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The Royal High School for girls

Address: Lansdown Rd, Bath BA1 5SZ, United Kingdom

Description The Royal High School for girls

Founded in 1998, The Royal High School for Girls quickly earned a steady reputation as one of the best schools for young ladies.

The new school includes the Royal School guesthouse and the Bath High School day-care institution: today girls (both British and foreign school girls) are from 4 to 18 years old. The school is conditionally divided into two sections:

  • Junior classes
  • Senior classes (located next door in own ancient mansion with a separate educational center for representatives of the Sixth Form).

The students and graduates of the Royal High School for Girls demonstrate excellent academic results, constantly occupy the top positions in the national rankings of private boarding schools (especially in the GCSE and A-level exams). Separately it is worth noting excellent linguistic education: here you can study in-depth many modern foreign languages ​​(French, Spanish, Chinese, German, Italian and some others). Foreign schoolgirls can attend additional supportive classes in English, work with translators.

The school offers full-time education, full board and a weekly boarding school (in the latter case, girls spend the week at school, and go home or host families on weekends).

With all the academic intense, complex curriculum, the students have free time of classes in the school: to study here pleasantly, comfortably, calmly, the girls begin to feel at home from the first days, the care and attention of all school staff without exception. The staff seeks to raise real ladies, closely follows the psychological and moral development of their pupils, understands the difficulties of teaching and upbringing in the transition years. Girls are taught to be useful members of society, independent and harmonious personalities, to live in harmony with themselves and their friends, relatives.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in The Royal High School for girls

Program name
Date
Age
Cost
Annual
14-16
from 10 238 £ / term

GCSE

A two-year program is designed for students completing a course of incomplete secondary education (10-11 years, 14-16 years). The GCSE certificate allows you to enter the senior, graduating classes (Sixth Form) and further to universities.

The curriculum includes both compulsory and optional subjects: in the final exams the schoolgirls are given 8-10 directions, the grades for which go to the certificate. The list of subjects available for study is very extensive:

  • English literature
  • Mathematics
  • Economics and business
  • physical culture and sport
  • Chemistry
  • English
  • Modern foreign languages ​​(French, Spanish, Chinese, German, Italian and some others)
  • Art and design
  • Philosophy
  • Geography
  • Biology
  • Technologies
  • History
  • Performing arts
  • Physics.
Annual
16-18
from 10 762 £ / term

A-level

"Golden standard" of British education, a complex two-year program is designed for preparation for the university (stage Sixth Form - 12-13 grades, students of 16-18 years old). Certificate A-level with excellent points gives graduates the opportunity to enter even the most prestigious, elite universities in Britain and the world without additional entrance examinations.

The number of subjects studied for two years is small: 4-5 directions for the first year (AS-level) and only 3-4 of the early selected in the second year (A-level). Schoolchildren choose all subjects independently: academic complexity, intensity of study give the opportunity to devote maximum time to the most important subjects, priority for admission to the desired university or for the chosen specialty.

The list of subjects available for study is very extensive:

  • English literature
  • Mathematics
  • Economics and business
  • Physical culture and sport
  • Chemistry
  • English
  • Modern foreign languages ​​(French, Spanish, Chinese, German, Italian and some others)
  • Art and design
  • Philosophy
  • Geography
  • Biology
  • Technologies
  • History
  • Performing arts
  • Physics.
Annual
16-18
from 10 762 £ / term

IB

The International Baccalaureate (IB) course was established in Switzerland, but is now recognized and highly regarded worldwide. IB is accepted by almost any university in the world: this is the best option for students who are not fully determined with the university or the country where they want to receive higher education.

The program is designed for 2 academic years (Sixth Form - pupils of 12-13 class, age 16-18 years). In total, the curriculum of each schoolgirl includes 6 self-selected disciplines: 3 are studied at a standard level of complexity, 3 - on a more in-depth, advanced. In addition, all girls attend classes in the general theory of knowledge (CTC), learn to write an expanded academic essay, to fulfill the requirements of the CAS program (Creativity, Service, Activity). The girls choose disciplines from a fairly extensive list:

  • English literature
  • Mathematics
  • Economics and business
  • Physical culture and sport
  • Chemistry
  • English
  • Modern foreign languages ​​(French, Spanish, Chinese, German, Italian and some others)
  • Art and design
  • Philosophy
  • Geography
  • Biology
  • Technologies
  • History
  • Performing arts
  • Physics.

Accommodation, housing and food

Students who choose a week or full board, live on campus in modern, comfortable residences. The rooms are mostly shared (for 2-4 people), but high school students can traditionally qualify for personal or double bedrooms, Sixth Form students even have a separate wing for living.

Together with the children, the senior educator and Housemistress live at the residence: they help the students to solve various administrative, personal issues, are responsible for their safety 24/7, monitor the observance of cleanliness, order and discipline.

Subjects, specialties, faculties

Subjects list : Ancient Greek, art, biology, business, chemistry, Chinese, Classical civilization, Computers, design and technology, drama, economics, English, French, geography, german language, history, History of art, Italian language, Latin language, maths, music, Performing arts, philosophy, physical Culture, physics, psychology, Religious studies, Spanish, The art of dance, the photo

Events The Royal High School for girls

The extracurricular program of the school is very extensive and diverse. This includes sports, and creative clubs, sections and communities of interest - every schoolgirl can find a job to taste and shower, get to know new like-minded people, show and develop their unique talents and abilities:

  • Music
  • Yoga
  • Aerobics
  • French club
  • Theater and drama, acting
  • Cookery
  • Ceramics
  • The photo
  • Rugby
  • Ecological society
  • Painting
  • Hockey
  • Badminton
  • Fencing
  • Football
  • Table tennis
  • Chorus
  • Trampoline jumping
  • Pilates
  • Orchestra
  • Art club
  • Dancing
  • Netball
  • Ballroom dancing
  • Musical Theatre
  • Judo.

On weekends, fascinating walks in Batu, shopping, various interesting excursions are organized: sightseeing, hiking and trekking, and numerous water sports.

Equipment The Royal High School for girls

The school is located in Somerset County in the famous and developed resort of Bath, near the city center: a picturesque and spacious campus, located on the magnificent hills of Lansdowne, will delight the eyes of female students every day.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

The course price already includes:

  • Studying on the chosen program
  • Accommodation and meals (if weekly / full board is chosen)
  • All necessary teaching aids, books and materials
  • Fee for transfer exams
  • Excursion program
  • Entertainment on campus during the week and on weekends, creative and sports extra-curricular program
  • Laundry service
  • Free access to Wi-Fi and electronic (computer) resources of the school.

The list of the following services is paid additionally:

  • Registration fee (non-refundable)
  • Deposit confirming the place on the course
  • Examination Boards
  • Deposit for tuition
  • Additional academic and language classes (optional): music, drama, tennis, etc.
  • Additional leisure activities and excursions (optional)
  • Additional days on campus (if necessary)
  • Guardianship (registration with the agency + guardian services)
  • Air tickets in both directions
  • Transfer in both directions
  • Compulsory medical insurance
  • Personal pocket expenses
  • Visa fees and services, translation and certification of documents
  • Consular fee (paid at the Embassy).

Extra fees:

  • Registration fee (for a programme/course) 100 GBP
  • Deposit for a course/programme 1000 GBP

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

Most foreign students enroll in school at 11 years old or already on the Sixth Form for high school students. All applicants must pass the entrance examinations (mathematics and English), present the main package of documents (details and its composition for you to clarify our manager) and pass a personal interview with the director or representative of the school.

Scholarships The Royal High School for girls

A small discount of 0.5% is provided for students who pay a full year of tuition and accommodation at a time. Also, members of families of teachers and administrators who have chosen a full board can study at a discount (10%).

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Recommendations on when to apply

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.
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