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Oxford International Study Centre, Oxford:
Oxford International Study Centre is a well-established pre-university college situated in a beautiful building in the centre of Oxford, just one hour north of London. We pride ourselves on our outstanding reputation in preparing students for their A-Levels and GCSEs and also for University Entrance. Programmes include: Pre-Boarding school; Pre-University; English Language; Training for Companies (taught in the University and involving guest speakers from the University and Business); Study Abroad programmes; Vacation programmes, and Programmes for university students.

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Pre-University Academic / Language Courses:
We teach individually and in small groups. The average group size is 6 and the maximum is fifteen (rarely reached, except in English Language classes in summer). Our lessons are 45 minutes long, except for tailor-made programmes. The teachers and trainers at OISC are from leading universities, including Oxford and Cambridge, and have many years’ experience of teaching international students and company staff.

Programmes for students preparing for British Boarding Schools:
Photo of Private School Courses in Oxford, EnglandA student preparing for a British School would normally combine tuition in English Language at the appropriate level with three to five academic subjects, and Study Skills. The balance of subjects is designed to meet the needs of each student. Normally s/he would receive 20-25 lessons a week, depending on the subject mix. We can assist with school placement if required, and arrange practice sessions for the interviews

For younger students preparation for Boarding School entrance tests and interviews usually includes Verbal or Non-Verbal reasoning, together with English and Maths. We can also give support for preparation for Common Entrance and Scholarship examinations.

For older students the programme consists of pre-GCSE and pre- ALevel work. We provide tuition for the IELTS (International English Language Testing System) examination, and Cambridge or TOEFL examinations are also available.

We have excellent links with a many British Schools and we are also able to arrange guardianship for younger students.

A-Level, (I) GCSE and Foundation programmes:
We teach over twenty different subjects, including the Humanities, Languages, Social Sciences, Sciences and Business Subjects.

A student preparing for a British University would normally combine tuition in English Language (IELTS, Cambridge or TOEFL examinations) at the appropriate level with three (ALevel ) or five (GCSE or IGCSE) academic subjects. The balance of subjects is designed to meet the needs of each student, and additional tuition is available for extra subjects or extra support. Normally s/he would receive 20-25 lessons a week, depending on the subject mix. The programme is taken over one or two years.

Each student is allocated a personal tutor, who is responsible for general guidance, study skills support, and University applications.

Special preparatory courses for Oxford and Cambridge University Entrance:
Photos of Oxford International Study Centre, OxfordDuring the summer vacation and in the autumn term we assist a number of students in applying to Oxford or Cambridge Universities. These universities have interviews and entrance tests in November and December. The tuition is individual or in very small groups or two or three students. All the tutors involved are themselves graduates of Oxford or Cambridge, and are experienced tutors. Students can also combine Oxbridge preparation with revision for ALevel or IB.

At both Universities the interviews are very important. They are designed to assess a student’s understanding and critical ability, and also his or her enthusiasm for and commitment to the chosen subjects. It is important for students to be ableto “think outside the box”. In many subjects there are also written tests at interview. Sometimes these are a test of the student’s ability to move beyond the demands of ALevel or IB and to tackle more demanding (and often more general) questions. In other subjects which have not been studied at school the tests are designed to assess aptitude, eg for PPE, or Law.

The tutorial courses which we arrange consist of :
- Practice for the written tests with specialist tutors, eg for ELAT, TSA
- Interview practice with both subject and general tutors
- Advice on studying at Oxford
- Advice on the Personal Statement

In general students receive twenty lessons a week, but additional or fewer lessons can be arranged if required.

English Language Programmes:

Image of Private School Courses in Oxford, EnglandThese programmes take place year round, both for groups and individuals. In the summer older students are taught in the University. All courses train students to communicate clearly both in written and spoken usage.
girl studying in the park

We welcome all age groups and levels. Students are assessed on the first day, and there are four main courses:
- Group tuition (20lessons a week)
- Intensive Programme (30 lessons a week)
- Combined Programme (20 lessons + 5 or 10 individual lessons)
- Private tuition (10,20,or 30 lessons a week)

Our English programmes include :
- General English
- Junior English
- Business English
- Academic English
- Specialist programmes, eg for Law, or Medicine, or Teachers
- English Plus, eg English plus Literature, or Business, or History.
Autumn and Winter Revision Programmes:
- A-Level and (I)GCSE
- UCAS + Personal Statement advice
- Preparation for Oxford and Cambridge

Interview Practice & Guidance:
- Entrance tests – LNAT, BMAT etc.
- International Baccalaureate

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Address: 7 St Aldates, Oxford OX1 1BS, Oxford, England , UK / GB
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Spratton Hall School, Northamptonshire
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Spratton Hall is an independent co-educational Pre-Prep and Prep School in Northamptonshire in the East Midlands, UK. We teach more than 400 pupils aged between 4 and 13 who travel from Leicstershire as well as Northamptonshire to attend Spratton Hall. With our main building located in a Georgian manor house on 50 beautiful acres of countryside, Spratton Hall is approximately 7 miles north of the town of Northampton.

Spratton Hall provides an excellent education to its pupils. Led by the Head Master, Mr Stephen Player, and the exceptionally well-qualified teaching team, the pupils leave Spratton Hall at the end of Year 8 with an outstanding all round education and skills that will support them throughout their lives. Spratton Hall feeds into the top private schools in the area such as Oundle, Oakham, Uppingham and Rugby. The latest inspection report by the ISI voted Spratton Hall as excellent and outstanding in all areas.
- Pre-Prep School: Reception; Years 1 & 2
- Prep School: Years 3 - 8

Subjects taught include: English, Maths, French, Latin, Spanish, Geography, History, Religious Studies, Physics, Biology, Chemistry, ICT, Food Technology, Design and Technology, Art, Drama, Music, PE, Games, PHSCE, Life Long Learning
The Music House for Children
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The Music House for Children, located in Shepherd's Bush, West London, is a music teaching and training school offering music and movement sessions to babies and children up to 6 years old. Group Instrumental lessons are also offered to children from 5-15 years, lessons include: Keyboard, Percussion, Guitar, Violin and Ukulele classes.

The Music House works with national organisations such as Sound Connections, Vocal Force, Sing Up, Music Services, children’s centres, The Pre-school Learning Alliance, childminder associations and others to encourage integration of music within daily activities.
- Music sessions for pre-school children
- Baby Music 0-3yrs
- Creative Dance: 2-4 yrs
- Music Club: 3–6yrs
- Birthday parties
- Workshops, Shows & Holiday Activities

Group Instrumental Lessons include (5-15 yrs):
- Keyboard
- Percussion
- Guitar
- Violin
- Ukulele
Dulwich Montessori Nursery School, London
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Dulwich Montessori Nursery School is situated in a beautiful and light Church Hall in Dulwich, in the London Borough of Southwark in south London, approx. 5 miles and a twenty minute drive to the city centre. We provide fulltime and parttime nursery and preschool programs for young children (2-5 years) throughout the Dulwich, Tulse Hill, Streatham Hill, Balham, Norwood, Herne Hill and surrounding communities. The main purpose for establishing Dulwich Montessori Nursery School more than a decade ago continues today.

We strive to provide carefully planned and stimulating environment to help our students develop an excellent foundation for creative learning. The learning materials at Dulwich Montessori Nursery School have been designed to provide a wide variety of learning experiences geared towards the developmental needs of young children. Each activity involves experiencing with unique materials proven to be intensely fascinating for the young child. When engaged in well structured tasks, our students experience inner satisfaction leaving them with a positive attitude towards everything connected with school.
Nursery and Preschool programs for 2 to 5 year olds; Morning sessions; Afternoon sessions. Activities include storytime, art and craft, creativity, music and movement as well as French lessons. Dulwich Montessori Nursery School is now open from 8-30 am to 3 pm Monday to Thursday and 8-30 am to 1 pm on Friday.
Little Hands Montessori
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Serving children ages 2 to 4 years, Little Hands Montessori is located in a modern new-build church in Wimbledon, South-West London (in the Borough of Merton).

Little Hands Montessori follows the EYFS (Early Years Foundation Stage) and upholds the values common to Montessori schools around the world.

With fully trained and experienced staff, quality equipment and a nurturing environment, we adhere exclusively to the Montessori philosophy of child education.
Montessori Education for Children ages 2-4 years:

- We offer morning classes 2,3 or 5 days a week during term time only from 9.00 till 1.00.

- Our school follows the EYFS (Early Years Foundation Stage)

- We accommodate a total of 16 children in one session
Fernhill School, Glasgow
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Fernhill School, in Glasgow, Scotland, is a Catholic independent school for children ages 3-18, that provides a nursery and primary programme for girls and boys, and a secondary programme for girls only. Standing on 9 acres of wooded grounds above the city of Glasgow, backing on to the Cathkin Braes, Fernhill School prioritizes the training of the intellect and will according to Christian principles, the development of habits of hard work, fostering good social relationships and success in studies. Fernhill School’s intention is to prepare pupils for entry to university, higher and further education.

School buses connect with various vantage points throughout Lanarkshire and Glasgow. Some of the starting points are Neilston, Paisley, Newton Mearns, Clarkston, New Stevenson, Bothwell, Airdrie, Hamilton, Carluke and Mollinsburn. Further details about their routes and pick-up points can be obtained from the school. Trains to Burnside Station also connect with a school bus.
Nursery to Secondary School Programs:

- Nursery ages 3-5 years
- Primary Department (boys & girls)
- Secondary (girls only)
- After-School Care
Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School, Blackburn
Courses / Programs
Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar School is an independent, co-educational, day school for children aged 3-18, serving a wide catchment area in Blackburn, Lancashire. We are strongly committed to co-education which, we believe, enables young people to grow up together in a natural environment that prepares them for university and employment, in both of which contexts they will work with the opposite gender. Throughout our school, pupils benefit from small class sizes and excellent pastoral care. They thrive in a safe, caring environment and form stable and enduring friendships which continue well beyond school.

Centrally located in Blackburn, Lancashire with an attractive parkside setting, QEGS is one of the leading co-educational independent day schools in the North-West of England, offering a first-class academic and extra-curricular education and excellent pastoral care to boys and girls aged 3 to 18, all on one site. As with the other top 250 independent schools in the UK, the Headmaster is a member of the HMC and the School is a also a member of the Forum of Independent Day Schools (FIDS).
Infant School (3-6 years)
- Foundation Stage/Lower School Program

Junior School (7-10 years)
- Middle School Program

Senior School (11-14 years)
- Upper School Program

Sixth Form (14+)
- Preparation for University and beyond

- flexible before and after-school care