The Heritage Private School and Institute

The Heritage Private School and Institute

Established: 1987

Language: English

Type: Early Years, Primary and Secondary

Age range: 2 to 18

Students: 1,182

Cypriot/Foreigner ratio: 1:3

Principal/Head: Early Years and Primary: Gary Butcher; Secondary: Dr Kypros Kouris

Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1

Governance: Directors

ADMISSIONS

Head of admissions: Early Years and Primary: Gary Butcher; Secondary: Dr Kypros Kouris

Admissions Policy: Dependent on age group; satisfactory report from previous school; entrance examinations in English and Mathematics; Interview; promising students whose English/Mathematics is not at the required level may be accepted if they attend additional intensive lessons.

Scholarships: Scholarships are available in Year 7, Year 10, Year 12 and Year 13 for those students who achieve the best overall academic results on examinations in the preceding year.

Mid-term entry: Yes

Applying from abroad: Yes

Tuition fees: €4,100-€9,200

CURRICULUM

Cambridge Primary Curriculum and the 2014 National Curriculum for England

Type of exams: Cambridge Checkpoints; IGCSE, AS, A Levels; Pearson Edexcel GCSE, GCE, International AS, A Levels; European Computer Driving Licence; LCCI Examinations; Ellinomatheia (Greek Certification Examinations); French DELF; German Goethe-Zertifikat; Anglia Examinations England; ABRSM, Trinity (performing arts)

Languages: English, French, German, Greek, Spanish, Russian

Sports: Basketball, Cricket, Football, Handball, High Jump, Hockey, Long Jump, Netball, Rounders, Rugby, Running/Track Events, Table Tennis, Tag Rugby, Tennis, Shot Put, Swimming (optional for Years 7-8), Volleyball

Music: Students may also take musical instrument and theory lessons, and participate in orchestra and ensembles, with encouragement to take formal examinations

EXTRACURRICULAR

Over 100 Clubs, ‘Clinics’ and Institute Classes for all age groups. Numerous examination, academic and non-academic classes, clubs and homework supervision are offered; choir, orchestra, rock band, volunteering, EYP, MUN, DoE International Awards

FACILITIES

Computer and Science Laboratories, Library, Art Studios, Drama and Dance Studios, 1,200-seat Amphitheatre, Multi-function Hall

Sports: Stadium, full-size FIFA Star 1 Football Pitch, Cricket Practice Lanes, Tennis, Mini Football, Basketball, Volleyball and Netball Courts, track and field facilities

Bus service: Yes

Boarding School: No

POLICIES

School hours: Early Years and Primary: 07:50-13:20 followed by clubs. Secondary: 07:50-14:00 followed by clubs

Exams: Yes (internal and external)

Uniform: Yes

Parents’ association: Parent Volunteers

Student support: Very high level of support for students applying to higher education institutions worldwide. After-school care facility for the younger students, and annual Summer School. A truly warm, friendly and caring community and a high level of pastoral care for our students, including a school counselor

HISTORY

In 1987 the school began with six students. With strong academic ethos and staff dedication, numbers increased, additional buildings were acquired, and new departments were  introduced. In 2007, the school moved  to its state-of-the-art campus on an impressive site with landscaped grounds on a hill along the main Limassol to Troodos road. Committed to sustainable development and environmental initiatives, the school was awarded the prize for Energy Efficient Building CY GPP 2018 for our new Technology building, which has a class A energy rating. We are the only school in Cyprus to hold current accreditation from the prestigious British Council International School Award. We continue to grow, thrive and flourish.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Contact: Dr Kypros Kouris
Address: 4549 Palodia, Limassol, Cyprus
Tel: +357 25367018
Fax: +357 25359377
Email: [email protected]

Website: http://heritageschool.ac.cy/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/heritagecyprus/

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