Queen Ethelburga’s College

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  • Location Manor Thorpe, York, United Kingdom
  • Age 11-18 years
  • GCSE Programme, IB, A-Level
  • Number of students 624
  • The number of students at the B & B 468
  • The share of foreign students 70%
  • Founded in 1912
  • The type of training Cooperative learning
  • Accommodation Hostel
  • Cost per year 35 013 GBP – 44 118 GBP
  •  Excellent accommodation; the possibility of horse riding free of charge; friendly, but formal atmosphere; quality academic training, especially in the natural sciences

Queen Ethelburga’s College is located just 10 km from the city of York, in a picturesque manor Thorpe. For more than 90 years since its inception in 1912, the college became one of the most famous and best UK universities. The school has a good reputation both within the country and abroad, thanks to the care of children, friendly atmosphere and excellent academic performance. school motto – “Bring It On and become the best in their field” – could not be better reflects the desire of its employees to educate children in the craving for the achievement of life goals.

College was repeatedly noted by the newspaper «Sunday Times» as the best high school in the UK for the Certification examination results and scores in the subjects of the second level of complexity (physics, chemistry, biology). The purpose of school – to give every student education for life, which, in form, expressed in achieving success in their studies, and, in fact – in the acquisition of social and life skills.

Queen Ethelburga’s College – a small school where trained 480 students, dissertation writers 340 of whom are on full board. Children learn in small groups, allowing teachers to give maximum attention to each student. Teachers and educators College believe that the best education – the development of the child’s individual potential. This approach is a key feature of the Queen Ethelburga’s College, the school distinguishes from others. Recognizing the individuality of each child, the school provides equal opportunities, thanks to which every child can achieve unsurpassed results. Headmaster Peter Dass believes that learning should be fun, exciting and bring joy to children.

Queen Ethelburga’s College – is a high learning outcomes:

  • 98% of graduates enter the best universities in the country, including Oxford
  • 68% of students pass the exams on the “good” and “excellent”
  • Number of students who received a passing score is usually higher than the national average
  • The number of graduates is increasing from year to year: in 2000 – 72 people; in 2005 – 150 people; in 2008 – 215 people.

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