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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
2. International School of Creative Arts, Buckinghamshire
Courses / Programs
The International School of Creative Arts (ISCA) is a specialist co-educational day and boarding school that provides a 2 year A-Level programme, a 1 year Art Portfolio programme and an intensive summer diploma programme aimed at international and UK students ages 16+ years who wish to study art at university.
Set on 20-acres of landscaped gardens in Wexham, Buckinghamshire (30 minutes west of Greater London), and run in association with the University of the Arts London, ISCA is the only secondary school in the world that offers access to Central Saint Martins’ Foundation Plus course directly from A-Level studies. This is an intensive summer programme which affords the same qualification as the renowned Central Saint Martins’ one-year Foundation Diploma in Art & Design.
The school actively encourages students to engage in extracurricular activities with an Enrichment Programme that builds on both academic and personal development. We believe that school life should not only provide a high standard of education in the classroom but also the opportunity to learn the broader skills needed to lead a rich and rewarding life.
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 2016-17, we are in Canada, Morocco & Peru, 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 Lymington, Hampshire on the south coast of England. Hordle Walhampton School is a forward-looking, independent boarding and day school for boys and girls from ages 2-13. Day Programmes run for students from Nursery through Prep School, while our boarding programmes cater to children from ages 8-13.
We offer flexible boarding arrangements to suit home and child.The boarding house is a home for our children for seven nights a week and this requires good facilities to ensure the home-from-home environment is maintained. Excellent food, activities and trips are a vital part of the prep school boarding experience, and our high-quality, comfortable dorms and living space are also very important.
Our boarding children are involved in all areas of the school. Boarders are well-represented in choirs, sports, and drama productions and on residential school trips. They are also academically successful with children gaining places and academic scholarships at prestigious schools such as Radley, Winchester, Canford and Sherborne.
Twyford School is a Christian, co-educational independent day and boarding school for girls and boys ages 3-13 years. We are located in Twyford Village in Hampshire on the southern coast of England, approximately 3 miles south of Winchester and 10 miles north of Southampton. We offer high quality education and our past students have gained many scholarships to a wide range of independent schools. International pupils are very welcome at Twyford, and we have an excellent record of placing boys and girls at English senior schools.
Pupils may board from Year 4 onward (ages 8 years +). Weekly boarding is an integral part of Twyford School. In recent years, over 80% of Year 8 have weekly boarded in preparation for their senior schools, or simply because they want to take advantage of the opportunities that boarding offers.
The Boarding House provides a safe, comfortable environment and lots of fun. The staff offer a varied programme of activities each evening and the boys and girls may choose between art, football, swimming, ICT or board games.
Situated on the picturesque coastland of Lancashire in the Northwest of England, Rossall School is a highly acclaimed boarding and day school for boys and girls from Nursery all the way up to Sixth Form (including the International Baccalaureate Programme). We accept day students from ages 3-18+, with boarding students beginning from Year 7 (age 11). Depending on individual circumstances and requirements, students can choose to be either a Full Boarder, a Weekly Boarder or a Flexi Boarder.
We offer a safe and supportive home-from-home to pupils from far and wide. In addition we aim to provide a healthy boarding environment where every pupil is encouraged to discover and reach their full potential. Central to this is the house system where a positive ethos stimulates the development of valuable skills such as leadership and teamwork.
Our British students hail from all over the UK, and our international students at Rossall come from 30 different countries around the world. Your son or daughter will enjoy a truly international experience within a traditional British environment, making lifelong friends from all over the world with the added benefit of developing a wider world view.
- Day Programmes (Ages 3-18+)
- Boarding Programme from Middle School (Ages 11-18+)
- Primary Years Programme (including Nursery & Reception)
- Junior School
- Middle School
- Senior School Programmes
- Sixth Form
- International Baccalaureate Programme
- English Language Support
Moffats is a family-owned, co-educational independent day and boarding school in England that caters for the needs of boys and girls between the ages of 3 and 13. The school is located in its own beautiful 100-acre estate in the south of rural Shropshire on the Shropshire-Worcestershire border, within easy daily travelling distance of Bridgnorth, Ludlow and Kidderminster.
At Moffats, boarding is for children 7-13 years of age, and there is always something going on. Moffats is a true boarding school in the traditional sense. We offer a flexible range of daily, weekly and full boarding services, which cover all the things that parents would normally provide if they were at hand, including medical care, clothing, shoes and more.
Boarders’ bedrooms, in the upper two floors of the main house, are shared by small groups of children of similar age. A matron is always on call for all children during the school day, and a duty matron sleeps in every night. Moffats School is a member of the Independent Schools Association (ISA) and the school is inspected by the Independent Schools Inspectorate.
Co-ed Day & Boarding School Programs for Primary & Secondary Students:
- Day Programmes for boys & girls ages 3-13
- Boarding Programmes for students ages 7-13
- Traditional, high-quality education in small classes
- The Little Moffats Curriculum (ages 3-7)
- Moffats – Main school curriculum (ages 7-13)
- Common Entrance syllabus
Kent College Preparatory School & Kent College Pembury is a leading independent girls' boarding and day school with a Senior School (ages 11-18) and Prep School (ages 3-11) sharing the same site in Kent, in the south-east of England.
As well as providing an excellent learning environment, Kent College offers a secure and happy home for boarders. At KC, family-run boarding houses provide spacious, comfortable accommodation and there is a friendly, relaxed atmosphere in all houses. Our boarders come from all over the world and we maintain a good balance of British and international girls in houses and classes.
Most girls are full boarders who stay at weekends, whilst a number of local girls are weekly boarders who go home on Friday evenings. Flexi-boarders pay on a per-night basis.
The Senior curriculum is planned with due regard to the Key Stage 3 (KS3) National Curriculum, although we provide a greater variety of subjects. Students in Years 10 and 11 are usually aged 14 to 16 and follow the two-year GCSE (General Certificate of Secondary Education) course with public examinations at the end of Year 11. In Sixth Form, students can choose from a variety of A-level options.
Aysgarth is one of the country’s leading prep schools for boys, incorporating a full boarding focused, boys’ Prep School for 8-13 year olds, and a Pre Prep and Nursery Day Programme for boys and girls ages 3-8. Aysgarth School is situated in the foothills of the Yorkshire Dales, just ten minutes drive from the A1, and 50 minutes from the nearest airport, Durham Tees Valley.
The Prep School, for boys ages 8-13, is the only all-boys boarding and day prep school in the north of England. We are passionate about the benefits that boarding provides. Boys are introduced to a wide range of opportunities and encouraged to explore in a secure environment with their friends. The key pastoral care team includes the headmaster and his wife, the housemaster, the matrons and school nurse, and the form tutors, almost all of whom live on site.
In the north, the school has an unmatched record of sending boys to Eton, Harrow, Radley, Shrewsbury, Stowe, Uppingham and Winchester, as well as Ampleforth and Sedbergh closer by. OFSTED completed a Boarding Inspection in October 2008 and awarded Aysgarth 'Outstanding' as its overall assessment, placing it among the best in the UK.
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