UK Devon, UK
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Stover School

Established: 1934
Beach

School Facts

  • Number of Students
    350
  • Student Population
    CoEd - School for both genders
  • Accommodation
    Boarding accommodation
  • Religious Affiliation
    Christian
  • Program Length Available
    Short-Term, Multiple Year, Spring Semester, Spring Year, Fall Semester, Fall Year

School Description

Stover School is located in the foothills of Dartmoor in the heart of the Devon countryside, yet it's only 6 miles (9km) from the seashore. This unique, private Christian boarding school educates boys and girls from age 11 to 18 with a balanced curriculum that includes a Sixth Form Centre. The school boasts a 97% pass rate at A Level and 100% at GCSE subjects, while successfully nurturing and guiding both domestic and international students to grow academically, spiritually and socially. As a relatively small school, the staff know every pupil very well; their needs, how they learn, and these strong relationships, which develop as they grow, are the foundations for their achievements at Stover and beyond.

Facilities

Set on 64 acres of stunning rural grounds, the recent campus expansion produced a new art and photography block, in addition to a science and mathematics building with modern technologies. Outside there's a golf course, playing fields, cricket squares, a covered tennis court and a modern sports pavilion with changing rooms.

Sports and Arts

Along with the popular Duke of Edinburgh Award scheme at Bronze, Silver and Gold levels, there's a full range of clubs and extracurricular activities for students to participate in such as caving, horse riding, fencing and trekking. Trips abroad include woodland walks for our Early Years Foundation Stage, to Geography trips to Snowdonia, History trips to Auschwitz and Sixth Form visits to Peru with Camps International. Activities also include LAMDA drama classes, choirs, big band, chess, photography and gardening.

Dormitories and Student Life

Stover School is part of a close-knit and warm community. The boarding houses provide a safe and friendly environment where boys and girls from a variety of backgrounds and nationalities form lifelong friendships. There are common rooms for relaxing, Internet cafes, fully equipped kitchens and wide-open grounds for sport and recreation. The on-site staff is headed by a houseparent, ensuring all students have proper supervision and care. Weekend activities give boarders the chance to explore nature and have rich cultural experiences.

  • 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 Grades at School
  • 64 acres Campus Size
  • 10% Percentage of International Students
Diploma Year Offered?
No
Student Population
CoEd - School for both genders
Teacher/Student Ratio
1:16
Average Class Size
8
English as Second Language (ESL) Support Available
Yes
Sports
Badminton, Cricket, Equestrian, Fencing, Football, Golf, Gym, Hockey, Netball, Rugby, Running, Table Tennis, Taekwondo, Tennis, Yoga
Arts
Art and Design, Drama, Fine Arts, Photography, Textile
Music
Choir, Music, Orchestra
Advanced Courses (AP, A-Levels)
Biology, Business, Chemistry, Computer Science, Design Technology, English Literature and Composition, Food Nutrition, Further Maths, Geography, History, Home Economics, Mathematics, Philosophy, Physical Education, Physics, Psychology, Religious Studies, Statistics
Languages
French, German, Spanish
Clubs and Extracurricular
Book Club, Chess Club, Cooking Club, Crafting, Dance Team, Debate, Drama Club, Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme, Ecology Club, Electronic Club, Film Production and Acting, French Club, Italian Club, Math Club, Meditation, Mountain Biking Club, Origami Club, Quilting, School Publications, Sewing Club
Ages Accepted
11-18
Other - Eligibility Requirements?
Students should apply directly through Educatius. If selected, they will then need to pass a Skype interview with the Headmaster. Current school reports must also be submitted.

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