The UKiset exam tests international students for entry to UK independent schools. Currently used by approximately 180 British schools, the online assessment compares an international student’s ability and potential with those in the UK.
This is the second article in our series of British senior schools that use the UKiset test.
Surrey-based Charterhouse is an independent day and boarding school that was founded in 1611. One of the original seven English public schools of the Public Schools Act 1868, Charterhouse accepts boys from 13+ and girls at 16+ level. Situated within a 250-acre campus, Charterhouse is one of the most expensive private schools in the UK. The school offers pupils an array of first-class facilities on-site.
For more information on the UKiset test at Charterhouse, contact the school at [email protected], or call +44 (0)1483 291 501.
Located in Gloucestershire, Cheltenham College is a co-educational, independent school that was founded in 1841. With a Church of England foundation, the College is well-known for its sporting achievements and strong military traditions. Among the most expensive schools in the UK, while the College puts significant emphasis on a traditional academic curriculum, it also encourages its 600+ pupils to participate in pastoral and extracurricular activities as much as their timetable allows.
To find out more about the UKiset test at Cheltenham College, email [email protected] or call +44 (0)1242 265 600.
Cheltenham Ladies’ College
Open to girls aged 11 to 18, Cheltenham Ladies’ College (CLC) was founded in 1853. Offering both day school and boarding, CLC provides a rigorous academic schedule and encourages its girls to seek co-curricular opportunities from over 100 activities.
For more information on the UKiset test at Cheltenham Ladies’ College, contact the school at [email protected], or call +44 (0)1242 520 691.
An independent day and boarding school for girls, Cobham Hall is located in the ancient Kent town of Gravesend. The Hall itself is a Grade I listed, 12th century manor – although the school itself wasn’t established until 1962. A Round Square school, it is split into three boarding houses and has a large proportion of international students.
For more information on the UKiset test at Cobham Hall, contact the school at [email protected], or call +44 (0)1474 823 371.
Founded in 1881, Culford School was originally an all-boys’ school, until it joined with East Anglian School for Girls in 1972. Some 700 pupils are split into seven houses, three of which are located in the beautiful Culford Park. While pupils perform well academically, the school puts significant emphasis on the arts and sporting activities too.
To find out more about the UKiset test at Culford School, email [email protected] or call +44 (0)1284 385 308.
Founded in 1542, Dauntsey’s School is located in the popular English county of Wiltshire. A co-educational facility, Dauntsey’s pupils are split into five boarding houses and seven day houses across its 25-acre campus. With a strong and challenging curriculum, Dauntsey’s also offers pupils a variety of activities, such as music, drama and sport.
For more information on the UKiset test at Dauntsey’s School, contact the school at [email protected], or call +44 (0)1380 814 504.
Situated on the south coast of England, Eastbourne College is a co-educational independent school for day and boarding pupils aged 13–18. Founded in 1867, the College has over 630 students. Eastbourne consistently reports excellent exam results and also encourages pupils to take part in its Combined Cadet Force and use the many sporting facilities across its campus.
To find out more about the UKiset test at Eastbourne College, email [email protected] or call +44 (0)1323 452 300.
Opened in 1824, the Edinburgh Academy is an independent day school for boys and girls. With over 550 pupils in its senior school, the Academy is split into four houses, known as ‘Divisions’. The Academy describes itself as ‘outward-looking’ and aims to nurture its pupils through a supportive community and a range of extracurricular activities.
For more information on the UKiset test at Edinburgh Academy, contact the school at [email protected]/org.uk or call +44 (0)1316 244 987.
A Church of England, coeducational public school, Epsom College is located in Surrey and was founded in 1855. The College has a longstanding association with medicine, with many pupils entering into field after they leave for further education. Set within an 84-acre estate, the College has plenty of on-site, high quality facilities, including a rifle range and a 25-metre swimming pool.
To find out more about the UKiset test at Epsom College, email [email protected] or call +44 (0)1372 821 234.