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Abbotsford Preparatory School, Manchester:
Abbotsford Preparatory school is a co-educational independent day school for children aged 2 ½ up to 11 years. We are located in Urmston, Metropolitan Borough of Trafford, Greater Manchester area, north west England and have nursery, infant and junior departments. At Abbotsford each pupil is encouraged and supported in a caring, disciplined and happy community. We set high academic standards and offer a broad curriculum throughout the school. Abbotsford Preparatory School is a member of the GEMS family of schools. GEMS managed schools consistently attain high standards of academic achievement.

Boys and girls entering Abbotsford Preparatory School will grow up together in a school which sets both high academic, behavioural and personal standards in a friendly and happy learning environment. Abbotsford Preparatory School will provide your child with the opportunities to develop their all-round potential through a rich and stimulating curriculum.

Vision:

Photo of Private School in Manchester, UKAs a GEMS school we have the responsibility to provide learning experiences of the highest quality in a safe, secure and stimulating environment. Education empowers a child; it provides the necessary knowledge, concepts, skills and discipline to equip him/her to make life choices and can develop a long lasting love for learning.

We also believe that schools should not be judged solely on the results that their pupils attain but also in the way in which our pupils interact with their environment and develop as good citizens with positive principles and values.

Through effective communication between children, parents, staff and other parts of the GEMS organisation, we can promote a shared vision and commitment to learning through excellence and enjoyment within our local and wider community. The result is a record and reputation of which we are very proud.

The GEMS Difference:

* Enviable College Admission Record
GEMS students have gained admission to some of the world’s most prestigious universities including University of Oxford, University of Cambridge and University College of London in England; New York University, Boston University, Columbia University and Yale University in the US; the IIT’s, St. Stephen’s (New Delhi) and St. Xavier’s (Mumbai) in India; McGill and University of Toronto in Canada and Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology and Monash University in Australia, to name a few.

* Academic Excellence
Academic results in GEMS Schools are consistently high, with GEMS students achieving well above national averages for equivalent examinations.

* Multi-Curricular Expertise
GEMS are experts in delivering a number of curricula

* Founded on 50 Years of Trust
For the past 50 years, hundreds of thousands of parents have placed their trust in GEMS Schools. Today, over 100,000 students from 125 countries attend GEMS Schools.

* Exceptional Teachers
Trained to create vibrant learning environments, GEMS teachers are at the very heart of GEMS Schools.

* Value Based Education
All GEMS Schools provide a solid academic foundation and a rich extra-curricular programme that are supported by four core values.

* Largest Global Provider of Private Education
With the growth of GEMS Schools around the world, families have the opportunity to transfer from one GEMS school to another when moving from country to country. GEMS Schools operate in 10 countries across three continents.

Staff:

Our dedicated and professional staff promote pupil self-confidence, self-assurance and self-discipline but take care to couple this with good teaching, continuous monitoring of progress and consultation between pupils, teachers and parents. This is why our school has a well earned reputation for fulfilling the potential of our pupils through encouragement and nurture.

Programmes:

- Preparatory School Curriculum for boys and girls aged 2.5 to 11 years
- Nursery, Reception and Preschool Programmes (Infant Foundation Stage)
- Junior School
- Subjects include English, math, science, history, geography, I.C.T., art, music, design technology and P.E.

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Address: Urmston, 211 Flixton Road, Manchester, England , UK & England
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Vivace Theatre School, Glasgow
Courses / Programs
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.
Taunton School, Somerset
Courses / Programs
Located in Taunton, Somerset, in the South West of England, Taunton School is a private, independent boarding and day school for boys and girls ages 0-7 that incorporates a nursery school & pre-preparatory school. Children can enter Taunton Nursery School from after birth, most usually following maternity leave to suit parental needs and can join at any point during the year, depending on availability of places.

Children progress through three stages of Tounton Nursery School from ages 0-4. From here, they will move up into the first year of the Pre-Prep in the September following their fourth birthday. Alternatively they can join at an stage in the Pre-Prep Department.

In the Pre-Prep, we very much believe that education is a partnership between school and home. We recognise and encourage the central role that parents play in their child's learning and development. To achieve this, we strive to inform and involve parents as much as we possibly can. Our aim is to produce well-rounded, articulate children by providing a balanced curriculum covering all aspects of their development - social, emotional, physical and intellectual.
Nursery & Pre-Preparatory education for boys and girls aged 0 to 7 years:

- Taunton Nursery School 0 (Ages 0-2)
- Taunton Nursery School 1 (Ages 2-3)
- Taunton Nursery School 2 (Ages 3-4)

- Pre-Preparatory School (Ages 4-7)
Parkgate House School, South London
Courses / Programs
Located in Clapham, South London, directly opposite Clapham Common, Parkgate House School is an independent, co-educational preparatory school serving Nursery, Pre-Prep and Preparatory students ages 2-11. We provide specialist teachers, a rich curriculum and a reputation for equipping children for success at many of the country’s leading senior schools. With only 230 pupils across the Nursery, Pre-Prep and Preparatory years, we take pride in getting to know every child just that little bit better.

Established in 1987, we have built our name on combining a warm, welcoming and caring atmosphere with small class sizes for children aged 2½ to 11 years. Our strong, educational ethos is based upon providing teaching that caters to each child individually and empowers and encourages all children to think for themselves and achieve outstanding results.

From our caring and nurturing Montessori Nursery - where children first benefit from our use of specialist teachers - to the carefully structured learning environment of the Pre-Prep and Prep years, the successes of our curriculum are further enriched by our established after-school activities and our extra-curricular programmes.
Independent, Co-educational Preparatory School Programmes:

- Montessori Nursery (2 ½ - 4 years)
- Pre-Preparatory School (4 – 7 years)
- Preparatory School (7 – 11 years)
- Small class sizes
- Specialist teachers
- ICT Facilities
- Languages (Latin / French)

Co-Curricular Programmes:
- Drama
- Music
- Enrichment
- Trips and Workshops
- Sports (Football, Rugby, Hockey, Cricket...)
Rochester Independent College, Kent
Courses / Programs
Rochester Independent College, in the County of Kent, just east of London, offers a distinctive alternative to a conventional sixth form and a stepping stone between school and university.

Established in 1984, we accept day students from the age of 11. Boarding is available for A-level students and Year 11 students on GCSE courses who are aged 16 or older. 

Students come to us from all over the UK and the world, as well as the local area. There are no bells ringing, no uniforms and everybody is on first name terms. The College has an atmosphere closer to university than school where students are treated as young adults.

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.

Our focus is on examination success in a lively, supportive and informal atmosphere. Students are encouraged to be themselves and achieve exam results that often exceed their expectations. Rochester Independent College is accredited by the ISC (Independent Schools Council).
Co-educational Secondary School Program for boys & girls ages 11 and up:

- Day Programs (ages 11 and up)
- Full Boarding Program (ages 16 and up)
- One or two-year GCSE courses in the Lower School
- One or two-year A-level courses in Sixth Form
- Retake programs – GCSE and A level
- Medical, Dental and Vet Science Programs
- Visual and Creative Art courses
- Film and Media Studies
- English as a Foreign Language (EFL)
Moreton Hall Prep School
Courses / Programs
Moreton Hall Prep School is a co-educational, private, junior school for boys and girls from Nursery through to Prep school (ages 3-13), offering boarding (ages 7-13) and day facilities (ages 3-13). It is located in Bury St Edmunds, a town in the county of Suffolk in the south-east of England, approximately 90 minutes north-east of London and 30 minutes east of Cambridge.

Our small school size but spacious surroundings allow us to look after each boy or girl as an individual in an environment they find both understanding and supportive. Our class sizes ensure that overseas students integrate fully and receive an educational experience they enjoy while they are with us, and value afterwards.

Each boy and girl is a welcome member of our family for who they are; no-one needs to be worried about being overlooked, misunderstood or side-lined. This inclusiveness is at the heart of our school’s strength.

After all, good teaching depends and thrives upon the quality of the relationship between teacher and student. The better they understand each other, the more the rapport is tailored at a personal level, the more fruitful and lasting are the educational gains.
Nursery School:
- Facilitates children from 2 yrs, 8 months to 4 yrs of age.

Pre-Prep School:
- Structured into a four-year course which provides a sound basis for the next stage of schooling.

Prep School:
- The Prep School is formed of Years 3 through to 8 (and we call them Transition, then Forms 4,5,6,7 and 8).

Boarding School:
- Well-established boarding facility for boys and girls
- Boarding may be ‘full', “weekly” or on a “flexible” nightly basis
Wisdom School, North London
Courses / Programs
Located in the suburb of West Green, North London, Wisdom School is an independent secondary school which provides a high quality of education for both boys and girls ages 11 to 16 years. Wisdom is a highly-academic, non-denominational day school for conscientious students. Students consistently achieve outstanding public examination results and go on to prestigious universities of their first choice.

The school follows the National Curriculum as laid down by the Secretary of State for Education at Key Stages 3 and 4. We believe establishing a broad curriculum is very important, and we offer a full range of subjects

The curriculum enables every student to achieve intellectual and personal fulfilment and to develop their talents fully. All students are entered for the English Baccalaureate. Our aim is always to enable each individual pupil to achieve the very best that he/she is capable of, and to develop life skills that will support him/her both now and in the future.
Co-educational Secondary School Programme for Students Ages 11-16:

GCSE Subjects:
- English language, English Literature, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Geography, Drama, Art, Turkish, Physical Education and Arabic Studies.

A' Level Subjects:
- Biology, Chemistry, Physics, English

After-School Clubs & Societies:
- Creative Arts Ideas, Piano, Acoustic & Classic Guitar, Violin, Drama, Poetry, Rugby, Football, Table Tennis, Martial Arts, Folk Dance and Mind Games.