You’ll be reassured to know that the UK is the first choice for many parents when considering an international education for their children. UK Boarding schools is indeed expensive. So why is the UK still the most popular destination when compared with Australia, Canada or the US?
All-English Learning Environment
In a boarding school, English will be the dominate language used throughout the day, no matter students are in class, taking part in activities or in leisure. Plus, it’s a unique chance for your child to live and study alongside children from the UK, Europe and around the world, learning English through everyday experience as well as from teachers. An opportunity they may not have later in life.
Progression to Top University, Guaranteed!
Whilst a UK boarding school education will give your child the best possible route to university, its aim is always to bring out the best in students whatever their abilities or ambitions. Housing more than 100 universities, places are well enough for everyone. Progression to university is as high as 100% in boarding school!
A Beautiful, Spacious and Safe Environment
Many UK boarding schools are located in safe and beautiful countryside. For a lot of students, the best aspect of boarding school life is being with their good friends at all times, from playing sports, eating and studying together.
Making the Most out of a Day
Think about the hours spent travelling to and from school in Hong Kong. In a boarding school, your classroom will just be 5-minute walk away from your bed! No more carrying a heavy schoolbag, or squeezing in MTR or buses, nor sitting in traffic jams!
An all-round character is the ideal product of any education system. UK boarding schools encourage pupils to develop a wide range of sporting and non-academic interests – characteristics sought after by employers and universities – alongside their studies.
High Academic Standards
With small class sizes (less than 15 people) and well-planned resources, many boarding schools are always top of league tables for GCSE, and A-levels results. Boarding schools usually have more subject options as well as very established school facilities. Boarding schools have a track record of excellent results. Around 48.3% of the students at boarding schools achieved A*/A while figures for public schools are just 26.4%.
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