Worth School is a private school that accepts 11 to 18 year-olds for full-time education and boarding, with a total of 590 students. Worth School is located in the small, picturesque and tranquil village of Ternes Hill, a place in West Sussex, near Crawley (it takes less than an hour to get to London, and you can get to the major Gatwick Airport in just 10 minutes). The school was founded in 1933 by the Benedictine abbey. Initially it was an educational institution exclusively for boys: in 2008 Sixth Form (high school) program began to be hosted by girls, and in 2012 coaching was finally accepted. There are three branches:
The institution harmoniously combines the ancient traditions of Benedictines and modern technologies and innovations - this helps to fully reveal the abilities and talents of each student, to bring up independence and independence in children. There is an institute of mentoring - the mentor of each student is always ready to help in solving various issues, difficult situations, to help in academic development.
Worth School is proud of the high quality of its educational programs. The main directions of study can be called mathematics, science and linguistics, as well as a large number of interesting and diverse electives that will help the student to reveal all facets of his talent, to satisfy academic interest. Here the preparation for the classical IB program is very strong - the graduates successfully pass the exams and enter the selected universities and higher schools without much difficulty. According to the data of 2015, 30.8% of graduates passed the A-level examination at A-A * level, 64.7% at A * -B level, and GCSE examinations 50.4% of graduates passed at the highest level of A-A * . It often hosts useful workshops, seminars and open lessons, in which current professionals from various fields of activity and professions take part.
Worth School regularly and successfully passes the tests of the prestigious Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI) commission - the latter was held in 2014, where the institution received excellent grades in all positions. In the independent directory The Good Schools Guide, the institution is given the following characteristic: "An excellent Catholic school, from which come educated, educated and independent children." At the same time, children of all faiths and denominations are accepted for education; The official religion is Catholicism.
At this stage (secondary education) students learn a fairly wide range of subjects and disciplines:
This deep, complex program of pre-university preparation provides for a profile study of a small number of subjects (3-4) that pupils can choose from a fairly extensive list:
On this program, students learn a fairly large list of subjects, focusing on the disciplines that they will need for successful admission to the chosen higher education institution and training in the chosen specialty:
Please note that some subjects are only available for study if there are enough students on the course.
There are 10 comfortable residences on the territory of Worth School - young men and women live in different houses. In each hostel, tutors and a manager are constantly on duty, who are responsible for the safety and comfort of the pupils, and are ready to help with any problems and difficult situations.
The Worth School pays great attention to the variety of extracurricular activities - it is an integral part of the diversified development of the individual. Among the students, sports are very popular, physical activity is encouraged in every way: you can engage in athletics, tennis, rugby, netball and football, hockey, cricket, lacrosse, etc. Many children, especially girls, are engaged in aerobics and ballet, play badminton. For extra-curricular activities, billiards, basketball, golf, squash, archery, fencing, general fitness, chess are available. Equally popular are classes in the drama studio, participation in theatrical productions, musicals and concerts. Approximately 40% of students constantly play musical instruments, participate in the activities of ensembles and chorus. A large number of clubs, clubs and sections on interests - for example, a club of mathematicians or history buffs, can be engaged in photography, drawing, sculpture, playing in a school orchestra on the campus basis. The program of the Duke of Edinburgh operates, which necessarily includes charitable and volunteer activities - this teaches children to respect and appreciate other people, listen to their desire, instills empathy and compassion.
The total territory of the campus Worth School reaches 200 hectares - this is a picturesque, well-groomed, peaceful countryside where students will not be distracted from the learning process. The territory of the school is constantly updated and improved to meet the high standards of modern education and provide students with everything for effective learning and comfortable rest. In recent years, a large number of spacious audiences have appeared on the campus, a modern gym and arts center, a separate fitness center and a fencing hall, a large swimming pool, a dance studio, a professional golf course and a variety of team games. For students free access to the library and computer rooms is organized, there is own theater for classes in the drama studio, a medical center and a chapel are constantly working.
Please note some additional fees not included in the price of the programs:
Required documents, depending on the type of institution:
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- 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)
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- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively
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- 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.