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Quinton House Private School

Address: Upton Hall, Upton Hall Ln, Upton, Northampton NN5 4UX, United Kingdom
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Description Quinton House Private School

  • Location: Northampton, Northamptonshire, UK
  • Founded: 1946
  • Age of students: 2.5-18 years
  • Type of training: joint (mixed)
  • Language of instruction: English.

Quinton House School is a leading private school in Northamptonshire that accepts children from kindergarten to Sixth Form.

High academic results, the treatment of children as individuals is the foundation of school culture. Teaching in a beautiful 12th-century building, Quinton House has demonstrated high academic standards for more than fifty years and is proud to be part of the international Cognita organization, which brings together about 70 schools in Europe, Latin America and Asia. Cognita is a group of diverse schools uniting the forces in the world of education with one common goal: building self-confidence, empowering young people to succeed.

Summer camp multi-activity - 4-12 years

Multi-activity - a daily or weekly vacation program of well-organized games, sports, entertainment, creative events designed to ensure the development of skills and self-confidence.

The camps are run by SuperCamps, a division of Cognita, a leading UK provider of child care services for over 20 years. Super Camps is a key part of the Cognita educational process for children from 4 to 14 years old.

The proposed activities are carefully thought out and combine sports, adventures, arts and crafts from clay modeling to laser marking.

Day camps are held in February, May, during Easter, summer holidays.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Quinton House Private School

Program name
Date
Age
Cost
Annual
6-14
from 2 915 £ / term

Nursery School - 2915 £ / term

Nursery School provides a favorable environment for preparing the child for study, small classes guarantee maximum attention to everyone. Well-equipped, comfortable facilities are the center for early literacy education, the phonetic program Read, Write Inc. (RWI), account, development of physical, social, creative skills. Children are given a wide opportunity to visit a special platform for training and outdoor games for free, and to attend a forest school weekly. The team of educators builds close relationships with each child and his family, which allows you to collaborate with parents in planning activities that take into account the interests of children.

The nursery is a fully integrated part of the educational institution, which provides the opportunity to use a wide range of services, extracurricular activities (taekwondo, ballet, yoga). By the end of the kindergarten, the children are completely ready to move to the next level of education, take part in a wonderful graduation ceremony.

The regulatory framework for early childhood education (EYFS) contains recommendations, requirements for education, and the development of children.

EYFS consists of three main areas of study:

  • Communication, language
  • Physical development
  • Social, emotional development.

Four specific areas of study:

  • Literacy
  • Maths
  • Understanding of the world
  • Expressive art, design.

Students gain free access to many open spaces - beautiful forests, where the natural environment is used as a "classroom in the open air." The forest school develops independence and confidence, helps to master a number of skills, including building logs, creating, using tools, finding and identifying animals and plants.

Outdoor activities lay the foundation for future academic achievements and the development of a number of skills, including problem solving abilities, creative abilities, physical skills, and fostering a craving for research.

Reception - 3068 £ / term.

Students of 4 years go to the Reception class: teaching is conducted by a qualified teacher, supported by assistants.

The basic curriculum facilitates preparation for a more structured school day. Children study indoors and outdoors, continue to improve their creative and cognitive abilities, develop skills in numeracy, literacy, and introduce classes in creativity and music.

Annual
14-16
from 4 276 £ / term

GCSE - Grades 10-11

Quinton House offers the study of English, English literature, mathematics, biology, chemistry, physics, two languages (French, German), drama, music, art, computer technology, physical education, history, geography, religious studies, business, food technology, graphics. The use of IT is playing an increasingly important role in the study of all subjects.

GCSE options are selected at the end of grade 9 during consultation with parents and students to ensure a balanced curriculum.

Annual
11-14
from 3 338 £ / term

Students work according to the approved National Curriculum in core subjects, which ensures high quality teaching. A robust performance monitoring process ensures that you receive a detailed report on each child’s progress, allowing you to deeply study subjects in which students demonstrate higher abilities, while providing additional support when learning the most complex aspects of the program.

Pupils of the 5th and 6th grades are engaged in English, mathematics, modern foreign languages. Teachers prepare children for transition to high school. High school staff teaching in the middle grades manage to form an idea of the personalities and abilities of children entering the next stage.

Accommodation, housing and food

Quinton House offers international students accommodation in host families. The educational institution works closely with host homes, guardianship agencies, provides a careful selection of families to ensure a friendly, safe, comfortable environment that allows students to learn and relax efficiently.

Each student has a separate bedroom and shared bathroom facilities. Host families provide breakfast and dinner on weekdays, breakfast, lunch and dinner on weekends, holidays, laundry services.

For stays during the holidays (Christmas, Easter and Summer), the full board will be charged.

The school collaborates with Chartwells Independent, one of the leading catering providers for independent schools.

Quinton House provides quality food:

  • Delicious, freshly prepared food, healthy nutrition from an early age
  • Support for British farmers, buying eggs, locally produced milk
  • Eat Vibrantly is a seasonal food program developed in collaboration with the University of Gastronomy in Piedmont, Italy: Each month, Eat Vibrantly focuses on one fruit or high-nutrient vegetable, presenting it to students through fresh produce, recipes, training, and activities. Suppliers of fresh fruits and vegetables also participate - organize visits, tell a story about each product.

The cost of meals is 242 £ / semester or 726 £ / year.

Events Quinton House Private School

School trips are an important part of students' lives: they help broaden their horizons and gain learning experience outside of school. Every year at least one excursion is offered to young people:

  • Zoo Twycross
  • Warwick castle
  • Museum of Science Think Tank
  • Studio Harry Potter
  • Local water treatment center
  • Kingswood Educational and Residential Center.

Recent trips for high school students include skiing (Europe), a trip to Yorkshire, a Bushcraft survival camp, a war memorial in Ypres.

Quinton House School fosters a sense of community among its students, employees:

  • Locals at a retirement home are invited annually to the students ’Christmas concert.
  • Partnerships with Royal & Derngate Theater, Northampton Saints Rugby Club, local property developers, especially Keepmoat, working together on unique projects (one of which is the Upton Place art installation).

Quinton House School implements the Duke of Edinburgh's Award program for students aged 14 to 18. Award is a voluntary non-competitive program of activities at the school and beyond.

The program "Sports and Physical Education" allows students to develop skills, knowledge and understanding of various sports, to do fitness. Starting from the 3rd grade, games are added to the curriculum, as are sports disciplines: rugby, football, cricket (for boys); netball, hockey, skateboard (for girls). The school regularly holds matches, tournaments with other schools in these sports, additional matches, competitions with other schools in athletics, skiing, and swimming.

School Music Curriculum at Quinton House provides an opportunity to develop students' interests, abilities, musical skills and preferences.

Quinton House Performing Arts has a wide range of extra-curricular musical ensembles that expand the musical experience and performance skills of the group.

School Drama Curriculum offers a wide range of lessons in speech, drama, the opportunity to participate in school theater, drama clubs.

Advantages

  • Quinton House prides itself on providing exceptional education: achievement in the GCSE sector is much higher than the national average (7+ - 36.8% compared with 20.6%, 4+ - 92.7% compared with 67%, 1+ - 100% compared to 98.3%).
  • The goal of Quinton House is to create a family environment conducive to the development of character, personality, individuality of each: this gives the best chance to reach your potential.
  • The school seeks to develop imagination, inspire students, instilling in them a love of learning throughout life - in the learning process and in adulthood.
  • Highly qualified staff is dedicated, enthusiastic, constantly striving for self-improvement, improving local, national and international reputation.

Equipment Quinton House Private School

Upton Hall is an impressive building located on 31 acres of well-kept garden. The site has historical value and is listed in the historical heritage. Teaching is conducted in the main building, a converted coach house and stable, in a modern sports complex.

On the territory of the school is the Church of St. Michael, the Norman Church, which is under the tutelage of the Church Preservation Fund. It hosts the annual Harvest Festival.

The school grounds provide ample space for relaxation and sports. Pupils also use a number of sports facilities located in nearby institutions: a golf course, tennis courts, a climbing wall, cricket, and a swimming pool.

Pupils and students attend an accredited Forest School once a week, strengthening outdoor communication skills.

Quinton House transports several routes around Northampton, the surrounding villages of Daventry. Quinton House School minibuses are serviced by their own employees: they deliver students home at the end of the school day (16:00) and after extra-curricular activities (17:00), which allows each student to fully participate in a wide range of activities.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

Additional expenses (per trimester, unless otherwise indicated):

  • Lunch for kindergarten, Grade 1 - 142 £
  • Lunch for Grade 2 - £ 212
  • Lunch for grades 3-6 - £ 234
  • Lunch for grades 7-11 - 260 £
  • Morning snack - 34 £
  • Snacks up to grade 2 - £ 34
  • Evening tea - £ 68.5 (available for children whose parents cannot pick them up from 15.35 to 16.00)
  • Transport (if required) - 1232 £ / g.

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

List of documents for admission:

  • Completed application form with full contact details of student, parent / guardian
  • Official transcripts from a previous school in the original language, in English
  • English Test Results: IELTS or TOEFL
  • Copy of the passport
  • Copy of any previous Tier 4 visas with appropriate transcripts (if any)
  • Portfolio (for students studying art, design).

To study the GCSE program, you need to demonstrate an English level equivalent to:

  • IELTS 4.5
  • TOEFL 477 (Computer Test Equivalent 153)
  • Pearson Test in English (Academic 40-43).

To participate in the A-Level program:

  • IELTS 5.5 (or equivalent)
  • High marks from high school graduates.

Scholarships Quinton House Private School

Quinton House awards a series of scholarships in recognition of outstanding results. These awards are awarded annually.

For brothers and sisters who attend the school at the same time, discounts are provided:

  • For the second child - 5% discount
  • For the third child - 10%.

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Recommendations on when to apply

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- 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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