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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.
OISC has a grade one inspection report (“exceeds expectations” ) of the Independent Schools Inspectorate, which is an approved educational oversight body authorised by the UKVI. OISC is an associate member of the European Council of International Schools.
The teachers and trainers at OISC are from leading universities, including Oxford and Cambridge, and have many years’ experience of teaching international students and professional clients. The vast majority of our students who are applying to University gain a place at their first or second choice institution, and the pass rate for IELTS is 100%
Pre-University Academic / Language Courses:
- Year round English Language Courses
- Pre-Boarding School & Guardianship
- Pre-University (A Level & GCSE)
- University Foundation Programme
- Oxford & Cambridge University Entrance
- Gap Year / Study Abroad Programmes
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
42.Hopes and Dreams Montessori Nursery School, London
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Located on City Road in the London Borough of Islington in North London, Hopes and Dreams Montessori Nursery School´s aim is to provide a nurturing and stimulating environment where your child can grow and learn through creative play. Founded in 1997 and Ofsted certified, we have an excellent reputation for a progressive and inspirational method of education for babies and children, aged from 3 months to 8 years. Our curriculum is based on the Montessori Method which believes that children learn directly from their environment and other children. The teacher is there to facilitate the child’s exploration and creativity.
Hopes and Dreams Montessori Nursery School was shortlisted in 2008 as one of the best in the United Kingdom in the category Individual Nursery of the Year and Cornelia Harrison for Nursery Manager of the Year. Hopes and Dreams is a member of the Montessori Schools Association (MSA) which is a professional association that supports Montessori schools and teachers throughout the UK.
- Programs for babies and children aged 3 months to 8 years
- Our curriculum is based on the Montessori Method which focuses on the child’s exploration and creativity
- Extra-Curricular activities include ballet, French classes, music lessons, football, outings and club activities
- We also provide a nanny and babysitting agency
Fulneck School is an Independent School offering nursery, junior, senior and sixth form programmes. Fulneck School is located in Leeds, West Yorkshire, which is 50 minutes from Manchester in the North of England. The school is placed in a prime location for both commuters and boarding pupils. Manchester airport is 1 hour from the school, Leeds Bradford International Airport is 20 minutes, and Leeds City Rail Station is 15 minutes from the site.
Although we are first and foremost a centre of education, Fulneck School is about much more than just examination results and academic ability. The individual development of each pupil is underpinned by the encouragement of self-discipline and responsibility. Pupils largely follow the National Curriculum and study towards public examinations in which Fulneck exceeds national averages. The broad curriculum covers all aspects of life: spiritual, moral, social, academic, creative, cultural and physical, ensuring the balanced development of all pupils from the age of 3.
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).
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.
Plymouth College is a co-educational school based in the bustling maritime city of Plymouth with the magnificent moorland, countryside and coastal landscapes of Devon and Cornwall close to hand. Our two locations, Prepschool towards the west near Stonehouase and our senior school to the north in the Mutley Plain shopping district are easily accessible and have been at the forefront of education in the South West of England since 1877 and, whilst quietly conscious of the past and traditions remain forward-looking and dynamic.
The school offers continuous education from ages 3 to 18 years with boarding facilities at the Senior School from age 11. We have a long tradition of providing a happy environment in which all pupils are encouraged to reach their full potential. Our recent Inspection Report described the life of a Plymouth College Preparatory School pupil as 'rich and rewarding' and we aim to provide children with the best possible start to their academic careers.
Day Program; Boarding Program; Preparatory School; Reception; Kindergarten; Lower School; Senior School; Sixth Form; Whilst most teaching time is given to core subjects, English, Maths and Science, ample time is given to other subjects to ensure a balance is maintained. Music, Dance, Drama, Art and Sport are also part of the curriculum.
Oswestry School is an independent, co-educational day and boarding school for boys and girls aged 4-18 located in Oswestry, Shropshire, West Midlands of England. Set in 50 acres of attractive grounds, the school overlooks the old market town of Oswestry and the broad reach of the Shropshire plain.
All pupils are encouraged to establish ‘the roots to grow and the wings to fly’. High quality teaching enables pupils to realise their academic potential, acquire skills, confidence and leadership qualities through participating in a broad range of activities.
Our aim is to develop to the full the talents of every one of our pupils and to promote their intellectual, moral, spiritual, academic, physical, cultural and social development – qualities they will need in order to confidently and productively take their place in the complex and ever-changing society in which we live.
As befits our status as one of the oldest non-denominational schools in the country, we cherish our distinctive ethos, developed and evolved over the centuries, which allows us to give much individual care and attention to our pupils and to monitor and motivate them as they make academic and personal progress.
- Boarding Programmes for boys and girls 11-18 years
- Day Programmes for boys and girls 4-18 years
- Prepcare Nursery Section
- Upper School
- Sixth Form
- English as an acquired language (EAL) Lessons for international students
- Learning Support Department