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Ryde School

Address: 7 Queen's Rd, Ryde PO33 3BE
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Description Ryde School

  • Location: Reid, Isle of Wight (Isle of Wight), United Kingdom
  • Age of students: 9-18 years
  • Total number of students: 800 people (about 80 at the hostel)
  • Type of training: joint (mixed)
  • Type of accommodation: residence (board) or full-time
  • Language of instruction: English.

Ryde School (Ryde School) is a well-known and respected independent private boarding school located in the UK on the Isle of Wight. Here, a joint form of training for boys and girls is accepted, and a full educational cycle is practiced - the programs are designed for children from 3 to 18 years of age: however, for foreigners, the school opens doors more often at 9 years old, when they can already live in the school boarding-residence. The total number of students reaches 780-800 people.

The modern Ryde School (Ryd School) was founded in 1996: before that, the educational institutions that joined the unified school - the women's board Upper Chine (since 1914) and the male Ryde School (worked since 1921) worked.

Ryde School is a full and active member of the HMC (Conference of Directors of Private Schools in the UK), one of the best GCSE and A-level (according to The Telegraph), considered one of the best independent schools in the UK The Sunday Times. Regularly held in school and famous inspections from the independent commission Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI) - according to 2014, Ryde School received the following marks:

  • "Excellent": academic successes of children, the organization of out-of-class education, the quality of childcare, learning conditions, childcare and safety, the quality and organization of the curriculum, the level of upbringing and development of children, the quality of school management
  • "Good": the quality of teaching, the level of education and living in a boarding house, work with parents.

The ratio of teachers to students is 1: 7, which makes it possible to practice an individual, personal approach, giving each student a maximum of personal attention. Such attentive and caring attitude brings well-deserved results: in 2012, more than 52% of GCSE graduates received the highest A * -A scores (100% passed exams no lower than C, 85% received grades A to C). In the same year, the results on the complex A-level graduation program showed that 73% of students received high positive scores from A * to B, and 42% of graduates achieved the highest A-A grades. Among the most popular and popular universities among graduates of Ryde School are the following universities:

  • Oxford University
  • King's College University of London
  • University College London
  • University of Cambridge.

More than 90% of graduates annually enter the most prestigious universities in the UK - the universities of the legendary Russel Group.

At Ryde School, students represent several countries around the world: many here and the British, and foreign students come mainly from Russia, Bulgaria, Malaysia, Germany, Estonia, the Czech Republic and Croatia. The official religion here is Anglicanism, but students in any denomination and religion can study at school. Especially convenient for foreigners is the option of booking residences for the holidays: during official holidays and holidays, as well as short vacations in the middle of each term (half-term), children can stay in the residence for a small surcharge and attend cultural, educational and entertainment events - no need will constantly leave home, waste energy, resources and time.

Programs and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Ryde School

Program name
from 10 100 £ / term

Middle classes (Year 7-9, 11-14 years)

In middle school, adolescent students study a fairly wide range of disciplines and subjects, which gives them the opportunity to prepare well for training in the upper grades at a more complex level:

  • English Language (English Language)
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Informatics
  • Technology (Technology)
  • Biology
  • Art & Design (Art & Design)
  • Design and Technology (Design and Technology)
  • French Language (French)
  • History
  • Drama and theatrical art (Drama)
  • Physical Education and Sports (Physical Education)
  • Art (Art)
  • Geography
  • Religious Studies
  • Spanish Language (Spanish)
  • Personal and social development (PSHE)
  • Natural Science (Science)
  • Physics
  • Music.

The cost of schooling is £ 9405. The registration fee, mandatory for each student, is 230 £, and the tuition fee is equal to the cost of the term (9405 £).

from 10 100 £ / term


At this stage, completing the program of incomplete secondary education (grades 10-11, students 14-16 years), all subjects of the course are already divided into mandatory and optional. Due to the opportunity to choose elective courses for themselves, students can prepare for final education and enter university - they can concentrate on a deep, thorough study of priority scientific directions.

Mandatory GCSE subjects are (students attend 4 courses):

  • English Literature
  • Personal and social development (PSHE)
  • Chemistry
  • English Language (English Language)
  • Physics
  • Biology
  • Mathematics.

Additional items can be selected from the following list (3-4 options are chosen):

  • Economy (Economics)
  • Drama and theatrical art (Drama)
  • Art & Design (Art & Design)
  • French Language (French)
  • Religious Studies
  • Geography
  • Business (Business Studies)
  • History
  • Physical Education and Sports (Physical Education)
  • Design and Technology (Design and Technology)
  • Music
  • Spanish Language (Spanish).

The cost of schooling is £ 9405. The registration fee, mandatory for each student, is 230 £, and the tuition fee is equal to the cost of the term (9405 £).

from 10 100 £ / term


Extremely common in the UK, the A-level program is considered a true national pride, the golden standard of education. It is designed to teach high school students 16-18 years (12-13 years) and is designed for 2 academic years: a good A-level certificate with high scores frees its holder from additional entrance examinations and tests, even in the most elite and rating universities, is valued incredibly high .

Within two years the students study a small number of subjects (3-5 directions, in the second year the number of the initially chosen disciplines is reduced), but they do it practically at the university level, deep and thorough. There is no list of mandatory courses - each student can independently choose subjects for his personal curriculum from the following list:

  • Spanish Language (Spanish)
  • English Language (English Language)
  • French Language (French)
  • Geography
  • Photography
  • Policy
  • Biology
  • Economy (Economics)
  • Art & Design (Art & Design)
  • Music
  • Design and Technology (Design and Technology)
  • Psychology (Psychology)
  • Film Studies
  • Business (Business Studies)
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Drama and theatrical art (Drama)
  • Physical Education and Sports (Physical Education)
  • History
  • Physics.

Also note that students entering grade 11 can study for a year on a special preparatory course for the Pre-Sixth Form or go through a "trial term" - Short term. At the end of the preparatory program, students receive at least 5 subjects (GCSE level): English, mathematics, humanities and natural sciences + 2 optional courses. You can also take private music lessons from professional teachers.

The cost of schooling is £ 9405. The registration fee, mandatory for each student, is 230 £, and the tuition fee is equal to the cost of the term (9405 £).

Accommodation and food

Accommodation in the school residences of Ryde School is available to students from 9 years of age and older - approximately 80 children (10% of the total number of pupils) live on board at all times. Student hostels are located not in the territory directly, but in the neighboring cozy city of Bembridge: every day for students a comfortable bus transfer is arranged in both directions - the trip takes no more than 15-20 minutes.

The rooms are designed for 1-3 people: in general, students have small kitchens, cozy living rooms with TV and board games, a library and a gym, music classes, computers with Internet access and webcams for Skype calls with family (WiFi provides coverage throughout the residence).

Subjects and sport

Subjects list: art, biology, Business research, chemistry, computation, design, drama, English, Finance and economics, geography, history and politics, maths, Physical culture and sports sciences, physics, psychology, Religious studies, World languages
Events list: aerobics, Athletics, badminton, cheerleading, cricket, Cyclotourism, dancing, football, golf, hockey, netball, rowing, rugby, sailing, table tennis, tennis, volleyball

Events Ryde School

Students in their free time are offered a variety of extra-curricular activities, clubs, sections and clubs of interest - suitable employment is available for each student:

  • aerobics
  • theater and dramatic art
  • Athletics
  • netball
  • rounders
  • hockey
  • badminton
  • rugby
  • squash
  • cricket
  • football
  • tennis (large and table)
  • choreography of different directions
  • Horseback Riding
  • chess
  • fine arts, art studios
  • computer club (computer science and programming)
  • Club of the Young businessman
  • Young Scientist's Club
  • Musical school - the school employs more than 7 music groups and ensembles: from the classical orchestra to the jazz band
  • Competition for the Duke of Edinburgh Prize and much, much more.

Equipment Ryde School

The school is located in the eponymous town of Ryde on the Isle of Wight, in the south of England - it takes about 3 hours to reach London's capital. Travel usually takes place by taxi and by ferry: the latter go to the island from Portsmouth, and the nearest port to the school - Fishburn - is only 3.5 kilometers away.

The total territory of the campus Ryde School occupies more than 100 acres - here for children everything necessary for effective and comfortable learning, living, leisure and recreation is prepared:

  • studio of creativity and fine arts
  • hockey arena with professional artificial coating
  • The special department of design and technology with the newest, versatile equipment
  • field for field hockey
  • platforms for rounders
  • Rugby Fields
  • football fields
  • cricket grounds
  • own stadium with track and field athletics zones and treadmills, jumps in length and height for pushing the core and javelin throwing
  • a modern large sports hall: it provides training in basketball, cricket, volleyball, tennis, badminton
  • multifunctional gym with a power zone
  • theater studio with a stage
  • An extensive library with a variety of printed and digital materials
  • Scientific and practical laboratories for practicing the natural sciences.

The Isle of Wight is one of the main historical and cultural values ​​of England, it was here that many significant events of British and British history took place. And today the local cultural life is very diverse and rich - for example, for many years and decades there has been the largest sailing regatta that deserved world recognition and attention - the Cowes week sailing regatta (or the Week of Kaus, as it is often called).

Term dates and fees

The cost of schooling is £ 9405. The registration fee, mandatory for each student, is 230 £, and the tuition fee is equal to the cost of the term (9405 £). The indicated cost is not included and is paid additionally:

The indicated cost is not included and is paid additionally:

  • Registration fee
  • Deposit confirming the place on the course
  • Examination Boards
  • Additional academic and language classes (optional)
  • Additional leisure activities and excursions (optional)
  • Guardianship (registration with the agency + guardian services) = from 495 £ / trimester + registration from 135 £
  • Air tickets in both directions
  • Transfer in both directions
  • Mandatory medical insurance = from £ 150 / year
  • Personal pocket expenses
  • Visa fees and services, translation and certification of documents
  • Consular fee (paid at the Embassy).

Extra fees:

  • Medical insurance 150 GBP
  • Guardianship 450 GBP
  • Registration fee (for a programme/course) 250 GBP
  • Deposit for a course/programme 5520 GBP

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

All applicants of Ryde School must pass the introductory testing in English and mathematics, provide the admissions committee with a score of 2-3 years (from the previous school), characteristics and recommendations from former teachers, class teacher, director.


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- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
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