Middle school in Rugby School in England
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 educational schedule provides additional hours for learning languages. Foreign students 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 pays attention to the development in children of the philosophical ability to think and the ability to learn independently on the individual courses. Beginning in the spring trimester, the study of mathematics takes place in small groups, divided according to their overall academic performance.