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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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Boarding & Day School Programmes for Secondary Level Students (Ages 11-18)
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The School Curriculum is divided into three distinct areas:
- The Junior Curriculum (Years 7, 8 & 9)
- The Middle School Curriculum (Years 10 & 11)
- The Sixth Form Curriculum

Junior and Middle School:

In the Junior and Middle Schools pupils follow a broad-based curriculum, studying the following subjects:
English Latin or Welsh, Math, Science, French, Art, Geography, Music, Design,  Technology, History, Physical Education, Drama Information Technology, PSE, Religious Studies.

Senior School and Sixth Form:

Choosing A Level subjects is always an exciting time in the academic career of any student. At Christ College we offer a wide variety of courses that can be studied in many different combinations.

The standard qualification for entry to the Sixth Form at Christ College Brecon is grade C or better in 6 or more GCSE subjects. We would normally expect B grades or better in the subjects chosen for AS Level. However, there may be exceptions to this general guideline and we are always sensitive to individual circumstances.Most students will choose 4 subjects at AS Level with this reducing to 3 A2s in the second year.

Image of Boarding Secondary School in WalesYou may have heard that there have been changes to the A Levels for your year group. This is correct but A Levels are still modular with the overall A Level award comprising AS in the first year of study and A2 the second year. The AS Levels are designed to meet the interests and needs of students moving on from GCSE courses with the A2 being more challenging in terms of content and intellectual demand.

Examinations are available in January and June in most subjects. Heads of Department will discuss with students when best to sit the examinations. The AS grade is awarded at the end of the lower sixth and a certificate issued to the students not carrying on to full A Level in the subject.

Sports and Extra-Curricular Activities:

There is a wide range of activities outside the classroom, organised and run enthusiastically by members of the teaching staff. As well as the afternoon games programme there are sporting, cultural, and creative pastimes to give pupils a positive, active, and constructive approach to leisure time.

Activities take place throughout the week, and pupils attend the activities that most interest them and that they can fit into their busy schedules. Some activities are extensions of the games programme, and make use of facilities or coaching expertise that may not be available in the usual games times. Activities such as Fencing, Basketball, or Canoeing are in this category.

Photos of Christ College BreconPupils in Forms 1 to 3 are expected to have a full activity programme; as pupils have more academic pressures and coursework then allowance is made for that, though the benefits of pursuing enjoyable hobbies and pastimes are never forgotten.

All of Forms 3 and 4 (Years 9 and 10) take part in the school’s Combined Cadet Force on a Thursday afternoon, and the majority of the fourth form begin the Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme. The Army, Navy, and Air Force sections of the CCF give the pupils the chance for outward bound activities, helicopter and fixed-wing flying, and weekend expeditions in the Brecon Beacons.

The current activities programme includes the following:
- Badminton
- Basketball
- Climbing
- Golf
- Indoor Cricket
- Shooting
- Tae Kwon Do
- Weight training
- Volleyball

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Address: Christ College, Brecon, Wales , UK & England
Some interested visitors submitting program inquiries to our school up to 2017-09-26 were from:

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EduKick is a leading worldwide soccer / football organization that provides international football academies, academic year soccer boarding schools, monthly & summer camps in the UK / England, Spain, Italy, France, Germany, Mexico and the U.S.

Our soccer boarding schools & educational programs aim to equip young student soccer players (boys & girls) 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 have the opportunity to learn a deep appreciation for a new language and culture.

EduKick believe that living, studying and training in a foreign country is an invaluable experience that a player will never forget and the benefits of such an experience will be embedded positively into that individual for the rest of his or her life.

As professionals, soccer fanatics and fathers, EduKick's founders wanted to create a program that instilled a sense of independence and pride in students for having experienced international travel, structured language study, cultural excursions, and professional soccer training.

Student Testimonial:
“I thought the EduKick camp was amazing! I got to meet lots of new people. The soccer training and both of the full day excursions were fantastic! Thanks for the great experience.”
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EduKick UK (Manchester)
- Academic Year-long Football Studies
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- Academic Year-long Football Studies Program
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- Academic / 1-month Soccer Boarding Program

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- Academic year or half-year program for boys & girls ages 13+

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Edukick USA (Illinois)
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Wellington School, Somerset
Courses / Programs
Wellington School, located in Wellington, Somerset (140 miles west of London), is a co-educational independent day school for Nursery, Junior, Senior and Sixth Form pupils which also offers boarding facilities for students from the age of 10 upwards. Starting at the age of three, Wellington Junior School offers the widest range of academic, creative, social and sporting opportunities in these crucial formative years.

Wellington Senior School follows with outstanding, all round education for day pupils and boarders, right up to age 18. In fee levels and A/B grades at A level, Wellington ranks in the top 10 schools nationally for value for money.

Dedicated House Staff and a personal tutor for each pupil oversee every aspect of a student’s welfare and academic progress and, as in all good partnerships, high standards of courtesy and mutual respect are expected and encouraged. Students register in house groups and attend house meetings, chapels and assemblies together to create a strong sense of belonging.
Co-educational Day & Boarding School Programmes:

- Day Programmes (ages 3-18)
- Boarding Programmes (ages 10+)
- Early Childhood Education (including Nursery & Pre-Prep)
- Junior School
- Senior School
- Sixth Form (including AS, A2 & A-levels)
Rochester Independent College
Courses / Programs
Situated in Kent, just 35 minutes south-east of London, Rochester Independent College (RIC) is an alternative to conventional secondary education, and provides day programs (ages 11+) and boarding programs (ages 16+) to students from the U.K. and international students. About 65 of the College's 280 students are boarders.

The College has an atmosphere closer to university than school. We offer students the opportunity to thrive in an atmosphere of managed independence that acts as a stepping stone between school and university.

At RIC, there is no uniform, no bells ring and everybody is on first name terms. Students are encouraged to be themselves and achieve exam results that often exceed their expectations.

“My wife and I left RIC after our visit convinced it was the right move for our daughter. In fact, it’s the kind of school we both would have loved to have gone to ourselves.”
- Parent Testimonial
Alternative Secondary School Education:
- Day students ages 11+
- Boarding Students ages 16+ (GCSE Year 11 and Sixth Form students)

Academic Courses include:
- One or two-year A-level courses in Sixth Form
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- Retake programs – GCSE and A level
- Medical, Dental and Vet Science Programs
- Film and Media Studies
- Visual and Creative Art courses
- English as a Foreign Language (EFL)
Cherwell College Oxford
Courses / Programs
Based in the very heart of Oxford, we are a specialist Boarding College for students 16-19 yrs. Our students enjoy one-to-one and small group tuition in GCSE and A Level subjects - the qualifications most demanded by UK Universities and recognised across the globe.

Our individual, one-to-one approach is seen as the gold standard in UK education and reflects the method of teaching in Oxford and Cambridge - two of the very best universities in the world.

Cherwell College therefore offers the best preparation for degree level study. Our students go onto a host of top universities including Oxford, UCL, Imperial, Kings College London and other Russell Group universities.

We offer full-boarding in our new boarding house which includes:

- single occupancy rooms each with its own wet-room
- home-cooked food each morning, afternoon and evening.
- wifi throughout the building
- laundry facilities
- daily cleaning
- central Oxford location, ten minutes walk from the high street and 2 minutes from the train station

If you would like a college which works with students on an individual level in order that they can achieve the very best grades then please contact us.
Academic Programmes for for Day & Residential Students (Ages 16-19)

- A Levels
- Intensive revision courses
- Preparation for Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)
- Oxford & Cambridge application support
- US university application support
- Tutorial classes
- Extra-curricular activities
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)
Langley School, Norfolk
Courses / Programs
Situated in Langley, Norfolk, just 10 miles south-east of Norwich in south-east England, Langley School is a day school, boarding school and sixth form for boys and girls ages 10-19. We provide a full and comprehensive secondary school and university prep curriculum alongside Full Boarding, Weekly Boarding, Flexi/Occasional Boarding, and Day Boarding options.

Langley School exists to provide a first-class, all round education within a friendly, inclusive and supportive community. By focusing relentlessly on improving standards our students will learn to be independent, valued citizens and develop their abilities to the full.

We select co-educational boarders and day pupils, based on their overall potential, who are prepared to benefit from and be active partners in the continued success of Langley private schools.
Day School, Boarding School & Sixth Form Programmes for Boys & Girls Ages 10-19:

Boarding options include:
- Full Boarding; Weekly Boarding; Flexi/Occasional Boarding; Day Boarding

Core curriculum subjects:
- English; Maths; Sciences; Humanities; Media Studies; Modern Languages; Technology; Drama; Music; Art; Social Sciences; PE and Games..

Extra-Curricular Activities:
- Arts and Crafts; Sports; Duke of Edinburgh; Music; First Aid; Academic; Design Technology; Drama; History Society; Debating; Polo...