International

Lincoln Minster School has a thriving international boarding community. We are proud to welcome pupils from across the globe.

Our international pupils come from a wide range of locations including China, Hong Kong, Germany, Italy, Russia, Korea, Spain, the USA and Mexico.

We have a varied curriculum and a wide range of co-curricular activities on offer for all of our pupils.

International Newsletter

We are happy to share with you the second edition of our International Newsletter.

This edition features updates on many of our exciting new developments including:

• Fixed fees for 2018/19
• Revamped school uniform
• GCSE and A Level exam results success
• Enrichment weekends for boarders
• Improved safety with our new airport procedures
• Boarding staffing changes

The international newsletter also features many aspects of school life and the curriculum.

Read the latest edition here

International Messenger September 2018

Education Pathways to Success

We are delighted to offer an exclusive package for our international students. The new Education Pathways provide an exemplary and focused learning programme enhanced with themed visits, work experience and mentoring.

The three distinct options comprise:
Business
Creative
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics)

Pre A Level Offer

We offer a Pre A Level year to those pupils wishing to join us in Year 11. This will enable them to prepare for the course requirements and examinations of the A Level’s they will undertake in Year’s 12 and 13.

International Prospectus at Lincoln Minster School

Get in touch

We are Tier 4 Sponsors with UKVI, experienced in working with agents and guardians.

Initial enquiries should be made to our Registrar, Mrs Mandy Stuffins.

+44 1522 551300 | enquiries@lincolnminsterschool.co.uk

International boarding at Lincoln Minster School

Dedicated lessons to improve English Language use

We provide our international students with ESOL lessons (English for Speakers of Other Languages). Our ESOL Department includes highly-qualified teachers who liaise closely with curriculum teachers to ensure that all students’ needs are met. ESOL classes are generally small – typically 2-8 students – and the school has a proud record of students achieving exceptionally high IELTS scores and passing advanced Cambridge EFL suite exams.
We prepare our pupils for university life, offering specialist English for Academic Purposes lessons.

University Of Lincoln Brayford Pool

2 + 3 Programme

Lincoln Minster School and the University of Lincoln have teamed up to offer a unique study experience in one of the UK’s most dynamic and historic cities.
Pupils choosing to study for their A Levels at Lincoln Minster School, followed by an undergraduate degree at the University of Lincoln, can enjoy an exclusive scholarship to support their studies.
This scholarship offers pupils the chance to benefit from an outstanding five-year education programme with access to Gold Standard teaching, excellent links to industry and tailored careers advice.

The 2+3 Programme offers a bespoke direct pathway to Higher Education for our international pupils.
Those who study their A Levels at Lincoln Minster School can benefit from a direct route to further study at the University of Lincoln. The programme is innovative within the education sector and is the future for international education and relationships. We are proud to represent an exclusive pathway to an education for life.

Short Term Stays

We offer short term stays to International pupils upon request and subject to availability in our boarding houses.

Pupils at Key Stage 3 level will follow the main curriculum omitting English, History, Modern Foreign Language and Geography subjects to allow for intensive ESOL learning, leading to English Language Testing. Those at Key Stage 4 will choose one or two options allowing for additional ESOL lessons to prepare for Cambridge English Testing.

A safe and welcoming home from home

Our highly-experienced boarding staff ensure that all nationalities fit in well with school life, with the result that all nationalities and cultures are made to feel welcome.

Enjoy a quality education in a stunning location at the heart of historic Lincoln.
Our school is situated very close to the iconic Lincoln Cathedral and all of our boarding houses are just a short walk from the historic Bailgate; the lively High Street shops, theatres of the cultural quarter and restaurants of the Brayford waterfront are just ten minutes away on-foot.

There are two universities and a college within close proximity to Lincoln Minster School.
Find out more about the beautiful City of Lincoln →

Bailgate area in the City of Lincoln

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Our prospectus will show you what life at Lincoln Minster School is all about.

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