English It is our vision in the English Faculty to create independent learners. From Year 7 students begin on a pathway meet their academic potential and to become successful readers, writers and speakers.
However occasional vacancies may occur at other stages, and arrangements can be made to test candidates on application. If you would like to request a prospectus, please click hereor view it online by clicking here.
If you would like to print off an application form, please click here. Please note that you will need to complete and send us both sides of the form, together with a registration fee and some supporting documentation. Full guidance is given on the form. Wed 3 October at 5.
Open days starting at Please contact the Bursar for further information. Candidates for Music scholarships play their instrument s to the Director of Music, and those for Art scholarships bring a portfolio of work and undergo a practical test. Academic scholarships are also awarded on entry to the Senior College Sixth Form.
Both internal and external candidates are welcome to apply, and scholarship examinations are held each year in November. At least one Music scholarship and one Art scholarship are usually awarded at this stage too.
A bursary may be awarded in addition to a scholarship if financial support is necessary. This will be refunded when a pupil leaves the College provided the appropriate notice has been given. Extras Fees for extras such as lunches, trips and textbooks are charged in arrears.
Fees in Advance A discount is offered to the termly fee if fees are paid in advance for one full year or more. The policy can be found here.
Payment Payment may be made by cheque or bank transfer. Interest will be charged on any school account which becomes overdue, and the Council may require the withdrawal of a girl whose fees are persistently late. Unfortunately no remission of fees can be granted for absence.
Applicants come from all over London, from a wide range of both independent prep schools and state primaries. Our policy is to offer places on the basis of the whole picture created by the examination result, the interview performance and the school reference. The entrance examination will be held on Friday 11 January at 10am.
The provisional date for interviews is Saturday 12 January Occasionally we may ask a girl to sit a short test in a particular subject or subjects, and entry is always subject to a minimum performance at GCSE as follows: Generous bursaries are available to academically able girls whose families might not otherwise be able to afford our fees.
Almost without exception our leavers proceed to university degree courses, and we are successful in preparing candidates for entry to medical schools and Oxbridge. Our academic aims are ambitious, and are set out in our formal statement of educational principles: The decision to move to IGCSE has been taken by those departments who feel that the qualification provides a more rigorous and satisfying course in their area.International Scholars Tuition School International Scholars Tuition School (IST) tutors are dedicated to teaching the most comprehensive lessons for the 11+ Common Entrance Exams (CEE), UKiset, Verbal Reasoning, Non-Verbal Reasoning, 13+ Common Entrance Exams (CEE), 13+ Common Academic Scholarship Exams (CASE), and Eton College King’s Scholarship Exams, to Hong Kong students who .
A-level English Language and Literature: Feedback on the exams (Exam and NEA) Location: London This AQA training event will provide feedback on .
GCSE results are released today, with a new 9 to 1 grade system replacing the old A* to G in Maths and English. During the first year, teaching in English and mathematics is in ability-based sets. For other subjects teaching is in mixed-ability forms. In the second year teaching in English, Latin, mathematics and science is in ability-based sets.
Although there’s plenty of choice when it comes to subjects, you should think about what you’d like to do after college first. For example, universities may want to see that the degree you’ve applied for is a realistic progression from the subjects you’ll have studied.
The General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) is an academic qualification, generally taken in a number of subjects by pupils in secondary education in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
Each GCSE qualification is in a particular subject, and stands alone, but a suite of such qualifications (or their equivalents) are generally accepted as .