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Roedean School

Address:  Roedean Way, Brighton, The City of Brighton and Hove BN2 5RQ
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Description Roedean School

  • Language of instruction: English;
  • Established in 1885;
  • Location: United Kingdom, suburb of Brighton;
  • Students age: from 11 Up to 18 years;
  • Curriculum: primary and secondary school, GCSE, A-level;
  • Total number of students: 384 people, 324 of them at the boarding school;
  • Type of study: single (only girls);
  • Type of accommodation: residence.

Roedean School, today one of the most famous and prestigious boarding schools for girls, was founded in 1885 by the sisters Lawrence. At first, only 10 schoolchildren were trained in it (6 on a paid basis and 4 at the expense of the institution): in 1898-1920 the school was managed by the sisters, and then passed under the management of the educational council and became public school.

The Roedean School is at the top of a large cliff (a total of 40 acres) and offers a stunning view of the sea. This place is situated in easten part of Brighton: you can get to the city by train in just 15 minutes, and the road to London will take about an hour and a half.

The main specialization of Roedean School can be called natural science - many graduates become students of medical universities and faculties, enter the most prestigious and rating universities, including Oxford and Cambridge . Exact and human sciences are also strong at the school.

According to the statistics of the school, from 2012 the students received points from A * to B by GCSE (average 84%), 80% of students passed the A-level exams to high scores A *, A and B.

Programs and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Roedean School

Program name
Date
Age
Cost
Annual
11-14
from 11 525 £ / term

Quick overview: an educational program of middle school for international students.

7-9 grades

About the educational program: at this stage of training, much attention is paid to instilling in the schoolgirls a desire for new knowledge, perseverance and attention, ambitiousness and responsibility. 

The main subjects studied in grades 7-9 are included in the following list:

  • Physical Culture and sport;
  • Art;
  • The Basics of Religion;
  • Biology;
  • Physics;
  • Chemistry;
  • Music art;
  • Choreography;
  • Mathematics;
  • Design Technology;
  • Latin language;
  • Theatrical art and drama;
  • Computer science;
  • English;
  • Household;
  • Geography;
  • Foreign language (German, French or Spanish);
  • History.
Annual
14-16
from 13 305 £ / term

Quick overview: A GCSE program for international students is designed for 2 years of study.

10-11 grades

About the educational program: the main goal of the 10-11th grade is to provide the students with the opportunity to make the right choice in order to pass the compulsory GCSE exam (certificate of secondary education). Mandatory subjects that all students attend include:

  • Mathematics;
  • English and literature;
  • History;
  • Geography. 

Additional optional items can be selected from a fairly extensive list:

  • Sport and physical culture;
  • Foreign languages ​​(Spanish, French or German);
  • Music art;
  • Design and art;
  • Dancing;
  • Basics of Business;
  • Philosophy and etiquette;
  • Basics of religion;
  • Technology and Design;
  • Latin language;
  • Theater and drama art;
  • History;
  • Geography.
Annual
16-18
from 13 305 £ / term

About the educational program: The Six Form (A-level) is designed for 2 years of study (12-13 grades): in the first year 4 selected disciplines are studied, in the second year there are only 3, and exams are passed.

List of subjects to study:

  • Spanish;
  • History of art;
  • French;
  • History of Civilizations;
  • Geography;
  • English Language and Literature;
  • Latin language;
  • Art and Design;
  • Economics;
  • Public administration;
  • Music art;
  • Psychology;
  • Mathematics;
  • Chemistry;
  • Theater and drama;
  • Physics;
  • History;
  • Basics of Business;
  • Biology.

Accommodation and food

Junior students occupy rooms for 2-4 people, and high school students (12-13 class) live in private bedrooms. Shower and amenities in sufficient quantities are located on the floors. Most recently, the residence was a major repair and reorganization, arranged multimedia centers and other modern technical innovations.

Meals are also organized according to the principle of a full board in a spacious common dining room. Roedean School follows the principle of 80/20 - 80% of healthy food and 20% of treats and sweets. Separately provided meals for Muslim women, vegetarians, representatives of the Jewish faith.

Each girl has her own class teacher and he/she is responsible for her safe and comfortable living, academic achievements, involvement in extracurricular and creative activities. Parents can at any time turn to the school staff for advice, the status and success of their child.

 

Subjects and sport

Subjects list: art, biology, business, chemistry, choreography, computer science, Design and technology: innovation, drama, economics, English, ethics, French, geography, german language, history, Latin language, maths, music, philosophy, physical Culture, physics, psychology, Religious studies, Spanish, Theatrical art
Events list: archery, Athletics, badminton, cricket, dancing, Drawing on canvas, fitness, football, gymnastics, horseback riding, lacrosse, martial arts, music studio, sailing, Squash, Symphony Orchestra, table tennis, Trampoline jumping, yoga

Events Roedean School

The sports development of pupils is paid much attention. In free time, girls can try themselves in a variety of sports and outdoor activities:

  • Karate;
  • Track and field athletics;
  • Yoga;
  • Cricket;
  • Jumping on the trampoline;
  • Field hockey (with the ball);
  • Badminton;
  • Netball;
  • Squash;
  • Swimming;
  • Polo;
  • Tennis;
  • Horse Riding.

The Roedean School teams constantly participate in various competitions and tournaments, win prizes, showing excellent results and a high level of sports training.

There will be something to do and creatively gifted girls. Music and dance studios, a ballet class, a theater workshop and 30 clubs and interest clubs work for them, each of them will be able to choose an occupation to taste and fully demonstrate their abilities. Many girls attend riding lessons at the Albourne Riding School (it is not far from the campus): classes are held on Saturdays; You can also ride a horse in the sports center. In high school students (the Six Form program), riding is included in the compulsory sports and physical education program.

Roedean School pays close attention to the out-of-class development of pupils, their active and productive leisure and leisure, the education of valuable social qualities: independence, leadership, diligence and perseverance, responsibility, teamwork and efficient distribution of their own time. Every year a major Theater Festival is held, shows and parties are constantly organized, performances, talent contests and sports games.

Girls 13 years and older can compete for the Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme: bronze, silver or gold. It provides for 4 controversial stages:

  • Night expeditions;
  • Sport and physical culture;
  • Public work and ecology;
  • Own talents and abilities at the discretion of each participant.

Every week, exciting and educational trips are organized to other cities and even to other countries.

Advantages

The school took 136 place among 348 private schools based on A-level results (The Daily Telegraph, 2012).

Equipment Roedean School

The total area of ​​the territory is 40 acres: everything is equipped for effective teaching here, comfortable living and active recreation. The main building combines a majestic, antique appearance and modern functionality: there are spacious classrooms, ballet studios, music classes, sports facilities and a large outdoor sports complex, as well as its own concert hall.

There are also squash and tennis courts, a spacio

There will be something to do and creatively gifted girls. Music and dance studios, a ballet class, a theater workshop and 30 clubs and interest clubs work for them, each of them will be able to choose an occupation to fully demonstrate their abilities. Many girls attend riding lessons at the Albourne Riding School (it is not far from the campus): classes are held on Saturdays; You can also ride a horse in the sports center. In high school students (the Six Form program), riding is included in the compulsory sports and physical education program.

Roedean School pays close attention to the out-of-class development of pupils, their active and productive leisure, the education of valuable social qualities: independence, leadership, diligence and perseverance, responsibility, teamwork and efficient distribution of their own time. Every year a major Theater Festival is held. Shows and parties, performances, talent contests and sports games are constantly organized,.

Girls 13 years and older can compete for the Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme: bronze, silver or gold. The competition provides 4 stages:

Night expeditions
Sport and physical culture
Public work and ecology
Own talents and abilities at the discretion of each participant.
Every week, exciting and educational trips are organized to other cities and even to other countries.

us indoor pool, a golf course, a variety of grounds for individual classes and group, team games on the campus.

Term dates and fees

The academic year is divided into traditional trimesters alternating with vacations for students' rest:

  • Autumn: from September 1 to December 11 (vacation from October 20 to November 1);
  • Spring: From 3 January to 18 March (holidays from 12 to 21 February);
  • Summer: 10 April - 1 July (holidays from 25 May to 5 June).

The cost of one trimester of study is:

  • 7th grade = 9620 £ / trimester, 28860 £ / academic year;
  • Grade 8 = 10090 £ / term , 30270 £ / academic year;
  • 9th grade = 10630 £ / term, 31890 £ / academic year;
  • 10-13 grades = 11650 £ / term, 34950 £ / academic year.

Please note that there are some surcharges not included in the program's main cost:

  • Registration fee = £ 150;
  • Deposit for confirmation of place On the program (semester);
  • Supportive English courses for foreign boarders (EFL) = 1200 £ / term;
  • Registration in the guardian agency and services of the guardian;
  • Supplement on admission to the 12-13 grades = 1260 £ / semester;
  • Initial knowledge level testing.

Extra fees:

  • Registration fee (for a programme/course) 150 GBP
  • Deposit for a course/programme 6000 GBP

Entry requirements and extra fees how to apply, what is required to enrol

  • Characteristics from the previous school;
  • Report card for the last 2 years;
  • Personal interview during the visit to school.

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