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School:St Teresa's School
Type of School: day&boarding school for girls
Age range: 2-18
Number of students: 520
Number of boarders: 100
International Students: 25%
Teacher:pupil ratio: 1:10
Annual boarding fees: 25575-28410(GBP/Year)
Website: http://www.st-teresas.com
Age range: Girls 2-18, Boys 2-4
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ST TERESA'S EFFINGHAM

St Teresa’s Effingham is located on a wonderful 48 acre site in an area of outstanding natural beauty in rural Surrey (UK), and is a leading academic school for girls aged 2-18 with over 500 pupils around 30 minutes from London.

The school has fabulous facilities, an excellent academic reputation, excellence in adding value to education, strong pastoral care, wide-ranging extra-curricular activities, and a real focus on each individual pupil.  It is a very happy community.

Academic Profile
St Teresa’s has an outstanding record for ‘adding value’, helping our pupils to make significant improvements over their predicted results. I

GCSE: 
A* —A = 44.7%
A* – B = 69%
A* – C = 88%


A Level: 
A* — A = 38%
A* – B =63 %
A* – C = 82.4%

Accommodation
Pupils from Years 5-10 are housed in small dorms of 3 or 4 girls, whereas Years 11-13 have the option to share a room with a friend, or may prefer the privacy of their own study bedroom.  Boarders enjoy common rooms and  games rooms to spend their leisure time.

Special Features
There is easy access to London by road or rail, and both Gatwick and Heathrow airports are within a convenient 35 minute drive. Headmaster Mike Farmer has ambitious plans for the school, including new Visual Arts Centre and a Sixth Form Study Centre in the near future.
Facilities
St Teresa’s has facilities that are the envy of most other schools, including an Equestrian Centre ,Tennis Academy  run by former Wimbledon player and Queens Club coach Lee Childs.multi-million pound Performing Arts Centre with Recording Studio, Music Technology Suite and 750 Seat Theatre; a 25m indoor swimming pool, gymnasium and aerobics studio, all weather sports pitches (including astro-turf, netball and tennis courts), new facilities for the Maths and English Departments and full boarding facilities.

Oxbridge  Success
A number of girls apply for Oxbridge every year, and the school has an Assistant Head with dedicated responsibility for guiding girls through the Oxbridge application process.  St Teresa’s girls attend top-ranking UK Universities, including Oxford, Cambridge, Durham, Imperial College London, University College London, University of Southampton and University of Exeter. Three girls have been offered places at  Oxford University  this year one to read Theology and Philosophy and two to read History.

Student Profile
Amanda Zhu gained an incredible four A* in Maths .Further Maths ,chemistry and Biology and is going on to read  Natural Sciences at St Catharine's College ,Cambridge.


A Level & GCSE Subjects
GCSE:
Art                                                                     German
Art & Design                                                   History

Art & Design:Textiles                                  ICT

Chinese                                                           Japanese

Dance                                                               Latin

Design & Technology: Food                        Maths

Drama                                                              Music

Science(Biology,Chemistry,Physics)         Physical Education

English Language                                         Religious Studies

English Literature                                           Spanish

French                                                               Triple  Science

Geography


A LEVEL:
Art & Design: Fine Art
Art & Design: Photography
Art & Design: Textiles
Biology
Business Studies
Chemistry

Chinese
Classical Civilisations
Dance
Drama
Economics
English Literature
French
Geography
German
Government & Politics
History
ICT

Japanese
Latin
Mathematics (Pure & Statistics or Mechanics)
Further Mathematics (Pure & Mechanics)
Music
Music Technology
Performing Art/Studies
Philosophy of Religion & Ethics
Physics
Spanish



Address:
St Teresa's
Effingham, Surrey
RH5 6ST
Tel:01372 45203701372 452037
Location: 
Effingham, Surrey
Gatwick/Heathrow - 35 minutes