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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)
Stowe School is a co-educational independent boarding school in Buckingham, just one hour north of London in the heart of the English countryside. The School enjoys a national reputation and attracts pupils from across the UK; a further 10% of its pupils are international. Nearly 90% of pupils enjoy full boarding, but the School also welcomes over 70 day pupils from nearby towns and villages. We are a wonderful school in the most sublime setting which celebrates youth rather than stifling it. Stowe embodies the English Enlightenment and its ethos continues to be shaped by the people who teach and learn here.
We offer an inspiring environment for the education of boys and girls aged thirteen to eighteen in the firm belief that every one of them has the potential for excellence waiting to be unearthed and burnished – the jewel within. Through teaching of the highest calibre, Stoics are encouraged to think for themselves, challenge conventional orthodoxies and pursue their own enthusiasms. They rejoice in the differences that exist between them – intellectually, in sporting prowess and in artistic and creative achievements.
Lower School (3rd-5th Form); Upper School (from 6th Form).
* Pupils are encouraged to make the most of their academic abilities.
* Through discussion and guidance from their tutors, they are set targets and given a clear understanding of our expectations.
* Subjects include English, math, social studies, science as well as a wide range of artistic and creative subjects such as art, music, design, drama and theatre.
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.
Thomas's London Day Schools are a group of family run, co-educational schools for children from the ages of two and a half to thirteen. We offer first class Kindergarten, Lower, Middle and Upper School education in our preparatory schools throughout London. Thomas's educates over 1,850 children in Battersea, Clapham, Fulham and Kensington, with two Kindergartens, in Battersea and Pimlico. Children are taught from the age of two and a half up to senior school entry at the age of eleven or thirteen.
After kindergarten, children join their preparatory schools at the age of four. Pupils from Thomas's, Kensington and Thomas's, Fulham may transfer to Thomas's, Battersea or Thomas's, Clapham at the age of eleven. In these exploratory years, we offer a broad curriculum covering a wide range of subjects and skills so that by the time they leave us our pupils will have begun to identify individual areas of talent. Thus, in a positive and stimulating environment we ensure that each child achieves the best academic results of which he or she is capable.
Kindergarten Program; Lower School Program (Age 4 to 7); Middle School Program (Age 7 to 10); Upper School Program (Age 10 to 13). Our broad curriculum gives the pupils, during their formative years, the opportunity to explore a wide range of subjects and skills. French, Music, Drama, Art, Pottery, Ballet and PE are taught by specialist teachers.
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.
Simply Learning Tuition is a private tuition organisation based in London that provides full-time homeschooling, relocation services and educational consultation for all examined subjects in the UK, from ages 2-30. We work closely with leading independent schools and we also provide residential tuition anywhere in the world as well as hourly classes from locations in Knightsbridge and Chelsea.
Our tutor's job is to restore your child's self-belief and quickly get them back on the track to academic success. They will also show them how assert themselves in class: to ask questions when they are interested and to seek help when they don't know the answers.
During a course of tuition with us, our students make remarkable progress and are often amazed to see how even small changes in approach can make a big difference. Simply by being shown how exams are marked and how to read and answer questions properly, children can effectively apply the knowledge they already have to great effect. A short course of tutorials can improve exam results by an average of 20%.
Saint Felix School in Southwold, Suffolk (95 miles north east of London), on the North Sea coast of England, is an independent, co-educational day and boarding school catering for pupils aged from 1 - 18. Saint Felix School offers its pupils and students an opportunity to discover and develop their full potential in terms of academic, sporting and creative achievement, through a broad and balanced curriculum, through high quality teaching and learning and through supportive pastoral care. The school aims to produce well-rounded, confident young men and women, well prepared to face the challenges of higher and further education, and willing to contribute positively to society in their early adult lives.
Located in Taunton, Somerset, in the South West of England, Taunton School is a private, independent boarding and day school for boys and girls ages 0-7 that incorporates a nursery school & pre-preparatory school. Children can enter Taunton Nursery School from after birth, most usually following maternity leave to suit parental needs and can join at any point during the year, depending on availability of places.
Children progress through three stages of Tounton Nursery School from ages 0-4. From here, they will move up into the first year of the Pre-Prep in the September following their fourth birthday. Alternatively they can join at an stage in the Pre-Prep Department.
In the Pre-Prep, we very much believe that education is a partnership between school and home. We recognise and encourage the central role that parents play in their child's learning and development. To achieve this, we strive to inform and involve parents as much as we possibly can. Our aim is to produce well-rounded, articulate children by providing a balanced curriculum covering all aspects of their development - social, emotional, physical and intellectual.
Mill Hill Schools are London’s leading co-educational day and boarding schools, set on a magnificent 120-acre parkland site in Mill Hill Village, North West London, just 10 miles from the city centre. The Mill Hill School Foundation offers education to boys and girls aged between 3 and 18 in its three schools. The schools occupy a magnificent 120-acre parkland site just 10 miles from Central London and within easy reach of Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted and Luton Airports, motorways, bus, underground and rail links. Our curriculum offers exciting teaching methods set against a traditional background.
At Mill Hill students enjoy a wide range of subjects, opportunities and activities. Mill Hill is well known for the wealth of opportunities on offer in the creative arts. The facilities in the music, art and design and theatre studies departments have all been the subject of major investment in the past decade. Competitive and recreational sport also has a special place in the life of pupils at Mill Hill. Furthermore, there are many opportunities to participate in out of school activities at Mill Hill with pupil exchanges and trips to France, Germany, Spain and Belgium.
Day Program; Boarding Program; Lower School; Middle School; Upper School; Creative Program; Sports. Mill Hill aims for excellence and encourages pupils to make the fullest use of their talents. We offer a wide range of Subjects including English, Mathematics, Business Studies, Science, Separate Sciences, French as well as creative arts, physical education and activities.
Based in London, Periplus Home Education is a not-for–profit organisation that provides high-quality, accessible learning solutions for young people aged 11-18 in the UK and overseas. We offer live, on-line teaching to groups and individuals and can provide online tuition in individual subjects at any level or a full taught secondary school curriculum leading to examinations if required. In addition, we offer intensive, short-term tuition prior to examinations.
We believe home education should be tailored towards each student’s own capability and needs. Our courses are diverse, flexible and designed to meet individual requirements. We provide a customised learning experience, supported with an extensive collection of study modes, resources, extra-curricular subjects and tutorials. Each student has a full support network of tutors and a forum where you can link with others to share problems, answers, hints and tips.
Our teachers are all fully qualified and are on-hand to provide consultation sessions, lectures and tutorials in a variety of subjects. They are happy to work with a group, one-to-one or online. Their primary role is to offer guidance and instil enthusiasm.
Online tuition for children & teenagers ages 11-18 - private or group tuition available:
- Full-taught secondary school curriculum leading to examinations if required. At Key stage 3 (11-14 years) the courses are based on the content of the UK National Curriculum. At Key Stage 4 (14-16) our courses are based on the IGCSE syllabuses from Edexcel.
- Online tuition in individual subjects including English, Maths, Science, Languages, History & more.
- Intensive short-term tuition prior to examinations.