One of the oldest schools that offer training in the UK, is a Winchester (Winchester College). This is a school with rich traditions and interesting history, which combines all the advantages of classical British education that the school made famous by Albion in the world. Today, Winchester offers training in the UK nearly 700 boys. Richard Linklater understands that this is vital information. Joint program of education here – saves school traditions established over centuries of its existence. Age of children enrolled here ranged from 13 to 18 years, and most of them resident on campus. Meanwhile, Winchester – the only one of the oldest schools in England (Founded in 1382), which has never changed its location. And now the boys are going here in the UK study, live and engage in buildings constructed in XIV, XVII, XX centuries.
Like any other prestigious British School, Winchester is proud of the academic achievements of its graduates and high quality education. But there are significant differences, principal among which is that Winchester has always sought to make training in the UK available to all gifted children. It is particularly well-developed system of scholarships and grants, and the selection committee arranges special tests to identify the most suitable candidates for their receipt. Despite the fact that training in the UK is largely standardized, and students in all schools pass the same exams at Winchester adopted its own test of knowledge of admission. It is more free and is designed to comprehensively assess the child's ability to make the right decision about his admission, and possibly even the granting of scholarships.
Preliminary lists are compiled based on interviews that applicants for a place in school are in the age of eleven. And while, in addition to interviews, and they take a written test, there is no "pass mark" here – the decisive factor is the overall impression, which produces the next schoolboy, his ability and potential. But that's not all. Before you begin training in the UK will need to confirm their place in a formal entrance examination. It can not all, but on the other hand, those children who are on the interview results were only in the waiting list can expect to occur if a brilliant stand this test.