The St. Leonards School is one of the best Scottish and British schools. Its graduates achieve success in various fields of activity, from politics to production. Graduates of St. Leonards School demonstrate high results in examinations. More than 40% of students receive A * -A estimates for GCSE. The average score for IB is 34, which is 4 points higher than the world average.
The school is the best educational institution in Scotland by IB. Learning children here is in a benevolent atmosphere, a comfortable environment and an intercultural environment. The school, located in one of the most beautiful and safe places in Scotland, is chosen as an educational institution for its children by many foreigners.
The school in the famous university city will be the first step towards obtaining a high-quality education that meets international standards. Each student is given the opportunity to discover their potential, develop their abilities, acquire important academic, social skills. All this will allow later to enter the chosen prestigious university, be it British Cambridge, Oxford or a university in any other country in the world.
The school presents standard requirements to its entrants. Foreigners must speak English at a high level. In support of this, a language certificate is provided. Also for admission is required an extract of estimates, characteristics from the school, a motivation letter. Applicants engaged in creativity, do not interfere with the portfolio of works. Those who are fond of sports, provide information about achievements (literacy, awards, etc.).
The International Baccalaureate (IB) program includes in-depth study of general subjects and English. The course is optimal for foreign students wishing to obtain a certificate recognized by the majority of the universities of the world.
On Pre-IB in St. Petersburg. Leonards School is studied: Latin, natural sciences, physical education, music, modern foreign languages, mathematics, history, geography, English, theater skills, classical civilizations, art and design. After the end of the program, students are identified with the choice of subjects on the IB.
Tuition fees are 10.319 pounds a trimester (30.957 pounds per year). The price includes: tuition, returnable teaching materials, full board and accommodation, entertainment and activities held at the school.
Within the framework of the IB (International Baccalaureate) program, students select one subject from six groups. At the same time, half of the disciplines are studied in-depth. The list of subjects includes:
The cost of training is 10,319 pounds a trimester (30,957 pounds per year). The price includes: tuition, returnable teaching materials, full board and accommodation, entertainment and activities held at the school.
The school takes from the age of 12 to the 8th grade. Middle classes end after 9 years of study.
English, mathematics, French, history, geography, drama, physical education, Latin, religious sciences, music, art, computer technology, biology, chemistry, physics, design.
Also, the lessons of Spanish are possible.
The program of incomplete secondary education on the British school system.
English, mathematics, French, history, geography, drama, physical education, Latin, religious sciences, music, art, computer technology, biology, chemistry, physics, design, Spanish.
Campus accommodation on board basis is offered to foreign students 12 years and older. The school has 3 residences. One of them takes students 12 - 15 years. The other two are teenagers over 15 years old. Senior students are offered one-, two-bed accommodation. Students 12 - 15 years old live 3-4 people in a room.
In general, adolescents in residences have rest rooms, cozy living rooms, kitchens, self-training zones. Each room has a magnificent view of the vicinity of St. Andrews.
Three meals a day are provided in the school. Serves are served in the school cafeteria. In the menu - national, European cuisine, special tables for vegetarians, children adhering to a therapeutic diet.
Extracurricular program. Leonards School is represented by sports activities, classes in mugs, and entertainment. The sporting field includes lapta, athletics, running, swimming, cricket, golf, netball, lacrosse, tennis, hockey, football, rugby, squash. Musical allows students Leonards School to master the game on any instrument. Also the section provides for the possibility of participation in an ensemble, orchestra, choir. The theater studio is also popular.
Entertainment activities for students are organized by school personnel and high school students. On the campus there are shows, quizzes, various concert events. On weekends, students are offered guided tours of Scotland.
The school has educational auditoriums with modern computer equipment, interactive equipment, a library, scientific laboratories, a computer center, music classes, a theater studio. Sports infrastructure is represented by athletic fields, a gymnasium, a swimming pool, squash courts, cricket, a football field.
The academic year is divided into terms: autumn (27.08.15 - 11.12.2015), spring (05.01.16 - 24.03.16), summer (19.04.16 - 24.07.16). Students usually come to school 1-2 days before the start of studies. For holidays, there are weekends and holidays, as well as holidays between terms.
Required documents, depending on the type of institution:
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|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.