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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 / GB
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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.
Rossall School, Lancashire
Courses / Programs
Rossall is one of the UK’s top co-educational day and boarding schools located on the picturesque coastland of North West England in Fleetwood, within the Wyre district in Lancashire, near Blackpool and an hour from Manchester and Liverpool. Providing a unique educational experience we offer a wide ranging choice of curriculums underpinned by a commitment to academic excellence. We have been producing successful, well rounded young people since 1844, so you can rest assured your son or daughter is in safe hands. Sports, the Arts and Activities form three of the four cornerstones of the Rossall School education experience.

All of our pupils have the opportunity to take part in each of these areas and we believe that this broad involvement helps to develop the well-rounded young people that characterize Rossall pupils from boys and girls educated elsewhere. Your children will receive the best in pastoral care and support every day they are at Rossall, helping them to settle in and make friends easily. 95% of Rossall graduates go on to attend some of the top universities in the UK and we maintain an excellent record of success at the prestigious Oxford and Cambridge Universities.
Day Programme; Boarding Programme from Middle School; Nursery; Infant; Primary Years Programme; Junior School; Middle School; Senior School Programmes; Sixth Form; International Baccalaureate Programme. The International Baccalaureate comprises six taught subjects including Mathematics, English, French, German or Spanish as a second language, Economics, Geography, History or Psychology, Chemistry, Biology or Physics and Art.
Purley Nursery School and Children’s Centre, London
Courses / Programs
Purley Nursery School and Children´s Centre in Croydon, in London, Surrey, has a fine tradition of nursery education spanning fifty years. Purley Nursery School and Children’s Centre offers integrated Education and Care places for 3 and 4 year olds and a range of provision to support families within the Community. We are open 7.45 a.m. – 6.00 p.m. across 49 weeks of the year. We have a highly qualified multi-professional team of Early Years teachers and Early Years Educators.

While your child is with us, she/he learns to be an independent, happy and confident person. We encourage parents to use our childcare across the whole week wherever possible for 2 ½ hours on a daily basis morning or afternoon. We believe that this provides valuable continuity for children. Staff carefully plan activities across the whole environment that support all six areas of learning in the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS). We believe that children learn by ‘doing’ supported by discussion with an interested adult.
Early Years Foundation Program for for three and four year olds; Preschool Program; Full-time Programs; Part-time Programs. Our curriculum follows all six areas of learning in the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS): Creative; Physical; Communication, Language and Literacy; Mathematical; Personal, Social and Emotional; Knowledge and Understanding of the World.
Bletchley Pre-School & Cuddles Nursery
Courses / Programs
Bletchley Pre-School & Cuddles Nursery, located in Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, UK, is a quality daycare and pre-school facility offering care to children from birth-5 years old. Established for over 30 years, with experienced long-term staff, our childcare is extremely competitive in terms of service and fees. We offer daycare and pre-school sessions and out of term holiday clubs.
- Daycare / Nursery
- Pre-school sessions
- Out of term holiday clubs
- Mums & Tots Groups
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)
Courses / Programs
Sparks is a film school provides creative workshops where children and teenagers (aged 7 - 16 years) learn all about film-making.

We run workshops in 3 UK locations - Balham in south London, Wilmslow in Cheshire and Milton Keynes in Buckinghamshire. Our workshops include Film-making, Animation and Acting for Camera, as well as School Holiday Workshops and more.

Alongside acting for camera, they also learn how to direct, skills in camera operation, editing, animation, scriptwriting, creating special effects and even more. Whilst boosting creativity, confidence, team-working and social skills, the young filmmakers also produce their own movie projects to share at ‘premiere’ screenings and at home.

Our workshops help to build confidence, develop teamwork and social skills, and inspire young imaginations. Our members learn about all aspects of film-making in a fun and creative environment, producing their own movies to share at our special 'premiere' screening events, and on DVD to watch at home.
Balham London:
- Saturday Film-making Workshops, termly, 11am - 1pm.

- Easter Workshop, 3-day

- Summer School Workshop, 5-day

- Acting for Camera / Animation Workshops

Wilmslow, Cheshire:
- Easter Workshop, 3-day

- Summer School Workshop, 5-day

Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire:
- Easter Workshop, 5-day

Additional Programs:
- Film-making Party Packages (ages 7-14 years)

- Schools' and Corporate Film-making Workshops