Leighton Park School: Reading, Berkshire, UK

Reading, Berkshire, United Kingdom

Leighton Park School: Reading, Berkshire, UK

Price Range ₤ 30,000 - 40,000 per annum

Introduction

Looking for a co-ed boarding school for boys and girls in England? Leighton Park School in Reading, Berkshire is one of them! Leighton Park School is a co-educational Quaker public school for both boarding and day pupils. Great connection with London airports.
Year 7/8


In Years 7 and 8 (age 11 – 13) all pupils follow the same course, at the heart of which are the quaker values and the Learner Profile.

The curriculum comprises of the core subjects, approaches to learning, global communications and creativity, action and service (CAS). They will also study English, science, mathematics, creative arts: art, drama, music; technology: design technology, textile design; humanities:geography, history, religious education (beliefs and values); ICT; a modern foreign language (MFL): Global Communications (Year 7), German, Spanish or Mandarin, sport and physical education and personal social health and careers education which is known as 'Your Life' at Leighton Park. In Year 8 the expectation is that all students will study French as a second MFL in addition to whichever language they started in Year 7.

In addition to the core subjects, all students have CAS electives sessions, where they participate in games and activities.

Year 9

In Year 9 (age 13 - 14) pupils continue to follow a broad curriculum which builds on their previous learning, and extends well beyond the National Curriculum, comprising 17 subjects (more on http://www.leightonpark.com/Academic/Year9).

Sixth Form

All pupils follow a GCSE course comprising nine or ten subjects selected from a wide range of options. These are made up of core subjects, which all pupils must study, and optional subjects, from which four should be selected (and one reserve).

For full details of the GCSE Course options for 2013-2015, please click here.

Educational trips

These are an important element in many subjects and recent visits have included: Didcot Power Station, the First World War Battlefields, theatre trips, Tate Britain, Tate Modern, the German exchange, Year 10 Spanish, Biology and Physics trips.

Contact school: contact-us

Website: http://www.leightonpark.com

Cost of tuition

7 days boarding: GBP 31 662

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