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Bishopstrow College

Location
Bishopstrow
Age
7—17 years old
Accomodation
Residence
For
Сhildren

Age: 7-17 years old.

Dates, 2024:
First session - June 17 - July 20
Second session - July 21 - August 23

The duration of the course is 5 weeks.

The college is located in the town of Bishopstrow in the southwest of England, in a beautiful green countryside near the cities of London, Oxford and Bath.

A 5-week summer academic program has been created specifically for foreign students who plan to begin training in British boarding schools in the near future. The program is also suitable for those who want to learn in a short period of time what it means to be a student of a British school.

The course takes place during the academic semester at school, children are introduced into the ongoing educational process, it is not just summer courses. Thus, newcomers become full-fledged college students, albeit for only 5 weeks.

The course combines the study of English and academic subjects, including mathematics, history and science. The program is perfectly complemented by extracurricular activities: sports, creativity, excursions. This will allow students to spend the summer with benefit and pleasure.

KEY FACTORS

  • Bishopstrow College is accredited by the British Council for Teaching English as a Foreign Language. The college received 13 excellent grades (out of 15 possible), this is the fourth result from 700 schools and colleges accredited by the British Council. The Bishopstrow College International Learning Centre has also been praised.
  • A quiet, comfortable and safe place to educate children, located in the English countryside.
  • In just 5 weeks, you can understand the features of studying at a boarding school, learn more about the educational system of Great Britain and British culture.
  • A great opportunity to make significant progress in the English language.
  • This program is also useful for students studying in English according to the British or other English-language system: they will be able to enhance their knowledge in subjects.
  • The school attaches paramount importance to the safety of children and seeks to make their stay at school as comfortable as possible. Specially trained and trained staff does everything so that each student feels great and can get the most out of their studies.
  • An English level of at least IELTS 3.5 is required for learning (for students from 11 years old, children under the age of can start learning with any language level).
  • Small classes - maximum 8 people in English classes and 12 in academic subjects.
  • The children wear uniforms and live on the same schedule as students in a typical British boarding school.
  • The school has excellent food.

EQUIPMENT

The school covers an area of ​​8 acres and is located in a very beautiful green area. The school has beautiful gardens and a lot of playgrounds. Classes are held in the newly opened block, in new modern classrooms.

PROGRAM

For children 7-14 years old - 25 hours of academic subjects per week and 5 hours of homework.

For children 14-17 years old - 30 hours of academic subjects per week and 7.5 hours of homework.

Upon arrival, each student passes a test on which his level of knowledge of English and mathematics is determined.

Academic subjects studied on the program:

  • English
  • Geography (only for students 7-14 years old)
  • Story
  • Mathematics
  • Music, art, theatre (only for students 7-14 years old)
  • Science: biology, chemistry, physics
  • Business Science (only for students aged 14-17)
  • Global perspectives (only for students aged 14-17)

At the end of the course, all students pass the exam, receive an individual report on the progress made in training, as well as a certificate of successful completion of the course.

ACCOMMODATION

Children 7-14 years old live in the residence of Barrow House, in the heart of the school, in rooms for 2-8 people. Children 14-17 years old live in double and triple rooms in a residence near the school. Boys and girls live separately.

All students have access to school equipment, common rooms for rest and games. The school has WI-FI. Children eat in the large school cafeteria.

The school is proud of its concern for students. The entire staff of the school works so that every child feels comfortable and safe. All staff working in the residence underwent first-aid courses, and in case of any health problems, the children will immediately be taken to the hospital, where they will provide the necessary assistance.

SPORT

Sports activities contribute to the development of team spirit, self-confidence and help to quickly integrate into the school community. You can engage in swimming, walking, tennis, football, basketball, horseback riding and golf for an additional fee, as well as take part in exciting team games.

ADDITIONAL ACTIVITIES

In addition to the main program of the course, all students can attend classes in music, art, theatre, as well as create a group multimedia project that requires research (a project in the form of a film, poster or PowerPoint presentation). All these classes are aimed at ensuring that children constantly communicate in English in an informal extracurricular setting, developing their horizons and expanding the scope of the language.

Students can also attend a variety of hobby classes: science club, chess, debate club, cooking outdoors, building a boat, and more.

EXCURSIONS

On weekends, interesting and informative excursions take place, always under the careful supervision of teachers. Some excursions are cultural in nature, allowing you to learn more about interesting places in the UK, its history and geography. Other excursions allow children to test themselves and their strengths.

All excursions are a great opportunity to gain practical English skills.

The excursion program may include:

  • Visiting museums and galleries in London
  • Hiking
  • Biking in the woods and orienteering
  • Beach trips
  • Shopping
  • Visits to neighbouring cities: Bath, Bristol, Cardiff, Salisbury and Oxford

SCHEDULE

7:15 – Wake up

7:30 - 8:15 - Breakfast

8:45 - 9:00 - Meeting

9:00 - 10:00 - Geography (7-11 years old) / Mathematics (11-14 years) / English (14-17 years)

10:00 - 10:25 - Break

10:25 - 11:25 - Mathematics (7-11 years old) / Geography (11-14 years) / English (14-17 years)

11:25 - 12:25 - Theatre and Literature (7-14 years) / English (14-17 years)

12:25 - 13:20 - Lunch

13:25 - 14:25 - English (7-11 years old) / English (11-14 years) / History (14-17 years)

14:25 - 15:25 - English (7-11 years old) / English (11-14 years old) / Chemistry (14-17 years old)

15:25 - 15:50 - Break

15:50 - 16:50 - Sport (7-11 years old) / Sport (11-14 years) / Mathematics (14-17 years)

17:00 - 18:00 - Homework (7-11 years) / Homework (11-14 years) / Sports (14-17 years)

18:30 - 19:00 - Dinner

19:15 - 20:15 – Active time

20:15 – Bed time for 7-11 years old / For 11-14 years old - activity and free time / For 14-17 years old - homework

21:15 – Bed time for 11-14 years / For 14-17 years - free time

21:45 – Bed time for 14-17 years

COST, 2024

7-11 years - £6,500 for 5 weeks.
11-14 years - £7,250 for 5 weeks.
14-17 years - £7,450 for 5 weeks.

Included in cost

  • Training
  • Accommodation and meals
  • School uniform
  • Laundry
  • Excursions and activities
  • Transfer from and to London Heathrow, Gatwick and Bristol Airport

Extra paid

  • Registration fee - £150
  • Refundable deposit - £750
  • Flight
  • Visa
  • Insurance
  • Services of an educational company - £300

WHAT MAKES US DIFFERENT FROM OTHER COMPANIES

  • We operate since 1996
  • Choose camps with a minimum number of Russian speakers
  • We place children only in camps which provides good accommodation
  • Conducted a personal inspection of almost all the schools that we offer
  • We do not work with the mass segment, only camps for discerning customers
  • You can call us 24/7
  • We inform you about the particularities of each course
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IMPRESSIONS OF BISHOPSTROW COLLEGE, Svetlana Golubchenko
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Client of Paradise Education company, Kyiv, Ukrainian
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IMPRESSIONS OF BISHOPSTROW COLLEGE, Yana Zhilkina
Bishopstrow College
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