Senior College Programme

The Senior College Programme is for international students who wish to improve their English, while following a traditional programme of academic subjects.

The Programme combines intensive English language tuition and academic study for Senior School entry, including preparation for GCSEs, A Levels and the International Baccalaureate.  Daily sports and activities, together with a full weekend schedule ensures students are fully prepared for boarding school life.


Students must be aged 14-17 years on entry to the Programme.

Entry Criteria: Minimum English Language Level

The minimum English language level on entry is CEFR Level A2.

Course Length

Students can enrol for 1, 2, 3, or 4 terms.

Subjects Studied

Subjects studied include English, Business Studies, Global Perspectives, History, Mathematics, PSHE and Science.

Academic Study (Hours)

Each week, there are 30 hours of academic tuition (6 hours in the classroom daily) and 7.5 hours of supervised prep.

End of Course Assessment

End of course assessment includes internal assessment and external Cambridge English Language Assessment examinations (where applicable).


After completing the Senior College Programme, students progress to Senior Schools.