Tasis the American school is the leading American boarding school in England. It offers students an effective program of preparation for entering universities and colleges around the world. In Tasis the American school England, foreigners can get a classical fundamental American education in the European environment.
The private school in England has been working since 1955, developing dynamically. Today, advanced teaching methods are used here, guaranteeing the quality of academic training for students.
The institution attracts foreigners with high ratings (average score for IB-34) and a convenient location. The school is only 40 minutes drive from the center of London. From Heathrow airport, the educational institution is only 12 kilometers away.
Representatives of more than 40 nationalities of 14-18 years are studying at the school: the campus can simultaneously accept 400 senior, 150 apprentices applying forsecondary education in England , and 220 junior high school students.
The youngest students of Tasis school England receive key knowledge on the author's methodology of the American specialist E.D. Hirsch. Its feature is the social component. The methodology is focused on the development of children's love of knowledge. It is also practical-oriented. The technique helps kids develop the skills, skills necessary for effective teaching in high school.
As part of the program, children study 5 subjects: mathematics, natural science, the art of language (grammar, spelling, writing), reading, history (geography). Many of them at the school are served in an integrated form. For example, reading American historical literature allows you to develop the necessary language skills, to learn new material on basic subjects: history, English.
The secondary school curriculum provides students with quality academic training. Children are offered a choice of a number of disciplines, including physical culture, art, foreign languages (French, Spanish), physics, chemistry, biology, history, geometry, algebra, English literature, language.
In the middle school, students can familiarize themselves with the curriculum for each of the disciplines before the beginning of the school year. This is provided by the online DANTE system, which is a unique development of TASIS.
In high school, students need the maximum amount of effort, diligence. The curriculum, in addition to standard disciplines, includes 20 AP courses. They assume the possibility of studying the history of art, biology, computing, computer technology, micro and macroeconomics, English and writing, ecology, French, Spanish, management, political science, physics, music theory, statistics, US history.
Also students of Tasis school England can study at the IB course. The compulsory curriculum includes 3 subjects:
essay writing (includes skills development of information analysis, independent research, registration in appropriate form, reasoning point of view, etc.);
the theory of knowledge (the subject is read in the first 4 semesters with a load of 3 hours / week, a philosophical discipline develops critical thinking among students, gives an understanding of the role of knowledge in modern society);
CAS (the minimum course is 150 hours, calculated for 2 years with a load of 3 hours / week). The subject allows students to develop abilities and improve skills in the field of art, drama, painting, photography, etc. In addition to the study, there are 6 subjects to choose from. Among them there can be a native language, literature, mathematics, humanities, a foreign language, natural sciences.
Documents for enrolling in school
To enter Tasis school England you need a certificate with grades for the last 2 years, a testimonial from the school.
Tasis the American school England has separate residences for boys and girls. Accommodation is offered in 2-3-bed rooms. Also in the residences there are several four-bed rooms. In each hostel there is an access to the Internet (wired - in a computer class, wireless). In the residences around the clock there are school staff, medical staff to assist students if necessary.
Accommodation at a boarding house for children from the age of 14.
Meals at the Tacis Private School American School are offered a comprehensive three meals a day. Traditional European dishes are served in the TASIS dining room. According to the individual order, a special dietary meal can be organized for the student.
At school, a large number of extra-curricular activities are offered to students. Specialists of the educational institution organize trips to theaters, concerts in London, excursions to museums and art galleries. Students also have the opportunity to get acquainted with the historical sights of Surrey, the capital of Britain and its environs. Every year in October, students will have a week of traveling. It involves visiting different European states.
Sport is an integral part of the extracurricular program. Tasis school England offers a wide selection of sections. Here, students can engage in football, volleyball, basketball, baseball, tennis, rugby, lacrosse, golf, cheerleadership and dancing. There is also a swimming pool and a riding school for children.
The Tasis school England campus occupies a spacious scenic area in Surrey. It has a calm atmosphere. The campus includes several buildings from the 18th century and buildings of modern architecture. The school complex is considered to be one of the most beautiful in England.
The main building of the school occupies the Thorpe Place mansion. The student residence is located in Thorpe House, a building with more than 200 years of history. The school has a developed educational, sports infrastructure. On the campus there is also an information center for students, a theater for 350 spectators. For sports, there are halls, playgrounds, tennis courts, athletic fields. For recreation - beautiful gardens, green lawns.
Dates of trimester - academic year 2014-2015
The autumn trimester lasts from September 5 to December 18. Spring - from January 3 to March 28. Summer - from 12 April to 12 June.
£ 12,290 per term (£ 36,870 per year) [999.14 ]
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