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St Lawrence College Ramsgate

Address: College Rd, Ramsgate CT11 7AE
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Description St Lawrence College Ramsgate

  • Year of foundation: 1879
  • Location: Ramsgate, Kent, UK
  • Age of students: from 3 to 18 years
  • Type of facility: private boarding school
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Type of program: joint
  • Accommodation: residence.

St Lawrence College Ramsgate (St Lawrence College) is a prestigious private institution that has operated since 1879 and has proven itself in the best possible way. The college has a full cycle of secondary education - kindergarten, primary, secondary, senior classes in day time and boarding school. The curriculum is known for high standards, it helps students to achieve successes and to develop comprehensively. The small size of the institution guarantees everyone every level of attention and support, teachers and mentors always help in solving the emerging issues. Most of the students are British subjects, but there are enough representatives of other countries (about 20% of the total). In addition to quality academic education, students receive assistance in career development, language, and adaptation. Graduates of the college demonstrate high test scores and annually enter the best universities in the country and the world.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in St Lawrence College Ramsgate

Program name
from 12 303 £ / term


GCSE (General Certificate of Secondary Education) - a program leading to the receipt of a certificate of secondary education. For admission, you must have an appropriate level of education and knowledge of English. The program includes compulsory subjects and subjects of choice; the standard duration is 1 year (maybe two years, if you apply for it after the 8th grade of the Russian school), The list of preferences is formed with the help of mentors and teachers who help students not to make a mistake with the choice.

1. Compulsory:

  • English
  • Literature
  • Mathematics
  • Science (for choice: biology, chemistry, physics)
  • Foreign language (French, Spanish).

2. Optional:

  • Art
  • Biology
  • Business research and economics
  • Computer Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Design Technologies
  • Drama
  • Geography
  • History
  • Information and Communication Technologies
  • Latin
  • Music
  • Physical Culture
  • Religions
  • Modern languages.

In general, students study from 8 to 10 subjects, but this list can be expanded if desired. Foreign students receive significant support for language development from the EAL staff and can take the Cambridge FCE exam. At the end of the course, exams are given and assessments are made, where A, B, C (5,4,3) are successfully passed and A * (A is below grade is considered unsatisfactory). Graduates who successfully passed the exams and fulfilled other requirements are transferred to the senior school for the A-level program.

Tuition fee (for the term, including accommodation and meals):

  • Kindergarten, 1, 2 year: 2565 £ (full-time education)
  • Primary school (grades 3-6): 3235 £ - 4010 £
  • The middle classes (7-8): 9995 £
  • Senior School (9-12, including GCSE and A-level): 11945 £.
from 12 303 £ / term


A-level (Advanced Level General Certificate of Education) is a high-quality and prestigious two-year high school program. The A-level certificate is very weighty and provides broad advantages for admission to higher education institutions in Britain and many other countries of the world (at the same time it is possible to file documents for consideration in 5 universities of the country). To enroll in the course, you must have a GCSE certificate with scores of at least C (or a certificate of incomplete secondary education with high subject scores) and an appropriate level of English. Students choose the disciplines from among the available ones, based on their own preferences. The peculiarity of the program is that teenagers already know what specialties and which universities they will apply for, and subjects are just taken for their specialty. Each year about three disciplines are studied.

Sample list of subjects:

1. Compulsory:

  • English
  • Mathematics

2. Optional:

  • Accounting
  • Geography
  • Business research
  • Economy
  • Psychology
  • History
  • Religious Studies
  • Biology
  • Science (biology, chemistry, physics)
  • Art and Design
  • Design and technology
  • Information and Communication Technologies
  • Music
  • Music Technology
  • Drama
  • English literature
  • Modern languages ​​(French, Spanish)
  • Mathematics
  • Physical education.

In addition to the program, senior students receive broad support for adapting to the system of education, developing critical thinking skills and university training. Special seminars, consultations and master classes are conducted, teenagers attend some universities for informational purposes. The College has a Career Department, whose staff helps students determine career and educational plans. Foreign participants receive significant support for the development of language knowledge, during the training can take the exams IELTS, TOEIC and TOEFL.

The final exams are given in 3-5 subjects: the grades are graded from A to E, A, B, C (and the highest mark A *) are successfully passed. With high results, a graduate can count on enrolling in a university without additional conditions.

Tuition fee (for the term, including accommodation and meals):

  • Kindergarten, 1, 2 year: 2565 £ (full-time education)
  • Primary school (grades 3-6): 3235 £ - 4010 £
  • The middle classes (7-8): 9995 £
  • Senior School (9-12, including GCSE and A-level): 11945 £.

Accommodation, housing and food

Students live on campus in residences divided into special "homes" - communities whose members have a set of rules and rights. Junior students live separately in spacious dormitories for 7 people in the bedroom, where everyone has a full set of necessary furniture and personal space. Students of middle classes live in 2-3-4-5-bed rooms with shared bathrooms, and high school students in 1-2-bed rooms with a separate bathroom for each bedroom. In the buildings there are laundry rooms, kitchens, a buffet and rest rooms. The staff is at the residences around the clock.

Meals are organized according to the principle of full boarding (several times a day), a selection of different dishes and diets is available.

Events St Lawrence College Ramsgate

Despite the strict academic bias, the learning process is made as comfortable and interesting for all ages as possible. Great attention is paid to creative and sports development, games and active recreation. As you grow up, the number of activities is expanding, there are special programs to support talent. Kinds of sports:

  • Diving
  • Cricket
  • Golf
  • Fencing
  • Swimming
  • Rock climbing
  • Rowing
  • Tennis
  • Hockey
  • Badminton
  • Surfing
  • Lapta
  • Rugby
  • Football
  • Squash
  • Netball
  • Chess
  • Cross Country
  • Water and beach sports
  • Dancing
  • Fitness
  • Athletics
  • Horseback riding
  • Archery.

Available types of creativity:

  • Theater and drama
  • Music
  • Playing musical instruments
  • Modern dances
  • Art
  • Modeling
  • Fashion and Design
  • Musical Theatre
  • Choir
  • Orchestra
  • Theatrical art / drama
  • Sculpture and modeling
  • Design and Fashion
  • Culinary art.

There is a large number of clubs and sections on interests. Extra-curricular life is full of events, events and excursions that help students to rest and learn a lot of new things:

  • Holidays and festivals
  • Film screenings
  • Cooking Contests
  • Talent show
  • Visiting theaters and cinemas
  • Beach holidays
  • Excursions around the city and the surrounding area
  • Excursions to London
  • Shopping centers and shops, shopping
  • Visiting restaurants and cafes
  • Tours by bus and walking tours
  • Business tours to New York, Russia and the Czech Republic
  • Visiting a golf holiday in Scotland
  • Ski trips to France and Italy.


  • Prestigious private institution
  • More than 130 years of successful work
  • High rates of final examinations
  • The combination of traditional and modern methods
  • Highly qualified teaching staff
  • Small size of groups
  • Convenient location on the sea coast
  • Comfortable accommodation for foreigners.

Equipment St Lawrence College Ramsgate

The campus is located in Ramsgate on the seashore, near the Blue Flag beaches. The campus is equidistant from the sea shore and from the city center: a trip to London takes 1.5 hours, Kent airport is located only 5 kilometers. The school covers an area of ​​19 hectares, where architectural monuments and the most modern buildings are harmoniously combined, surrounded by beautiful green gardens and parks:

  • Spacious and well-equipped classrooms
  • Labs
  • Library
  • Computer audiences
  • Creative studios
  • Theater
  • Large swimming pool
  • Playgrounds for different sports
  • Tennis courts
  • Residences for living
  • Sport center
  • Dining room and cafe
  • Medical building.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

The academic year is divided into semesters:

  • Autumn: September - December
  • Spring: January - March
  • Summer: April - July.

Tuition fee (for the term, including accommodation and meals):

  • Kindergarten, 1, 2 year: 2565 £ (full-time education)
  • Primary school (grades 3-6): 3235 £ - 4010 £
  • The middle classes (7-8): 9995 £
  • Senior School (9-12, including GCSE and A-level): 11945 £.

Additional charges:

  • Registration fee = £ 100 (non-refundable)
  • Deposit confirming the place on the course = 7500 £
  • Service Fee
  • Examination Boards
  • Deposit for tuition
  • Additional academic and language classes (optional)
  • Additional leisure activities and excursions (optional)
  • Air tickets in both directions
  • Transfer in both directions
  • Guardianship
  • Compulsory medical insurance
  • Personal pocket expenses
  • Visa fees and services, translation and certification of documents
  • Consular fee (paid at the Embassy).

Extra fees:

  • Registration fee (for a programme/course) 100 GBP
  • Deposit for a course/programme 7500 GBP

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

  • Report card from the previous place of study
  • High level of knowledge in core subjects
  • Recommendations from teachers
  • High level of English
  • Tests to identify the level of knowledge
  • Interview with the student / parents.

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Recommendations on when to apply

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.
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