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Christ College Brecon:
Located 31 miles north of Cardiff, in Brecon, Wales, Christ College is one of Britain's most ancient schools and is an independent day & boarding school for boys and girls aged 11-18. We provide a comprehensive Secondary school program for both day and boarding students from Years 7-13. Christ College is a popular choice for those seeking a school that offers high academic standards and real personal development in a warm friendly environment, set in a stunning location.

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Why Choose Christ College Brecon?

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- Academic Excellence
At Christ College we are proud to have achieved outstanding A Level and GCSE Results.

- Class Sizes & Quality Teaching
At Christ College we have highly qualified and committed staff with a generous 1:9 teacher:pupil ratio. We have modern teaching facilities throughout the campus with ICT skills developed using state-of-the-art and campus wide wireless network.

- The Christ College Community
The School buildings reflect the school's ancient past as well as its determination to provide the best modern facilities possible for our pupils.

- Outstanding Location
Christ College occupies a beautiful site on the outskirts of Brecon, a safe, small market town in the Brecon Beacons National Park. We are situated in an area which contains some of the most spectacular and diverse landscapes in Europe.

Boarding and Day School Programmes for Secondary students ages 11-18:

- Junior Curriculum (Years 7, 8 & 9)
- Middle School Curriculum (Years 10 & 11)
- Sixth Form Curriculum
- Extra-Curricular Activities

Pupils follow a broad-based curriculum, studying English, Latin or Welsh, Math, Science, French, Art, Geography, Music, Design, Technology, History, Physical Education, Drama, Information Technology, PSE and Religious Studies.

Community Spirit:
There is a strong sense of community at Christ College. Each of our six houses has its own character and is run like an extended family by Houseparents. They are ably supported by a team comprising of Assistant Houseparents, tutors, and domestic staff who will ensure that your child's welfare and health are safeguarded, as well as their academic progress.

The house system provides stability and the fact that the houses comprise of both Boarding and Day pupils means that all of the pupils in the houses interact in every area of school life. Day pupils benefit from the huge range of activities and superb facilities while Boarders can enjoy friendships that extend well beyond the school gates and into the local community.

Boarding Options:

There are six houses spread across the Christ College campus including:

Alway House:
A junior boarding and day house for boys and girls in Years 7 and 8. Moving up to a senior school can be quite a daunting experience. In Alway House we aim to provide a friendly and secure environment in which boys and girls in the first two years can develop both individually and as part of a team.

Image of Private Boarding School in Wales De Winton House:
Senior boarding and day houses for girls in Years 9 to 13. In 1985, after a long history as a successful boys' school, Christ College went co-educational in the Sixth Form and de Winton House was built with that purpose in mind. Then in 1995 the school started to take girls from the age of 11 and at that point de Winton changed its role, becoming home to girls from the age of 13 upwards.

Donaldson's House
Senior boarding and day houses for girls in Years 9 to 13. In September 1998 Donaldson's became the second senior girls boarding house at Christ College. Completely refurbished to tailor the needs of the "new" inhabitants, Donaldson's provides a warm, comfortable environment in which to both work and play.

Orchard House:
Senior boarding and day houses for boys in Years 9 to 13. Orchard House is the smallest of the three senior boys boarding houses, and is located on the edge of the school campus, a few minutes’ walk from the main classroom block, the Sports Hall, and Dining Halls. There are around 45 boys in the house, predominantly boarders, and the accommodation is an eclectic mix of ancient and modern.

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Kent College Pembury
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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.
Prep School Programme for Girls (ages 3-11) and Senior Boarding School Programme for Girls (ages 11-18):

Senior School Curriculum:
- Key Stage 3 (KS3) National Curriculum (Years 7, 8 & 9)
- Years 10 & 11 (GCSE level)
- Sixth Form (A Level)
- Full, weekly & flexi-Boarding Programmes
EduKick Manchester – Football & Education Courses
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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
EduKick Manchester – Football & Education Courses: Soccer Boarding School offering full-time academic studies and daily high level technical football training.

- Academic Year Football Program

- 1/2 Academic Year Football Program

- Monthly Football Camps

- Weekly Football Camps

- English as a Second Language (ESL) included in all programs

- BTEC Sports Studies program available for English-speaking students
ACS Cobham International School, Surrey
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Located in Cobham, Surrey, southeast England, 20 miles (32 km) south-west of central London, ACS Cobham International School is a non-sectarian, co-educational, boarding and day school for 2-18 year olds, offering the IB Diploma Programme (IBDP). In addition, ACS Cobham offers an American High School Diploma, and also teaches prestigious Advanced Placement (AP) courses. Native Language Enrichment (NLE) is provided in over 12 languages as well as English as an Additional Language (EAL).

Our campus is located approximately 30 minutes by rail and/or road from central London with housing up to 50% less expensive than central London locations. The ACS Cobham Dormitory is an integral part of the school community, offering separate-wing accommodation for over 100 boys and girls aged between 12 and 18.

ACS graduates attend leading universities including Cambridge, Imperial College London, London School of Economics,Oxford, Harvard, Princeton, Stanford, Yale, McGill, Stockholm School of Economics, University of Oslo, Delft University of Technology, University of Tokyo and others. We are accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.
Day & Boarding Programmes for Boys and Girls Ages 2-18:

- Day Programs (Ages 2-18)
- Boarding Programs for boys and girls (Ages 12-18)
- Early Childhood, Lower, Middle, and High School
- Built upon the American education system
- International Baccalaureate programme
- Advanced Placement Courses
- Worldwide University Placement Courses
- Native Language Enrichment (NLE)
- English as an Additional Language (EAL)
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.
A-Level & Creative Arts Boarding & Day Programmes for Students Ages 16+:

A Level Programme (2 years):
- Fine Art
- Graphic Design
- Photography
- Business Studies
- Mathematics
- English Literature & Language
- History of Art

Other Creative Arts Programmes:
- 1 year Portfolio
- Intensive Summer Diploma
- Academic Enrichment
- Social Enrichment
- ESL tuition for students with limited English
Welbeck Defence Sixth Form College
Courses / Programs
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.
Sixth-Form AS / A-Level Boarding Programme - core subjects include:

- Mathematics
- Physics / Chemistry / Biology
- Electronics
- Computing
- Geography
- History
- Government & Politics
- Business Studies
- Design & Technology
- Sport and Physical Education
Worth School, Turners Hill
Courses / Programs
Located in Turners Hill, West Sussex, just 50 km from London, Worth School is a Benedictine (Catholic) boarding and day school catering for boys and girls between the ages of 11 and 18. Boarding Programmes are available for boys from Year 7 (age 11) upwards, and for girls as of Year 9 (age 13). Students who come to Worth have the opportunity to grow into young men and women who know what it means to belong and the importance of mutual respect and concern for others.

Living together enables young people to develop a better understanding of and respect for others. The boarding experience at Worth available for boys as of year 7 and for girls as of year 9 aims to develop the academic, cultural and physical talents of each individual within a community which places the highest possible value on mutual respect and tolerance. Our flexible weekend policy allows students either to go home on a Saturday or to remain in school where a number of activities are offered.

Each boarding House has its own unique family atmosphere. In the lower Years, students share dormitories/rooms, whilst students in the Sixth Form have individual study bedrooms.
Co-Educational Boarding & Day Programmes:

- Boarding Programmes for boys (ages 11+) and girls (ages 13+)
- Day Programmes for boys and girls (ages 11-18)
- Lower School
- Middle School
- Senior School
- Sixth Form
- International Baccalaureate Programme
- Learning Support Classes
- English as an Additional Language (EAL)