Queen Ethelburga’s Collegiate

 

Queen Ethelburgas Collegiate

Year Established: 1550

Curriculum: GCSE, A-Level, BTEC Level 2, BTEC Level 3

Girls/Boys/CoEd: Co-Education

Boarding/Day/Both: Boarding

English Preparation Program: Yes

 

School Highlight/Special Features:

Our Hill Standard, to be the best that I can with the gifts that I have, lies at the heart of everything that we try to achieve at QE. Our belief is that there are many ways to be successful in life and our aim is to help each individual find the way.

Academic Results 2018

  • A Level (A*-A) 83.17%
  • A Level (A*-B) 96.19%
  • A Level (A*-C) 99.68%
  • BTEC (D*-M) 92.85%
  • BTEC (D*-P) 100%

 

St Hilda’s School

St Hilda’s School

CRICOS Provider Number : 00510M

Address : Gate 2, Cougal Street Southport Queensland 4215

Website : www.sthildas.qld.edu.au/

School Type : Gate 2, Cougal Street Southport Queensland 4215

St Hilda’s School

Philosophy – Special Features Brief history

St Hilda’s School has been offering a caring community life for boarders for more than a century and today, our community comprises 180 girls enrolled from Years 6 to 12. We also have boarders from the Gold Coast and nearby Northern Rivers region of New South Wales. Our international boarders and daughters from expatriate families contribute to our school’s diversity and rich cultural fabric

Location

St Hilda’s School is located in the state of Queensland, 34 minutes away from Gold Coast Airport, and 22 minutes away from Robina Town Centre by car

Curriculum and Qualifications

The curriculum at St Hilda’s School offers a modern, innovative and lively learning environment to cater for the diverse needs of young women. The curriculum enables St Hilda’s School to develop an atmosphere where excellence is an expectation.

Pathways to Schools

The school looks forward to offering every assistance through the enrolment process

Academic Achievement / Other Notable Achievements

The majority of students who graduate from St Hilda’s School are able to attain famous universities as St Hilda’s School creates a strong relationship with many quality learning institution.

Accommodation

Students on a Student Visa are required to live with their parents, in the St Hilda’s Boarding House or in Approved Homestay Accommodation, which are located in safe and caring environment

Support Services for International students

The Australian Government wants International students in Australia to have a safe, enjoyable and rewarding place to study. Australia’s laws promote quality education and consumer protection for international students. These laws are known as the ESOS framework.

Perth College

Perth College

CRICOS Provider Number : 00445D

Address : 31, Lawley Crescent, Mount Lawley, WA, 6050

Website : www.perthcollege.wa.edu.au/

School Type : Girls’ Day and Boarding School

Philosophy

Perth College is one of the oldest girls’ schools in Western Australia established in 1870. We believe having positivity, optimism and faith are an important part of each student’s journey to becoming the best version of herself. Therefore, we works hard to encourage all of our girls to be aware of their body, mind, heart and spirit and develop their own spirituality through challenging yet enlightening programs appropriate to each year level.

Location

Perth College is located in the heart of Mount Lawley and only 3km from the central business district. The school is close to Edith Cowan University and the Swan River.

Curriculum and Qualifications

The girls are given the freedom to explore, experience, learn and find their talents and strengths through our academic program, which is designed to deliver a well-rounded education. The curriculum is underpinned by leading research in learning and teaching as well as the integration of information and communications technology to keep pace with global trends.

Academic Achievement / Other Notable Achievements

  • 5 girls achieved an ATAR of 99+
  • 35 girls achieved an ATAR of 95+
  • 72 girls achieved an ATAR above 90
  • 99 girls received an ATAR above 80

Accommodation

The school provides boarding house for students from Years 7 to 12. We offer facilities include new bathrooms, computer labs and wireless technology, kitchenettes, laundries, common rooms for study, and air-conditioning and heating.

Mayfield School

Mayfield School

Mayfield School

School Type: Girls, Boarding School

Address: The Old Palace, Mayfield, East Sussex TN20 6PH

Website: www.mayfieldgirls.org

Philosophy

Since its foundation over 150 years ago, Mayfield has become one of Britain’s leading Catholic girls’ schools. Academic excellence is only part of the Mayfield story. Success is achieved by giving girls the confidence to be the best they can be, inside and outside the classroom. Girls play team sports, use the fitness suite and use the outstanding Equestrian Centre. Creative talents developed in art and ceramics, dance, music, textiles, film, photography and drama are equally as important as Maths and Science.

All this is underpinned by exemplary pastoral care. Each girl is challenged and supported to fulfil her potential – by staff and her peers. Mayfield School is recognized as one of the best school in England.

Location

Mayfield School is located in East Sussex, United Kingdom. Set in beautiful Sussex countryside and yet within an hour of London (50 miles)

Curriculum and Qualifications

The curriculums available are GCSE & A Levels and Pre-U

Academic Achievement

Academic performance 2015

– 52% of girl students achieved straight A*/A grades

– 81% of students achieved A* to B grades

Pahtways to University

Over 96% of pupils go on to University (including Oxford & Cambridge) – over 27 different Universities in 2015.

Support Services for International Students

Mayfield School provides pastoral care both at school and boarding house

Moreton Hall

Moreton Hall

Moreton Hall

Address – Moreton Hall, Weston Rhyn, Oswestry, Shropshire, SY11 3EW, United Kingdom

Website – www.moretonhall.org

School Type – Accepts application for girls ages 3 to 18 years old and boys ages 3 to 11 years old

Philosophy

Moreton Hall School was founded in 1913 and is open to students from Kindergarten to Year 13 (high school is for girls only). The school accepts boy from 3 to 11 years of age. The campus spans an area of about 100 acres.

Curriculum and Qualifications

GCSE and A-Level courses are offered. For GCSEs, students must complete at least 5 subjects including Math, English, Science and Foreign Languages. There are 12 other subjects students may select from for their elective such as History and Geography.

In Year 11, students could begin to choose their A-Level courses in consultation with the teachers.

Location

Moreton Hall is located nearby Shrewsbury and Chester town. The school is only 1 hour away from Birmingham, Manchester and Liverpool airport.

Harrogate Ladies’ College

Harrogate Ladies’ College

Address – Clarence Drive, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG1 2QG, United Kingdom

Website – www.hlc.org.uk

School Type – Girls-only (with optional boarding)

Philosophy

Harrogate Ladies’ College was founded in 1893 as an all-girl school with an extensive history in academic excellence, sports, music and the arts. In 2010, the school was ranked the best of all of the school sin England for A-Level. Currently, there are 340 students enrolled from 20 different countries around the world. More than half of the student in Year 7 to Year 13 stays at hostels. Year 13 students stay at a more independent hostel called the Tower House which has a large relaxation area and modern kitchen and private bedrooms for each student. Each villa would also have a teacher and an assistant who heads the living quarters and closely overseas the well-being of the students. There are also 4 nurses permanently stationed to care for students’ health.

Curriculum and Qualifications

There are currently 22 GCSE subjects offered and 28 A-Level subjects. The school was awarded in 2012 in recognition for its excellence in the School of Accounting, Economics and Psychology. For every subject, the school has facilities to support students’ learning such as a design and technology room, science labs, music rooms, sport centers and a swimming pool.

Location

The school is located in Harrogate and covers nearly 70 acres of land. Students could easily travel to the school by train or car. Manchester Airport is about 90 minutes away and London is less than 3 hours away by train. The school has a friendly community in its surrounding area and students are ensured safety among friendly people in the community.

Moira House Girls School

Moira House Girls School

Address – Upper Carlisle Road, Eastbourne, East Sussex BN20 7TE, United Kingdom

Website – http://www.moirahouse.co.uk/

School Type – Girls-only (with optional boarding)

Philosophy

Moira House was established in 1875 as a girls-only school. Students who are not able to travel to school and back daily have the option to stay at the schools dorms. Moira House accepts application from students between 2 to 18 years old for admission into preschool all the way to Year 13. The school is located in the south of London in Eastbourne and is about 2 hours away from London itself.

The school is well known for the performing arts and receives invitation to perform abroad every year in various countries including Australia, Canada, USA, Thailand, Dubai and Hong Kong.

Curriculum and Qualifications

GCSE courses are taken in Years 10 and 11. English, English Literature, Maths, Science (Single Science or separate Biology, Chemistry and Physics), French and Religious Studies (short course) are core subjects and girls select their remaining optional subjects from those on offer, giving a total of 9 or 10 subjects.

Optional subjects at GCSE include: German, Spanish, History, Geography, Economics, Drama, and Art and Design, etc.

In Sixth Form, students normally study 4 subjects to AS level and continue with 3 of these to A level.

A-Levels are offered in Business Studies, Drama and Theatre Studies, Economics, Further Mathematics, ICT, French, German, Spanish, Music, Photography, etc.

Location

Moira House Girls School is situated in Eastbourne, an attractive holiday resort town on the South Coast. There are excellent direct road and rail links to London, and good accessibility to Heathrow and Gatwick, the UK’s leading international airports.

Adcote School for Girls

 

Adcote School for Girls

Address – Little Ness, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY4 2JY, United Kingdom Website – http://www.adcoteschool.org.uk School Type –Girls-only Boarding School

Philosophy

Adcote School for Girls is a small school that was founded in 1907. The school spans over an area of 30 acres and has a total of 280 students only. The school is open to students ages 4 to 18 years old.

 

Curriculum and Qualifications

Adcote School for Girls teaches many different subjects and fields. Besides GCSE, the school also offers IGCSE and various extracurricular activities for students to participate in such as Art, Design, Textiles and Sports. These activities promote students’ creativity, ambition, responsibility and compassion towards others. Most students in the Sixth Form study 4 subjects in the AS Level (first year of the A-Level course) and then go on to choose 3 subjects for A2 (last year of the A-Level course).

 

Academic Achievement

At Adcote School for Girls, we take pride in our outstanding results as well as the quality of the experience our pupils get as a result of studying at a truly traditional and unique British Boarding School. This year, almost 90% of Adcote pupils have achieved the equivalent of at least 5 passes at grades A*-C in their GCSE and iGCSE results.  Overall, 64% of all grades awarded at A2 or their equivalent were at the top awards possible, A* or A, with 85% of all grades awarded at A*-C. The average UCAS tariff at A level was an amazing 526, which is equivalent to A*A*AA for each pupil! Our alumnae have gone on top universities in the UK and abroad such as the University of Oxford, Princeton University, Imperial College London, University of Warwick, MET Film School, University of Glasgow and Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris.

 

Location

Adcote School for Girls is located in Shrewsbury and is only 1 and 3 hours by car from Manchester Airport and Heathrow Airport respectively.

Badminton School

Badminton School

Address– Westbury Road, Westbury On Trym, Bristol, BS9 3BA, United Kingdom

Website – www.badmintonschool.co.uk

School Type – Girls-only (with boarding option)

Philosophy

Badminton School is a private school for girls with boarding option. Founded in 1858, the school currently has 450 students from primary to secondary years. In addition to the already outstanding academics, the school also focuses on a well-rounded development of all children, promoting students’ confidence and providing the opportunity for students to fully express themselves through a variety of activities. Parents are able to contact the head teacher or the classroom teacher any time.

Curriculum and Qualifications

The school offers courses for GCSE and A-Level. Students could choose to study 9 or 10 subjects from a range of subjects offered such as English Language and Literature, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Information Technology.

A range of A-Level subjects area offered for students to choose to study according to their interest. Subjects include those such as English, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Nutrition, French, German, Spanish, Latin, Classical Civilization, History, Geography, Religion, Technology, Music, Arts (drawing, design, fabrics, ceramics, jewelry, and metal sculpture), gymnastics and games.

Location

The school campus is an area of 50 acres and close to the University of Bristol. Bristol is one of the key cities in the south west of England. It takes around 2 hours to travel to London by train. There is a lot of greenery surrounding the school as the school believes that a good environment would help enhance students’ learning.

Farlington School

Farlington School

Address – Farlington School, Strood Park, Horsham, West Sussex, RH12 3PN, United Kingdom

Website – www.farlingtonschool.net

School Type – Girls-only (with optional boarding)

Philosophy

Farlington is an all-girl with optional boarding for students who lives too far for daily travel to and from school. The school offers classes from nursery all the way to high school. Farlington places importance on the development each and every child and design classroom activities with that in mind. Students are encouraged to express themselves and their abilities through music, art, stage performances and sports.

The school dorms are comfortable and students have the option to say in groups of six or in a single room. After homework and other school assignments are complete, students spend time doing various activities with each other. Field trips in the evenings and during weekends are also frequently held.

Curriculum and Qualifications

Year 7 to Year 9 students are taught the national curriculum. There are a variety of subjects to choose from and students will get to learn together in small groups. The school offers many different subjects to choose from, however, Year 7 and Year 8 students must all learn French, Spanish and Latin.

In Year 9 and year 10, students study the GCSE subjects. There are a total of 12 subjects students would study.

Farlington School offers a wide range of subjects for the Sixth Form. Besides academics, students also engage in activities to develop self-expressions, the arts, music, drama and participate in various sports and well as volunteer activities (community services) and participate in The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award project.

Most foreign students at the school would be attending EAL (English as an additional language) on all levels as well.

Location

Farlington is located on the outskirts of Horsham and spans across an area of 82 acres between Surry and Sussex County. The school is approximately 20 minutes from Gatwick airport.

Ipswich Girls’ Grammar School

CRICOS Provider Number : 00533D

Website : www.girlsgrammar.com

Address : Cnr Queen Victoria Parade & Chermside Road, East Ipswich, QLD, AUSTRALIA 4305

School Type : Co-ed (Perp. To Year 4), Girls only (Year 5 – 12), boarding School

Philosophy – Special Feature and Brief History

Ipswich Girl’s Grammar School is an all girls’ boarding school, founded in 1892. The school serves as a coeducational school, starting from Preparatory to Year 4 and from Year 5 to Year 12 onwards, it is an all girls’ school The school’s mission aims to create confident young women excelling in academic studies and preparing them to succeed in the future. Students at the school will benefit from careful instruction, hands-on experience, employing independent thought and problem solving skills as well as the freedom to explore artistic creativity. The school is driven on teaching students to apply the knowledge they gained from the classroom to practical uses elsewhere.

Location

The Ipswich Girls’ Grammar School is located within a fresh, lush and safe environment in the south-eastern area of Queensland, in Ipswich District. Students can easily commute to and from school using the train or bus.

Curriculum and Qualifications

The school has 2 curriculums:

  • Middle School: Years 7 to Year 9 – The curriculum is focused on preparing students to entire their senior year.
  • Senior School: Years 10 to Year 12 – The curriculum are focused on providing a diverse range of subjects to match students’ interests.

The subjects offered by the school are: English, Mathematics, Science, Health & Physical Education and Life Skills. Other courses include: Business & Vocational Education, Modern Languages, SOSE (Social Sciences), Sport, Health & Physical Education, Technology and Visual & Performing Arts.

Academic Achievement/ Other Notable Achievements

Students who graduate from Year 12 graduate with outstanding academic results which are recognized and respected throughout Queensland.

Accommodation

Students have the option to board at the campus’s Cribb House, a pleasant dormitory fully furnished with modern conveniences and amenities for students to utilize during their stay. Students will be able to board from Year 7 onwards.

St Aidan’s Anglican Girls’ School

St Aidan’s Anglican Girls’ School

CRICOS Provider Number : 01194K

Website : www.staidans.qld.edu.au

Address : 11 Ruthven St Corinda QLD 4075

School Type : Girls, Day School

Philosophy

St Aidan’s Anglican Girls’ School is a Prep to Year 12 Anglican day school for girls located in suburban Brisbane. Number of current student is 8000 students.

Location

St Aidan’s is centrally located around 12km southwest of Brisbane City Centre. There are excellent transport links. It is around a one hour drive to the world class attractions of both the Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast.

Curriculum and Qualifications

In Years 9 and 10, students begin their high school academic program with the core subjects of English, Mathematics, Science, History, Religious and Physical Education.
In Years 11 and 12, students follow the guidelines for senior studies set by the Queensland Studies Authority.

Academic Achievement

  • 38.64% achieving an OP between 1 and 5.
  • 100% achieving an OP between 1 and 15.