Preparatory and Senior Schools That Use UKiset (Part 2 of 3)
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The UKiset test is for international pupils who are interested in studying at a UK independent school. Used by over 180 British schools, this one-off exam enables schools to test the ability of international students and standardise them against British students in the same age category.
In this latest post in our series, we continue our list of some of the UK preparatory and senior schools that use the UKiset test.
Royal Russell School
Located in Croydon, South London, Royal Russell School is a co-educational independent day and boarding school for children from 3 to 18 years. The school is based within the gardens of 100 acres of woodland and was founded in 1853. Currently, 900 pupils attend the school and alongside high academic expectations, the school has first class facilities in art, drama and music.
For more information on the UKiset test at Royal Russell School, contact the school at [email protected], or by telephone on +44 (0)208 657 4433.
Founded in 1884, Seaford College is an independent school open to boys and girls aged from 7 to 18 years. Located in Lavington Park on the South Downs, it is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the school building itself is Grade II listed. The school prides itself on guiding pupils to become well-rounded members of society.
To find out more about the UKiset test at Seaford College, email [email protected] or call +44 (0)1798 867 392.
St Teresa’s School
A member of the School Girls’ Association, St Teresa’s Effingham is an independent boarding and day school for girls aged 2 to 18 years. Located in Surrey, it was founded in 1928 as a Roman Catholic school, but now accepts pupils from all backgrounds. St Teresa’s has invested heavily in extra-curricular facilities, including a 750-seat performing arts theatre and a music and drama hall.
For more information on the UKiset test at St Teresa’s School, email [email protected] or call the school on +44 (0)1372 750204.
A co-educational, independent day and boarding school, Tettenhall College is located in Wolverhampton. Founded in 1863, the school currently teaches circa 430 pupils and puts great emphasis on preparing its young people for the world outside of the classroom. One of the smallest independent schools in the UK, its community is nonetheless vibrant and inclusive to children of all backgrounds.
To find out more about the UKiset test at Tettenhall College, email [email protected] or call +44 (0)1902 751 119.
The King’s School, Canterbury
Located in Kent’s Canterbury, The King’s School is the oldest school in the world, having been founded in 597 AD. Open to boys and girls for day and boarding, the school is also a member of the Eton Group. Recognised by officials for its great pastoral care system and its pupils high academic achievements, the school encourages pupils to pursue a range of activities during their time there.
For more information on the UKiset test at The King’s School, email [email protected] or call +44 (0)1227 595 501.
Junior King’s School
Junior King’s School is The King’s feeder co-educational preparatory school, open to children ages 3 to 13. Although boarding is available, the majority of the pupils are day only. Located at Milner Court, the prep school was founded in 1879 and aims to build the confidence of pupils before moving on to King’s School or another independent senior school in the UK.
To find out more about the UKiset test at Junior King’s School, email [email protected] or call +44 (0)1227 714 000.
Located in England’s Wiltshire, Warminster School is a co-educational independent day and boarding school for over 600 pupils. Founded in 1707, the institution was originally called Lord Weymouth’s Grammar School, before becoming Warminster School in 1973, when two schools combined. The school’s staff put emphasis on improving pupils’ self-confidence and building high self-esteem via a range of co-curricular activities.
For more information on the UKiset test at Warminster School, email [email protected] or call +44 (0)1985 210 160.
Established in 1595, Wellborough School is one of the oldest education facilities in the UK. The day school is open to over 880 boys and girls aged 3 to 18. With a ‘family feel’, the school welcomes pupils from a mix of cultures and backgrounds and encourages them to be individuals, rather than follow the crowd.
To find out more about the UKiset test at Wellingborough Senior School, email [email protected] or call +44 (0)1933 222427.
An independent day school for boys, Whitgift also offer limited boarding for around 70 students. Located in South Croydon, the school is owned by a charitable trust, the Whitgift Foundation. Well-known for its sporting achievements, Whitgift has won a considerable number of national titles in recent years. Offering pupils a choice of over 80 co-curricular clubs, Whitgift also offers students a substantial amount of pastoral care.
For more information on the UKiset test at Whitgift School, email [email protected] or call +44 (0)20 8688 9222.
Surrey-based Woldingham School is an independent school for girls. A Roman Catholic school, it is also a member of the Network of Sacred Hearts School. With a campus spanning over 700 acres, over 500 girls aged 11 to 18 are encouraged to follow values of social awareness and a sense of community.
To find out more about the UKiset test at Woldingham School, email [email protected] or call +44 (0)1883 349431.
Founded in 1890, Worksop College is a co-educational independent school for day and boarding pupils aged 13 to 18. Upholding strong Anglo-Catholic traditions, the school is a member of the Woodard Corporation. Located in Nottingham’s Sherwood Forest, Worksop College aims to develop adaptable and resilient thinkers and build a supportive community among their 450 pupils.
For more information on the UKiset test at Worksop College, email [email protected] or call +44 (0)1909 537 100.