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Worksop College Private School

Address: Sparken Hill, Worksop S80 3AP, UK

Description Worksop College Private School

  • Year of establishment: 1890;
  • Location: Worksop, Nottinghamshire, England;
  • Age of students: 13-18 years old;
  • Type of program: mixed;
  • Type of accommodation: boarding house;
  • Language learning: English.

Worksop College Private School is a member of the Woodard Schools group, which brings together several of the most prestigious schools in England: it existed as a school for boys until the early 1970s, but over the course of several decades successful mixed programs were developed. The facility occupies a vast area 3 hours from London, not far from Manchester Airport, which makes it possible for active sports, pleasant walks and pastime, including playing golf - the school golf course is considered one of the most popular in England, and the school itself is a part of the Independent Schools Golf Association. The school has about 400 students, the ratio of boys and girls is 250 by 150, among students from abroad - 41 people; 160 students live in the dormitory, the rest come for the school year and only occasionally stay overnight.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Worksop College Private School

Program name
Date
Age
Cost
Annual
14-16
from 7 339 £ / term

Quick overview:

  • Age of students: 14-16 years;
  • Dates: September;
  • Duration: 3 years.

Mandatory program required to obtain a certificate of secondary education. International students at Worksop College are enrolled in a program divided into two phases:

  • In 1 year (Year 9) 4 main subjects are studied: English, French, mathematics, scientific disciplines - chemistry and physics. Additional courses include:
    • History;
    • Music;
    • Cooking;
    • Art;
    • Technology;
    • Religion study;
    • Physical education;
    • Psychology;
    • Sociology;
    • Design.
  • 2 and 3 years (Year 10-11) students study compulsory subjects: English, English literature, mathematics, French, natural sciences. Additionally, students choose 3 subjects from the stated list, including:
    • Design;
    • Art directions;
    • Technology;
    • Culinary art;
    • Latin language;
    • Music art;
    • Physical culture;
    • Spanish. 
Annual
16-18
from 9 889 £ / term

Quick overview:

  • Age of students: 16-18 years;
  • Duration: 2 years;
  • 2-year preparatory course for admission to English universities.

List of subjects to study:

  • Economics, business;
  • Chemistry;
  • Biology;
  • Civilizations;
  • Design, technology;
  • English literature;
  • Latin language;
  • Mathematics;
  • Physics;
  • Music art;
  • Geography;
  • History;
  • Spanish;
  • Physical education.

Accommodation, housing and food

The school has a residence of 8 buildings: 5 - for boys, 3 - for girls. High school students live in single and double rooms, the rest of the students are provided with shared bedrooms.

Events Worksop College Private School

Thanks to its location in a fabulous location near Shervurd Forest, students can enjoy walking and cycling in the fresh air, playing sports, including football, aerobics, swimming, including scuba, badminton, trampoline, sailing, yoga, etc.

List of extracurricular clubs:

  • Chess;
  • Cooking;
  • Beekeeping;
  • Music art:
    • Playing in an orchestra;
    • Singing in a jazz band;
    • Ensemble.
  • Play in the school theater.

The troupe of the school theater with its student performances successfully performs throughout the country - with a group of art schools, students often travel to the cities of the United States, Italy, Germany, etc., sports teams participate in championships, often winning prizes:

  • Hockey in South Africa;
  • Netball in the Mediterranean;
  • Rugby in Canada and others.

Some boys become members of the cadet corps (CCF), where they undergo powerful hardening of body and spirit, participate in competitions for the prize of the Duke of Edinburgh.

Advantages

  • Prestigious location;
  • High level of student preparation: almost 100% of students successfully pass exams and enter higher education institutions in the TOP-20;
  • Golfing;
  • Comfortable living conditions;
  • Quick adaptation of international students thanks to the EAL course (English as an additional language);
  • Small classes;
  • Qualified teachers.

Equipment Worksop College Private School

There are beautiful academic and residential buildings in the Victorian style on the territory of the school, as well as modern buildings of laboratories, residences, medical center. The school occupies 300 acres of land, where they are harmoniously located:

  • Sports grounds;
  • Pool;
  • Sports fields (football, squash, tennis, etc.);
  • School theater for 250 seats.

All buildings have computer rooms with free Wi-Fi, lounges with TVs, libraries with fresh periodicals, equipped kitchen appliances, and a common dining room. The classrooms are equipped with interactive school blackboards and computers, and a program is in place that provides students and their parents with remote access to student's achievements and grades.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

List of services to pay additionally to tuition fee:

  • Registration fee;
  • Consular fee;
  • Medical insurance;
  • Guardianship (a guardian is required living in England);
  • School uniform;
  • Deposit for personal expenses;
  • Banking costs;
  • Air tickets;
  • Transfers.

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

For enrollment, students must submit the following documents:

  • School feature;
  • Statement of estimates for the previous 2 years.

Pupils are interviewed with the director of the college and pass the entrance exams.

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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,
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- 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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