Confused as to which boarding school your child should attend? Let us help you out! Have a look at our top 10 UK boarding school ratings for 2016, courtesy of The Telegraph! Keep an eye out for the Norton House logo, showing that this institution has been Norton approved, as we have helped our students gain successful admission!
還在為孩子挑選寄宿學校而煩惱？讓我們來幫你！由英國電訊報評選的2016年英國十大寄宿學校，如果在圖片上看到Norton House logo，那就是有Norton House的學生成功入讀！
1. Cardiff Sixth Form College 卡迪夫中學
Here it is! The best boarding school in the UK for 2016. Cardiff Sixth Form College (CSFC) is a mixed education sixth form college for 16 to 19 year olds. Students here either undertake A Levels or attend summer school. Since 2013, CSFC has been at the top of the independents schools table in the UK.
2. Westminster School 威斯敏斯特學校
Students at Westminster School are certainly no strangers to elite academia – boasting the highest Oxford and Cambridge acceptance rates out of any secondary school or college in the world. The tradition of Westminster dates back to AD 960, and its impressive alumni consist of seven prime ministers and world-renown philosophers to name a few.
3. Magdalen College School 瑪德琳學校
This independent school is for boys from the ages of 7 to 18 as well as girls in the sixth form. The Good Schools Guide described this school as having “a comfortable mix of brains, brawn, and artistic flair but demanding and challenging too”. This institution was named Independent School of the Year by the Sunday Times in 2004 and 2008, being the first boys’ school to have won this award twice.
4. North London Collegiate School 北倫敦學院學校
This independent day school for girls is an official member of the Girls’ School Association. The school was founded by Frances Mary Buss, a pioneer in girls’ education. In fact, she was listed by The Times as one of the top ten greatest women of all time. It is recognised as the first school in the UK to offer equal education opportunities to girls, and is where the term “Headmistress” comes from!
北倫敦學院學校是女校聯盟的官方女校之一。這所學校由女校教育先驅Frances Mary Buss創立。她也被泰晤士報評為十大傑出女性之一，學校也被認為是英國第一間為女生提供公平教育的中學。“女校長”這個詞的出現，也是從這所學校由來。
5. Queen Ethelburga’s College 艾德伯格女王學院
This co-ed school offers services for students anywhere from 3 months to 19 years of age. The school prides itself on its excellent academic results, and was ranked 10th in the UK for A*/A A-Level results in 2015. In the same year, Queen Ethelburga’s College was named as the best school in the country for students scoring high GCSE results. In 2016, their pass rate was 100%, with 98% of its A-Level grades ranging from A* to B.
這所男女同校的中學為3個月至19歲的學生提供教育。學校為卓越的學術成就感到驕傲，2015年的A level考試成績在英國排名第十位。同年，在GCSE考試中，艾德伯格女王學院也取得優異成績。2016年，考試的通過率為100%，其中98%的學生成績介乎A* 到B之間。
6. Wycombe Abbey School 韋康比修道院學校
Academically, Wycombe Abbey School is one of the top girls’ boarding schools in the UK. The history of the school dates back to 1896, while the building itself dates back to the thirteenth century. Its impressive alumni consist of notable members of the public, whom have contributed greatly to areas of politics, social activism, entertainment, philosophy, and sports.
7. King Edward’s School, Birmingham 伯明翰艾德華國王學校
King Edward’s School is a boys’ school located in Birmingham, England. Founded by King Edward in 1552, it has been consistently ranked within the top 10 secondary schools in the UK since 2013.
8. Guildford High School for Girls 吉爾福德女子高中
This boarding school offers services to students between junior school and sixth form. The school was established in 1888 and is responsible for cultivating several talents, therefore a high level of pride is maintained between the school and its alumni. Some of these notable individuals include historians, playwrights, socialites, artists, lawyers, and fashion icons.
9. James Allen’s Girls’ School 詹姆斯艾倫女子學校
This independent day school is situated in South London, having a pre-preparatory school for girls aged 4 to 7, a prep school for the ages of 7 to 11, and a senior school for those aged between 11 to 18. Established in 1741, the school has close to 300 years of experience in education, and has firmly established itself as one of the top 10 boarding schools in the UK for 2016.
10. The Haberdashers’ Aske’s School for Girls 哈博戴斯阿斯克女校
Founded in 1875, admission to this school is famously competitive, yet a number of scholarships are awarded to students proving themselves in academic or musical excellence. In terms of an academic record, 95% of girls achieved grades A* to B at A Level while over 99% achieved A* to B at GCSE in 2016, earning it an improvement rate of 19 spots to make our top 10 list!
這所學校建立於1875年，入讀學校也一直競爭激烈，但是學校同時也為具有學術或音樂才能的學生，提供獎學金。從成績紀錄上看，有95%的學生在A level考試中獲得A*至 B的成績，在2016年的GCSE考試中，得到這個成績的學生超過99%，這也是使得這所學校從之前的排名19位，提升到前十位！
Other Prestigious & Top Performing Schools 其他著名的頂尖學校
Boys’ Schools 男校
Girls’ School 女校
Co-ed Schools 男女混校
Winchester College:Existed for over 600 years and claims the longest unbroken record of any school in England.
Badminton:Highly recognised particularly for their A-level results. The apparent secret of the school’s success is in its size and individual attention.
Brighton College:Named UK School of the Year 2013 at the Independent Schools Awards, this school is the only one in England to have seen consistently better exam results for 7 years straight.
Tonbridge:Good Schools Guide has described the school as “academically truly excellent” – in 2008, the average GCSE candidate received 4A*s and 6As.
Headington:Good Schools Guide called it “a delightful school which nurtures and entertains its pupils while at the same time achieving excellent academic results.”
Concord College:With a majority of the student population being international, Concord College was ranked as the top independent co-ed school in the UK.
Dulwich College:Founded in 1619 by an Elizabethan actor, Dulwich College is one of the most prominent boarding schools for both sports and academics
Benenden School:“Everyone’s idea of a traditional, up-market, girls’ boarding school though not remotely hidebound by tradition – cutting edge in multiple ways.”
Wellington:“A serious player in the field of education”, Animal Farm author George Orwell attended this boarding school!
Rugby:One of the oldest private schools in Britain, there are a total of 800 students from grades 4 to 12. As the name suggests, this is reported to be the birthplace of the sport of rugby.
Cheltenham Ladies’ College:Boasting excellent academic capabilities, the school only introduced the IB diploma in 2010 yet topped the UK rankings for the IB diploma in 2012.
Caterham:A school with excellent academic capabilities, %88.7 of their students received grades of A or higher for their A-level results in 2015!
There you have it! The most prestigious UK boarding schools in 2016. Stay tuned for more articles like this, or have a look at our Top 10 UK University rankings for 2016 to 2017! Visit www.nh.edu.hk for more! Check out Facebook for our upcoming boarding school information seminar on September 25th 2016! #nortonhousehk #university #admission #boardingschool
現在你知道2016年頂尖寄宿院校了！希望得到更多相關資訊，請點擊瀏覽2016至2017年間十大英國學校！或登陸www.nh.edu.hk 瞭解更多! ＃大學 ＃中學 ＃寄宿學校 ＃英國