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Located in the County of Kent, just east of London, Rochester Independent College (RIC) is a progressive alternative to conventional secondary education with a happily distinctive ethos.
Accepting day students from the age of 11 and boarders from 16, the focus is on exam success in a lively, supportive and informal atmosphere. Students are encouraged to be themselves and achieve exam results that often exceed their expectations.
The College has an atmosphere closer to university than school. About 65 of the College's 280 students are boarders. Our Halls combine the informality of a university residence with the supervision and pastoral support appropriate for young adults.
The College offers students the opportunity to thrive in an atmosphere of managed independence, and acts as a stepping stone between school and university.
Students who are 15 are considered if their 16th birthday falls within the first half term of the academic year. College accommodation is in either single or double rooms. All rooms have a direct telephone and internet connection.
RIC is accredited by the ISC (Independent Schools Council) and a member of the Independent Schools Association.
Testimonial: “I was so impressed with all the classes & teaching I saw and came away with a very positive view of the College, its ethos & aspirations for the students. The priority of teaching & learning was foremost and the students projected such a positive attitude towards their studies”
- Peter Read, Education Advisor
Welcome to Plymouth College, one of the South West's leading independent day and boarding schools for boys and girls ages 3 to 18, with boarding facilities for Senior School students ages 11 to 18. The school is based in the bustling maritime city of Plymouth in the south-west of England. As well as boarders from the UK, Plymouth and the surrounding area, we welcome pupils from all over the world including Europe, the Far East, Asia and the Americas.
In our boarding community, staff and boarders respect and value each other. We encourage our boarders to be happy, healthy and successful individuals with a mature and responsible attitude towards their studies, and with the life-skills necessary for their futures.
We have a wide curriculum which helps us prepare pupils for secondary education,supported by a diverse range of extra-curricular activities. Activities include team practices for sport (both competitive and non competitive) as well as clubs for ballet, modelling, computing, gymnastics, modern dance and more. We have a strong community spirit in which every child combines a desire to achieve with an awareness of the importance of tolerance and consideration for others.
- Junior & Senior School Day Programme (Ages 3-18+)
- Boarding Program for Senior School students (Ages 11 to 18+)
- Preparatory School
- Lower School
- Senior School
- Sixth Form
3. EduKick Manchester – Football & Education Courses
Courses / Programs
EduKick, Inc is a leading organization that provides international football academies, academic year soccer boarding schools, monthly & summer camps abroad, with the aim of equipping young student soccer players for life’s challenges in a way no other experience can.
As well as being prepared for a competitive international soccer environment, our students also learn a deep appreciation for a new language and culture.
EduKick Manchester - Football & Education Courses invites English and non-English speaking soccer players from around the world to join our unique soccer boarding school in Manchester in North West England.
We welcome boys and girls ages 13+ to join our academic year-long and half-academic year soccer boarding programs, as well as monthly and weekly soccer camps. Our long-term programs combine academic studies with daily football training from professional coaches.
EduKick's programs are available in the UK, Spain, Italy, France, Germany, Portugal, Greece, Mexico, China, Brazil, Israel, Canada and the U.S.
Parent Testimonial: "For Cody, Edukick was a truly amazing experience! He met other boys from all over the world and made lasting friendships. The soccer training and facilities were excellent." - Patti, Mother of Cody - Canada
With our headquarters in New York City, THINK Global School is the world’s first global, traveling high school! There is no other school like TGS on the planet.
Designed for 10-12th Grade students from the U.K., the U.S. and around the globe, our school year consists of 3 terms, each held in a different country. Our students have the unique opportunity to delve into the history and culture of these fantastic international locations.
Authorized to offer the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Program, our mission is to provide a challenging academic experience for multinational students in a multicultural learning environment, with a specific focus on engaging with the local culture in each of our host cities.
During the academic year 2014-15, we are in New Zealand, Costa Rica & Greece, while in previous years we have been situated in Australia, Sweden, Japan, China, Germany, Argentina, and the U.S. among others.
TGS students are competitively selected from all corners of the globe and all walks of life. Together they are a miniature United Nations, representing more than 20 different countries of citizenship and a diverse range of experiences, talents and interests.
THINK Global School is accredited by the Western Association of Schools & Colleges.
Expert Testimonial: "The collective energy that the students at TGS possess is remarkable. Somehow, the more places they go and things they do, the more energy they have!… It is such an inspiration!" - TGS Residential Advisor
Located in York in the north-east of England, Queen Ethelburga's College is a private day & boarding school for boys & girls of all ages, from Kindergarten all the way up to A-level. Queen Ethelburga's welcomes boarding pupils ages 5 to 18. Our Collegiate comprises four schools and a kindergarten, each with its own unique qualities, but all sharing a common purpose of providing students with a first class education and the opportunity to work towards higher education and a successful career.
No matter whether a child joins our boarding community in the Prep School or in the Sixth Form; whether they choose to stay with us all week, all term, or occasionally, there will be a warm welcome in one of our boarding houses.
The number of girls or boys to a room varies - normally from 4 down to 1 or 2 (dependent on age and availability). Queen Ethelburga's has it all - excellent academic results, a great deal of fun and excitement out of school hours, a huge number of things to do with loads of equipment and facilities.
There are strong academic standards across the Foundation, and students are encouraged to have high expectations for their achievement and career prospects.
Welbeck Defence Sixth Form College is a co-educational, residential sixth-form boarding college in Loughborough in Leicestershire, Central England. One of the top colleges in the country, Welbeck offers a two-year A-level education for students wishing to pursue an engineering based career in the Army, Royal Navy, Royal Air Force and MOD (Ministry of Defence) Civil Service.
The college accommodates around 340 students on a superbly equipped, ultra-modern campus. The tuition is free, although parents may have to contribute towards living expenses. Once a student completes the course, they would then be committed to a career in the Army for a period of time.
All of the subjects offered for AS and A Level courses at Welbeck are designed to allow students to develop their scientific skills and/or to develop a broader range of knowledge and understanding.
Welbeck welcomes British and Commonwealth citizens. After graduation from Welbeck, most students go on to one of eight specified universities on a generous technical bursary to study towards their chosen career and then go onto professional training within their chosen service.
UWC Atlantic College is a prestigious international residential school in the UK. We are an independent, co-educational sixth form college based in the Vale of Glamorgan, a 45 minute drive from Cardiff, Wales. Atlantic College prepares students to embark on life as emotionally mature and globally aware adults, ready to make a positive difference in their future communities.
Each year, 350 students aged 16 - 18 from 80 different countries benefit from a world-class International Baccalaureate educational experience. UWC Atlantic College is committed to making education a force to unite people, nations and cultures for peace and a sustainable future.
The student community is divided into seven house communities in purpose-built student houses. Each house accommodates around 48 students, a mixture of boys and girls, who live on separate corridors. In general four students, each of a different nationality, share a room.
Each House has a day room with a small kitchen, study rooms and drying rooms. The accommodation of the Houseparents, one or both of whom are staff members, is attached to their respective houses.
- Boarding Programme for boys and girls 16-18 years old
- Day Programme option
- International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme
- Atlantic Pre-Diploma (Ages 15-16)
- Atlantic College Mission Initiative (Sixth Form)
Curriculum subjects include:
- Literature Course in Mother Tongue Language
- Foreign Language
- Natural Sciences
- Art, Music or Theatre Arts
- Integrated Development Programme
- Extra-Curricular Activity Programme
Situated in the London Borough of Brent in northwest London, St Paul’s is an independent school offering an outstanding, all-round education for gifted boys ages 13-18, with day programmes for boys from Year 9-13, and boarding facilities available for boys of 16+ (Year 11 upwards). The School has a strong academic tradition to which staff are committed.Boarding has always been part of the school's provision and continues to play an important role here for many families. We offer full, weekly and flexi boarding options.
As well as accommodating boys for whom the daily commute to this part of London would be impractical, we have a number of boys whose parents have relocated abroad or to other parts of the UK.
At St. Paul's, we believe a good education must also develop character and a sense of values, and must strike the right balance between the intellectual, physical and spiritual. With this aim in view, we offer extensive sporting facilities and a wide range of extra-curricular activities to cater for each individual pupil.
Stanborough Secondary School in Stanborough Park, Watford, Hertfordshire, in the East region of England, is an independent, co-educational school with a strong and established academic tradition. The Seventh Day Adventist Christian roots of the school make it welcoming to all faiths and pupils from around the world. With over 40 nationalities of students ages 3-18, Stanborough is often referred to as the United Nations. Our spacious boarding school provides accommodation for over 60 boarders from ages 11-18.
It is not unusual for students to share a room with someone who comes all the way from Australia, Asia, Africa, America or other parts of Europe to seek the benefits of a British education. Located in over 40 acres of beautiful parkland and only 30 minutes from London, the school provides the ideal setting for learning.
By placing emphasis on a wide range of cultures and curriculum choices, we aim to develop our pupils in as many ways as possible. The School offers a balanced and challenging education, which will stand our pupils in good stead in their future careers and within the community at large.
K-12 International Secondary School for Boys & Girls Ages 3-18:
- Day Programmes (Ages 3-18)
- Boarding Programmes (Ages 11-18)
- International Senior School (Ages 11-18)
- International Baccalaureate (16+)
- Summer English School for students aged 11-16
- Study Courses
- English Literature, English History or English (ESL) courses for international students
Dulwich College is an academically selective independent boarding and day school for boys located in Dulwich, which lies south of the City of London only six miles from the River Thames. Our boys are aged between 11 and 18, and generally in the top 15 percent of the national academic range. They come from a wide range of backgrounds and have diverse interests which enrich the life of the College.
Almost all students proceed to university, with about a sixth being accepted into Oxbridge or top American universities. Boarding at Dulwich is truly international, with boys coming from all over the world, and this adds to a cultural atmosphere of tolerance and intellectual curiosity.
We also cater for the busy London parents who like to have their sons home at the weekends. There are three boarding houses at Dulwich, all close to the campus. Each house has a housemaster who is resident with his family. The College benefits from historic buildings in a delightful environment; it has a distinguished tradition of inspired teaching and genuine scholarship. We seek to build on this to achieve our aim and so help current and future generations of Alleynians to be well prepared for life.
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