Whitgift School: South Croydon, Surrey, UK

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We are presenting Whitgift School in South Croydon, Surrey, England. This is boys only elite school near London. Great facilities. Top best private education. One of top private bording schools for boys in the country! 
Whitgift is an independent day  and boarding school for about 1500 boys aged between 10 and 19. It was founded by John Whitgift, Archbishop of Canterbury, during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I. The school has some of the finest facilities available nationally and a record of outstanding achievement in academic work, music and sport. The school operates a very generous scholarship and bursary scheme.

Number of students

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7 days boarding: 

12,137 per term

About the school

Whitgift attracts pupils who may have to travel great distances to the School. In addition, these are often pupils who are heavily committed to co-curricular activities before and after school. Boarding will provide these boys with the chance to realise their full potential.

Full boarding
A full boarder’s school life will be enhanced by living and studying on campus. Whitgift has a rich offering of clubs and societies, sports, music, drama and outdoor pursuits; and, in addition, there will be numerous activities for boarders after school and at weekends.  Whitgift is ideally located for the many attractions London has to offer, as well as being close to the Surrey countryside. Friends and family are welcome to visit, to take a full and active part of the boarder’s life.

Weekly boarding
Weekly boarding entails four nights’ accommodation, usually Monday to Thursday. This option relieves any arduous daily commute and gives boys more time for studying and to be involved in co-curricular activities, while still allowing for family time at the weekend. A fifth night, depending on school demands, is an available option. Weekly boarders will have their own living space and their school possessions will be secure from one week to the next.

Flexi-boarding is available to help accommodate the busy lifestyle of the modern family, and is ideal for pupils with co-curricular activities which finish late, or start early, on any given day. In addition, it will also accommodate those pupils whose parents need to travel extensively for work. Pupils are also encouraged to try flexi-boarding to see if full boarding might be something that suits their needs later in their school career.

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Academic life

Sport and culture

Whitgift runs its own Summer School, utilising all its fantastic facilities and new boarding house. This Summer School, with its innovative syllabus and focus on the use of English in Action, is designed to appeal to girls and boys from all over the world. In English language course, students in the Lower School (11 – 14 years) and the Upper School (14-17 years) learn  in small groups, and, through immersion, develop confidence and fluency in their English language skills. To ensure communication continues in English, careful consideration is given to the balance of participating nationalities. Whitgift´s superb facilities are utilised for an exciting and varied sports and creative activities programme, in which students can deploy their newly-learned English skills. Through team and group work, pupils develop social skills, and are encouraged to continue learning in a dynamic and exciting way. Students are completely immersed in English throughout the day and evening. The English language is at the centre of all lessons and activities at Whitgift Summer School.
The School have developed two unique courses;
General English Skills and English Exam Skills
Both of these courses combine English language lessons with using English in our carefully-balanced English in Action lessons. Students have a total of 23 hours of English lessons per week, progress-monitored regularly. Students from both courses study together for two hours of each morning and then study separately for the next hour. They come together again for English in Action classes in the afternoon. The maximum tutor group size is 12 (often even smaller), so the teacher can give students individual attention.
At Whitgift Summer School, they place great emphasis on learning outside the classroom; Academies & Activities Programme is a vital part of the experience. Whitgift’s outstanding facilities are fully utilised in this part of the Whitgift Summer School course, School  offers the following sports and activities: Tennis, Football, Basketball, Horse Riding, Golf, Touch Rugby, Badminton, Volleyball, Ultimate Frisbee, Table Tennis, Swimming, Water Polo,  Arts and Crafts, Coding, Dance, Drama, Music, Survival Skills.   
Academies and Multi Activity Course
Academies include four 90-minute sessions of specialist training, with professional coaches, over a one-week period. Horse Riding Academy and Golf Academy must be selected when making the booking and both have an additional cost of £80 per week. Multi Activity Course gives students the opportunity to try out two different activities each week; one on Monday and Tuesday and one on Thursday and Friday.  The Academies & Activities Programme is a two-week rolling programme over the course of the summer. The Academies and Activities in weeks 1 / 3 / 5 differ to weeks 2 / 4 / 6.
Week 1 / 3 / 5 Tennis academy, Basketball academy, Golf academy*
Multi activity course: Arts & crafts, dance, survival skills, ultimate frisbee, volleyball, water polo
Week 2 / 4 / 6 Football academy, Coding academy, Horse riding academy*
Multi activity course:Badminton, drama, music, swimming, table tennis, touch rugby
Dates & Fees 2018
Whitgift Summer School will run from Sunday 8 July to Sunday 19 August 2018.
2 weeks 08.07 – 22.07, 22.07- 5.08, 5.08- 19.08.2018; £2600
3 weeks 08.07 – 29.07, 29.07 – 19.08.2018; £3725
4 weeks 08.07 – 05.08, 22.07 – 19.08.2018; £4750
6 weeks 08.07 – 19.08; £6600
Fees include accommodation, lessons, excursions, the airport transfer service (within the advertised times), laundry, course books and materials, all sports (except Horse Riding and Golf) and all meals.

Location Description

Haling Park South Croydon Surrey CR2 6YT

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