King Williams College

King Williams College, founded in 1833, is located on the edge of Castletown Bay on the Isle of Man in England, next to the airport. With beautiful scenery and low crime rate, the Isle of Man is a good place for young people to grow up safely and healthily.

The school is committed to providing: a diverse and balanced curriculum based on high-quality teaching guarantee; a variety of extracurricular activities, allowing students to understand different cultures, learn to respect each other, and encourage them to achieve lofty ambitions with a high sense of responsibility, service awareness and friendliness .

The college has always maintained a small scale to ensure that every student can get the encouragement and support they need. The school has achieved outstanding academic results, and graduates have been admitted to top universities in the UK, Continental Europe and the United States.

International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE)

KWC provides a wide range of professional learning courses. From the seventh to the ninth grade, students will experience and participate in all subjects, understand and find their own interests, and begin to think about their future career and life goals.

IGCSE is equivalent to a junior high school in China in terms of school system, also known as the "General Certificate of International Secondary Education". It was founded by the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom and is recognized by most universities and employers worldwide. In addition to compulsory subjects, IGCSE from grade ten to grade eleven choose the other four elective subjects according to personal interests.

IGCSE uses a passing scoring system from A+ to G, and a "U" grade means failing.

The five compulsory subjects must meet the basic requirements of "C" level or higher before entering the IB high school curriculum.

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IGCSE compulsory and elective subjects

compulsory course

English Language

English Literature

Mathematics

Biology

Chemistry

Physics

Elective subjects

 

Geography

History

Religious Education

Business Studies

French

Spanish

Latin

Textiles

Product Design Design Technology

Computing Science

Music

Drama

Photography

International Baccalaureate (IB)

International Baccalaureate (IB) International Baccalaureate (IB) is equivalent to the college entrance examination, which will improve the individual's professional knowledge of various subjects and lay the foundation for the next university course. There is no compulsory compulsory course for the IB course. Instead, you select subjects related to your major and interests from the six major combinations, and you can only choose one subject for each group.

IB courses are divided into standard courses (SL / Standard Level) and highly difficult courses (HL / Higher Level). Students choose six subjects, of which three must be highly difficult subjects. In addition to the academic requirements, IB students must also complete 150 hours of social practice activities (CAS Hours) within two years and write an extended essay (Extended Essay) of more than 4,000 words in a subject of their choice.

The total score of the IB course (six subjects) is 45 points, with a grading scale of 1-7 (7 is the highest score). The full score of the subject is 42 points, and the other three points are composed of practical activities and other required items.

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IB Standard Course

The first group of language and literature

English Literature

English Language and Literautre

The second group of foreign language learning

Chinese Literature (Chinese students only)

German Literautre (for German students only)

German German

French French

Spanish Spanish

Latin

The third group of sociology

Business Management

Economics

Geography

History

Extracurricular activities

Although academic scores are very important, they only meet half the requirements for university admission. The other half of the score comes from the reflection of the students' hobbies, character and contribution to society. KWC can provide a variety of activities to assist individuals in making breakthroughs in these areas.

KWC provides clubs and societies in sports, music and drama. For example, in sports clubs, schools have training in rugby, hockey, and swimming. In terms of music, you can join a chorus or orchestra, or even choose an instrument for one-on-one training.

In addition, students are also encouraged to participate in some international activities, such as World Math Day, corporate education, plant festivals, and so on. In these activities, you can apply the knowledge in textbooks to the general public to gain a deeper understanding of life, work and skills outside of education.

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KWC enrollment rate in 2018

The graduating class of 2018 achieved a 100% university promotion rate, of which 96% of the students achieved an IB score of 36 points or more (out of 45 points), and an IB score of 33 points or more reached the top 100 universities in the UK and the top 100 in the world. Institutional standards.

 

Among them, 20% of the students got a score of 40 or more, ranking in the top 5% of the world's college entrance examination candidates.

Three of them scored 43 points, and one student scored a total score of 44 points, ranking among the top one percent of the world's college entrance examination candidates.

 

During the 12th and 13th grades, KWC will provide a variety of pre-university selection courses and university preparation lectures. The teacher will assist students in all aspects to prepare for entering the university; such as writing personal profiles, selecting courses, selecting universities and submitting applications, etc. . During this period, the school will also arrange various university visits.

The following are the key universities that graduates have been admitted to over the years

University of Cambridge

University of Oxford

Imperial College London

King's College London

London School of Economics and Political Science

St. Andrews University

University of London

University of Durham

University College London

University of Birmingham
University of Nottingham

University of Manchester

University of Edinburgh

University of Newcastle

University of York

New York University (United States)

University of Amsterdam (Netherlands) University of Amsterdam

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