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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)
The Music House for Children, located in Shepherd's Bush, West London, is a music teaching and training school offering music and movement sessions to babies and children up to 6 years old. Group Instrumental lessons are also offered to children from 5-15 years, lessons include: Keyboard, Percussion, Guitar, Violin and Ukulele classes.
The Music House works with national organisations such as Sound Connections, Vocal Force, Sing Up, Music Services, children’s centres, The Pre-school Learning Alliance, childminder associations and others to encourage integration of music within daily 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.
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.
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.
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
Vivace Theatre School is a Glasgow based Youth Arts Academy, providing first class training in Acting, Singing, Dance, Musical Theatre, Early Stages Performance and Drama School Audition Preparation for young people aged 2-18yrs. We run exciting performing arts term-time courses, summer schools and education projects in nursery, primary and secondary schools throughout Scotland and since opening in March 2003, have quickly established a reputation for quality, value and above all fun. We are located near Glasgow Green, Glasgow´s oldest Park in the east end of Glasgow.
We firmly believe that young people need ample opportunity to transfer their skills from the classroom onto the stage and for this reason we aim to complete a minimum of two productions with each class per academic year. If you are keen and want to try something new then give us a call. We demand and maintain a high quality of performance from our students but all necessary support and tuition is provided by our committed and enthusiastic staff.
We offer first class training in Acting, Singing, Dance, Musical Theatre, Early Stages Performance and Drama School Audition Preparation for young people aged 2-18yrs. We run exciting performing arts term-time courses, summer schools and education projects in nursery, primary and secondary schools throughout Scotland.
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.
Bletchley Pre-School & Cuddles Nursery, located in Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, UK, is a quality daycare and pre-school facility offering care to children from birth-5 years old. Established for over 30 years, with experienced long-term staff, our childcare is extremely competitive in terms of service and fees. We offer daycare and pre-school sessions and out of term holiday clubs.