Tara: United Kingdom
Limba de predare: English
Ani de studiu:
Year 5 - Year 13
Inceput an: September
Bristol: 10 min
London: 2 h
About the school
Sidcot School was founded in 1699 and is one of the oldest boarding schools in England with a long tradition in education. The school shares the moral values of Quakers, founded on ideas such as equality, fairness, dialogue, respect for self and others and they defend their positions. It encourages the spirit of enterprise, free expression of opinions, open expression of civic position and desire to change the world around them.
The school is located in a quiet rural area in the picturesque village of Winchcombe, southwest England, about 20 minutes drive from Bristol and 40 minutes from Bath. Sidcot is a charming place, which covers an area of 120 hectares in the hills of Mendip Hill. Students do not have time to get bored because their everyday life is full of artistic and cultural activities. The school has an art center equipped with new design workshop and studio theater, equestrian base and interest club. The school campus includes buildings with classrooms and dormitories, 20 ha of sports land, tennis and squash courts, covered and heated swimming pool, sports center with gym, modern scientific center, laboratories, medical center, music school with professional recording studio, modern IT center with internet access. The library is a place of silence where students can read or attend meetings organized frequently with writers and poets.
Classes are held in small groups of about 6 people, which allows an individual approach and attention to the needs of each student. Although Sidcot is not a selective school, each student receives support to develop their full potential. The school teaches students from over 30 countries who are educated in the spirit of tolerance towards cultural differences, religious and ethical.
Boarding life is an integral part of the school's life, the general athmosphere being a pleasant and relaxed one. Younger students live in rooms with 2, 3 or 4 beds while the older ones live in individual rooms. Each dorm has a completely equipped kitchen and living room equipped with TV and games.
Age: 3 - 18 years
Age of boarding students: 11 - 18
Total number of students: 607
Total number of boarding students: 175
Sidcot School offers over 100 extra-curricular activities so students can cover a wide range of interests.
Visual arts, theater, music
In addition, the showroom, rehearsal rooms, recording studio, music equipment are available to students who wish to express themselves in music or want to make a show in theater, radio or film.
Among students' favorite sports are: swimming, rugby, cricket, netball, tennis, athletics, scarf, hockey, riding, circus, water polo, basketball.
Besides these, children can try gardening, join the debate club, participate in recycling activities or charity campaigns, etc.
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