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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)
Moreton Hall Prep School is a co-educational, private, junior school for boys and girls from Nursery through to Prep school (ages 3-13), offering boarding (ages 7-13) and day facilities (ages 3-13). It is located in Bury St Edmunds, a town in the county of Suffolk in the south-east of England, approximately 90 minutes north-east of London and 30 minutes east of Cambridge.
Our small school size but spacious surroundings allow us to look after each boy or girl as an individual in an environment they find both understanding and supportive. Our class sizes ensure that overseas students integrate fully and receive an educational experience they enjoy while they are with us, and value afterwards.
Each boy and girl is a welcome member of our family for who they are; no-one needs to be worried about being overlooked, misunderstood or side-lined. This inclusiveness is at the heart of our school’s strength.
After all, good teaching depends and thrives upon the quality of the relationship between teacher and student. The better they understand each other, the more the rapport is tailored at a personal level, the more fruitful and lasting are the educational gains.
Bromsgrove School is a leading independent co-educational day and boarding school located in the town of Bromsgrove in Worcestershire in the West Midlands region of Central England. Bromsgrove is about 16 miles (26 km) north east of Worcester and 13 miles (21 km) south west of Birmingham city centre. We offer outstanding education for students from the age of 3 - 18 in our Nursery School & Pre-Preparatory School, Preparatory School, Senior School and Sixth Form. Boarding facilities are available for preparatory school, senior school and sixth form students from the ages of 13 - 18.
The Good Schools Guide proclaims that Bromsgrove "inhabits the academic stratosphere", enjoys "oustanding leadership" and "outstanding sport", while official inpectors OFSTED rate both Senior and Prep School as "outstanding." If you believe in league tables, then Bromsgrove is in the top ten (sometimes top five) of all British coeducational boarding/day schools. The School's facilities are exceptional.
Though over twelve hundred of the fifteen hundred pupils in the constituencies of Bromsgrove School are British, Bromsgrove is home to thirty-five different nationalities.
- Nursery School
- Pre-Preparatory School
- Preparatory School
- Senior School
- Sixth Form (International Baccalaureate, A level or a limited BTEC option are available)
- Boarding Facilities available for students aged 13 upwards
The choice of secondary school is one of the most taxing decisions that parents and children face. When a child is particularly talented in a specific area it becomes even more difficult. How can ability in a discipline like the performing arts be balanced with the necessity of maximising academic potential? At The Arts Educational School, we have the ideal solution. Based in the superb Cone Ripman House, close to Turnham Green tube station in Chiswick, London Borough of Hounslow, West London, The Arts Educational School is an independent day school for 11-18 year olds and has been nurturing and developing the artistically talented since 1939.
Splendid facilities as well as numerous dance, drama and music studios – enable our pupils to flourish in all aspects of the arts, under the watchful eyes of a superb, dedicated and highly qualified staff. The academic standards are extremely high, with examination results regularly making the school the highest ranked Performing Arts school in national league tables. A full and rich curriculum, delivered to small classes by specialist teachers, ensures that every pupil achieves to the very best of their ability.
- Secondary School Day Programmes for 11-18 year olds
- Middle School
- Upper School
- Sixth Form
- Academic Curriculum offering subjects including English, math, science, history, geography, religious education, health and social education
- Vocational Curriculum consisting of drama, music and dance
Our curriculum is full and varied, allowing the pupils a rich and exciting educational experience as well as the opportunity to participate and enjoy a diverse and exciting array of performance areas
Stover is one of south-west England's leading independent day and boarding schools for girls & boys aged 3 - 18 years. Boarding programmes are available for students ages 7 and up. We are situated between Plymouth and Exeter in South Devon in the south-west of England. Set in 60 acres of beautiful grounds in Stover, Newton Abbot, Stover enjoys the benefit of a rural location but has the advantage of an excellent transportation network by road, rail and air. Our aim is to provide a happy and nurturing environment enabling pupils to acquire excellent qualifications.
Stover School is a non-selective school and welcomes pupils of all abilities. We recognise that some pupils may need support in order to make the most of the opportunities offered by the school because of difficulties with learning disabilities.
We are proud of our record of achieving outstanding results at GCSE and A-Level, which are a testament to the hard work of the pupils and staff. Stover's key ethos is the delivery of a quality education, delivered in small classes in accordance with Christian principles that enable pupils to acquire the confidence and skills required to lead successful lives as good citizens.
The Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts (LIPA) opened in 1996 to forge a new approach to performing arts training. We offer performing arts classes for 4 - 19 years old in our part-time performing arts academy called LIPA 4:19. We have over 450 students who attend LIPA 4:19 every week and we have been blessed with a huge pool of talent from around the North. Due to its popularity, we opened a new satellite school at Maghull High School in September 2008. providing training in acting, singing and dancing.
The arts and entertainment industry needs multi-disciplined all-round performers, and LIPA 4:19 is designed to make you just that. Here you learn to sing, dance and act with fully qualified and enthusiastic tutors, who all have professional experience. All classes are carefully designed to reflect the correct stage of performing arts development for each age group, from young children through to teenagers.
Being based at the world-famous Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts, LIPA 4:19 also offers fantastic facilities for the students and a safe and encouraging learning environment.
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%.
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.
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.
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