Private schools in Ireland: Independent schools in Dublin City, Cork, Galway, the West of Ireland. International schools, top boarding schools in South Dublin County offering primary school and secondary school education for girls and boys, co-ed (mixed) classes..
Founded in 1973, Rathdown School is a private day and boarding girls' school located on Upper Glenageary Road in Glenageary, just south of Dun Laoghaire in Dublin.
We consist of a Junior School for girls ages 3-12 years and a Senior School for girls ages 12-18 years. A pupil’s name may be entered for the school at any time, although early application is advised.
Rathdown currently has around 600 girls enrolled - 400 in the Senior School and 200 in the Junior School. Class sizes rarely exceed 25, so it is possible to give individual attention and to develop the special abilities and interests of each student. We believe that each student is unique and should be valued for herself.
The school enjoys a superb location and setting, overlooking the sea and with inland views of the Wicklow mountains.
Our academic achievements are outstanding by any measure and the vast majority of our pupils continue to 3rd level education in Ireland and abroad. Rathdown was built on the proud traditions of four original schools: The Hall School, Hillcourt School, Park House School and Glengara Park School.
Parent Testimonial: "She has enjoyed herself immensely and at the same time progressed academically. It has been a great experience. It has been great at all levels."
- Ruth Cosgrove (Second Year Parent) – Ireland / Spain
Atlantic School of English & Active Leisure is an English language school in the village of Schull in West Cork in the South-West of Ireland.
We provide English summer courses for juniors and teenagers. Students are divided into groups according to age and level - ages 9-12 and 13-17.
We also provide a Young Kids' English Summer Camp for children ages 3-8. Your child can make new friends, while learning and playing through the English language.
Because our English summer camps for young kids and juniors are located only a few minutes walk from our Adult English school, Mum & Dad are always nearby.
We synchronise timetables so parents, younger kids and also their older siblings can attend one of our 3 separate, but closeby centres. This allows them to easily enjoy a unique ‘whole family’ learning experience, but with the needs of each family member attended to, according to their age and level.
Our your learners make great progress in their English language skills, particularly listening and speaking. Our courses are professionally designed, and our teachers are qualified, experienced experts.
Our students build great confidence in using English. Each student's age, needs & learning styles are catered for. We offer a level assessment and interview on the first day and then you will join the class for your level.
In addition to our summer English courses, closed group or 'one to one' or 'two to one' English courses for juniors are available any time throughout the year.
During the summer months Learning-Experiences-Ireland offers a unique Study English and Music in Ireland - Homestay Programme for young people including beginner language learners. The two week programme is open to young people of all ages and has been designed by professional cellist, composer and educator, Adele O'Dwyer. Ms. O'Dwyer has 25 years of teaching experience and is a TESOL certified language teacher.
The Study English and Music in Ireland - Homestay Programme offers a unique combination of language and music learning in a beautiful Irish countryside setting. The programme is designed to be intimate in nature as a maximum of 4 young people are accepted for each two-week session. The programme incorporates language building activities through daily classes in English as well as participation in musical, recreational and home-based activities.
• English Language immersion course for students aged 12 to 17 in County Sligo in the beautiful West of Ireland!
• The programme consists of 3 hours of English tuition each morning. Afternoons are filled with a choice of fun activities including Kayaking, Horse-Riding, Cookery Lessons, Irish Dancing and Zip-Lines in the local forest park!
• Our course is also attended by Irish teenagers who act as Student Guides for our international students. The Irish teenagers attend activities and live with the students in our lakeside accommodation to ensure they have an enjoyable language learning holiday.
• Evenings are spent relaxing and include English movie nights, Quizzes, Board games, table tennis competitions etc.
• English Language Camp Ireland takes place on Lough Arrow in the west of Ireland. The residential accommodation is located on the shores of one of Ireland's most beautiful lakes.
• Our unique weekend excursion takes students to a remote island on the lake where our students along with Irish teenagers, teachers and activity leaders camp overnight.
Brushstrokes Art School provide quality art classes in Ongar, Dublin 15 (close to Blanchardstown) for children between the ages of 6 and 12. Our kids classes take place on Saturday mornings and run on a continuous basis throughout the year. You can join at any time once we have a vacancy in the class of your choice, at 11am or 12.15pm
Our art classes for children are designed to ensure a balance between the innate abilities that all children possess, while also creating a relaxed and fun learning environment that allows for natural and structured progression at their own pace. They work with water-based paints, pastels, pencils and paper. Some children also work with oil paints.
We work with them and introduce them to different drawing and colouring techniques and we guide them to choose their own compositions. We don't enforce our views but allow them to take on board the techniques as it suits them.
Thomas's London Day Schools are a group of family run, co-educational schools for children from the ages of two and a half to thirteen. We offer first class Kindergarten, Lower, Middle and Upper School education in our preparatory schools throughout London. Thomas's educates over 1,850 children in Battersea, Clapham, Fulham and Kensington, with two Kindergartens, in Battersea and Pimlico. Children are taught from the age of two and a half up to senior school entry at the age of eleven or thirteen.
After kindergarten, children join their preparatory schools at the age of four. Pupils from Thomas's, Kensington and Thomas's, Fulham may transfer to Thomas's, Battersea or Thomas's, Clapham at the age of eleven. In these exploratory years, we offer a broad curriculum covering a wide range of subjects and skills so that by the time they leave us our pupils will have begun to identify individual areas of talent. Thus, in a positive and stimulating environment we ensure that each child achieves the best academic results of which he or she is capable.
Kindergarten Program; Lower School Program (Age 4 to 7); Middle School Program (Age 7 to 10); Upper School Program (Age 10 to 13). Our broad curriculum gives the pupils, during their formative years, the opportunity to explore a wide range of subjects and skills. French, Music, Drama, Art, Pottery, Ballet and PE are taught by specialist teachers.
Vivace Theatre School is a Glasgow based Youth Arts Academy, providing first class training in Acting, Singing, Dance, Musical Theatre, Early Stages Performance and Drama School Audition Preparation for young people aged 2-18yrs. We run exciting performing arts term-time courses, summer schools and education projects in nursery, primary and secondary schools throughout Scotland and since opening in March 2003, have quickly established a reputation for quality, value and above all fun. We are located near Glasgow Green, Glasgow´s oldest Park in the east end of Glasgow.
We firmly believe that young people need ample opportunity to transfer their skills from the classroom onto the stage and for this reason we aim to complete a minimum of two productions with each class per academic year. If you are keen and want to try something new then give us a call. We demand and maintain a high quality of performance from our students but all necessary support and tuition is provided by our committed and enthusiastic staff.
We offer first class training in Acting, Singing, Dance, Musical Theatre, Early Stages Performance and Drama School Audition Preparation for young people aged 2-18yrs. We run exciting performing arts term-time courses, summer schools and education projects in nursery, primary and secondary schools throughout Scotland.