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Description : International foundation in King's College Saint Michael’s

King's College Saint Michael’s
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Ranking: 83.9
Accommodation type: residence, host family
Language of studies English
Education type: co-educational school Closed this year
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Age
Cost
Annual
17-18
from 27 990 £ / year

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Intensive one-year program of preparation for higher education in the British system. The peculiarity of the courses is their orientation towards schoolchildren from other countries. University Foundation allows to acquaint foreigners with British requirements, gives a sufficient level of knowledge of English and subject vocabulary. For the IELTS exam, students are trained in 4 lessons per week, and English is studied 12 academic hours (5 days of school hours). Additional subjects of the program: information technology, culture and mathematics. The humanities choose the direction "languages ​​and literature", and the rest of the students study natural subjects, physics, sociology, business management, economic theory and biology.


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Year of foundation: 1990 Location: Worcestershire, Tenbury Wells Age of students: 13-18 years old Type of education: joint Number of students: 137, 100% are foreign students Programs: GCSE, A-level, University Foundation Accommodation: residence, host family Cost of studying: from £ 26,000 a year with accommodation Ranking: one of the most prestigious schools in Britain with high graduation points

King's College St. Michaels  is a cozy international boarding school. Education here is conducted according to long-standing British traditions of high-quality secondary education. Today, Saint Michael's College is attended by students of more than 20 nationalities. This creates a special cultural and intellectual atmosphere. In the school, joint education is accepted. At the same time, if you want to get seperate education, you always can find an appropriate option from private schools in England for girls.

The college, located in the heart of England, attracts international students due to convenient location. From the school there are only 3 hours drive to London. The nearest towns of Worcester and Hereford can be reached in less than an hour. Location of the school allows to enjoy magnificent nature of the hilly British valleys.

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Date
Age
Cost
Annual
14-16
from 27 990 £ / year

In high school, the college provides for compulsory passing of mathematics and English. Additionally, students must choose 5 subjects from the list of possible sciences: media, Spanish, economics, chemistry, information technology and computer, physics, biology, geography, creativity (plus art), business. For each subject, students take 4 lessons a week, and English is studied intensively - 10 lessons each. The lesson provides 50 minutes (academic hour) for work with the teacher and group exercises.

From the age of 15 gifted schoolchildren can switch to the complicated program 1 Year GCSE course. On this course a two-year program the children study for 1 year. Basic subjects: business, geography, economic theory and practice, mathematics and English.

Both programs (regular GCSE and accelerated) oblige schoolchildren to get acquainted with the basics of life safety and the Study Skills (practical methods of teaching).

After the exams, students receive a certificate of compulsory secondary education.

Annual
16-18
from 27 990 £ / year

The program was created for future entrants and requires studying during the first course 4 subjects. In the second year of schoolchildren pass three of them. This will make it possible to deepen the subject of all courses to the level of specialization and to apply for graduation at graduation points as introductory in priority disciplines. When choosing subjects it is important to focus on the requirements of the university.

A-level is a universal, standard for all colleges program, providing a high level of education and a narrow specialization. High marks on subjects will allow you to choose for admission the best ranking higher schools of Britain and the world. The duration of the program is two years.

Annual
17-18
from 27 990 £ / year

Intensive one-year program of preparation for higher education in the British system. The peculiarity of the courses is their orientation towards schoolchildren from other countries. University Foundation allows to acquaint foreigners with British requirements, gives a sufficient level of knowledge of English and subject vocabulary. For the IELTS exam, students are trained in 4 lessons per week, and English is studied 12 academic hours (5 days of school hours). Additional subjects of the program: information technology, culture and mathematics. The humanities choose the direction "languages ​​and literature", and the rest of the students study natural subjects, physics, sociology, business management, economic theory and biology.

28.06.2020 -09.08.2020
10-17
from 1 470 £ / 2 weeks

From the age of 10, children can take English courses at St. Michael's College and practice the language during excursions, educational trips and entertainment. Courses improve the social skills of schoolchildren and introduce the beauty of the nature of Britain.

20 academic hours are given per week in English. For two days students devote to travel, and after classes can engage in sports or creativity. Children under 16 can enter college with an initial level of language. There is also a version of the courses for those who studied it in their native school at an advanced level. Saint Michael's distributes students in groups of up to 15 people, depending on age and language skills. The summer program starts on June 28 and ends on August 23rd.

The college offers accommodation for 2 - 4-bed rooms or accommodation in English families. Families are selected very carefully, taking into account the time on the road, the traditional values ​​of the family itself. A plus of accommodation on Saint Michael's basis is three meals a day and the possibility of additional socialization with other children. With family living, students get acquainted with English life and traditional pastime. It is provided in families for breakfast and dinner, which will allow you to learn more about British cuisine. Students at the school are eating lunch.

A significant part of the education of students will focus on improving speaking, understanding English by ear. Subject vocabulary and lexical stock will be increased by attending educational events. In the second half of the day, intellectual clubs, quizzes, and reading circles are organized for children. Sports competitions are held in football, badminton, tennis. In the evening, children attend dance or music events (karaoke, discos). For lovers of swimming there is a swimming pool. In Oxford and London, students go on weekends for recreation and excursions. In the nearest from the college of the city there are no trips for the whole day, they are visited by frequent bus departures for several hours.

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