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Scarborough College

Address: Filey Road, Scarborough YO11 3BA, United Kingdom
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Description Scarborough College

  • Location: Scarborough, North Yorkshire, North England, England
  • Age of the students: 11-18
  • Total number of students: 340
  • Number of foreign students: 50
  • Maximum number of students in a class: 18
  • Type of accommodation: Student residence
  • Type of education: joint (mixed)
  • Language of instruction: English.

Scarborough College (Scarborough College) is a prestigious private boarding school, which for over 120 years has been presenting excellent educational programs for students. The college is also known for its traditions, which it carefully preserves for more than 120 years. The school offers various educational programs for students from the UK and other countries.

Each year the college accepts about 340 students - 290 students from the UK and 50 students from all over the world. This school gives students from all over the world a great chance to get excellent English practice in a natural environment. The school is also known for its friendly and warm atmosphere.

The academic results of the students are quite high. Thus, students who passed the GCSE exam on A * - A accounted for 47% of the total number of students, and for A * - C - 94%.

The college is in Scarborough, North Yorkshire. At a distance of 56 kilometers from the school is located the beautiful city of York. Scarborough is the ideal place for rest and study. Here, students can enjoy a mild climate and clean air, picturesque coastline and massive rocks. The students will have a great opportunity to visit the famous Scarborough Castle, which was built more than 8 centuries ago. Also, students will be able to visit various shops, small cozy cafes, famous restaurants, and ride on spectacular rides.

Students are enrolled at the age of 11 to 18 years.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Scarborough College

Program name
from 9 083 £ / term


GCSE (General Certificate of Secondary Education) is a secondary school curriculum aimed at comprehensive development. It also includes the study of several subjects at a deeper level. The GCSE exam results are an important criterion for admission to the university.

At Scarborough College, this course includes compulsory study of the following subjects:

  • Mathematics
  • English
  • Biology / Chemistry / Physics (to choose from).

Additionally students study 1 foreign language (Spanish, German or French) and 3 additional disciplines.

The list of additional subjects includes the following disciplines for study:

  • History
  • Music
  • Art
  • Geography
  • Basics of Business
  • Computer science
  • Philosophy
  • Ethics
  • Theatrical skills
  • Physical Education.

The cost of education per student for this program is:

  • Per rimester - 8,239 £
  • Per year - 24,717 £.
from 9 083 £ / term


The Pre-IB course consists in preparing students for admission to the IB Diploma program, which is a complete secondary education.

On this program for students it is mandatory to study the following disciplines:

  • Mathematics
  • English
  • Biology / Chemistry / Physics (to choose from).

In addition, students are required to select one additional subject from the groups below:

  • Basics of religion, music, German, Spanish or additional English
  • Informatics, geography, French, physical culture
  • Basics of business, art, theatrical skill, additional hours of English
  • History, business basics, French, additional classes in mathematics or other sciences (physics, chemistry, biology).

The cost of education per student for this program is:

  • Per trimester - 8,239 £
  • Per year - 24,717 £.
from 10 055 £ / term

IB Diploma

The IB Diploma program (International Baccalaureate) is a worldwide recognized full-time secondary education program. It is aimed at developing the skills required to enter the university and gain knowledge in it. The course is designed for students aged 16 to 18 years and involves studying a large number of subjects.

Students choose one item from each unit:

  • 1.German / English literature, English and literature
  • 2.French, Spanish or German
  • 3.Economics, psychology, business and management, geography, history
  • 4.Chemistry, physics, biology, sport and healthy lifestyle, ecology
  • 5.Mathematics
  • 6. Music, art, theatrical skill.

The cost of education per student for this program is:

  • Per rimester - 8,239 £
  • Per year - 24,717 £.

Accommodation, housing and food

College Scarborough provides several options for accommodation to choose from:

  • Willersley House
  • Weaponness House
  • Denys Crews House.

Willersley House is a hostel for girls. The total number of students living here is 22 people. The residence offers 1 and 2-bed rooms for senior students and 3-bed rooms for younger students. The students will be able to take advantage of a cozy recreation area, an excellent library and a comfortable kitchen. Students also have the opportunity to enjoy playing the piano or table tennis, watching TV. Conveniences are on the floor. The school provides breakfast, lunch and dinner for students (full board).

Weaponness House is a residence reserved for boys. The total number of students living here is 33 people. Students are invited to stay in comfortable 1-bed rooms for senior students and 2 and 3-bed rooms for younger students. The residence has a large lounge where students can watch TV or play table football with friends. The college provides breakfast, lunch and dinner for students living in the residence (full board). Also, students can use one of the 2 kitchens. Conveniences are on the floor.

Denys Crews House is a hostel for boys, which is intended for students of grades 7-10 (maximum number of residents is 11). The rooms are designed for 2-3 people. Students have the opportunity to relax in a comfortable lounge and cook in the modern kitchen. The residence provides breakfast, lunch and dinner for students living in it (full board). Conveniences are located on the floor.

Subjects, specialties, faculties and sport

Subjects list : art, business, Business and management, design and technology, ecology, economics, English, ethics, French, geography, german language, health education, healthy lifestyle, history, Information Technology, music, Natural Sciences, philosophy, psychology, Religious studies, Spanish, Theatrical art
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Events Scarborough College

Students have an excellent opportunity to visit the attractions of Scarborough and its environs:

  • Whitby Museum
  • Rotund Museum
  • Burton Agnes Manor
  • Castle Howard and many others.

The school also emphasizes the development of sports skills of students. They take part in competitions of various levels. The most popular sports for boys are rugby, hockey, cricket, and for girls - netball, hockey, tennis.

Equipment Scarborough College

The college has an excellent infrastructure that allows to make learning pleasant and comfortable:

  • Modern equipment
  • Excellent classrooms
  • Theatre Studio
  • Pool
  • Sports hall and grounds, including tennis courts.

The total area of ​​the school is approximately 8 hectares.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

Schooling is divided into several trimesters:

  • Autumn 
  • Spring 
  • Summer.

The cost of education varies depending on the program. The price is quoted per student per semester and year, respectively:

  • 7-11 grades - 8,239 £ / 24,717 £
  • 12-13 classes - 9,121 £ / 27,363 £.

The following expenses are included in this amount:

  • Education for the selected program
  • Accommodation and meals in the residence (full board)
  • Introductory tests.

Additional services:

  • Registration fee
  • Deposit confirming the place on the course
  • Deposit for accommodation
  • Examination Boards
  • Guardian services
  • Visa fees and services, preparing a package of documents for obtaining a visa
  • Translation and certification of documents
  • Medical insurance
  • Transfer in both directions
  • Air ticket in both directions
  • Purchase of railway tickets
  • Meeting / seeing off at the airport
  • Additional leisure activities and excursions (optional)
  • Pocket costs.

Extra fees:

  • Registration fee (for a programme/course) 75 GBP
  • Deposit for a course/programme 10055 GBP

Entry requirements, assessment and extra fees, how to apply, what is required to enrol, conditions, entry tests and exams

To enter Scarborough College, you must provide the following documents:

  • A statement with estimates for the last 2 years
  • Characteristics from the director
  • GSCE certificate (or its equivalent)
  • Any awards for scientific, creative, cultural and sporting events.

Students aged 11-18 are admitted to the education.

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