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Woodhouse Grove School

Address: Apperley Ln, Calverley, Bradford BD10 0NR, United Kingdom
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Description Woodhouse Grove School

  • Founded: in 1812
  • Location: Bradford, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
  • The age of students: 3-18 years
  • Number of students: up to 1000 people
  • Programs: preschool education, KS1-3, GCSE, A-level
  • Type of studying: mixed
  • Accommodation type: residence (boarding house), full-time study
  • Language: English.

Woodhouse Grove School is a private school for children from 3 to 18 years old. In the distant 1812 it was created by the representatives of the Methodist Church as a school for boys, and nowadays it is already an educational center for mixed studying, having a flexible educational system.

The school aims to educate and develop its students in the best traditions of Christianity. By an individual approach to each child, school teachers help their students to improve intellectually, without forgetting about spiritual values. Also according to statistics, Woodhouse Grove School has some of the best GCSE exam scores (score 93.5%) and A-level (100%).

Another feature of the Woodhouse Grove school is that this institution is directly connected with the literary family Bronte: it was here that Patrick met his future wife Maria, who became the mother of the famous writers Charlotte, Emily and Anne Bronte. In memory of this historic event, one of the buildings of the school still bears the family name of this family - the House of Bronte.

It is worth noting that the Woodhouse Grove School regularly undergoes a mandatory inspection of the Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI) commission. Based on the results of the last inspection, which took place in 2014, the school received positive assessments for key indicators:

  • "Good" for the academic successes of children, the quality of the curriculum, the organization of extracurricular education, the quality of teaching, the level of childcare and quality of care for them, with parents;
  • "Excellent" for the conditions of education and safety of children, the quality of school management and the conditions of living in a boarding house.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Woodhouse Grove School

Program name
from 9 750 £ / term

Quick overview of GCSE program:

  • Age of students: 14-16 years old;
  • Dates of studying: 1.09 - 25.06;
  • Duration of the program: 3 years.

This high school program aimed at obtaining a document on secondary education implies the study of the following disciplines:

  • English;
  • Mathematics;
  • Science;
  • German;
  • Spanish;
  • French;
  • Religious studies;
  • Geography;
  • History;
  • Business;
  • Economics;
  • Music art;
  • Theatrical skills;
  • Physical Culture;
  • Art and design;
  • Photo art;
  • Design and technology, etc.
from 9 750 £ / term

Brief information: A-level program is designed for international students. Such a pre-university educational program for the senior classes lasts 2 years. Each year students learn a different number of disciplines (first year 4-5 subjects, second - 3-4).

About the educational program:

  • Age of students: 16-18 years old;
  • Periods of the educational program: 1.09 - 25.06;
  • Duration of the program: 2 years.

List of subject to study:

  • English literature;
  • Mathematics and higher mathematics;
  • Information Technology;
  • Physics;
  • Chemistry;
  • Biology;
  • Modern foreign languages;
  • Geography;
  • History;
  • Philosophy;
  • Psychology;
  • Business;
  • Economics;
  • Accounting;
  • Music art;
  • Music technology;
  • Theatrical skills;
  • Physical culture;
  • Art and design;
  • Media research;
  • Photo art;
  • Textile craft;
  • Design and technology, etc.

Accommodation, housing and food

Woodhouse Grove School offers international students both full-time and full board. In the second case, students are accommodated in residences with 2-bed rooms, where there is a separate bathroom and everything necessary for comfortable living. Girls and boys live in different buildings, in each of which around the clock are experienced educators - thus, children are always under supervision. In each hostel there are also gambling halls for joint pastime and rest. The children eat in the cafeteria on the territory of the school three times a day.

Subjects, specialties, faculties

Subjects list : art, Art and design, biology, business, chemistry, drama, economics, English, French, geography, german language, Health & Fitness, history, humanitarian sciences, Information Technology, maths, modern languages, music, Natural Sciences, Performing arts, Physical culture and sports sciences, physics, politics, psychology, Spanish

Events Woodhouse Grove School

A rich program for students was prepared at the Woodhouse Grove school, which consisted not only of academic studies, but also sports and cultural and leisure activities. Extracurricular time here is given the closest attention, so children can definitely choose something suitable for themselves from the list of sections, clubs or circles of interest:

  • Football;
  • Basketball;
  • Swimming;
  • Netball;
  • Chess;
  • Cricket;
  • Fencing;
  • Rugby;
  • Badminton;
  • Climbing;
  • Orientation;
  • Tennis;
  • Water polo;
  • Dance;
  • Music;
  • Playing musical instruments;
  • Fine arts;
  • Theater group;
  • Chorus and more.


A-level Results 2019

All of students gained the grades required to enroll on the desired specialization; whether that be into higher education, an apprenticeship or the workplace. The key points to note are as follows:

  • The A*-A pass rate is 37.1%;
  • The A*-B pass rate is 58.3%;
  • The A*-C pass rate is 76.3%;
  • Average UCAS points per candidate was over 132 points – equivalent to between ABB and AAB at A-level.     

GCSE Level Results 2019

  • The pass rate is 88%;
  • 23 pupils achieved at least 6 high grades (7/A or better). 52 students gained at least one top grade (9);
  • Our TOP performers, with numbers of top grades, A*/8/9, in brackets, were Aisha and Nicole (10), Abi (8) and Adam, Jude, Rheagan and James (7).

Equipment Woodhouse Grove School

The 80-acre Woodhouse Grove School is located in the western part of Yorkshire, about 4 hours drive to London. The nearest airport is Leeds, which can be reached in one hour.

The campus houses the buildings for study and living. The first are divided into age categories: for the smallest pupils from 3 to 5 years is the Ashdown Lodge, located 400 meters from the main building. Next door is Brontë House - the building for students of secondary school from 5 to 11 years. And, finally, the corps for high school students is Woodhouse Grove School.

In addition to the educational buildings, there are many sports grounds on campus - for rugby, cricket, tennis, netball, minifootball, - as well as a swimming pool and gymnasium, conference rooms, research laboratories, art studios (visual arts and theater), a medical center and etc.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

The school year at the Woodhouse Grove School is divided into three terms:

  • Autumn (September - December);
  • Winter (January - March);
  • Summer (April - June).

There is a vacation between academic semesters, as in any school. Admission is usually after the end of the summer semester, and it is better to send documents in advance - not less than six months before the possible admission.

Tuition fees at Woodhouse school Grove depend on the chosen program. Variants of educational programs:

  • Pre-school education without accommodation;
  • Pre-school education (half board);
  • High school without accommodation;
  • High school (full board).

Some services are paid additionally to tuition fee:

  • Registration fee;
  • Academic deposit;
  • Semester deposit;
  • Additional lessons and excursions;
  • Guardian services;
  • Medical insurance;
  • Visa fees and services, translation and certification of documents;
  • Consular fees (payable at the Embassy);
  • Air tickets and roundtrip transfers.

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

The rules for admission to the Woodhouse Grove School vary slightly depending on the age of the student, but there are also general requirements for potential students. All of them will need to present the following documents:

  • An extract with school marks for the last couple of years;
  • The results of 2 entrance exams - in mathematics and English;
  • A personal interview of the student with the representative of the admissions office of the school.

Of course, at the time of admission, it is desirable for the student to have the skill of owning a foreign language is not below the average level.

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- 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
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