St. George's School: Cologne, Germany

Cologne, Germany

St. George's School: Cologne, Germany

Price Range ₤ 20,000-30,000 per annum

Introduction

One of top boarding schools in Cologne, Germany! St. George's English International School is located on the edge of Cologne and its main purpose is to transform and combine happy children into successful young adults. At St. George's you will find full day school for children aged 2-3 to 18 and presents all school years from Nursery to Sixth Form. With over 1700 pupils in its three schools, the success of St. George’s School lies in its vision of every child loving going to school. St. George's School, Cologne, also offers a modern and purpose built boarding school for pupils aged 11 to 14. It provides an international family atmosphere with the very best of traditional English boarding. St George’s English International School is one of the best boarding schools for boys and girls. It is a powerful and very much alive school with a great student community, and for almost 30 years educates young people from all over the world. Ou school cooperates with families in order to prepare students for the realities of a modern world. Pupils who start education at our School at early stage, leave St. George’s a s fully prepared citizens of contemporary world. We are so successfully that we attract Candidates from almost 40 nationalities and our students have beed accepted for the best international universities. St. George’s follows the English National Curriculum and is an officially registered centre for the Oxford and Cambridge Examination Board (OCR); Cambridge International Examinations (CIE); University of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate (UCLES); Associated Qualifications Authority (AQA) Edexcel Examination Board and the IB Diploma Programme (International Baccalaureate Organisation, IBO). Pupils are prepared for external examinations and both them and their families can feel ugly prepared for the future. This is not really dependable from students’age. Fees are being paid on the entry for an examination. These fees are NOT included in the normal school fees. Students from St. George’s usually take such examinations as: Common Entrance (This is required when the pupil want to proceed with his/her school career at a Public School in England.) At 13 years old I/GCSE (General Certificate of Secondary Education) at 15-16 years old AS-Level (Advanced Subsidiary) at 16-17 years old A-Levels (Advanced Level) at 17-18 years old or International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (often simply referred to as the ‘IB’) at 17-18 years old.


Number of students

  Girls Boys Total
Boarding School: 20 25 45
Day School: 410 420 830
Year of foundation: 1985
Some history:

St. Georges International Schools has been an inseparable part of the international society in Germany - Nordrhein - Westfalen since 1985, and it was the year of its foundation by an English family in Cologne. Since that time, St. Georges has founded another schools in Duisburg (2002) and Aachen (2007) and in Munich (2013).


Campus size and facilities: The school campus is located on the edge of the city of Cologne. It is constantly growing and expanding in size and we try to continue the development of our additional facilities.
Accreditations:

We are proud to be an examination centre for Edexcel, Cambridge International, OCR and the International Baccalaureate Organisation.

Name of Director: Russell Sanderson

Contact school: contact-us

Website: http://www.stgeorgesschool.de

Rolling or fixed admission date? Rolling

Cost of tuition

7 days boarding: 29,000 per year

Needs based aid: Offered

Percentage of students receiving some aid: N/A

Average aid awarded: N/A

Merit scholarschips:Not Offered

Percentage of students receiving merit scholarschips: N/A

Average merit scholarschip awarded: N/A

About the school

Long description: With over 1700 pupils in its three schools, the success of St. George’s School lies in its vision of every child loving going to school. St. George's School, Cologne, also offers a modern and purpose built boarding school for pupils aged 11 to 14. It provides an international family atmosphere with the very best of traditional English boarding Campus size and facilities: The school campus is located on the edge of the city of Cologne. It is constantly growing and expanding in size and we try to continue the development of our additional facilities. 

Dorm Facilities: Pupils have shared bedrooms for two pupils with en-suite facilities.

Dress code: Formal

Academic life

Number of teachers and their qualifications: 120

Student/teacher ratio: We have a pupil/teacher ratio of 7:1

Average class size: 16 at all levels in the school

Number of AP courses offered: N/A

Social life & attractions

Description:

We strongly believe in the importance of enrichment activities that compliment pupils’ academic development. St. George’s is really proud of the fast development of our additional clubs and Extra Curricular Activities which we can offer to our students. Our clubs can meet during lunch breaks or after school and students are encouraged  to attend such meeting during whole term. Clubs can be attended for the very 1st year and can be continued and changed together with changing interests of our students. We have such specific clubs as: Chess, Drama, Choir, Debating, Music, generally change on a termly basis, and several core clubs  which are run throughout the year (Spanish, Sports and Arts and Crafts). We also offer private instrumental lessons through external music teachers. These lessons take place during the school day. There are numerous opportunities to perform, including concerts, class and year group performances throughout the year. Such a wide choice of Extra Curricular Activities is great for our students because they can develop their creative way of thinking and spending their free time. All clubs function between 8am and 4:30 pm and are free to join them however, may include some minimum costs of covering the materials.


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Sport and culture

Sport Facilities: Sports Hall, Astro soccer pitch, Tennis courts
What we offer? Basketball/Soccer/Rugby/Cricket
Culture and arts: Culture and arts Choir/Jazz Group/Chamber Outside Lectures from authorities in their fields. This has included art, politics, journalism, history, science.

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Why Should You Choose this School?

St. Georges main purpose is to present students with the best characteristics of a British Independent School education aimed for international students. We present traditional values combined with a strong pastoral guidance which ensures that each of our students receives an opportunity to take advantage of their own abilities and skills.

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