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Warminster School

In 2019 an average IB score was just over 30 points.
Address: 40 Church St, Warminster BA12 8PQ, United Kingdom

Description Warminster School

One of the best English boarding schools Warminster School was opened in 1707 and is still true to its historical traditions, rules and charters. The school is located in the south-west of England and includes three training departments:

  • Preparatory school (3-7 years);
  • Primary school (7-11 years old );
  • Middle and High Schools (11-18 years old.)

Warminster School prepares international students for a particularly comfortable atmosphere, where every young student is constantly under the care and supervision of teachers, educators, administrators. Studying in small classes, children study the basic subjects of the school program:

  • History;
  • Geography;
  • English and French;
  • Mathematics;
  • Music;
  • Art.

The curriculum necessarily includes physical training and active games, a lot of entertainment is provided so that the kids easily and comfortably enter the training rhythm of the traditional British school.

In the middle and senior classes, the depth and thoroughness of learning increases substantially, as does the list of disciplines studied. On the Sixth Form, students can choose either the classic British A-level course or the international IB program.

In addition to the intensive academic course, Teachers try to teach students lessons of good behavior, etiquette and correct education, to teach them to behave in modern society. Students develop as harmonious individuals: they develop self-esteem, mutual respect, patience, hard work, perseverance, self-criticism.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Warminster School

Program name
Date
Age
Cost
Annual
14-16
from 10 600 £ / term

Quick overview: A two-year program for secondary school students, which gives an opportunity to obtain a certificate of the General Certificate of Secondary Education on incomplete secondary education. In the future, students can enroll in the Sixth Form programs and the university.

A fairly extensive list of subjects is being studied, of which 8-10 are taken for examination. Some are compulsory:

  • English;
  • English literature;
  • Mathematics.

The rest are chosen as electives - according to the interests, tastes and preferences of a particular student.

For ambitious students, it is possible to undergo an accelerated GCSE course lasting 1 academic year.

Annual
16-18
from 11 315 £ / term

Brief information: Classical British pre-university course, designed for 2 academic years and for students 16-18 years. The A-level program allows students to enter even the most elite universities without additional entrance exams and tests - an Advanced Level General Certificate of Education certificate is sufficient with fairly high scores.

For the first year (AS-level), students select 4-5 subjects from a fairly extensive list, the second of which remains only 3-4, on which exams are taken. Such academic concentration allows students to focus on intensive training in the most priority subjects, prepare to enroll in the chosen faculty or specialty.

List of subjects to study:

  • Geography;
  • Physics;
  • Design and technology;
  • Information Technology;
  • Art;
  • Ethics;
  • English literature;
  • Philosophy;
  • Chemistry;
  • Mathematics;
  • Photo art;
  • Modern foreign languages;
  • Music;
  • Basics of Business;
  • Philosophy;
  • History;
  • Physical education and sport;
  • Drama and theatrical art;
  • Biology.
Annual
16-18
from 11 315 £ / term

Quick overview: The universal course of the international baccalaureate is an intensive two-year preparation for the university, which enables international students to enter any university in the world: the IB certificate is highly rated in any country on the planet.

Students choose for themselves 6 academic subjects:

  • 3 studied at the standard level;
  • 3 - on a more complex, in-depth.

In addition, all students attend the theory of knowledge (TOK) course, learn to write an extended academic essay, are trained on the CAS course (Creativity, Service, Activity).

Accommodation, housing and food

The boarding house (accommodation in residences on campus) is available to students from 7 years and older - both to British nationals and foreign students. A separate house with a capacity of 25 people is designed for students of lower grades, the main boarding houses (for middle and high school students) have rooms for 1-2 and 3-4 people. Typically, personal or double bedrooms are occupied by high school students, Sixth Form students.

Each residence is run by a senior educator - Housemaster or Housemistress - together with a team of assistants. They monitor the observance of cleanliness, order, discipline, help children solve a variety of personal, administrative, academic and everyday issues.

Subjects, specialties, faculties

Subjects list : art, biology, business, chemistry, design, drama, economics, English, English as a Foreign Language, English literature, ethics, French, geography, history, Information Technology, maths, music, Natural Sciences, philosophy, physical Culture, physics, Religious studies, Spanish, the photo, Theatrical art

Events Warminster School

In their free time, students devote a lot of attention to sports - for this, the campus has all the necessary facilities, infrastructure, equipment and coaches. Among the most popular types of activity are the following:

  • Tennis;
  • Hockey;
  • Classes in the gym;
  • Athletics;
  • Lapta;
  • Cricket;
  • Rugby;
  • Football;
  • Netball.

Many students represent the school as part of teams at regional, national and international competitions.

The school maintains the historical traditions of drama and music stage art. Throughout the year there are various performances and concerts, combined performances. Among the musical groups, the direction of jazz and rock is particularly in demand, many students are engaged in classical singing (in choir and solo), and the number of musical instruments available allows everyone to find their sound. The school administration is constantly developing an interesting program of events and celebrations for students. Cadet Corps is working, high school students can compete for the Duke of Edinburgh Prize; Continuing excursions to interesting cities in Britain and abroad. Students take part in charity and volunteer actions, in joint scientific works and projects with schoolchildren from other countries - the whole world is open to them!

Advantages

  • The highest level of balanced Warminster School programs, high scores for GCSE, A-level and IB exams
  • Multi-national friendly team - about 600 children from different world countries study at school
  • Quite strict discipline, but at the same time encouraging initiative and courage, a friendly and creative atmosphere on campus
  • Comprehensive education, upbringing of a harmoniously developed personality
  • Professional pedagogical and administrative staff
  • Excellent living conditions: all residences have been recently restored and updated
  • Interesting and varied program of excursions, extra-class leisure activities
  • Successful territorial location: quiet, tranquil and picturesque countryside combined with transport accessibility of major developed cities - Salisbury, Bristol, London.

Equipment Warminster School

The Warminster School Campus is located in the south-west of England, in the suburbs of the small, cozy town of Warminster: it takes an hour and a half to get to Heathrow Airport, just an hour to Bristol. The railway connects Warminster with the English capital: students on weekends often visit London with excursions, visit theaters and cinema.

For the last Several years in the modernization and renovation of the school were invested huge funds. On a cozy, spacious and picturesque campus, there is everything that the children can need for studying, living, leisure and entertainment, active and quiet rest:

  • Rugby fields;
  • Training and Residential buildings;
  • Tennis court (indoor and outdoor);
  • Squash courts;
  • Playgrounds and track and field athletics tracks;
  • Several open courts with grass and artificial turf;
  • Soccer fields;
  • Design center;
  • 20-Meter New Heated Swimming Pool;
  • Indoor Cricket Hall;
  • Dining room;
  • Library;
  • Center for high school students;
  • Large multi-purpose sports hall;
  • The Science Center.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

Tuition fee includes:

  • Training on the selected course;
  • Accommodation and meals (full board);
  • Basic teaching materials, manuals and books;
  • Using the entire school infrastructure;
  • Sports and creative facilities, leisure and sightseeing activities.

Some services are paid additionally to tuition fee:

  • Examination fees;
  • Educational deposit;
  • Additional tutorials and materials;
  • School uniform;
  • Additional academic or language lessons (optional), including individual lessons;
  • Additional excursion, leisure and entertainment activities;
  • Air tickets in both directions;
  • Transfer in both directions;
  • Visa fees and services, translation and certification, courier delivery of documents;
  • Consular Collection (paid at the Embassy);
  • Personal pocket expenses;
  • Compulsory medical insurance;
  • Guardian (Registration with the agency + guardian services).

Extra fees:

  • 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

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)
university
  • 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

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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