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Walhampton School Lymington

Address: Lymington SO41 5ZG, United Kingdom
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Description Walhampton School Lymington

  • Location: Walkhampton, Hampshire, United Kingdom
  • Curriculum: Pre-primary and lower grades (KS 1-3)
  • Students age: from 2 to 13 years old
  • Total number of students: 320 people
  • Accommodation type: daily, weekly and full board
  • Type of studying: mixed.

Independent private school Walhampton School works on the principle of mixed studying: here, both boys and girls between the ages of 2 and 13 can attend pre-school preparatory programs and study in primary school. The residence type can be chosen independently: the day form, weekly and full board work, and the total number of students reaches 320 people.

Walhampton School is located in the cozy small village in Hampshire County: you can get to central London in about two hours, as well as to Heathrow International Airport. The educational institution is located practically on the border of the famous nature reserve New Forest, which causes the incredible scenery of its campus, the total area of ​​which reaches 40 hectares. There are three quiet lakes nearby, on which there are stations for swimming, sailing, canoeing, fishing. Also the school is proud of its own stables and horses - children in their spare time can successfully master riding.

For the first time, the doors of the school opened for schoolchildren in 1948, and in 1997 they merged with the local preparatory school Hordle House School. More recently, a new building was built for toddlers, where it became even more pleasant and comfortable for them to learn. The main goal of the institution is to create a comfortable, cozy, happy environment for the development of junior schoolchildren, educating them in an atmosphere of love and care. In addition to academic studies, much attention is paid to leisure: teachers understand well that children are primarily children, and allow them to frolic, to play, to walk in the fresh air. Often there are walks in the nearby forest: together with the teachers, children learn to love and respect nature, to  take care of its safety.

The quality of studying here is regularly checked by the relevant commissions. For example, a well-known independent expert of the Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI), checking the school in 2013, put her the following high scores:

  • "Good": for the quality and organization of the curriculum, for the organization of extracurricular education, for working with parents, for the level of education and living in the boarding house, for the quality of teaching;
  • "Excellent" : for the quality of school management, for the quality of care for children, for the academic success of children, for the level of upbringing and development of children, for learning conditions, childcare and safety.

The independent, well-respected reference book The Good Schools Guide indicates that the school looks like the real embodiment of a childhood dream, and the campus leaves an exceptionally pleasant and warm impression.

According to statistics, graduates successfully enter the following prestigious and ranking schools:

Walhampton School officially supports the Anglican religion, but it does not officially belong to the number of religious educational institutions: children of any confession and religion, of any nationality are accepted.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Walhampton School Lymington

Program name
from 8 670 £ / term

At the initial educational stage, children study the general list of basic, key, fundamental subjects of the school curriculum:

  • English
  • French
  • History
  • Mathematics
  • Natural sciences (chemistry + physics + biology)
  • Geography
  • Religious Studies
  • Classical course (Latin + history of classical civilizations + Greek).

All classes are conducted in an interesting interactive format, with a large number of game elements: this allows children not to overwork, to preserve interest in learning, easier to remember and learn the material.

Accommodation, housing and food

Typically, Walhampton School operates on a full-time tuition system, but a full board is also organized: about 30-40 students choose it. There is also a week-long boarding: on weekdays, children live on campus, and spend their weekends in their own or host families, this option is also chosen by 30-40 of the total number of students.

There are separate rooms for boys and girls. Along with the children there are experienced, qualified educators, who constantly follow the order and discipline, help in solving any domestic issues.

Subjects, specialties, faculties and sport

Subjects list : art, Basics of health protection, Classical civilization, design and technology, Dramatic art, English, geography, history, Jazz band, maths, modern languages, music, Natural science, physical Culture, Religious studies
Events list: archery, Athletics, ceramics, Chorus, cricket, cross, Dramatic circle, fencing, field hockey, football, horseback riding, netball, Photostudio, rounders, sailing, sculpture, Sports running, swimming

Events Walhampton School Lymington

Extracurricular activities and optional employment of students here, traditionally for the UK, are given great attention - children develop as harmonious, versatile personalities. Many sports exercises and walks are conducted in the open air: the nearby forest gives wonderful opportunities for picnics, walks on foot and bicycles.

Among the most popular sports are sailing, horse riding, dancing, rugby, canoeing, rowing. Many students attend the theater circle, take music and vocal lessons (you can sing in the school choir), a large number of art studios and craft workshops.

Equipment Walhampton School Lymington

The Walhampton School Campus is well equipped and includes everything necessary for successful, effective teaching, enjoyable leisure and interesting optional activities. In addition to spacious, bright audiences, there is a spacious library and studios for visual arts, music and theater classes. A large sports complex with a swimming pool is ideal for all types of education - in the open air there are numerous fields and playgrounds, a stable with horses is equipped, and the proximity of three quiet lakes makes it possible to develop new water sports (for example, sailing, canoeing).

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

The tuition fee is not included and is paid additionally:

  • Registration fee
  • Deposit confirming the place on the course
  • Tuition fee (= cost of the term)
  • Additional academic studies (optional)
  • Additional excursions and recreational activities (Optional)
  • Transfer in both directions
  • Round trip air tickets
  • Visa fees
  • Consular fees
  • Medical insurance
  • Personal pocket expenses
  • Custodianship In the agency + guardian's services.

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

Required documents, depending on the type of institution:

camp / language school
  • copy of 1 page
  • certificate of language proficiency (if any)
private school, boardinghouse
  • copy of the 1 Pages of the passport
  • certificate of language proficiency
  • school report card with grades for the last 2-4 years (depending on the school)
  • school registration form
  • recommendation letters from Teachers of foreign languages, mathematics and a class teacher. Additionally, an educational institution may request a recommendation from the principal
  • Testing for knowledge of mathematics, language, other subjects
  • Interview with a representative of the school (possibly in person or by Skype)
  • Literacy, awards, student personal achievements (if any)
  • motivation letter (not for all schools)
  • passport size photo (depending on the school from 1 to 12 pcs)
  • medical certificate of the general health of the child , Discharge of vaccinations
  • birth certificate of the schoolboy (s)
  • copy of the page 1 passport of the passport
  • certificate of language proficiency
  • school certificate for the bachelor, diploma of Higher education for the master
  • letters of recommendation from teachers of foreign languages, mathematics and the class teacher. Additionally, an educational institution may request a recommendation from the principal / dean
  • certificates, awards, personal achievements of the student (if any)
  • motivation letter / personal statement
  • interview with a representative of the institution

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Recommendations on when to apply

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- 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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