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Description : GCSE in St Peter’s School

St Peter’s School
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St Peter’s School In 2019 - 85% of GCSE students achieved A*- С scores
St Peter’s School
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Ranking: 82.7
Accommodation type: residence, boarding house
Language of studies English
Education type: co-educational school
from £ 11135.00 / term
Program name
Date
Age
Cost
Annual
14-16
from 11 135 £ / term
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Description

GCSE

Grades 9-11 are the time for completing the course of secondary education and obtaining a GCSE certificate (for foreign students - IGCSE). It gives the opportunity to enter the final stage of the Sixth Form and then to the university.

The curriculum consists of both compulsory and optional subjects. To the list of mandatory disciplines, which all students attend, are:

  • Physics
  • Religious Studies
  • English Language and Literature
  • Modern foreign language (minimum 1)
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Biology
  • Physical Education and Sports
  • The PSHE course (health education)
  • The general educational program "Horizons" (study of the problems of modern society, ethics, civil responsibility, politics).

There is also a wide choice of elective subjects, from which each student must choose at least 3:

  • Latin
  • Art and Design
  • Design and technology
  • Geography
  • French
  • German
  • Classical civilizations
  • "Gratin" (classical Latin + Greek, combined course, allows you to get immediately 2 degrees GCSE)
  • Spanish
  • Drama and theatrical art
  • Music
  • History.

Total approximate weekly curriculum of each student includes:

  • English Language and Literature - 5-6 hours
  • Mathematics - 5 hours
  • Physical culture and sports - 1-2 (+ other training if desired)
  • General education program "Horizons" - 1 hour
  • Foreign languages ​​(optional) - 2-3 lessons
  • Natural sciences - 3 hours for each direction
  • Religious Studies - 2 hours
  • Subjects-electives - for 4 hours for each chosen direction.

Language lessons are conducted by the teachers, who are native speakers (3 people permanently work in the school - German, French, Spanish): they conduct traditional group lessons, individual consultations and classes in mini-groups. In addition, the culture of the country whose language is chosen for study is studied, this helps to better understand the relationship between the national character, history and linguistic features.

Recently, the direction of physics has been developing especially actively: trial university courses are working, various contests and projects, annual scientific and technical conferences and quizzes are held. Since 2007, the Olympic Games in physics are organized (they are attended by 8th grade students from 35 schools in Northern England).

Classes are held from 9:00 to 16:00 with a break for lunch. On Wednesdays and Saturdays, a light program is waiting for the students, and team games and sports lessons are offered to them during the last lunch.

Academic year in St. Petersburg Peter's School is divided into traditional British trimesters:

  • Autumn: from September 3 to December 15 (vacation October 20-November 5)
  • Spring: January 7 - March 23 (vacation February 9-18)
  • Summer: from April 15 to July 6 (vacation from May 25 to June 3).
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All courses of this institution

Program name
Date
Age
Cost
Annual
11-14
from 11 135 £ / term

Middle Classes

In the 6th form (course J3), students study the following - a fairly wide - list of subjects and disciplines:

  • PSHE (health education)
  • Information technology (ICT)
  • English
  • Design and technology
  • French
  • Natural sciences (physics, chemistry, biology)
  • Religious studies
  • Art
  • Physical education and sports (trainings are necessarily included in the curriculum)
  • Mathematics
  • Music and theater
  • Latin
  • Geography
  • History.

In the 7-8th grade (stage J4-J5) the course of natural sciences is already divided into separate areas: physics, chemistry and biology are taught as different subjects. Added a program of foreign languages ​​for choice (Spanish, German, etc.) - of the 4 offered options, each student chooses a minimum of 2, linguistic studying is given very serious attention.

Language lessons are conducted by the teachers, who are native speakers (3 people permanently work in the school - German, French, Spanish): they conduct traditional group lessons, individual consultations and classes in mini-groups. In addition, the culture of the country whose language is chosen for study is studied, this helps to better understand the relationship between the national character, history and linguistic features.

Recently, the direction of physics has been developing especially actively: trial university courses are working, various contests and projects, annual scientific and technical conferences and quizzes are held. Since 2007, the Olympic Games in physics are organized (they are attended by 8th grade students from 35 schools in Northern England).

Classes are held from 9:00 to 16:00 with a break for lunch. On Wednesdays and Saturdays, a light program is waiting for the students, and team games and sports lessons are offered to them during the last lunch.

Academic year in St. Petersburg Peter's School is divided into traditional British trimesters:

  • Autumn: from September 3 to December 15 (vacation October 20-November 5)
  • Spring: January 7 - March 23 (vacation February 9-18)
  • Summer: from April 15 to July 6 (vacation from May 25 to June 3).
Annual
14-16
from 11 135 £ / term

GCSE

Grades 9-11 are the time for completing the course of secondary education and obtaining a GCSE certificate (for foreign students - IGCSE). It gives the opportunity to enter the final stage of the Sixth Form and then to the university.

The curriculum consists of both compulsory and optional subjects. To the list of mandatory disciplines, which all students attend, are:

  • Physics
  • Religious Studies
  • English Language and Literature
  • Modern foreign language (minimum 1)
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Biology
  • Physical Education and Sports
  • The PSHE course (health education)
  • The general educational program "Horizons" (study of the problems of modern society, ethics, civil responsibility, politics).

There is also a wide choice of elective subjects, from which each student must choose at least 3:

  • Latin
  • Art and Design
  • Design and technology
  • Geography
  • French
  • German
  • Classical civilizations
  • "Gratin" (classical Latin + Greek, combined course, allows you to get immediately 2 degrees GCSE)
  • Spanish
  • Drama and theatrical art
  • Music
  • History.

Total approximate weekly curriculum of each student includes:

  • English Language and Literature - 5-6 hours
  • Mathematics - 5 hours
  • Physical culture and sports - 1-2 (+ other training if desired)
  • General education program "Horizons" - 1 hour
  • Foreign languages ​​(optional) - 2-3 lessons
  • Natural sciences - 3 hours for each direction
  • Religious Studies - 2 hours
  • Subjects-electives - for 4 hours for each chosen direction.

Language lessons are conducted by the teachers, who are native speakers (3 people permanently work in the school - German, French, Spanish): they conduct traditional group lessons, individual consultations and classes in mini-groups. In addition, the culture of the country whose language is chosen for study is studied, this helps to better understand the relationship between the national character, history and linguistic features.

Recently, the direction of physics has been developing especially actively: trial university courses are working, various contests and projects, annual scientific and technical conferences and quizzes are held. Since 2007, the Olympic Games in physics are organized (they are attended by 8th grade students from 35 schools in Northern England).

Classes are held from 9:00 to 16:00 with a break for lunch. On Wednesdays and Saturdays, a light program is waiting for the students, and team games and sports lessons are offered to them during the last lunch.

Academic year in St. Petersburg Peter's School is divided into traditional British trimesters:

  • Autumn: from September 3 to December 15 (vacation October 20-November 5)
  • Spring: January 7 - March 23 (vacation February 9-18)
  • Summer: from April 15 to July 6 (vacation from May 25 to June 3).
Annual
16-18
from 11 135 £ / term

A-level (12-13 grades, Sixth Form)

A special program is aimed at effective, quality preparation for entering the university. Students study only 3-4 subjects at their own choice: the study takes place on a complex, in-depth, almost university level, so students can devote maximum time to the most top-priority specialties, the areas they plan to study at the university. A total of 32 lessons are conducted each week (8 lessons per chosen discipline) + 8 self-study classes. Those students who chose higher mathematics as one of the profiles are engaged even more intensely - 36 hours per week.

Disciplines for an individual curriculum can be selected from the following extensive list:

  • Art and design
  • Chemistry
  • German
  • Classical civilizations
  • Business fundamentals
  • Higher mathematics
  • Religious studies
  • Drama and theater studies
  • English literature
  • Ancient Greek
  • Design and technology
  • Geography
  • Biology
  • Physical culture and sports
  • French
  • Latin
  • Economy
  • Policy
  • History of art
  • Physics
  • Mathematics (structured course MEI)
  • Spanish
  • History
  • Music.

Language lessons are conducted by the teachers, who are native speakers (3 people permanently work in the school - German, French, Spanish): they conduct traditional group lessons, individual consultations and classes in mini-groups. In addition, the culture of the country whose language is chosen for study is studied, this helps to better understand the relationship between the national character, history and linguistic features.

Recently, the direction of physics has been developing especially actively: trial university courses are working, various contests and projects, annual scientific and technical conferences and quizzes are held. Since 2007, the Olympic Games in physics are organized (they are attended by 8th grade students from 35 schools in Northern England).

In addition, high school students can qualify for EPQ for the creation and successful presentation of an extended research project. Classes are held from 9:00 to 16:00 with a break for lunch. On Wednesdays and Saturdays, a light program is waiting for the students, and team games and sports lessons are offered to them during the lunch.

Academic year in St. Petersburg Peter's School is divided into traditional British trimesters:

  • Autumn: from September 3 to December 15 (vacation October 20-November 5)
  • Spring: January 7 - March 23 (vacation February 9-18)
  • Summer: from April 15 to July 6 (vacation from May 25 to June 3).
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