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  • Is there a test to get into the school?
    Yes, there is a test/tests to get into LEO School UK. The specific tests required may vary depending on the student's age and academic background, but typically they will be required to take an English test and/or a Maths test. These tests are used to assess the student's proficiency in these subjects and ensure they have the necessary skills to succeed in the school's curriculum. If the student is applying from abroad, they may also be required to take additional tests to assess their language proficiency and academic level. This is to ensure that they will be able to keep up with the pace and standards of the school. In addition to the tests, students will also be asked to submit their recent grades from their previous school. This is to provide the admissions team with a better understanding of the student's academic performance and potential. The purpose of these tests is to assess the student's level of proficiency in these subjects and determine if they meet the school's academic standards. The test may also include other subjects or skills depending on the specific requirements of the school. It is important for students to prepare and perform well on these tests in order to secure admission into the school.
  • Do you provide live classes?
    Yes, we do provide live classes at LEO School. Our classes are interactive and conducted in real-time by our qualified and experienced teachers. These live classes allow students to engage with their teachers and classmates, ask questions, and participate in discussions, just like in a traditional classroom setting. Our live classes are held on our virtual learning platform, which provides a seamless and secure environment for students to learn from the comfort of their own homes. Students can access these classes using a computer, tablet, or smartphone with an internet connection. We believe that live classes offer a more dynamic and engaging learning experience compared to pre-recorded lectures. They also allow for immediate feedback and clarification, helping students to better understand the subject matter. At LEO Online School, we strive to provide high-quality education that is both convenient and effective for our students. Our live classes are an essential part of our online learning program, and we encourage all our students to attend them regularly. Thank you for your interest in our school. We hope to see you in one of our live classes soon.
  • In what language the education takes place?
    The education at LEO School takes place in English, as it is a British school with its headquarters located in London, UK. The teachers are native English speakers who are qualified to teach in their respective subject areas. This allows for a fully immersive English language learning experience for students at LEO School. Additionally, the school may offer instruction in other languages as well, depending on the curriculum and student needs. However, English is the primary language of instruction at LEO School.
  • Does LEO School follow a particular curriculum?
    Yes, LEO School follows a Cambridge International curriculum as a registered school with Cambridge Assessment International Education (CAIE). Whether a student is located in the UK or overseas, the teachers at LEO School have extensive experience in delivering all subject matter in a manner that directly supports their learning in the classroom. This ensures that our students receive a high-quality education that meets international standards and prepares them for future academic pursuits.
  • Is LEO School full time or part time?
    LEO School is a full-time school that follows the British Curriculum. It offers morning classes to its students, allowing them to have a complete educational experience during the day. Additionally, the school also offers afternoon classes, which allow students to combine their education at LEO School with their local school, providing them with a well-rounded education and get two certificates.
  • Is homework included?
    Yes. We believe that homework helps students to reinforce the concepts and skills they have learned in class, as well as develop important study habits and time management skills. As such, homework is definitely included in the curriculum at LEO School. However, we also understand the importance of balance and do not overload our students with excessive amounts of homework. Our teachers carefully assign homework that is meaningful and necessary for student growth and progress. We also encourage students to seek help and clarification from their teachers if they are struggling with any homework assignments. Overall, we believe that homework is an essential part of the learning process and plays a crucial role in helping our students achieve academic success.
  • Can students still receive a quality education through online schooling?
    Yes! If a school is accredited and follows a national program, there is no doubt that it provides a high quality education Our school is accredited with Cambridge Assessment International Education (CAIE) and follows this curriculum, which is recognised worldwide and delivered by experienced educators. In the UK, for example, all universities, including Cambridge and Oxford, and across Europe and America accept students from online schools without exception
  • What are the benefits of attending an online school?
    There are many benefits to attending an online school, including flexibility in scheduling, a wider range of course options, and the ability to learn from the comfort of your own home and access to education from anywhere. Enhance resume: Today, to get a job, it is very important to demonstrate adaptability, time management skills and self-motivation, and getting an online education confirms all these skills. Online schooling can help students develop these important skills which are essential for success in the modern workforce. It also prepares students for the increasing use of technology in higher education and the workplace. Online schooling allows students to create their own schedule, which can be beneficial for those with other responsibilities such as jobs or family obligations. Students can also work at their own pace and complete assignments when it is most convenient for them. Students can study at their own pace and on their own time. Online schooling can be more cost-effective for students as it eliminates the need for transportation, housing, and other associated costs of attending a physical school. Online schools often offer a variety of courses, including ones that may not be available at a traditional school. This allows students to explore different subjects and interests that may not have been accessible to them before. Online schooling can be a great option for students with different learning needs as it allows for personalised learning and get high quality education. Online schooling can provide a sense of community and social interaction through virtual discussions, group projects, and online clubs or activities. It also allows students to connect with peers from different backgrounds and locations. Access to international education: online schools open doors for admission to top universities and institutions around the world. Global career opportunities: job opportunities in various countries. Unlike traditional bricks-and-mortar schools, online school offers parents the ability to control their child's learning environment. Parents can ensure their student is learning in a safe, secure atmosphere that is free from the bullying and peer pressure that is sometimes found in a traditional classroom setting.
  • What is the difference between a GCSE and an IGCSE?
    GCSE (General Certificate of Secondary Education) and IGCSE (International General Certificate of Secondary Education) are both secondary school qualifications awarded in the United Kingdom. Both are offered by the major examination boards and both will let you progress on a range of career paths. The I in IGCSE stands for international. The IGCSEs were originally developed for the international market but they attracted a lot of students in private schools, where the 100% exam based syllabuses were considered more rigorous and better preparation for A levels than the traditional GCSE. As time has progressed, the GCSE and IGCSE specifications have become more closely aligned, although it remains true that the examination requirements for IGCSE still benefit home educators in many subjects. While they have many similarities, there are also some key differences between the two. 1. Curriculum: The main difference between GCSE and IGCSE is the curriculum they follow. GCSEs are based on the National Curriculum of England and Wales, while IGCSEs are based on the international curriculum developed by Cambridge International Examinations (CIE). 2. Recognition: GCSEs are widely recognized and accepted by universities and employers in the UK, while IGCSEs are recognized globally and are accepted in many countries as an alternative to local qualifications. 3. Assessment: The assessment methods for both qualifications also differ. GCSEs mainly rely on written exams, while IGCSEs have a more varied assessment approach, including written exams, coursework, and practical assessments. 4. Grading System: GCSEs use the traditional letter grading system (A*-G), while IGCSEs use a numerical grading system (9-1) with 9 being the highest grade. 5. Subjects: GCSEs offer a wider range of subjects to choose from, including many vocational subjects. IGCSEs have a smaller selection of subjects and are more focused on academic subjects. 6. Availability: GCSEs are offered in schools in the UK, while IGCSEs are available in schools all over the world, including the UK. 7. Flexibility: IGCSEs offer more flexibility in terms of when and where the exams can be taken, while GCSEs have a set exam schedule and must be taken in a designated center. In conclusion, the main difference between GCSE and IGCSE is the curriculum they follow and their recognition. While GCSEs are more widely accepted in the UK, IGCSEs have a more global recognition. Ultimately, the choice between the two qualifications will depend on the individual's academic goals and future plans.
  • What are the 4 key stages pupils must follow in the National Curriculum?
    The 4 key stages that pupils must follow in the National Curriculum are as follows: 1. Key Stage 1 (KS1): This stage covers the first two years of primary school education for children aged 5 to 7. It focuses on developing the core skills of literacy, numeracy, and science, as well as fostering social and emotional development. 2. Key Stage 2 (KS2): This stage covers the next four years of primary school education for children aged 7 to 11. It builds upon the skills and knowledge acquired in KS1 and introduces more complex topics and concepts in subjects such as English, mathematics, science, history, geography, and art. 3. Key Stage 3 (KS3): This stage covers the first three years of secondary school education for students aged 11 to 14. It aims to provide a broad and balanced curriculum that prepares students for the more specialized subjects they will study in later years. The focus is on developing critical thinking, problem-solving, and independent learning skills. 4. Key Stage 4 (KS4): This stage covers the final two years of secondary school education for students aged 14 to 16. It is a crucial stage as students work towards their IGCSE exams, which are the main qualifications that are recognised by employers and universities. They have the opportunity to choose from a wide range of subjects, including core subjects such as English, mathematics, and science, as well as optional subjects in areas like humanities, languages, and technology. The National Curriculum sets out the knowledge and skills that students are expected to acquire at each key stage, and it provides a framework for schools to plan their curriculum. However, it is important to note that schools have the flexibility to adapt the curriculum to meet the needs and interests of their students, as long as they cover the core subjects and meet the required standards.
  • How do the examinations take place?
    Only the final exams of the upper secondary school are taken in person. All examinations in primary and lower secondary schools are held remotely. Only the final exams Years 11 (IGCSE) and Year 13 (A-Level) are taken in person at Cambridge exam centres in the UK and around the world. All the mock exams are taken through the LEO School's online learning platform. Students have a set amount of time to complete the exam, and they can access the exam from any device with an internet connection. Exams are graded by the teachers who teach the courses. The grades are entered into the school's online grading system and reports are issued at the end of the first and third semesters, which are published to children and parents in the school's personal accounts *Mocks - set of practice exams that usually take place in January before the final ones in Spring.
  • Do I have to supervise my child myself?
    All classes at our school are supervised by a coordinator who supports children throughout their education and communicates regularly with parents. But, anyway, it all depends on the age and maturity level of your child. If your child is old enough and responsible enough to study on his/her own, you may not need to supervise him/her constantly. If your child is younger or requires additional support, such as with homework, then it may be necessary for you to supervise them more closely. Ultimately, it is up to you as the parent to determine the level of supervision your child needs. However, it is always important to check in and make sure they are following rules and guidelines set by the school.
  • My child does not speak English. Do you have a preparatory program?
    Yes! We have developed International School Preparation programmes which you can enrol in at any time. These programs are designed to introduce your child to the English language in a fun and interactive way, while also helping them develop their basic language skills. Our qualified and experienced teachers use a variety of teaching methods and resources to make learning English engaging and effective for young learners. Through this program, your child will gradually gain confidence in using English and be better prepared to transition into our regular English-speaking classes. We understand that every child learns at their own pace, so our preparatory program is flexible and tailored to meet each child's needs and abilities. We also offer ongoing support and progress monitoring to ensure your child is making steady progress. We believe that learning a new language should be enjoyable and stress-free, and our preparatory program aims to provide just that for your child. So don't worry, we have the perfect program to help your child develop their English language skills and thrive in an English-speaking environment at LEO School.
  • Is LEO School accredited?
    Yes, LEO School is accredited by Cambridge Assessment International Education (CAIE), ensuring that students receive a high-quality education that is recognised and respected worldwide.
  • What is CAIE?
    CAIE (Cambridge Assessment International Education) is a leading provider of international education programs and qualifications for students aged 5-19.
  • What is accreditation?
    Accreditation is a process of evaluating and recognizing an educational institution or program for meeting certain standards of quality and excellence.
  • What is the purpose of CAIE accreditation?
    The purpose of CAIE (Cambridge Assessment International Education) accreditation is to ensure that schools offering their programs and qualifications meet rigorous standards of teaching, learning, and assessment.
  • How does a school become accredited by CAIE?
    A school must undergo a thorough evaluation process, including a review of its curriculum, teaching methods, and assessment practices, to become accredited by CAIE.
  • What are the benefits of being accredited by CAIE?
    Schools that are accredited by CAIE (Cambridge Assessment International Education) are recognised for their commitment to high-quality education and their students are able to gain globally recognised qualifications.
  • What does it mean for a school to be accredited by CAIE?
    It means that the school has met the rigorous standards set by CAIE (Cambridge Assessment International Education) and is committed to providing a high-quality education to its students.
  • What qualifications does CAIE offer?
    CAIE (Cambridge Assessment International Education) offers a range of qualifications, including Cambridge Primary, Cambridge Lower Secondary, Cambridge IGCSE, Cambridge O Level, and Cambridge International AS & A Level.
  • Can students transfer their CAIE qualifications to other schools or universities?
    Yes, Cambridge Assessment International Education qualifications are recognised and accepted by universities and colleges around the world, making it easier for students to transfer and continue their education.
  • How does CAIE ensure the quality of its accredited schools?
    CAIE (Cambridge Assessment International Education) regularly monitors and reviews its accredited schools to ensure they continue to meet the standards of quality and excellence set by the organisation.
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