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Royal Russell School

In 2018 - 36.29% of A Level students achieved A* - A.
Address: Coombe Ln, Croydon CR9 5BX, United Kingdom
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Description Royal Russell School

  • Location: London, England
  • Founded: in 1853
  • Training programs: middle classes, GCSE / IGCSE, A-level [ 999.8]
  • Students age: 11-18 years
  • Total number of students: 590 people, 140 of them on boarding house
  • Accommodation type: residence (full board).

Royal Russel School, one of the best private schools in England and the UK, provides both a day-long form of education (mainly for children from the south of London) and a boarding school (for international students who today represent 25 world countries). [ 999.1]

The institution was founded in 1853, and since 1924 is located in a modern building, fully equipped and equipped with everything necessary. The School itself is patronized by Her Majesty the Queen of Great Britain herself.

Here, children are given the opportunity to study at one of two departments:

  • Junior School (junior school, 3-11 years)
  • Senior School (senior classes, 11-18 years).

There are many graduates Known and successful personalities, for example:

  • Martin Clunes (actor)
  • Tom Wright (architect and designer, the author of the project of the legendary Parus Hotel (Burj-el-Arab) in Dubai )
  • Naoko Mori [actress]
  • Ellie Jackson (singer and musician) and many others.

Royal Russel School is located in the south of London, in the Croydon area, and Occupies the territory of 100 acres: it is a beautiful well-tended park area, and thanks to an excellent transport interchange (stops are located right near the school) it is easy to get to the center of the British capital.

The motto of the institution is the Latin saying "Non sibi sed omnibus" ("Not for myself, but for everyone"). Educators strive to reveal the best abilities and traits of each child's character, teach them to think and care for others, be merciful and be able to show compassion, work for the benefit of others. Students are brought up in a harmonious, friendly and warm environment, in an atmosphere of care and security; They are taught universal and Christian moral values - tolerance and tolerance, generosity, decency and honesty, rigor to oneself. All parents and guests of the campus, every teacher and a visiting coach or instructor working with students mark the excellent upbringing of children.

Each student is supervised by a private guardian: he acts on behalf of his parents if necessary, settles any academic and everyday issues. Parents receive full and detailed reports from teachers twice a year, they can observe the learning process on the school's website, read the director's information messages and the annual accurate journal of events and performance.

On the territory of the Royal Russel School Cola there is a full-fledged medical center with modern equipment. Twenty-four qualified nurses are on duty around the clock, there is a hospital (12 beds, separate rooms for boys and girls), male and female doctors attend school at least twice a week.

Programs and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Royal Russell School

Program name
from 12 723 £ / term

7-9 grades

In the middle classes of the students there is a wide and varied list of different disciplines: the majority is studied by all and compulsorily, there are additional interesting electives (and many of them can even be studied at the examination level). List of disciplines:

  • Foreign languages: Russian, German, Italian or Japanese
  • geography
  • French or Spanish
  • English and Literature
  • Vocational guidance (from grade 9)
  • Information and computer technologies
  • Physics (starting with grade 9, you can learn at the IGCSE level)
  • biology
  • English as a Foreign Language (EFL)
  • Physical training and sports
  • Art and design
  • Basis of life safety
  • mathematics
  • Chemistry (from the 9th grade can be mastered at the IGCSE level)
  • Drama and drama
  • biology
  • history.

The cost of schooling is (the price is indicated for 1 person at the hostel, including accommodation and meals):

  • 7-8 grades: 8385 £ / term, 25155 £ / academic year
  • 9-13 grades: 11325 £ / term, 33975 £ / academic year.
from 12 723 £ / term

10-11 grades

At this stage of education, students are comprehensively and persistently preparing to take the GCSE profile exam for selected subjects and receive a certificate of secondary education. Mandatory, general subjects include:

  • mathematics
  • Modern foreign language (you can learn English as a foreign language, French or Spanish)
  • Basis of life safety
  • Physical culture and sports
  • English (at the IGCSE level) and literature
  • Vocational guidance (the course begins in the 9th grade)
  • Natural sciences (biology, chemistry, physics).

In addition, students can saturate the personal curriculum with various electives (at least 3), among which:

  • Design and technology
  • Business fundamentals
  • physical Culture
  • Food production technologies
  • Philosophy and Ethics
  • Art and design
  • music
  • geography
  • Foundations of religion
  • Second foreign language (French or Spanish)
  • computer systems
  • history
  • drama.

Most students take the GCSE exam in English, but note that you can pass the exam in both English and English literature.

Foreign students (especially those who are not sure of their language skills) can pass Cambridge IGCSE on subjects "English as a foreign language" (EFL), and this exam will be counted by British universities.

Mathematics can be studied at three levels (depending on the student's abilities): basic, advanced, accelerated. The basic exam of the GCSE format is given at the end of the 10th grade, and in 11 students can begin to study higher mathematics (introductory course).

The cost of schooling is (the price is indicated for 1 person at the hostel, including accommodation and meals):

  • 9-13 grades: 11325 £ / term, 33975 £ / academic year.
from 12 723 £ / term

Sixth Form

In 12-13 grades, students study subjects as deeply as possible, preparing for entering universities. Therefore, the requirements for applicants applying for a seat in the Sixth Form program are quite serious:

  • Examinations GCSE must be submitted for points not lower than C (absolutely all subjects)
  • For 6 exam subjects (among which there must be English and mathematics), each applicant must score from 12 points (in total)
  • Mathematics should be submitted to a score not lower than A
  • Natural sciences must be submitted at a grade not lower than A
  • All the items that students plan to choose on the A-level program and which he passed in the GCSE examinations must be submitted for points not lower than V.

A-level lasts for 2 years. In the first year, the student chooses 3-4 subjects, of which only 3 remain afterwards (but you can leave all 4 if the student copes with the load). Additionally, in the second year you can take an additional subject to study it not at the most profound level (AS). Foreigners must attend classes in EFL (English as a foreign language). You can choose the disciplines from the following list:

  • French
  • Drama and theatrical art
  • English as a foreign language
  • Spanish
  • computer systems
  • music
  • Government and politics
  • economy
  • Food production technologies
  • Art and design
  • Foundations of religion
  • Design and technology (materials science)
  • geology
  • Business fundamentals
  • Higher mathematics
  • chemistry
  • Ethics and Philosophy
  • history
  • English literature
  • mathematics
  • biology
  • Study of the media
  • geography
  • physics.

The cost of schooling is (the price is indicated for 1 person at the hostel, including accommodation and meals):

  • 9-13 grades: 11325 £ / term, 33975 £ / academic year.

Accommodation and food

Two houses for boys and one for girls are prepared here for foreigners: in each residence there is a senior teacher with his family who helps children solve various problems, monitors the observance of order, cleanliness and discipline. Students are provided with clean and comfortable rooms, fully equipped and furnished: junior students occupy common bedrooms (4-6 people each), middle class students occupy double rooms, and Sixth Form graduates can claim a personal number. Each residence includes a buffet and a small kitchen (in it there is a refrigerator, a toaster and a kettle), a private library, a cozy lounge for rest with upholstered furniture, TV and DVD, telephones, computers; There is an equipped laundry room.

Meals are also organized according to the principle of full boarding: the kitchen and dining room were extensively refurbished in 2009. Students can daily enjoy a rich selection of delicious and nutritious dishes, they bake fresh bread, fresh fruits, vegetables and salads are served daily. There is a variant of diets for vegetarians and vegans, hypoallergenic rations. Every day schoolchildren eat three times, in addition tea is served for them at 17:00, high school students can also visit their own separate cafeteria.

Subjects and sport

Subjects list: art, biology, business, Catering services: food, beverages, computer programming, design and technology, economics, English, geography, geology, history, maths, Media sphere, modern languages, Natural science, physical Culture, physics, politics, Religious studies, sports science, the photo
Events list: badminton, basketball, biathlon, Circle of foreign languages, Cooking Club, cricket, excursions, football, golf, gymnastics, hockey, netball, rugby, softball, swimming, table tennis, tennis, Trampoline jumping, Triathlon, volleyball

Events Royal Russell School

Sport is always included in the general curriculum of Royal Russel School: pupils of grades 7-9 are engaged twice a week (1 lesson - about an hour and a half), high school students - once a week. You can attend various sports sections and clubs, among them: [999.1 ]

  • tennis (large and table tennis)
  • rugby
  • badminton
  • athletics
  • swimming
  • swimming
  • lapta
  • gymnastics
  • jumping on the trampoline
  • hockey
  • basketball
  • aerobics
  • football
  • handball
  • ]
  • cricket.

Regularly held competitions, matches, tournaments and crosses, sports days between residences. High school students can qualify for the Royal Society for the Salvation of Life (RLSS) by attending classes at the rate of beginning rescuers (conducted both on land and on the water in the basin).

There is a huge number of circles not only of sports, but also of creative and academic orientation, among which:

  • choir
  • ecological club
  • jazz band
  • club "Erudite"
  • studying of foreign languages and cultures , Japanese, Chinese clubs)
  • Drama and theater
  • Art
  • Orchestra
  • Dancing and choreography
  • Dances and choreography
  • computer club
  • playing musical instruments (clarinet, cello, guitar, piano, harp, violin, flute, double bass, violin, saxophone, etc.).

Each year several theater and drama productions are organized, vacation trips to ski resorts are arranged. Students at the Royal Russel School visit various attractions during interesting excursions, can practice sailing or horse riding, skate or attend a cooking class. All students in grade 9 undergo initial military training (Combined Cadet Corps) - those who are interested can continue their studies in the Air Force branches or take part in the competition for the Duke of Edinburgh Prize. Very popular is the UN model (MUN), various discussions, developing leadership, oratorical, organizational qualities that enhance the level of English.


  • In 2018, according to the results of the A Level program - 36.29% of students received marks A - A *.

Equipment Royal Russell School

For the all-round development of children, Royal Russel School fills the campus with all sorts of conditions: equipment, technology, studios for a variety of activities, recreational areas, walks and sports. On the territory there is a spacious and multifunctional sports hall (includes dance studios, aerobics, judo and gyms, tables for table tennis and trampolines), a gym. Equipped with 6 badminton courts and 4 well-lit tennis courts, cricket, volleyball, basketball, football, netball and arena for hockey. There is a large track for athletics, a private pool (the length of the tracks is 25 meters).

There is a special Center for Performing Arts, its own professional recording studio, a special Research Center where classes of high school students are often held on the Sixth Form.

Term dates and fees

The academic year is divided into traditional trimester for the UK:

  • autumn = September 5 to December 15 (holidays from October 21 to November 6)
  • spring = from January 4 to 31 March (vacation from 10 to 19 February)
  • summer = from 19 April to 6 July (vacations from 26 May to 5 June).

The cost of schooling is (the price is for 1 person at the hostel, including accommodation and meals):

  • 7-8 classes: 8385 £ / term, 25155 £ / Academic year
  • 9-13 grades: 11325 £ / term, 33975 £ / academic year.

The price does not include and is paid in addition:

  • Registration fee = 100 £
  • Custodianship (fees to the agency and direct guardian services)
  • Roundtrips
  • Roundtrip
  • Deposit confirming a place in the school (non-refundable) = 500 £
  • Training deposit = £ 6000 (refundable)
  • Additional English lessons (EFL) for foreigners = £ 1200 / trimester

Extra fees:

  • Registration fee (for a programme/course) 100 GBP
  • Deposit for a course/programme 6437 GBP

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

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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- 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)
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- 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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