International Schools are a good alternative for foreign nationals although a more costly option of course. Private international school fees start at around 5,000 euros a year for elementary school, increasing to about 6,500 euros a year for high school, plus an entrance fee of about 1,000 euros.
When looking for a suitable school for your child try and visit during school hours. You will also want to check out the bus routes to see where they run in relation to your home and how long the bus ride will be. Note that some schools have rather long waiting lists, especially if your child is not already fluent in English since in most schools there is a quota on the number of students admitted whose mother tongue is not English. Private boarding schools can also be found in the region of Seoul.
The following is a list of English-speaking schools in Seoul:
The following is a list of schools in Seoul where the main language is not English:
Dulwich College Seoul – Seocho-gu – (02)3015-8517
Situated on a purpose-designed city campus just south of the Han River in the centrally located Seocho District, Dulwich College Seoul offers an exemplary British-style international education for over 650 expatriate students aged 3 years to 18 years from over 40 different countries. It is built upon the history of Dulwich College London, one of Britain’s most prestigious independent schools, originated in 1619. The College maintains close relationship with Dulwich College London and the Dulwich Colleges in Shanghai, Beijing, Suzhou, Yangon and Singapore.
The curriculum follows the best practice of the Early Years Foundation Stage Framework and Enhanced English National Curriculum. With our Cambridge International Examination (CIE) accreditation, we offer the IGCSE programme and our International Baccalaureate World School status enables students to proceed thereafter with the IB Diploma programme. Our College is accredited by the Council of International Schools (CIS) and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).
Our campus hosts outdoor play areas, an all-weather sports field, an outdoor basketball area, an indoor gymnasium and a 25-metre indoor swimming pool. Facilities also include a 300-seat auditorium, performance areas, self-contained suites of music rooms, two fully stocked learning resource centres and libraries, science laboratories, a STEAM laboratory, a food technology room, Art and Design workshops and a kiln room. As a wireless school, we are able to integrate IT across the whole curriculum through the use of our laptop trolleys.
ECLC is a quality non-profit International Early Years School for children aged 2½ to six years. It is an English-speaking School with an enrollment of approximately 140 children representing over 25 different countries.
Located in Hannam-dong, ECLC is an IPC Member School (International Primary Curriculum) and is a member of KORCOS, the Korea Council of Overseas Schools. The Head of School is a member of ECIS (European Council of International Schools) as well as EARCOS (East Asia Regional Council of Schools).
Contact us at 795-8418 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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