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Thursday 26-Jan-2017
【SCMP Education Post:寄宿學校攻略】純樸踏實的Cheltenham College

Cheltenham College對於我有非常特殊的意義,可以話沒有Cheltenham College就不會有英識教育。還在國際學校任教時,我就曾經和學生一起到過Cheltenham參加遊學團,在裡面住過兩星期。亦因為學校給我的Impression,尤其是踏實的教育方針和純樸的學風,啟發到我踏出開創英國升學事業的第一步。希望將透過Cheltenham College而感受到的英國教育精華,帶給香港學生。



憶起以前在Cheltenham College帶遊學團的日子,最令我印象深刻的是區內寧靜和平的氣氛,像是香港的跑馬地,有一種與世隔絕而靜中帶旺的感覺。就算是週末帶著十個八個小朋友出town ( 其實湊細路是我的弱項 ),都覺得好安全,這就是Cheltenham。


Cheltenham也是英國數一數二的名校區,Cheltenham College也是云云著名學校之一。除了中學,Cheltenham College也有Prep School,其教學大原則在於一個字-Inclusion。即是透過學校大大小小的活動,運動有分為Band A至E,歌詠隊也是「open for all」的。學校藉此協助學生盡快融入英國學校的生活,不論是本地生還是國際生都能盡快投入英國教育環境,成為True-British。


 

雖然也有Prep的學生升讀Marlborough、Harrow、CLC等名校,但主要畢業生還是會升讀Cheltenham College。原因不難理解,因為Cheltenham無論在讀書氣氛、全人教育和個人成長都做到十足的好。

 

先談成績。Cheltenham 2016年A-Level A*-A有46%,GCSE A*-A有71%,成績算是相當不錯。尤其在同區還有Cheltenham Ladies’ College等名校 ( 雖然不在League Table上 ) 的情況下,Cheltenham College能夠維持穩定的成績表現,絕對為家長們打了一枝強心針。

 

Cheltenham College強項運動是檻球、曲棍球、板球、網球,連比較傳統和罕見的馬球 ( Polo ) 都一應俱全。學校亦非常重視對學生在運動方面的培訓,令他們有機會出戰地區級甚至國家級的比賽,英識教育的past student中也有不少是代表Cheltenham College出賽的呢!


 

我個人認為,Cheltenham 對於家長和學生們,最大的吸引力在於整體學習的氣氛。據家長所說,Cheltenham學生「are very down-to-earth」而且「don’t have to grow up too fast」。學生有充分的空間和自由度尋覓自我發展方向,也踏實地為自己的學業、前途作打算。最令我印象深刻 ( 而英識教育的同事也常提起的 ) 是一位家長對Cheltenham College的意見:「It’s not a London school.」指學生們有禮而自信,性格低調沉穩,予人踏實正直的感覺,正是香港學生們最值得自豪的個人質素。

 

如果家長們希望送子女去一些比較恬靜的Town School,或是希望孩子在簡樸的環境下成長,Cheltenham College將是佳選。



文章作者為Britnania StudyLink英識教育創辦人Samuel Chan。


原文:http://www.educationpost.com.hk/zh-hk/resources/dse/170126

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