Prestigious Canadian private boarding school St. Petersburg John's-Ravenscourt School is famous primarily for its academic training: for statistics, 100% of graduates enter the universities chosen by them with 98-99% in rather prestigious and rating ones. It is especially worth noting that 99% of students enter the so-called "first choice universities", that is, they receive invitations from the most priority and desired educational establishments. Among the most popular and priority universities, graduates of the school can be noted the following institutions:
About 80% of students receive scholarships and grants.
Students constantly take first prizes in international contests for discussions, debates, oratorical skills and the art of public speaking. For example, in 2014 St. John's-Ravenscourt School won the world championship on the debate, having done it already 14 times in 25 years! Students are different in sports: after graduation many of them go to profile universities, participate in national and international leagues, the Olympic Games. The educational institution is the recognized leader of the Canadian and international olympiads: among its graduates, 18 people became Rhodes scholarship holders, many today occupy high posts and positions, have become recognized specialists in their fields.
The institution is a full member of the Canadian National Association of Canadian Accredited Independent Schools (CAIS). The Queen of Canada and Great Britain, Elizabeth II, personally patronizes the St. John's-Ravenscourt School.
St. John's-Ravenscourt School is located in Winnipeg, which serves as the capital of a large province of Manitoba: it is the largest city of its district, as it is here that 4 of Manitoba's 5 universities are located, the administration, the headquarters of major sports teams of professional leagues. Cultural events of a large scale are constantly held in Winnipeg: it is worth mentioning the Winnipeg Fringe Theater Festival, Festival du Voyageur or Folklorama.
For students, there are opportunities to visit numerous theaters, cinemas, festivals, museums and art galleries, various performances and concerts, opera. The nearest geographical "neighbours" of Manitoba are Ontario and the American states of Minnesota and North Dakota. Winnipeg has its own international airport, which makes it easier for students to transfer and travel.
SENIOR CLASSES (9-12 CLASS)
In the senior classes, each student works under the guidance and supervision of a personal mentor: he follows the student's successes, acts as a career adviser, stimulates the child to develop in various fields, attend facultative classes. The mentor helps to solve all arising problems and questions, quickly to adapt to a new educational and language atmosphere.
In addition, foreign students can attend an English language support course (ESL, English as a second language) and receive the corresponding certificate.
High school students can choose the AP program as the main training course - this course is especially often chosen by graduates planning to enter prestigious universities in Canada and the USA (but in other countries the AP certificate is also accepted). Selected subjects are studied practically at the university level, very deeply and thoroughly: especially the school is distinguished by the quality of teaching mathematics. Items that are available for study:
Students who choose boarding accommodation occupy rooms in a cozy common residence (there are 3 houses in total); The meals are organized according to the full boarding system (three times a day). Double rooms - in general, on the terms of a boarding house, there are up to 50 children (boys and girls are approximately equal). Weekend boarding children often spend with Canadian families and other students.
Extracurricular elective classes are given great attention here: teachers and the administration of St. Petersburg. John's-Ravenscourt School believe that only a well-rounded personality can be sufficiently harmonious and successful. All hobbies and hobbies of children are only encouraged, and in their free time each student can find himself one or several classes to taste. Here there are clubs of fans of literature and chess, a concert group and a jazz band, an art studio, a photo studio. One of the most famous clubs is a discussion club, which regularly defeats rivals in international competitions and holds the championship. Over the past 25 years, the club has won 14 times in the world championship: no other school has been able to repeat this achievement! There are also studios for theater and fine arts, you can take music lessons, play musical instruments.
A lot of time is spent on sports, for which there is a developed infrastructure and all the necessary equipment:
School hockey players were especially distinguished: many students after the decision made a decision to continue their sports career and play in the NHL, participate in the Olympic Games and world championships .
Since its foundation (1920s) John's-Ravenscourt School has grown to 23 acres of land in the bend of the Red River: it is a cozy, quiet and quiet residential quarter in the south of Winnipeg. Today, the campus houses a large number of open and covered playgrounds, including a beach volleyball field by the river, climbing walls and hiking trails. There is also a closed large ice arena, where there are hockey trainings, a spacious fitness club. The renovated educational building was opened in 2014: it houses 12 spacious classrooms, biology laboratories and cozy lounges and lounges for recreation.
The cost of the academic year (plus accommodation at the hostel) is 49000 CAD $. This amount is not included and is paid additionally:
Applicants must provide a report card from their last place of study, recommendations from teachers (necessarily - from the teacher of English and mathematics), write an essay (about yourself, your interests, goals and aspirations). As the entrance exams are offered tests in mathematics, natural sciences (physics, biology and chemistry) and English.
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