Location: Stonehouse, Gloucestershire county
Age of students: 2 -18 years old
Programs: Primary School, Secondary School, GCSE \ IGCSE, A-level, BTEC, Foundation Year, The Development Year
Number of students: 800
Foundation year: 1882
Type of education: joint
Accommodation: boarding house, from 8 years old
Price: from 9000 pounds per term with accommodation
Ranking: TOP-100 private schools in Britain based on A-level results
Start of studying: September, January
Wycliffe College in Gloucestershire works as a day and boarding school. The Wycliffe College was founded as an educational institution for boys. Today, the college accepts boys and girls for education, offers excellent accommodation conditions for foreign students, a variety of complex meals, and practically does not restrict children in the choice of directions for personal development (sports, creativity, social work, etc.).
The school belongs to academically non-selective educational institutions. Foreign students can enter the college at the age of 13 and 16 years old. If there are places in the classes, it is possible to enter the school at different age. For admission, it is necessary to extract assessments, characteristics from previous place of study, successful passing of the interview, CAT tests.
The students are offered natural science, religious studies, mathematics, music, information and computer technologies, geography, history, drama, technology and design, art, French, English. From the sixth grade, 3 scientific disciplines are added. From 8 - German, Spanish.
Accent in Wycliffe College is being prepared for the GCSE certificate exams. The number of compulsory subjects includes English, science, mathematics, a short course of religious studies. Exams do not give up on computer technology, physical education, "life skills". Additional subjects also include the basics of economics and business, programming, drama, foreign languages (including Japanese), history, geography, music, a number of natural sciences.
The preparatory program at Wycliffe College for admission to school for applicants 15 to 17 years. The course provides for the study of English for academic purposes and subjects of the compulsory group (A-level). Also, students are offered additional disciplines. The program of the course corresponds to the program of 11 years of study in the classical British school.
Special program Wycliffe College for those wishing to work in the field of tourism. It includes the study of profile disciplines, practice in the relevant field. Examinations course does not provide. The level of knowledge is assessed according to the tasks performed at each stage of the training.
The program includes subjects of the A-level examination course (2 disciplines), provides for active participation of students in the sports life of the school. The obtained qualification allows graduates to work in sports centers, fitness clubs as instructors and coaches.
The program provides for studying in the first year of training 5 or 4 subjects, in the second - 3. Additional disciplines are similar to the GCSE course. Senior students are given the opportunity to make a personal curriculum flexible by participating in the "Enrichment Program" project, which involves listening to the lectures of professionalsWycliffe College on various topics.
The preparatory course for entrants is 13 years. The attention of schoolchildren is offered lessons of academic English, additional classes in art, drama, music, physical education, humanitarian subjects, natural sciences, computer technology.
In junior classes, the training is aimed at making the learning process as comfortable, interesting and fun for the child as possible. In a warm and friendly atmosphere, during a dynamic and diverse classes, each young student will feel a craving for knowledge, self-education and self-improvement, easier and faster to remember new information. Educators and teachers are constantly with children: they become real friends, fully responsible for their safety, help solve any difficult issue or problem.
Wycliffe College provides training programs for junior schoolchildren from 2 to 13 years: kindergarten and nursery, preparatory and junior classes, secondary school. Foreign students can go to school on a boarding school basis, starting from the age of 8.
The cost of study (together with full boarding) is:
The amount is not included and is paid separately:
The school offers accommodation in the residence. The housing stock is represented by 9 houses. Students stay in rooms for 2-3 people. Senior students can choose a single accommodation. In each residence there are living rooms, kitchens, recreation areas. In the hostel for high school students there is a sauna, a hydromassage bath is installed. In residences for younger students there are game rooms. In each hostel self-studying rooms and computer classes are available.
Students have board meals. The dining room serves traditional English and European dishes. In the menu: meat, fish, dairy products, vegetables, eggs, cereals.
The campus occupies 52 acres of the scenic Stonehouse grounds. Modern classrooms are equipped in the school buildings. Each has an interactive whiteboard, a computer. Also classes are held in specialized laboratories. The school has a computer classroom, a library, a music technology room, a theater.
Sports infrastructure is represented by squash and tennis courts, a sports center with a gym, basketball courts, an indoor pool, several playing fields. The facilities provide for the possibility of practicing year-round and seasonal sports.
Studying period: September - June.
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