are conducted as teachers, constantly teaching at school, so external specialists. In addition to the above-mentioned studios, you can visit a literary and journalistic circle, an engineering or design club, etc.

There are regular interesting excursions and trips for pupils:

  • Geografical tour to the island of Arran;
  • Art trip to Mexico;
  • Tour for history lovers Europe, visiting famous historical places and battlefields;
  • BBC Studios;
  • Sussex University;
  • London Theaters and Galleries;
  • Classes at the local farm;
  • Diving lessons on the Red Sea. 

Advantages

For 2018:

  • Under the GCSE program, 93% of students received A * - C marks;
  • According to the A Level program - 27.4% of students received A * -A marks.

Equipment St. Bede's Private School

Bede's school for students prepared modern and bright classrooms, comfortable residences for living, a spacious common dining room. There are also numerous fields and playgrounds for sports and games, its own stable and a swimming pool, separate houses for administrative centers, personnel, household needs.

Term dates and fees

Extra fees:

  • Registration fee (for a programme/course) 125 GBP
  • Deposit for a course/programme 12130 GBP

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