Year of foundation: 1567
Location: Warwickshire, Rugby
Age of students: 11-18 years
Type of education: joint
Number of students: 800, 20% - foreign students
Programs: High School, GCSE, A-Level, Pre-U
Accommodation: Boarding house
Tuition fees: from 10,680 GBP per term with accommodation
Ranking: one of the oldest prestigious schools in England, the ancestor of the game in rugby, is in the TOP-100 private schools according to the results of A-Level / Pre-U
One of the most famous and oldest schools in England was founded under the reign of Elizabeth I. To this day, the institution preserves its history, observes traditions, but at the same time it keeps pace with the times. The building in which today housed the Rugby school, it occupies since 1750. The structure is one of the historical monuments of Warwickshire.
The school of Rugby covers an area of 80 hectares. There are fruit gardens, play fields, green recreation areas, educational building and residences. The unique architectural ensemble of the English school in Englandwas formed in the XIX century, when the educational institution significantly increased in size.
Today Rugby school is a century of academic tradition, modern equipment, equipment, attention to each student, great opportunities for obtaining fundamental knowledge and self-development. The school is known as the place where the popular rugby game was born today.
The school is famous not only for sports and mugs, extracurricular programs - it is known for a high level of academic training. The graduates of Rugby School are English Prime Ministers Lord Lang, Lord King, writers Lewis Carol, Salman Rushdie, many famous actors. Famous old boys schools have established a Board of Trustees. Today he establishes scholarships, bonuses for students who have distinguished themselves in academic, creative, sports activities.
The Warwickshire School attracts international students also with a convenient location. It is located in a picturesque, quiet place, less than an hour's drive from London. Also near the school are Cambridge, Oxford. During excursions on them students can plunge into the real university atmosphere of Britain, feel it. This stimulates the achievement of the goal. Many graduates of Rugby school enroll in the universities of Oxford, Cambridge.
9-year education. The main foreign language in the college is French, but an additional list of optional subjects (A) includes learning German, Spanish or Italian. In addition to the standard disciplines that are mandatory for all, the school works on developing children's creative component of the personality. In addition to the usual subjects such as mathematics, historical knowledge, geography, natural sciences and computer technologies, Rugby School introduced the study of religious teachings, additional English, the course "Art and creativity" and musical mastery. The course "Art" consists of several modules, where students get acquainted with design, dramatic art, media, and art technologies. The optional extras of list A (foreign languages) provide 4 lessons per week, list B (English, classical) requires three hours of classes, which makes it possible to obtain basic knowledge in a secondary school. Students learn one subject from each elective list. The study schedule provides additional hours for learning languages. Foreigners with an average level of English are engaged in the language course EAL (in the amount of the school schedule - without additional payment), and those who do not know the language receive extra hours at the expense of the French. The school on individual courses pays attention to the development in children of the philosophical ability to think and the ability to learn independently. Beginning in the spring trimester, the study of mathematics takes place in small groups, divided according to their overall academic performance.
The certificate of incomplete secondary education can be obtained after passing through the Rugby School academic two-year training program. GCSE is issued on receipt of successful grades in a nationwide single exam in two subjects from the compulsory list (English, mathematics or a foreign language) and three academic disciplines to choose from. As alternative, it is better to give preference to those courses whose subjects will be devoted to a possible future profession.
The quality and quantity of collective and independent employment in classes and laboratory classrooms is assessed throughout the year. Regularly conducted testing and assessing the intensity of individual student work.
In order to receive the GCSE at Rugby School, the student can choose the established standard list of natural subjects, six foreign languages (including Russian, Greek and Latin), several subjects of the art history cycle (music, dramatic art) or the basics of physical culture.
The program of the senior classes of the British education system, focused on in-depth study of a number of subjects with the purpose of further specialization in some of them at the university. In the first year of AS, 4-5 subjects are studied, on the second one you can drop 1-2 of them and concentrate on at least 3 main specialties. The program is the oldest in its structure and is recognized as the standard of the pre-university system. The certificate of completion of the course is accepted by all top universities in England and the world.
Rugby School for A-level education has developed three comprehensive training systems and provided the possibility of combining two major programs for the preparation of applicants. Complexes offer an academic course for study with different levels of complexity. Students can choose 3 - 5 AS / Pre-U subjects.
One of the complexes stipulates the conduct of a full-scale study and the preparation of scientific work with the justification of the goals. It is this variant with Extended Project that schoolchildren are most often preferred, since higher schools pay attention to the ability of the entrant to search for the actual problem, to develop methods, technologies and means for solving it, and to conduct an exciting presentation.
The second academic year also includes 3-4 A-Level or Pre-U disciplines and the writing of a new scientific study. You can also choose one more AS level object.
The school accepts the sixth form after taking examinations in 5 disciplines (level B) according to GCSE requirements. In the certificate of incomplete secondary education received by the student, the items he plans to attend at the A-Level must be indicated. For natural science subjects and mathematics, level A is required. To those who have studied music, Rugby School also sets strict requirements: assessing the level of A, playing a musical instrument and gaining industry theoretical knowledge for more than five years.
In addition to the standard list of disciplines studied, consisting of physics, general and higher mathematics, chemistry and physical education (all AS or Pre-U), lessons are provided for the specialized subjects of the Pre-U program. Rugby School purposely prepares professionals in the arts and clothing design sectors for Pre-U. The acquisition of historical knowledge is possible at the level of AS (on the subject "Ancient World") and the general level (the political structure of countries, the significance of personality under revolutions, waging wars and religious trends). Students are provided with a choice of five foreign languages, geography, design, modern technology and media sphere, photography and theater, philosophy and graphic skill.
The subjects studied can be expanded at the expense of the French language (AS / A2 levels); Japanese or Russian languages of the GCSE standard; History of arts, English, math, music, or design (all AS); Italian language (GCSE and AS standard).
The residence offers accommodation for children 13 - 18 years old. Accommodation is possible in rooms for 3 - 5, 2 people. There are also single apartments in the residence. The building is equipped with study rooms. 70% of students prepare for lessons in individual classrooms. The residence is equipped with a lounge, a kitchen. Meals are provided on a full board basis. For children there are complex breakfasts, lunches, dinners. Also offered are vegetarian, strict vegetarian, Muslim, Jewish diets.
Rugby School has an information and technology center, a modern library, an art and design center, a theater for 250 people, and an entertainment hall. In the territory there is a swimming pool, gym, tennis court, rugby, football, basketball, squash. School education in England is a harmonious combination of academic, physical and creative development, and Rugby School strives to provide the most comfortable conditions for the full disclosure of the identity of each child.
2014-2015 school year. Training began on September 2 and continued until December 13, 2014 with a short break for the autumn holidays (October 17 - November 2). Since January 7, students started the new, spring, trimester and finished their education on March 27, 2015. The school provided for a long spring break from February 13 to February 22. The summer trimester started studying on April 19, and ends on July 3. At the end of May students got rest from 23 to 31 number.
In order to enter Rugby School, you must register in advance (£ 150), confirm your intention to learn, to make a deposit in the amount of trimester payment plus 1,250 pounds, pay the guardian's work and register with the guardianship agency. Additional courses of English as a foreign language are paid in the amount of 1200 British pounds.
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