Date of publication: 2017-07-09 07:45
All applicants for the first-year class, whether educated in the United States or abroad, are required to complete the full testing requirements. The SAT and ACT tests are given throughout the year at testing centers around the world, although students outside the United States will generally find that the SAT is available in more places than the ACT. We understand that some students do not have access to a testing center in their home countries (., mainland China). These students may be exempt, and if so, may not be disadvantaged in the evaluation process.
If you have information that you need to share with us that will not be reflected elsewhere in your application, you may add it to the Additional Information section of the application.
Many of the theoretical concepts will be backed up with class practicals. These will involve using a variety of laboratory apparatus as well as computer simulations and data logging.
A career in the music industry is rich and varied. Music degrees can lead to work as a performer (orchestral, solo or ensemble), music therapist, sound technician, theatre stage manager, conductor, engineering, radio producer, and broadcaster or work in music education. The study of Music at degree level will provide opportunities to study not only performance through a conservatoire but also composition, musicology, ethnomusicology, sound engineering, conducting and music education at university.
Windermere School boasts three fantastic boarding houses that stand in the beautiful Lakeland grounds of the School. Windermere boarders are never short of things to do, with access to the lake, evening events and a fully developed programme of activities to both local and national places of interest. The School’s inclusive ethos also allows for students from age eight upwards to be made to feel welcome in a unique and homely environment. Each boarding house has comfortable dormitories with full-time residential housemasters and housemistresses.
With close proximity to London and the local High Wycombe theatre, girls have the opportunity to watch performances from The Royal Ballet and touring companies such as the Russian State Ballet, in addition to the more contemporary Mathew Bourne’s New Adventures Company.
Biology: Cells, diffusion, mitosis, the mammalian heart, gas exchange, biochemistry, conservation and classification, DNA and inherited disease, photosynthesis, respiration, excretion and animal behaviour.
Year 9 have also used all the pre-expedition information that Leo sent to the School (promotional literature, expedition kit lists, proposed routes up Ulvetanna and journey details to Antarctica) in their lessons. Their journey with Leo started at The Chill Factore in November. Using all the information they have: Created a display of Ulvetanna to more
The specification we follow is AQA Mathematics, which comprises of six modules. Three modules are studied in Year 67 and a further three in Year 68. The course includes Pure Mathematics, Statistics and Mechanics.
Both the Common Application and the Coalition Application include a one-page personal essay. In addition, both include two short essay questions that are specific to Duke and that offer you the opportunity to share your unique interests and perspective. One of the short essay questions is required, and the other is optional--and yes, it is truly optional! You can submit your short writing with or after the other student portions of the application, no later than the application deadline.
All applicants who complete the Coalition Application will choose to respond to one five essay prompts. The personal essay length is capped at 555 words.
Wycombe Abbey enables girls to open their minds and to develop their personal passions. The learning environment is supportive, yet challenging, with a sense that pupils and their teachers are on an educational journey together. We pride ourselves on the outstanding teaching provided by our specialists who communicate a genuine love of their subject and serve to inspire the girls they teach.
Through debating girls learn to express their ideas and build constructive arguments, offering rebuttals and presenting relevant points of information. All pupils are able to join either the Junior or Senior Debating Societies which meet weekly to discuss current events and develop debating skills. There are many opportunities for girls to take part in competitions and in the past these have included the Churchill Public Speaking Competition, the Rotary Club’s Youth Speaks Competition, the English Schools Mace and the Oxford Schools Debating Competition.
The number of semesters of aid eligibility for students transferring to Duke is based on the policy of up to nine academic semesters less the number of semesters studied elsewhere. This also includes financial assistance for one summer term, if needed. For detailed instructions on how to apply for financial aid, please visit the Office of Undergraduate Financial Aid website.