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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)
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.
Located in Havant, south east Hampshire on the South Coast of England, between Portsmouth and Chichester, Glenhurst is a small independent school, catering for children from 3 months old in the nursery, to 8 years old in the school. We offer small class sizes, individual attention, sports, swimming and English as a second language tuition, as well as thriving French, Drama and ICT. Glenhurst is open for 50 weeks a year from 8.00am to 6.00pm, all meals provided, cooked from fresh ingredients on site.
The Nursery and Pre-School children learn through a play-based Early Years curriculum which includes Jolly Phonics and Montessori educational activities, arts and crafts, music and singing, stories, games and sports, gardening, cooking and ICT. Glenhurst Nursery and Pre-School is OFSTED registered to claim the enhanced Pathfinder Early Years Grant for you for three educational terms per year, which gives you 15 free hours of care and education per week from the term following your child's third birthday. The Nursery, Pre-School and Infant School are situated in a quiet street in the heart of Havant within easy reach of the main bus routes and Havant railway station.
Nursery for ages 0-3; Pre-School for ages 3-5; Infant School for ages 5-8. The Nursery and Pre-School children learn through a play-based Early Years curriculum which includes Jolly Phonics and Montessori educational activities, arts and crafts, music and singing, stories, games and sports, gardening, cooking and ICT. Glenhurst is open for 50 weeks a year from 8.00am to 6.00pm, all meals provided. We are OFSTED registered.
The American School in London is a coeducational, independent school of over 1,200 international students, in Kindergarten 1 through Grade 12. Located in Central London near Finsbury Park, our students take full advantage of this wonderful city as a classroom, participating actively in its vibrant historical, artistic, and cultural venues. At the threshold of continental Europe, we introduce our students to the background and experiences that will create the international citizens of tomorrow.
We offer a singular opportunity to students—an American curriculum delivered by a first-rate faculty in one of the great cultural centers in the world. Students are selected on the basis of past school records, teacher recommendations and standardized testing scores. Because ASL is a home away from home for so many, we make sure there's always something going on. Extracurricular programs help students discover and develop their talents. From athletics and arts, to language study and community service, programs at the Lower, Middle and High School levels provide avenues to success for every student.
Early Childhood Program; Kindergarten Program for 4 and 5 year olds; Lower School Program; Middle School Program; High School Program; Advanced Placement Program; Athletics Program; Summer Programs. ASL follows an American curriculum of the highest quality. Subjects include English, math, social studies, science, Italian, music, art, drama, physical education and field studies.
Cambridge Seminars is a warm, friendly Sixth Form College for students between the ages of 16-20. We are located in the centre of Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, 50 miles (80 km) north east of London, accessible by train in an hour from both Liverpool Street and Kings Cross stations in London. A family atmosphere is fostered in which academic excellence flourishes. The college’s main focus is on Pre-University Foundation Programmes, GCE A-Levels, GCSE’s and English as a Foreign Language (EFL). We have been preparing students for university for the past twenty five years and continue to strive to meet and exceed our students’ expectations.
As a university preparation college, our objective is to get you, the student to the best university based on your abilities. You will achieve this either through the study of A-Levels or Pre-University Foundation Programmes. We also offer GCSE’s for those students who have not completed high school within their own country. We are accredited by the British Accreditation Council and have been highly praised by many of the leading universities for the quality of our academic achievement.
Sixth Form; Pre-University Foundation Programmes; GCE A-Levels; GCSE’s. As a university preparation college, our objective is to get you, the student to the best university based on your abilities. You will achieve this either through the study of A-Levels or Pre-University Foundation Programmes. We welcome international students. Acommodation is organised.
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.
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.
Located in the South London Borough of Southwark, Dulwich Oaks Montessori Nursery School is a private nursery school that provides high quality private Montessori education and childcare for children ages 2 years to 5 years. We are regulated and inspected by OfSTED and meet the National Standards for Childcare.
Our aim is to provide a nurturing and stimulating environment where your child can grow and learn through creative play. Situated in Saint Margaret Clitherow Church Hall and set in spacious grounds, the school offers excellent safe outdoor facilities.
Dulwich Oaks Montessori Nursery School is a sister Nursery School of Dulwich Montessori Nursery School located in St. Stephen's Church Hall on College Road, which has an excellent reputation for a progressive and inspirational method of education.
Following the same philosophy as Dulwich Montessori, Dulwich Oaks offers an excellent outdoor play area as well as the wide selection of Montessori educational equipment and highly qualified Montessori teachers and assistants.
9.Purley Nursery School and Children’s Centre, London
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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.
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.