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St Thomas More Private School

Address: 45 Cottage Rd, Oakdale, CT 06370, USA
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Description St Thomas More Private School

  • Year of foundation: 1962
  • Location: Oakdale, USA
  • Teens
  • Type: private boarding school
  • Type of program: for boys
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Form of study: full-time
  • Number of students: 200.

Boarding school for boys Thomas More School was founded by James Hanrahan in 1962: this talented teacher discovered the wonders of an individual approach to the educational process. The mission of the school is to uncover the talents and depths of the personality of their students, creating for them coziness and comfort for unhindered development. The success of this approach is confirmed annually when former students of St. Thomas More School enter and graduate from the best universities in Europe and America.

Along with academic success boys in St. Thomas More School develops sports data, acts as volunteers, and leads a rich cultural and socially active life. The school offers about fifty subjects, courses and programs.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in St Thomas More Private School

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Graduation in high school Thomas More School is a diploma of secondary education in the USA, with which it will be willingly accepted in all universities of Europe and the world. For guests from other states in St. Thomas More School operates the department of English as a foreign language. The classes teach an average of 12 people, each is given enough attention to track progress and, taking into account the peculiarities, to help the student achieve success. In addition to presenting the main material, teachers try to instill the skills of a researcher and a student, which help in further education:

  • Listening and note taking
  • Time Management Skill
  • Technique of concentration and memory development
  • Stress management skills
  • Practice test items in preparation for entering the university.

The school has departments in the following areas:

  • English as a foreign language
  • art
  • foreign languages
  • English
  • natural sciences and history
  • maths
  • theology.

AR subjects:

  • Macroeconomics;
  • Microeconomics.
  • Education in physics, higher mathematics, chemistry, and US history is conducted in preparation for the AR exams.

Accommodation, housing and food

St. Thomas More School is located in Connecticut near Gardner Lake, so water sports such as sailing or rowing, fishing, and swimming are popular among its students. The campus is spread over 110 acres, so there is more than enough space for walks in the open air of nature: concentration and peace contribute to the successful learning of knowledge.

The school canteen is spacious, has an open terrace and a delicious, varied menu.

Events St Thomas More Private School

St. School Thomas More considers it extremely important to encourage students to continue their studies outside the classroom: at the end of the school day on Wednesdays, pupils and teachers have time for joint participation in clubs and groups. Here are examples of clubs and groups active in the St. Thomas More in recent years:

  • Art Club
  • Chess Club
  • Water sports
  • Public Service Club
  • Culinary Club
  • Drone club
  • Cybersport Team (LoL)
  • French Club
  • Martial Arts Club
  • Cinema Club
  • Music Club
  • National Society of Honor
  • Ping-pong ladder
  • Robotics Club
  • Sailing / Kayaking
  • Ski club
  • Yearbook
  • Tennis
  • Zumba Club.

The school is well known for its national basketball team PG. Sports that students of St. Thomas More School:

  • Baseball
  • Cross
  • Basketball
  • Sailing
  • American football
  • Athletics
  • Hockey
  • Lacrosse
  • Golf
  • Judo
  • Tennis
  • Football
  • Power training.

Advantages

  • About 95% of teachers live on school campus
  • The ratio of teachers to students 1: 6
  • Small number of classes - about 12 people
  • Beautiful area with lake
  • High level of development of sports and creative potential.

Equipment St Thomas More Private School

Campus St. Thomas More School is well equipped with:

  • Own boat station
  • Gym
  • Library
  • Athletics track
  • Playing fields for various sports
  • Chapel
  • Computer rooms
  • Score
  • Lounge
  • Beach
  • 3 educational buildings.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

Textbook and laundry costs are included in tuition, room and board fees. Additional fees are mostly discretionary in nature and are related to campus travel and back, student personal supplies and some social activities on weekends.

  • Tuition per year = $ 56900
  • International student fee (only the year of initial registration) = $ 2000
  • International health insurance = approximately $ 1,750 (10 months), $ 1950 (12 months).

Dates of trimesters

St. Thomas More School designates the priority application deadline of February 1 for admission in September and a sliding admission policy after this date depending on availability. Enrollment in the second quarter or in the middle of the year is possible and is considered individually for each case.

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

  • Online application and registration fee
  • Parent's statement
  • Estimates for the current and previous school year
  • Recommendations of the teacher of English and mathematics
  • Recommendation of the director and class teacher
  • Standardized test results (English - TOEFL, Duolingo, SLEP - maybe, and math)
  • Interview (in person, by phone or on Skype)
  • Help from the bank about the status of the account of parents
  • Copy of the passport
  • Copy visa
  • The official transcript.

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- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
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- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
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