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Radley College (Radley Boys School)

In 2019 - near 40% of GCSE students achieved A*-B grades
Address: Kennington Rd, Radley, Abingdon OX14 2HR, United Kingdom
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Description Radley College (Radley Boys School)

  • Established: in 1847
  • Location: Abingdon, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
  • Students ages: 13-18
  • Total students: 685 people
  • Type of accommodation: residence (boarding house)
  • Type of study: only for boys
  • Training programs: GCSE, A-level (senior and final grades)
  • Language of instruction: English.

Prestigious private boarding house for boys Radley College (Redley College, Radley College for Boys) was founded in 1847 and today is considered one of the best schools in the UK in its segment. The school is relatively small - about 685 people study here, which guarantees an individual approach to each student, attentive personal care, benevolent and warm atmosphere.

The school understands well that all applicants come to Radley College with different levels of training and knowledge, and are doing everything possible to create an equally fruitful and effective environment for students, to fully reveal their talents and abilities, to lead to the heights Academic, creative and athletic skills. Teaching here can not be called simple and easy: teachers are demanding enough, and the curriculum is intense and intensive - but this is clearly expressed in the extraordinary results of each schoolboy and graduate.

Teachers pay much attention to self-discipline, the development of a desire for learning, perseverance and education. Almost 100% of graduates enter the selected prestigious universities, among which are such giants of the educational world as:

  • Edinburgh;
  • Oxford;
  • Manchester;
  • Newcastle;
  • Bristol;
  • Leeds;
  • Cambridge;
  • Imperial College;
  • UCL;
  • Nottingham;
  • Exeter;
  • Durham.

Besides the outstanding Academic results, schoolchildren demonstrate high achievements in both sports and creative areas - for this the institution provides all conceivable opportunities. Every day after 21:00, school studios and workshops are going to rehearse, creative meetings and concerts, performances and art performances, even trips to other cities and abroad are held regularly.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Radley College (Radley Boys School)

Program name
Date
Age
Cost
Annual
14-16
from 13 375 £ / term

Quick overview: A two-year educational course (GCSE) for international students of 14-16 years completes the British program of incomplete secondary education and prepares students for graduation classes (stage Sixth Form).

About the educational program: the curriculum includes up to 10-11 subjects: some of them are general, compulsory for visiting (for example, mathematics and English), some students choose independently as electives. In general, the program can include the following diverse disciplines:

  • Art;
  • Religious Studies;
  • Economics;
  • English;
  • Latin language;
  • Mathematics;
  • Chemistry;
  • Design and technology;
  • Modern foreign languages ​​(French, Spanish, German);
  • Music Technology;
  • Information Technology;
  • Geography;
  • Policy;
  • Theatrical skills and drama;
  • Biology;
  • Advanced mathematics;
  • Classical Civilizations;
  • Geology;
  • Physics;
  • Music art;
  • History;
  • Electronics.

Some services are paid additionally to tuition fee:

  • Registration fee;
  • Academic Deposit;
  • Personal pocket expenses;
  • Visa fees and services;
  • Translation and certification of documents;
  • Consular fee (paid at the Embassy);
  • Transfers;
  • Air tickets;
  • Guardianship (registration with the agency + guardian services);
  • Compulsory medical insurance.
Annual
16-18
from 13 375 £ / term

About A-level educational program: Program for high school students aged 16-18 (grades 12-13, Sixth Form), aimed at preparing for the university and designed for 2 academic years.

Quick overview: A-level is considered to be the gold standard of British education: this certificate gives its holder not to pass the entrance exams upon admission to the most prestigious and elite universities. The curriculum is intensive and quite complex: during the first year (AS-level) students study 4-5 selected subjects, in the second year only 3-4 of them remain, which are taken in examinations.

All subjects students choose independently: this makes it possible to concentrate on the most priority disciplines required for admission to the chosen specialty. List of subjects to study:

  • Art;
  • Religious studies;
  • Economics;
  • English;
  • Latin language;
  • Mathematics;
  • Chemistry;
  • Design and technology;
  • Modern foreign languages ​​(French, Spanish, German);
  • Music Technology;
  • Information Technology;
  • Geography;
  • Policy;
  • Theatrical skills and drama;
  • Biology;
  • Advanced mathematics;
  • Classical Civilizations;
  • Geology;
  • Physics;
  • Music art;
  • History;
  • Electronics.

Additional payable services:

  • Registration fee;
  • Educational deposit;
  • Personal pocket expenses;
  • Visa fees and services;
  • Translation and certification of documents;
  • Consular fee (paid at the Embassy);
  • Transfers in both directions;
  • Air tickets in both directions;
  • Guardianship (registration with the agency + guardian services);
  • Compulsory medical insurance.

Accommodation, housing and food

The boarding school is accessible to international pupils from 13 to 18 years old: schoolchildren live in spacious, well-equipped Houses (student residences). Each house is headed by a separate curator: he helps students with solving any problems, is responsible for their academic and creative successes, monitors observance of discipline, helps organize various activities. They are assisted by student prefects, appointed from among high school students.

In addition to cozy rooms, fully furnished and equipped with necessary equipment, students have free access to the common living room with upholstered furniture and TV, a games room, a kitchen for making tea, coffee and light snacks.

Subjects, specialties, faculties

Subjects list : art, biology, chemistry, Classical civilization, critical thinking, design and technology, drama, economics, English, French, geography, geology, german language, Greek language, healthy lifestyle, history, History of art, Information Technology, Latin language, maths, modern languages, music, Physical culture and sports sciences, physics, politics, Religious studies, Spanish, theology

Events Radley College (Radley Boys School)

Among the extra-curricular activities available to students during extra-curricular hours, theater and drama skills are especially worth noting (these are also available on GCSE and A-level programs). On the territory of the hotel is the modern The New Theater, opened only in 2005: it boasts the most modern equipment, spacious and comfortable studios for rehearsals and training. Supervising students are professional, experienced mentors, but most of the work on preparing productions and performances is performed by the students themselves: from writing the script and acting to controlling the light and music in the performance, making the scenery.

During the academic year, students present to the audience at least 4 productions (it is worth noting the November school play, which is given special attention). There are amazing performances and performances for extracurricular activities, festivals and even foreign tours.

More than half of pupils pay much attention to music: playing musical instruments, singing, singing in the choir and church choir: 4 teachers from the school and more than 30 invited specialists work with the children. The Great Hall of the Silk Hall, numerous rehearsal classes, own sound recording studio, huge library with digital records, thematic books and manuals, scores - all this helps pupils to master difficult musical art and achieve really impressive results. The pupils have the opportunity to take part in various groups and ensembles:

  • Church choir;
  • Rock group;
  • String ensemble;
  • Vocal groups;
  • Choral society;
  • Brass band;
  • Chamber orchestra;
  • Jazz band;
  • Electric guitar band and many others.

Most of the associations students create Independently, they help to supervise teachers. Often pupils with concerts and performances leave for London, Birmingham and even other countries (Czech Republic, Germany, Spain).

There is a large Arts Center on the territory of the school: exhibitions and performances, interesting master classes and debates, contests are regularly held here - each student can show his unique talents and abilities in any kind of creativity. In the Center of Arts for students prepared different electives:

  • Large thematic library;
  • Exhibition gallery;
  • Spacious lecture hall;
  • Cinema hall;
  • The studio for the ceramics;
  • Photostudio;
  • Classes of painting and drawing.

Regular visits to various exhibitions in London and the nearest cities, master classes from famous artists, lectures and visits to creative workshops, thematic meetings. During the holidays pupils are given the opportunity to visit the best galleries and monuments of art in other cities and countries of the world: Florence, Rome, Amsterdam, New York, Beijing, etc.

Among the most developed sports that pupils can practice in their spare time, it is worth noting the following:

  • Hockey;
  • Tennis on the grass;
  • Golf;
  • Cricket;
  • Cross country;
  • Rowing;
  • Athletics;
  • Swimming;
  • Sailing;
  • Racing Sports and Athletics;
  • Football and Basketball;
  • Badminton;
  • Mini-football.

Advantages

In 2019, under the GCSE program - 40% of students received A * -B marks.

Equipment Radley College (Radley Boys School)

The school's spacious campus is located in Oxfordshire, in the small town of Abingdon: Radley's railway station is nearby, which is easily accessible to Oxford or London.

In 1996, almost all school buildings moved to new, spacious and well-equipped buildings. In the center of the campus is a huge library with printed (periodicals and literature) and electronic editions, digitized photos and videos, teaching aids and materials. High-speed Wi-Fi is available throughout the school.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

Some services are not included to tuition fee and paid additionally:

  • Registration fee;
  • Academic deposit;
  • Personal pocket expenses;
  • Visa fees and services;
  • Translation of documents;
  • Consular fee (paid at the Embassy);
  • Transfers in both directions;
  • Air tickets in both directions;
  • Custody (registration with the agency + guardian services);
  • Compulsory medical insurance.

Extra fees:

  • Application Fee 150 GBP
  • Medical insurance 99 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)
university
  • 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

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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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