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Queens Gate School

Address: 131-133 Queen's Gate, Kensington, London SW7 5LE, United Kingdom
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Description Queens Gate School

  • Location: London, England
  • Educational programs: middle and high grades, GCSE, A-level
  • Students age: 4 to 18 years
  • Total number of students: 450 people
  • Accommodation type: full-time (without accommodation)
  • Type of study: separate (only for girls).

The Queens Gate School, an independent private school, is designed exclusively for young ladies between the ages of 4 and 18, with a total of about 450 female students.

The school was founded in 1891 by Eleanor Beatrice Viat (she later founded the famous women's school in Ascot Heathfield School). In total, the school campus includes 3 adjacent houses (in 2005, their number increased by another 2 - new buildings were given to the students of the junior school). The campus is conveniently located in the central London area of ​​Queens Gate: studying in the English capital is not only convenient and efficient, but also prestigious.

Today, the school is considered to be one of the most prestigious and elite in England and the UK - it's enough to name several of its famous graduates:

  • Tilda Swinton, actress, Oscar winner
  • Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall (second wife of Prince William)
  • Imogen Puts, actress
  • Jennifer Saunders, actress and many others.

The quality of educational programs at the school is known far beyond London and England. Among the most powerful disciplines are English and French, geography, math and various art fields. Thanks to small classrooms (up to 8 people) and carefully selected, highly professional teachers, the girls manage to achieve impressive academic results: approximately 60% of the A-level students and 70% of the GCSE graduates passed the final exams for the highest scores from A * to A - very A high figure even for the British educational system.

The extra-curricular development program for girls is not far behind the academic program. In total, the school employs more than 95 leisure sections:

  • Sports;
  • Creative circles;
  • Visual and theatrical art;
  • Music and photography, etc.

In a well-equipped sports complex (it is very spacious, which is rare for London schools), there is an opportunity to practice rowing, squash, fencing and other sports.

According to the Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI) check in 2012, the school earned very high scores and flattering marks:

  • "Good": academic successes of children, quality of teaching ("Excellent" for some subjects), the quality of school management;
  • "Excellent": the quality and organization of the curriculum, the organization of extracurricular education, the learning environment, childcare and safety, working with parents, the quality of childcare;
  • "Great": the level of upbringing and development of children.

The school is also listed in the independent prestigious directory of The Good Schools Guide.

Girls are brought up in the best Christian traditions: there is no dominant religion on the school grounds, therefore representatives of any confession can study here.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Queens Gate School

Program name
from 7 200 £ / term

A two-year course for schoolgirls from the age of 14-16 completes a part-time secondary education program and prepares girls for admission to the Sixth Form, and subsequently to the university.

The curriculum is very diverse and rich. The variety of subjects and disciplines enables girls not only to create a solid foundation of knowledge on the basic school curriculum, but also to determine their priorities and interests - perhaps even to choose the most attractive faculty and specialty for admission.

List of subjects of the general program are as follwos:

  • English
  • English literature
  • Modern foreign languages: French, Spanish
  • Economy
  • Biology
  • Physics
  • Business course
  • Geography
  • The photo
  • Mathematics
  • History
  • Art and Design
  • Fabrics
  • Physical Education and Sports
  • Personal and social development (PSHE course)
  • Mathematics
  • Chemistry
  • Religious Studies
  • Theatrical and dramatic skills
  • Technology and design.
from 7 200 £ / term

The A-level program is designed for 2 academic years (12-13 grades, 16-18 years) - this is the most popular variation of the Sixth Form stage in the UK. The program is academically rich, complex and intensive: only 3-5 subjects selected by the student on their own are being studied practically at the university level. But the A-level certificate is highly valued all over the world, which gives its owner the right to enter even the most elite and top universities without additional entrance examinations.

For the first year (AS) students study 4-5 subjects, on the second (A, or A-level) there are only 3-4, which also give up on the exams. You can select the priority directions from the following list:

  • English
  • Economy
  • Business course
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Accounting
  • The photo
  • Fabrics
  • Theatrical and dramatic art
  • Geography
  • History
  • Music
  • Art
  • Modern foreign languages ​​(French, Spanish)
  • Political science
  • History
  • Mathematics
  • Physical culture and sports.

Accommodation, housing and food

The school assumes only a day-long form of education and does not provide its students with options for living in London. You can choose the optimal housing together with your manager.

Subjects, specialties, faculties

Subjects list : Career development course, Classical civilization, design and technology, drama, English, French, geography, german language, Graphic communications, healthy lifestyle, history, History of art, Information Technology, Italian language, Library and information theory, maths, music, physical Culture, psychology, Religious studies, sociology, Spanish, Theatrical art

Events Queens Gate School

In extra-curricular hours, each girl can take part in the activities of numerous clubs, sections and studios of a sports or creative direction - there are more than 90 of them working, for example:

  • Fencing
  • Fine arts
  • Athletics
  • Music
  • Basketball
  • Tennis
  • Kayaking
  • Swimming
  • Theater group
  • Kickboxing
  • Photography
  • Climbing
  • Netball
  • Fitness
  • Debates
  • Dancing
  • Gymnastics
  • Hockey and etc.

Equipment Queens Gate School

The school campus is located in the heart of London, in Queens Gate - a respectable, prestigious and quiet area. For students, in addition to lectures and convenient classes, there are scientific laboratories, studios for theater and fine arts, dance and music classes, a photo lab, and a private cafeteria. The school equipment fully meets all modern high standards.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

It is paid additionally:

  • Registration fee
  • Deposit confirming the place on the course
  • Contribution to the whole school development
  • Examination fees
  • Tuition fee (= cost per term)
  • Additional academic and language classes (optional)
  • Additional leisure activities and excursions (optional)
  • Guardianship (registration with the agency + guardian services)
  • Air tickets in both directions
  • Transfer in both directions
  • Compulsory medical insurance
  • Personal pocket expenses
  • Visa fees and services, translation and certification of documents
  • Consular fee (payable at the Embassy).

Extra fees:

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

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

Required documents, depending on the type of institution:

camp / language school
  • copy of 1 page
  • certificate of language proficiency (if any)
private school, boardinghouse
  • copy of the 1 Pages of the passport
  • certificate of language proficiency
  • school report card with grades for the last 2-4 years (depending on the school)
  • school registration form
  • recommendation letters from Teachers of foreign languages, mathematics and a class teacher. Additionally, an educational institution may request a recommendation from the principal
  • Testing for knowledge of mathematics, language, other subjects
  • Interview with a representative of the school (possibly in person or by Skype)
  • Literacy, awards, student personal achievements (if any)
  • motivation letter (not for all schools)
  • passport size photo (depending on the school from 1 to 12 pcs)
  • medical certificate of the general health of the child , Discharge of vaccinations
  • birth certificate of the schoolboy (s)
  • copy of the page 1 passport of the passport
  • certificate of language proficiency
  • school certificate for the bachelor, diploma of Higher education for the master
  • letters of recommendation from teachers of foreign languages, mathematics and the class teacher. Additionally, an educational institution may request a recommendation from the principal / dean
  • certificates, awards, personal achievements of the student (if any)
  • motivation letter / personal statement
  • interview with a representative of the institution

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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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