Some international students need an extra year of study before starting their A level course. This allows them to improve their academic English Language skills before starting on these very important examinations. The Bootham School A Level Foundation Course allows international students to develop the skills they need to be successful in their A Level studies and future academic careers.
The programme includes academic, social, cultural and physical activities to broaden learning including: • Small group English Language tutoring • Intensive Maths • Regular taster lessons • Study Skills • Comprehensive Cultural Programme to enrich the understanding of the English language and British culture. • A varied curriculum including Music, Drama and Art, Business or Economics • Physical Education • Personalised Support
It benefits from direct rail links of around two hours from London, Edinburgh and Manchester. Whilst Newcastle, Manchester and Leeds/Bradford airports are within easy reach and the ports of Hull and Newcastle are both within a two-hour drive. It is ideally positioned in the heart of the country close to stunning national parks and areas of outstanding natural beauty.
Founded by the Romans, York in the twenty first century is home to two thriving universities and leading service industries.
Regular lively arts, seasonal and academic festivals enliven the city; there’s always something going on!
Chris Jeffery, Head
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