The private school of St Gilgen International School is a prestigious educational institution with an impeccable reputation. It offers general education programs for primary and secondary schools, preparation for undergraduate and IB. Training is possible in German and English. From September to July, the school has about 250 students. On vacation on campus there is a summer camp.
St Gilgen International School pays equal attention to the academic, physical and creative development of children. The educational institution welcomes an active life position, aspiration for leadership. Each student in the school not only receives a high-quality secondary education corresponding to international standards, but also can effectively prepare for continuing education in a college or university.
Elementary school (4-6 grades)
The weekly load for junior schoolchildren is 27 academic hours. It is divided into the study of English, mathematics, German, natural sciences, the global world. Students are also offered art and music lessons. The program and the movement towards self-development are provided for. The curriculum includes work in the library (1 hour / week).
Grade 7 students give academic training 31 hours a week. They study English, math, science, geography, history, German, art (drama), music (design). The maximum number of lessons for each subject is 4. The creative disciplines are assigned to 2 hours per week. On the move to self-development 3 lessons are given.
The intensity of the academic load in grade 8-9 does not exceed 31 hours / week. More time is devoted to the study of natural sciences, geography, mathematics, and English. 3 academic hours are provided for practicing art (2 disciplines to choose from), German. The same amount of time students spend every week on the move to self-development.
Compared with 8-9 class, the training load increases. Academic preparation provides for the employment of students 32 hours a week. The study offers mathematics, English (4 hours each), natural, humanities, German (3 hours each). The movement to self-development also has 3 academic hours.
In addition, pre-IB students are offered the opportunity to attend electives. From a wide range of subjects, you must choose 4 priority. Additionally, students in the 10th grade can study economics, history, music, geography, drama, physics, chemistry, biology, Spanish, French, native language, technology and design, physical culture.
IB program provides in-depth study of 3 main subjects and 3 more disciplines within the framework of standard academic work, in addition - the theory of knowledge. The main subjects of IB students are chosen from the following areas:
There are 4 residences for accommodation in the school. Each has an exclusive design, style, character. In residences, children are under 24-hour supervision of school personnel. Educators help in solving organizational and domestic issues.
Accommodation is offered to students in 2-bed rooms with private facilities. In general use in the residences are rest rooms, laundries, kitchens.
Students at the boarding school are provided with a comprehensive meal. Hot breakfasts, lunches and dinners are served in the cafeteria cafeteria on campus.
In their free time, students of St Gilgen International School can study music (classical, jazz), art (in particular web design), master media technologies, engage in theater and take part in productions.
Depending on the season, school students have the opportunity to practice the following sports:
On weekends and every Wednesday afternoon, students can ride on the slopes, since winter sports are included in tuition fees - such as skiing or sledding, snowshoeing, and so on.
The St Gilgen International School campus includes historic (modernized) buildings and modern buildings. The educational buildings are equipped with modern classrooms, a library, several computer classes, cafeterias, lounge zones. Also in the infrastructure of a private school is a theater, a cinema, a lake boat station, an indoor sports complex, shops, an art studio, several grounds for team games, tennis courts. Also on the territory there are recreation areas, cafes. Residential fund is represented by residences of high comfort.
Required documents, depending on the type of institution:
|camp / language school |
|private school, boardinghouse|
|Language courses, schools and children's language camps||Primary and secondary education - private schools||Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education||Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA|
| - 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)
| - we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program, |
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- 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.