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AT A G L A N C E Two campuses for pre-reception through Grade 12 MISSION Preparing students for life beyond Windsor School L E A D E R S H I P & FA C U LT Y Strong leaders and teachers with years of experience CURRICULUM The foundation for academic success C E N T E R S O F E XC E L L E N C E Helping each student find their path toward excellence T H E S AT A S S E S S M E N T S Preparing for the college application process CAMPUS LIFE A look at the Old Fort Bay and Albany campuses B OA R D I N G Life in Windsor’s Lodge WINDSOR WINS Windsor alumni earning scholarships to universities worldwide 3


W I N D S O R AT A G L A N C E

WINDSOR AT A GLANCE Located on The Bahamas’ beautiful island of New Providence, Windsor School is both a local and global institution, a private school with a public purpose. Spread across two campuses, our nurturing school is a place where opportunity and interest intersect in seemingly endless ways. We prepare students to make a difference in the world by embracing change and challenge with creativity, collaboration, critical thought, and global awareness, guided by moral and ethical values.

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OLD FORT BAY

ALBANY

Pre-Reception to Year 6

6 - 12

225+

200+

Preschool: 12 - 16 Primary School: 16 - 18

Middle School: 16 - 20 Upper School: 14 - 20

Ben Fox

Dr. Mark Ott

YEAR FOUNDED

2014

2017

DAY & BOARDING

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Day and Boarding, up to 50 boarders

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ENROLLMENT

AVG. CLASS SIZE

HEAD OF SCHOOL

CURRICULUM

Private UK, Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) Cambridge International Primary

Private US, AP Courses

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We prepare students for college and life by building their academic, athletic and artistic skills with a focused dedication toward pursuing excellence in an area of passion. We believe in both a strong, foundational education with an emphasis on enriching centers of excellence that are both practical and challenging – developing students to be strong leaders and committed citizens to improve the communities in which they live.

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THE WINDSOR DIFFERENCE

THE WINDSOR DIFFERENCE We recognize every child’s education is a different expedition, a decades-long journey of growth and enlightenment that twists and turns through paths both charted and uncharted. At Windsor, we provide the navigational tools to help your child set their course and reach their academic and professional destination. By exposing students at an early age to many subjects, ideas, and experiences, we help them find their desired passion or subject area to channel their interest, efforts, and time and begin building expertise, confidence, and, ultimately, future growth opportunities.

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A college preparatory school with a core curriculum

Pathway for success through Centers of Excellence in six interest areas

Belief in the uniqueness of each child

Dedication to create early excellence and specialization

Value-oriented, private education

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LEADERSHIP

BEN FOX H E A D O F S C H O O L , O L D F O R T B AY C A M P U S

Ben Fox has fifteen years’ experience of teaching and leadership in primary schools. He joined Windsor in the summer of 2018 after twelve years at the prestigious Wetherby School in London, one of the top pre-preparatory schools in the country. Ben brings a wealth of expertise in a plethora of roles within teaching, from his start at Abingdon House School in London teaching students with specific learning disabilities to Wetherby School where he ultimately became Assistant Head. Over these years, he has gathered knowledge in supporting and teaching children with a broad

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range of needs and talents, the importance of building honest and strong communication with parents and the key roles within a school. While working at Wetherby, Ben was chosen by the Alpha Plus Group to complete a leadership course with the Institute of Management, in which he gained a distinction. Prior to teaching, Ben worked for numerous leisure companies across Europe, focused on children’s programs. Ben’s partner, Lesley joins him as Deputy Head and they bring their two children, Tilla and Flynn to the Windsor community.


DR. MARK OTT HEAD OF SCHOOL, ALBANY CAMPUS

Dr. Mark Ott joined Windsor School from Deerfield Academy in Massachusetts, bringing his more than twenty-five years of experience in school leadership to The Bahamas. From academic affairs, curriculum design, admissions and the recruitment and evaluation of faculty, Dr. Ott is a life-long educator, having taught across the world at several distinguished institutions such as the Punahou School in Honolulu, The Blake School in Minneapolis, and Phillips Exeter Academy in New Hampshire. Dr. Ott also has extensive international experience; he has taught at

the School Year Abroad-Spain program and has been an instructional consultant in Seoul, Shanghai, Beijing, Dublin and Tokyo. Originally from Wisconsin, Dr. Ott has a BA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a Ph.D. from the University of Hawaii at Manoa. His wife, Lori, and their three daughters, Claire, Anne and Olivia, are thrilled to be a part of the Windsor and Albany communities.

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FA C U LT Y

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1. Ms. Louise Pre-Reception

7. Ms. Els Year 2

13. Mr. Tom Year 5

19. Ms. Jen Performing Arts

2. Ms. Kennise Pre-Reception

8. Ms. Hilary Year 2

14. Ms. Raynell Deputy Head

20. Ms. Stacey Art

3. Ms. George Reception

9. Ms. Lexie Year 3

15. Ms. Laura Year 6

4. Ms. Lori Reception

10. Ms. Lesley Deputy Head

16. Mr. Seb Year 6

21. Coach Chris Athletic Director, Physical Education

5. Ms. Lauren Year 1

11. Ms. Katie Year 4

17. Ms. Rosanna Primary French

6. Ms. Amanda Year 1

12. Ms. Yvette Year 4

18. Ms. Yamika Primary Spanish

22. Coach Charles Swimming 23. Ms. Condra LDP Teacher

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11. Dr. Jayse Heap, FCCT, NPQH 22. Thalia Perez-Ginevra Humanities Guidance Counselor and Exam Coordinator, 12. Susan Heap, MCCT History Teacher Middle School Science 23. Adriana Pérez 13. Daniel Holder Spanish Director of Music 24. Ramesh Rajballie 14. Anthony Hoyle Deputy Head of School, English Literature History Teacher 15. Julie Hoyle 25. Katie Roach Art and Design Director of Physical Education

1. Varghese Alexander Head of Mathematics

6. Timothy Daniels Director of Middle School

2. Stazzie Appleyard Music Performance

7. Zoe Franks 17. Crachad Laing Director of Boarding and Director of STEM Pastoral Care, Coordinator of Online Education 18. Carolyn Lowe-Thompson Mathematics 8. Tom Franks Director of Boarding and 19. Rachel Miller Pastoral Care, Science Teacher Director of Marine Biology

3. Mikiko Candela Learner Development Program Director 4. Erin Connors English and Humanities, Assistant Director of the Middle School 5. Mathilde Couënne French

16. Mary Knowles History

9. Natasha Frank Chemistry and Biology

20. Carla Morrison Art

10. Tim Hauber STEP Teacher, Food Sustainability

21. Tanya Mohamed-Coyle English and Social Studies

26. Courtnee Roberts Middle School English 27. Shaquille Sands English Literature 28. Jos Sanghera Director of NEXUS School of Business 29. Michele Sprague Biology 30. Janet Wedgewood Mathematics and Science

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CURRICULUM

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LOW E R S C H O O L

CURRICULUM

LOWER SCHOOL Windsor School’s enriching, diverse Lower School curriculum provides a high-quality education with a mission to instill a love for learning. Inspirational, enthusiastic teachers passionately deliver the curriculum, including the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) followed by the Cambridge International Primary curriculum beginning in Year 1.

PRERECEPTION (Ages 3-4) E A R LY Y E A R S F O U N D AT I O N S TA G E ( E Y F S ) CURRICULUM “Purposeful play” is the landscape for creating this organic learning environment in the Pre-Reception year. We encourage thinking, creating and talking as well as exploring, experimenting and questioning. Communication and Language - Listening and attention - Understanding and speaking Physical Development - Improve physical movement and skills Personal, Social and Emotional Development Literacy - Learn reading fundamentals using Jolly Phonics - Emergent writing skills developed with hands-on, playbased learning

(Ages 4-5) E A R LY Y E A R S F O U N DAT I O N S TA G E ( E Y F S ) CURRICULUM In the Reception year, our program sets the stage for a lifelong devotion to a love of learning. We continue the growth and development of each student in a hands-on, interactive environment. Communication and Language - Listening and attention - Understanding and speaking Physical Development - Improve physical movement and skills Personal, Social and Emotional Development Literacy - Direct teaching of phonics (reading and writing) using the Windsor Reading Scheme - Daily practice to build love of reading and strong, competent readers Mathematics

Mathematics

Understanding the World

Understanding the World

Expressive Arts and Design

Expressive Arts and Design

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RECEPTION


KEY STAGE 1

KEY STAGE 2

KEY STAGE 2

Years 1-2 (Ages 5-7)

Years 3-4 (Ages 7-9)

Years 5-6 (Ages 9-11)

CAMBRIDGE I N T E R N AT I O N A L PRIMARY CURRICULUM

CAMBRIDGE I N T E R N AT I O N A L PRIMARY CURRICULUM

CAMBRIDGE I N T E R N AT I O N A L PRIMARY CURRICULUM

The renowned international curriculum focuses on core subject areas along with creative subjects including library sessions and humanities lessons to create a wellrounded student.

Continuing to follow the Cambridge International Primary curriculum, we continue introducing concepts and further develop core fundamentals learned in Years 1-2.

The broad and balanced education learned in Cambridge International Primary courses provides plenty of opportunities to develop creativity, expression and wellbeing in a variety of ways.

CO R E AC A D E M I C S English and Literacy Mathematics Science

C R E AT I V E SUBJECTS Humanities Art and Design Music and Performing Arts Physical Education (PE) World Languages PSHE (Personal, Social, Health and Economic Education) Digital Literacy

CO R E AC A D E M I C S English and Literacy Mathematics Science

C R E AT I V E SUBJECTS Humanities Art and Design Music and Performing Arts Physical Education (PE) World Languages PSHE (Personal, Social, Health and Economic Education) Digital Literacy

CO R E AC A D E M I C S English and Literacy Mathematics Science

C R E AT I V E SUBJECTS Humanities Art and Design Music and Performing Arts Physical Education (PE) World Languages PSHE (Personal, Social, Health and Economic Education) Digital Literacy

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MIDDLE SCHOOL

CURRICULUM

MIDDLE SCHOOL 6TH GRADE

CO R E AC A D E M I C S English - Classic and contemporary fiction, poetry, drama and non-fiction - Creative, autobiographical and letter writing - Vocabulary, grammar, spelling and elements of composition Mathematics - Operations and conversions - Review of addition, subtraction, multiplication, division - Decimals, fractions and percents, unit conversion, graphing, area and volume

C H O O S I N G YO U R E L E C T I V E S Each student has the opportunity to select up to two (2) elective courses each semester. After the core academic subject areas are taught throughout the morning, students enjoy the elective courses in the afternoon.

Science - Understanding how the earth and its cycles, living things and our climates are all connected - Ecology, ecosystems, climate and weather, states of matter Humanities - Identity, heritage and belonging - Basic geography, economics and historical trade patterns

ELECTIVE COURSES Modern Language, choice of Spanish or French STEM Physical Education Music Art Drama

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7TH GRADE

CO R E AC A D E M I C S English - Building on Humanities themes with relevant classic and contemporary fiction, poetry and Shakespearian drama - Developing an argument, and persuasive and journalistic writing Mathematics - Review of fractions, percents and decimals, and long division with fractions and percents - Properties of negative and positive numbers - Algebra, and independent vs. dependent relationships - Statistics and probability Science - Classifications of living things - Introduction to chemistry and the physical properties of matter - Plant and animal cell structure Humanities - Bahamian Independence - Haitian Revolution, American Revolution and Civil War - Current events

8TH GRADE

CO R E AC A D E M I C S English - Special focus on classical drama, epic poetry and the academic five-paragraph essay Mathematics - Modeling linear relationships - Expressions vs. equations, inverse operations and properties of equalities Science - States of matter, the periodic table and types of chemical reactions - Mixtures and solutions, acids and bases - Stars and the galaxy Humanities - Survey of significant movements of people - Current refugee movements and the rise of populist nationalism

ELECTIVE COURSES Modern Language, choice of Spanish or French STEM Physical Education

ELECTIVE COURSES

Music

Modern Language, choice of Spanish or French

Art

STEM

Drama

Physical Education Music Art Drama

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UPPER SCHOOL

CURRICULUM

UPPER SCHOOL FRESHMAN YEAR

SOPHOMORE YEAR

CO R E AC A D E M I C S

CO R E AC A D E M I C S

English (World Literature)

English (British Literature)

Mathematics (Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II)

Mathematics (Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II)

Science (Biology, Physics, Chemistry)

Science (Biology, Physics, Chemistry)

Ancient History

Modern World History

Business

Business

Modern Language (French or Spanish)

Modern Language (French or Spanish)

ELECTIVES & INTEREST COURSES

ELECTIVES & INTEREST COURSES

Physical Education

Physical Education

Art and Design

Art and Design

Modern Language (French or Spanish)

Modern Language (French or Spanish, AP Spanish Language, AP Spanish Literature, AP French Language)

STEPs (STEM, Food Security and Sustainability, Sports Science and Fitness)

AP 2D Studio Art and Design STEPs (STEM, Food Security and Sustainability, Sports Science and Fitness)

As students enter high school, they select two (2) elective or STEP interest areas to pursue for Grades 9 and 10. In Grades 11 and 12, the student will specialize in just one STEP subject.

C O L L E G E P R E PA R AT I O N SPRING: Introduction to the College Admissions Process

COLLEGE ASSESSMENTS JANUARY: PSAT/NMSQT Test (optional)

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JUNIOR YEAR

SENIOR YEAR

CO R E AC A D E M I C S

CO R E AC A D E M I C S

English (American Literature, British Literature, AP English Literature, AP English Language, Literary Studies Seminar)

English (American Literature, British Literature, AP English Literature, AP English Language, Literary Studies Seminar)

Mathematics (Precalculus, Calculus, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus AB, AP Statistics, Algebra II)

Mathematics (Precalculus, Calculus, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus AB, AP Statistics)

History (US History, AP US History, European History, AP European History)

History (US History, AP US History, European History, AP European History)

* Science (Biology, AP Biology, Physics, AP Physics, Chemistry, AP Chemistry, AP Environmental Science)

* Science (Biology, AP Biology, Physics, AP Physics, Chemistry, AP Chemistry, AP Environmental Science)

Business

Business

ELECTIVES & INTEREST COURSES

ELECTIVES & INTEREST COURSES

Physical Education

Physical Education

Art and Design

Art and Design

Modern Language (French or Spanish, AP Spanish Language, AP Spanish Literature, AP French Language)

Modern Language (French or Spanish, AP Spanish Language, AP Spanish Literature, AP French Language)

AP 2D Studio Art and Design

AP 2D Studio Art and Design

STEPs (STEM, Food Security and Sustainability, Sports Science and Fitness)

STEPs (STEM, Food Security and Sustainability, Sports Science and Fitness)

C O L L E G E P R E PA R AT I O N

C O L L E G E P R E PA R AT I O N

College Preparation Class

College Preparation Class

SAT English Class AP Exams in Spring (select subjects)

FALL/WINTER: 1. Apply to universities 2. Early Decision & Early Action 3. Regular Action

College essay writing, application list and school visits in Summer

WINTER/SPRING: Select your college

SAT Mathematics Class

COLLEGE ASSESSMENTS SAT/ACT Testing in Spring (multiple test dates)

COLLEGE ASSESSMENTS SAT/ACT Testing in Fall

SAT Subject Tests in Spring (in selected subjects)

*Students decide which science course to enroll in, after consultation with teachers.

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C E N T E R S O F E XC E L L E N C E

WINDSOR CENTERS OF EXCELLENCE Helping students find their path toward excellence. Windsor Centers of Excellence were designed to help each student find their path toward greatness. Students may choose to participate in one of our STEP offerings (as outlined on Pgs. 20-21) or they can enroll in one of these focused study areas with the goal of building real-world expertise and pursuing their passion while on the Windsor campus.

BUSINESS Included in tuition

MARINE B I O LO GY

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All students are enrolled in the four-year NEXUS School of Business program as part of the core curriculum, and this area is complimentary and included in the student’s tuition. For students desiring to study or train in one of the other five Centers of Excellence, an additional fee is required. The Windsor Centers of Excellence are all about creating a unique path for each student within a truly diverse community and under the guidance of caring faculty, coaches, counselors, mentors and advisors.

MUSIC

(coming Fall 2021) Additional fee required

TENNIS Additional fee required

ACADEMICS

EQUESTRIAN (coming 2022)

Additional fee required

Fees available upon request.

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Creating early opportunities to chase greatness.

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C E N T E R S O F E XC E L L E N C E

C E N T E R S O F E XC E L L E N C E

PARTNERING WITH ALBANY

The renowned community of Albany has come alongside Windsor School to create these Centers of Excellence, allowing students to utilize, learn, train and perform at its world-class facilities. Through our Centers of Excellence, students and student-athletes have the opportunity to learn from some of the world’s best in their respective industries and pursue their own fullest potential.

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BUSINESS

M A R I N E B I O LO GY

GOLF

MUSIC

TENNIS

EQUESTRIAN

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(coming Fall 2021)

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BUSINESS

NEXUS SCHOOL OF

BUSINESS OV E RV I E W The NEXUS School of Business provides students with a solid foundation on all aspects of business from finance and economics to planning, digital marketing and leadership. With a focus on a case, vocational and skills approach to learning, students will learn how to prepare and give a presentation, the art of negotiation and debate. During senior year, the program is financefocused, with an importance in understanding financial literacy. Students will leave school with a firm foundation of: √ Public Speaking √ Personal Finance (savings, mortgages, borrowing) √ Digital Marketing √ Leadership √ Business Plan Development √ Proficient in Software Programs (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) √ Introduction to Financial Markets & Philanthropy

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PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS • Develop a strong knowledge of both Excel and PowerPoint • Hear from Nick Advani, former Goldman Sachs executive, and Christopher Anand, managing partner of NEXUS Luxury Collection, as well as other guest speakers • Opportunity to visit the trading floor alongside RBC Capital Markets, take field trips to the NYSE and listen in on shareholder meetings • Participate in the stock trading simulation competition • During junior year, create a group business plan to be presented to the NEXUS School of Business Board, similar to Shark Tank • Senior year project of valuing a public company N E X U S B U S I N E S S AWA R D S • Upon the completion of junior year, the program presents a Gold, Silver and Bronze award to students based on the 3-year average GPA and participation in business projects outside the classroom • Awarded after junior year so recognition is included and noted on college applications

NEXUS Luxury Collection is an international hospitality, real estate development and asset management company backed by financier Joe Lewis, golfing greats Tiger Woods and Ernie Els, and actor and musician Justin Timberlake. W W W. N E X U S L U X C O . C O M

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CURRICULUM FRESHMAN YEAR TERM 1

TERM 2

Business in the Real World Purpose and nature of business, business objectives and stakeholders

Marketing Market segmentation, 4 Ps Mix and PLC, relationship between price and demand

Economics How the economy works, economic growth, fiscal and monetary policy, exchange rates

ASSESSMENT

Case Study and Written Response

Create and Present a Marketing Mix

Economic Review Task

ENRICHMENT

Visit the Pirate Brewery

Manage the Urban Farm

Economy Tracker

Business Skills, Level I Microsoft Powerpoint and Excel, public speaking, quantitative skills

Team Building Characteristics of teams and groups, BELBIN and Tuckman, team building techniques

Personal Finance Functions and role of money, planning expenditure, managing personal finance, features of financial institutions

ASSESSMENT

Negotiation and Procurement Task

Create and Implement a Team Development Plan

Case Study: Design, Present and Justify a Financial Plan

ENRICHMENT

NEXTalks Speaker Series

NEXTalks Speaker Series: Atlantis Teambuilding Day

NEXTalks Speaker Series: Personal Finance Masterclass

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MODULE II

TERM 3

SOPHOMORE YEAR TERM 1

TERM 2

TERM 3

Economics II The factors of production, opportunity cost, markets and allocation of resources, how prices are determined

Business Operations Production processes, location decisions, role of procurement, concept of quality, capacity utilization, project management

Finance Level I Examine sources of finance, explore cash flow, financial calculations, analyzing a business’ financial performance

ASSESSMENT

MCQ, Short Response Exam

MCQ, Essay Question

Case Study: Finance (data calculation, analysis and recommendation)

ENRICHMENT

Economics Masterclass

Masterclass with Albany Operations Manager

NEXTalks Speaker Series: Finance Masterclass

Human Resources Centralization-decentralization, recruitment and selection, importance of motivation, methods to motivate staff

Market Research Purpose of market research, types of research, data collection and analysis, sampling, research pros and cons

International Business Types of business activity, international trading blocs, barriers to international business

ASSESSMENT

MCQ, Pre-Release Case Study

Research and Presentation for a Business

Comparative Business Report

ENRICHMENT

HR Masterclass

NEXTalks Speaker Series

NEXTalks Speaker Series: Business Trip to New York

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TERM 2

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External Environment Economic factors to include GDP, taxation, exchange rates, inflation, fiscal and monetary

Digital Marketing Digital strategies to meet target objectives, return on investment compensation models

HRM Organizational structure, analyze employee productivity and performance, organizational culture

ASSESSMENT

Pre-Release Case Study & Exam

Develop and Present a Digital Marketing Campaign

Academic Essay

ENRICHMENT

Speaker Series VII: TED TALK

Speaker Series VIII: Digital Marketing Masterclass

Speaker Series IX: HRM Department

Event Management Event planning and the use of planning tools

Corporate Social Responsibility Environmental issues, stakeholder conflict, supply chain and community

International Business Job search and CV writing, application process, interview

ASSESSMENT

Plan and Organize an Event

CSR Essay

WEX Log, Interview and Application

ENRICHMENT

HERO HONDA Experience

Hands for Hunger CEO

Bloomberg Certification (10 max.)

Business Planning Market research, strategic techniques, financial planning

Finance Level II Analyzing the existing internal position of a business to assess, ratio analysis and income statement

Economics III Demand for goods and services, PED, price elasticity of supply

ASSESSMENT

Run Your Own Business

Case Study: Finance & Exam

MCQ

ENRICHMENT

Business Coaching Advice

Trading Simulator

NEXTalks Speaker Series

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MODULE II

MODULE III

SENIOR YEAR

MODULE I

ASSESSMENT

TERM 1

TERM 2

TERM 3

Investment Opportunities and Financial Planning The role of money and financial markets, investment trusts, investment bonds

Strategic Methods Assessing methods and types of growth, innovation, managing international business

Final Accounts for Public Limited Companies Accounting concepts, analysis and interpretation of end-of-year financial statements

Evaluation Activity

Case Study & Exam

Company Valuation & Presentation

Share Trading Platform and Shares for School Club (The Share Center) Speaker Series: Finance and Investment

ENRICHMENT

Leadership and Management Difference between leaders and managers, leadership styles, decision making

Managing Strategic Implementation Managing change, managing implementation, decision trees and CPA, problems with strategy and why strategies fail

Business Projects Students choose from business law, global finance, advertising and PR, big data

ASSESSMENT

Controlled Assessment

Exam

2,500 Written Report & Presentation

ENRICHMENT

NEXTalks Speaker Series

NEXTalks Speaker Series

Cost and Management Accounting Type and calculation of variances, appraisal methods

Business Skills II Microsoft PowerPoint and Excel, public speaking, quantitative skills

ASSESSMENT

Case Study

Business Development Task

ENRICHMENT

NEXTalks Speaker Series

NEXTalks Speaker Series

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MODULE III

INSTRUCTOR Jos Sanghera, Director of NEXUS School of Business Jos brings over 15 years of education experience to Windsor, having previously served as a senior manager in the UK education system, specializing in quality improvement, teaching, learning and assessment strategies and staff leadership and development.

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C O M I N G FA L L 2 0 2 1

MARINE BIOLOGY OV E RV I E W The Albany Marine Biology Academy provides an educational experience unlike no other. With the Bahamian marine environment as a lab, students dive into research alongside renowned marine scientists and conservation professionals working to protect endangered marine species and habitats. Created in partnership with the Perry Institute for Marine Science (PIMS), this marine biology and dive training program provides an in-depth exploration of tropical marine biology by incorporating lab work, field excursions, and cutting-edge research.

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PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS • Utilize Perry Institute’s research vessel, moored in Albany Marina, to participate in dive excursions, research, and marine conservation projects including the Reef Rescue Network coral nursery program • Become a specialist in marine biology, conservation, environmental management, science communication, and underwater photography • Gain advanced diving certifications and hone underwater survey and data collection skills • Journey to the outer islands on marine science expeditions • Create a digital portfolio showcasing achievements and field experiences to support academic and career aspirations

Coral reef survey. Photo Credit: Shane Gross

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M A R I N E B I O LO GY

CURRICULUM FRESHMAN + SOPHOMORE YEAR TERM 1

MODULE I

Marine Biology I Fish dissection, water quality and microscopy

Abaco Mangroves

RESEARCH PROJECT MODULE II

RESEARCH PROJECT

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Conservation and Education I Data collection and citizen science

Exumas Marine Reserves

Cat Island Shark Conservation

Marine Protected Areas Marine Biology II BRUV surveys

Marine Ecology II Drone surveys and GIS

Conservation and Education II Replanting and restoration

PADI Professional Dive Development

DIVING

EXPEDITIONS

Marine Ecology I Marine habitat and fish surveys

TERM 3

PADI Professional Dive Development

DIVING

EXPEDITIONS

TERM 2

Eleuthera Stringrays

Harbour Island Marine debris Mangroves and Seagrass

Outer Islands Turtles


JUNIOR + SENIOR YEAR TERM 1

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Marine Biology III Coral reef surveys

Marine Ecology III Photogrammetry and modelling

Andros Coral Reef Monitoring and Restoration

Grand Bahama Coral Reef Ecology

RESEARCH PROJECT

MODULE II

Conservation and Education III Microfragmentation and coral outplanting

Eleuthera Coral Reef Conservation

Coral Reefs Marine Biology IV Species identification

Marine Ecology IV BRUV surveys

Conservation and Education IV Underwater photography and videography

PADI Professional Dive Development

DIVING

EXPEDITIONS

TERM 3

PADI Professional Dive Development

DIVING

EXPEDITIONS

TERM 2

Abaco Marine Mammals

Bimini Shark Ecology

RESEARCH PROJECT

Outer Islands Fisheries Science Fisheries

INSTRUCTOR Rachel Miller, Director of Marine Biology Rachel is a marine biologist, research diver and marine biology educator at Windsor School at Albany. She has worked on marine conservation and aquaculture projects all over the world, and works alongside scientists in The Bahamas to save endangered marine species and restore coral reef ecosystems through research, monitoring, restoration and education.

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GOLF

GOLF OV E RV I E W Albany Golf Academy is led by world-renowned golf instructor Jon Hearn, coach to some of the game’s most successful PGA, European and LPGA Tour champions, including Major winner and former world No. 1 Justin Rose. Combining elite training and instruction, Albany Golf Academy develops the game’s future top athletes, elevating them to the next level. In nearly four years, Albany Golf Academy students have achieved 43 tournaments wins internationally, including national junior and amateur champions with the first six graduates achieving their dreams of playing U.S. collegiate golf by securing scholarships to top Division 1 universities.

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PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS • Play and train where the pros play at Albany • Daily, personalized instruction from renowned coach Jon Hearn • Detailed, bespoke individual development plans with on-course play multiple times per week • Use of the latest technologies to help collect data and enable evidential progression periodically throughout the year • Compete in numerous tournaments in the U.S. • Rigorous and disciplined schedule with TOUR-caliber instruction • Guidance and assistance with college recruitment

Albany’s 18-hole championship golf course was designed by Ernie Els and is home to the PGA TOUR’s Hero World Challenge hosted by Tiger Woods, giving student-athletes a first-hand look at the world’s top professional players.

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GOLF

T E AC H I N G P H I LO S O P H Y Albany Academy’s mission is to develop well-rounded athletes. Through our state-of-the-art facilities and renowned instructors, we are dedicated to focusing on the individual sport discipline, both physical and mental training, nutrition, leadership skills, competition and tournaments, as well as college preparation and NCAA recruitment, successfully placing our studentathletes with college teams that match their goals.

A T Y P I C A L DAY With physical training and coaching, on-course play multiple times per week and on weekends, and targeted short game practice, Albany Golf Academy provides a rigorous and disciplined schedule to help cultivate the game’s top athletes. All student-athletes at the Albany Academy benefit from a team of professionals with expertise in strength and conditioning, swimming and overall fitness programming that supports a range of physical training. In addition, Albany Golf Academy students work alongside Joey D Golf Advisors, who have over 60 years of PGA TOUR experience delivering golf fitness training sessions that are proven to prepare athletes for high-level performance.

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TOURNAMENT WINS Albany Golf Academy student-athletes travel throughout the country and abroad competing in and winning numerous prestigious tournaments, taking their collegiate aspirations to the next level. - Hurricane Junior Golf Tour (HJGT) Albany, Bahamas Summer Junior Open - HJGT’s Bears Best Junior Shootout - Major Championship at Persimmon Ridge - HJGT’s Albany Parent-Child Tournament - HJGT’s South Florida - South Florida PGA Junior - Bahamas Golf Federation Junior National - Florida Junior Tour - HJGT’s Northeast Shootout - 2019 Hero World Challenge Pro-Am - HJGT’s Mission Inn - HJGT’s Black Bear Junior Open - The Bahamas Golf Federation Junior National Golf Championship - Orlando Junior Open - HJGT’s Club Med Academies Junior Open - South Carolina U.S. Kids Tournament

- Scottish U16 Quads Nationals - PGA National Junior Open - Albany Club Championship - PGA National Junior Open - Kiawah Island Junior Championship - National Women’s Amateur Golf Championship - The Nicklaus Junior Tournament - 32nd Caribbean Amateur Junior Championship - The Faldo Series Scotland Championship - Sands Beer Cup - 2019 Bahamas First Junior Golf Championship - The Bahamas Professional Golf Tour - The Saddlebrook Junior Open HJGT - The Pinehurst Junior Open - 28th Cayman Islands Amateur Championship - HJGT’s 54-Hole Open at King and Prince - The National BGF Junior Championship - HJGT Reunion Junior Open

INSTRUCTORS Jon Hearn, Director of Golf Jon is a British PGA professional with 20+ years of experience, coaching some of golf’s most successful players, including Major winner and former world No. 1, Justin Rose, LPGA Tour players Natalie Gulbis and Albane Valenzuela and the No. 2 world-ranked amateur. Mark Collins, Golf Instructor Mark is a British PGA Professional from Kent England. Mark was an Elite Amateur player who competed in Major Amateur and World Championships. In 2014, Mark was ranked No. 4 in England after winning three national titles in one year.

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MUSIC OV E RV I E W Ideal for those aspiring musicians, composers and producers, the Music program at Windsor develops both traditional music skills along with technology components focusing on modern music production. The diverse program incorporates a variety of disciplines from performance and composition to aural awareness, recording techniques, music production and music analysis.

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PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS • Access the state-of-the-art Sanctuary Recording Studio at Albany, where many of the world’s best have created and recorded • Learn how to record and produce your own music to a professional standard, learning from the studio’s sound engineers and professional musicians • Create a portfolio of practical work throughout the program which can be used for auditions and college applications as well as developing critical skills for the future as a musician, sound engineer or producer • Senior year is focused on building your portfolio and work experience

As a student, you enjoy access to The Sanctuary at Albany, the stateof-the-art recording studio which was welcomed some of the world’s top musicians and creators.

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MUSIC

CURRICULUM FRESHMAN YEAR TERM 1

TERM 2

TERM 3

MODULE I

Recording Project Single mic techniques, vocals, guitars (DI and amp)

Creating Music Using Technology Loops, drum sequencing

Production Project Record and mix your ensemble performance project

MODULE II

Song Structure & Analysis How are songs created?

Chord Progressions & Melodies How do you create a catchy tune?

Composition Project Writing a song for pop ensemble

Solo Performance Techniques Specialized instruction on your instrument of focus

Ensemble Musicianship Working with others to create a band

Live Concert Performance Recital Five-minute solo, five-minute ensemble

Recording 101 Types of microphone, polar patterns, placement, gain structure, DI, overdubbing

DAW Basics Tracks, plug-ins, VST, MIDI

Mixing Basics Editing audio, using basic effects, pan, balance and automation

PERFORMANCE

STUDIO

SOPHOMORE YEAR TERM 1

TERM 2

TERM 3

MODULE I

Recording & Mixing Project Record and produce your solo performances

Recording & Mixing Project Band recording project to record and produce your ensemble performances

Live Lounge Recording Project Creating live recordings of acoustic covers used for the ensemble project

MODULE II

Music Theory Advanced Time signatures, scales, intervals

Circle of Fifths, Extended Chords and Cadences How to create interesting chord progressions

Composition Project Fully notated score, producing a song for your band

PERFORMANCE

Solo Performance Techniques Specialized instruction on your instrument of focus

Ensemble Musicianship Working with others to create a band

Live Concert Performance Recital Ten-minute solo, ten-minute ensemble

Control Room Learning controls and efficient work flow

Effects Basics EQ, compression, delay and reverb

Live Sound and Live Session Recording

STUDIO

INSTRUCTORS Daniel Holder, Co-Director of Music As Windsor School music director, Dan believes developing musicianship at an early age is vital for enriching the heart and soul through creative experiences. Previously a music teacher in England, he has qualifications in both music and music technology and has performed in several jazz ensembles with a specialism in woodwind.

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JUNIOR YEAR TERM 1

TERM 2

TERM 3

MODULE I

Composition: Chords, Texture, Melody, Instruments and Structure How to write hit songs

Composing Using Technology Synthesis, sampling, sequencing; using technology to enhance your musical ideas

Improvisation Skills Jazz and pop chord embellishment, melodic improvisation, sight reading chart, song interpretation and development

MODULE II

Music Theory Developing listening skills and aural awareness

Music Theory Keys, scales, harmony and intervals

Music Theory Four-part harmony, roman numeral chord analysis

MODULE III

Recording Project Record and produce an original song

Music Business & Management Lecture series

Musical Styles and Genres Analysis of features

Monthly Concert Series Music Academy Live Band Solo Recital Work and Recording, 5-track cover EP 1:1 Instrument Tuition

PERFORMANCE

STUDIO

Mixing Techniques Creative use of EQ, compression, reverb, delay, balance and pan

Recording Techniques Drum kit, multi mic, stereo pair

Remix Stylistic features to remix existing songs in new styles

SENIOR YEAR TERM 1

MODULE I

TERM 2

Composition: Chords, Texture, Melody, Instruments and Structure How to write hit songs

Composing Using Technology Synthesis, sampling, sequencing; using technology to enhance your musical ideas

TERM 3

Improvisation Skills Jazz and pop chord embellishment, melodic improvisation, sight reading chart, song interpretation and development

MODULE II

Qualification Prep AP Music Theory, ARBRSM Music Theory and Performance

MODULE III

Portfolio Project Music business and management, manage and market a product

PERFORMANCE

Monthly Concert Series Music Academy Live Band 1:1 Instrument Tuition

STUDIO

Capstone Portfolio Project Concept EP: write, record, perform, produce, and market your own work Experience: recording engineer, experience in prep and running sessions

Richard Evatt, Co-Director of Music Richard is The Sanctuary’s Technical Manager and Audio Engineer with over fifteen years of experience in the music industry and education sector. Formerly the Music Technology Skills Instructor for Coventry University and The University of Westminster, he is a certified instructor for Pro-Tools 11 and a highly experienced technical installation engineer. Curriculum is subject to change based on availability of The Sanctuary at Albany.

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TENNIS OV E RV I E W The Albany Tennis Academy is bringing a level of competition not found anywhere else. Studentathletes receive personalized instruction, conditioning, and guidance as they improve in all aspects of the sport, and compete in tournaments within The Bahamas as well as abroad. The Albany Tennis Academy has placed several student-athletes into collegiate programs across the U.S. with tennis scholarships.

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PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS • Train on world-class facilities at Albany and Windsor campus • Utilize the PlaySight Smart Court technology to monitor and track all activity on the court for professional-level analysis and evaluation • Spend afternoons on the court with both match play, skills and match-simulation drills • Compete in tournaments in the U.S. and the Caribbean • Guidance and assistance with college recruitment

In addition to Windsor School’s state-of-the-art USTA tennis courts, student-athletes can utilize the Racquet Center at Albany with hard and Har-Tru courts.

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T E AC H I N G P H I LO S O P H Y Albany Academy’s mission is to develop well-rounded athletes. Through our state-of-the-art facilities and renowned instructors, we are dedicated to focusing on the individual sport discipline, both physical and mental training, nutrition, leadership skills, competition and tournaments, as well as college preparation and NCAA recruitment, successfully placing our studentathletes with college teams that match their goals.

A T Y P I C A L DAY Albany Tennis Academy student-athletes receive daily personalized instruction, conditioning, and guidance as they improve in all aspects of the sport, spending multiple hours training on the court with both match play and skills and match-simulation drills. All student-athletes at the Albany Academy benefit from a team of professionals with expertise in strength and conditioning, swimming and overall fitness programming that supports a range of physical training. Additionally, through various technologies, the expert team of coaches and staff analyze each student-athlete’s technique and play to help advance their game each day.

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TOURNAMENT WINS Albany Tennis Academy student-athletes travel globally to compete in numerous well-regarded tournaments, where they have placed and won at the next level of competition, preparing them for collegiate play. INTERNATIONAL TENNIS FEDERATION JUNIOR TOUR - Barbados Grade 4 - Antigua Grade 5 - Tobago U18

Fed Cup USTA Junior Tournaments USTA Nationals Bahamas Women’s National Open

- JITIC Mexico - St. Vincent U18 Grade 5 - Trinidad and Tobago U18 Grade 5 - Antigua U18 Grade 5 - ITF Bahamas U18 - Eddie Herr

INSTRUCTORS Richele LeSaldo, Co-Director of Tennis Richele has played and coached internationally for over 20 years, working with national and collegiate teams, as well as helping players compete in junior Grand Slams and professional tour-level competitive tennis events around the world.

Glenn Weiner, Co-Director of Tennis As a former professional tennis player and high-performance tennis coach with over 14 years of experience, Glenn has coached and toured with many professional players including Kei Nishikori, Yoshihito Nishioka, Michael Mmoh, and Shintaro Mochizuki.

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EQUESTRIAN OV E RV I E W The Equestrian program at Windsor School will provide the foundation needed to ride at the next level. For those with a passion for the sport, this program, based on dressage training, will help bring starting riders up through the levels or advanced, seasoned riders to the highest levels. Riders will also enjoy numerous miles of trails throughout the campus and Albany community, including a stretch along the beautiful sandy beach.

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PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS • Daily riding sessions complemented with horse care, equine science and general equestrian knowledge • Learn several fundamentals and styles of riding • Further develop riding skills and expertise • Compete in key shows from casual schooling shows to rated competitions in the U.S.

Riders enjoy the nature trails around the school campus and Albany as well as miles of beachside trails.

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UPPER SCHOOL

ADVANCED PLACEMENT (AP) COURSES Offering more than a dozen subjects, Windsor students can begin enrolling in Advanced Placement (AP) courses during sophomore year. The college-level curriculum culminates with an end-of-year AP exam to earn college credit to most universities and colleges. As a registered testing site, Windsor students may sit for the end-of-year exams on campus. - AP English Literature & Composition - AP English Language & Composition - AP US History - AP European History - AP Comparative Government - AP Statistics - AP Calculus AB - AP Calculus BC - AP Studio Art - AP Physics - AP Biology - AP Chemistry - AP Computer Science - AP Environmental Science - AP 2D Art and Design - AP Modern World History

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THE SAT ® ASSESSMENTS Recognized as the key standardized assessment using during the college application process, the SAT® assessments consist of three tests: the PSAT 8/9, PSAT/NMSQT and PSAT 10 and the SAT. As an official testing center, Windsor School students can sit for these exams on campus on the scheduled exam dates throughout the year. Students can take the SAT exam as many times as they want, with only the highest scores counting for college applications.

PSAT™ 8/9 sets readiness baseline

PSAT/NMSQT® and PSAT™ 10 allow check-in on student progress

SAT® connects students to college

Grade 8 Fall/Spring

Grade 9 Fall/Spring

Grade 10 Fall

Grade 10 Spring

Grade 11 Fall

Grade 11 Spring

Grade 12 Fall

PSAT 8/9

PSAT 8/9

PSAT/NMSQT

PSAT 10

PSAT/NMSQT

SAT

SAT

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R OA D M A P TO S U CC E S S

ROADMAP TO SUCCESS Acceptance to the university of your choice does not happen overnight. Many elements are considered and assessed during the college application process including overall grade point average, SAT/ACT assessments and AP courses and exams. The Windsor goal is to best prepare students for these important ingredients to the college application process.

G R A D E P O I N T AV E R A G E ( G PA ) GPA is the running average of grades for four (4) years of upper school, measuring the student’s academic achievements from Grades 9-12.

S AT/A C T ASSESSMENTS Students may sit for both exams multiple times, using only the highest scores from each test. These exams are offered 12 times per year during junior and senior years. However students begin preparing during the freshman year with the help of Windsor teachers and Revolution Prep. Since 2002, Revolution Prep has helped over 1 million families reach their test prep and academic goals. With a pedagogy based on years of Stanford University research, and the only roster of full-time professional tutors, their sole focus is to provide families with the perfect tutor to boost scores and build confidence.

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A C C E P TA N C E L E T T E R F R O M YO U R C O L L E G E OF CHOICE

A D VA N C E D P L AC E M E N T (AP) COURSES A variety of AP courses are available in a range of subjects. Students have the opportunity to enroll in these courses beginning sophomore year and culminate with an end-of-year exam to earn credit at many universities and colleges.

CO L L E G E CO U N S E L I N G & A D M I S S I O N S A DV I S I N G Windsor students enjoy assistance from college advisors and school partner Lyman Educational Consultants on the college admissions process. Lyman Educational Consultants works alongside Windsor college advisors to represent Windsor School and our students to top universities and colleges, with key advising occurring each of the 4 upper school years.

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CAMPUS LIFE

W I N D S O R AT O L D F O R T B AY

CAMPUS LIFE

Spanning five acres, the Windsor School campus at Old Fort Bay is centered around two main buildings. The Oxbridge building houses many classrooms as well as the welcome center and administration offices. The Pembroke building is home to our youngest students as well as the campus’ art studio, 3,000-squarefoot library, a covered outdoor classroom and our expansive music room and assembly hall.

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All students enjoy campus amenities including a 60,000-square-foot grassed playing field, a six-lane 25-meter competition swimming pool, a learn-toswim pool, basketball/volleyball court, three outdoor playgrounds, a six-lane track and The CavenDish luncheonette. The land surrounding the school boasts nature trails and a lake which further enhance and extend learning opportunities outside of the classroom.

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CAMPUS LIFE

W I N D S O R AT A L B A N Y

CAMPUS LIFE The 25-acre Windsor School campus at Albany provides an unparalleled day and boarding school experience for students. Situated in the heart of the campus is The Quad, a grand courtyard serving as a gathering place and main hub for all. The campus also includes a cafe offering a range of cuisines to encourage a healthy lifestyle, a dedicated lap pool, world-class gym, PlaySight smart courts, a track, soccer field and basketball court, providing an ideal setting for all students.

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CAMPUS LIFE

W I N DS O R S C H O O L LO D G E

BOARDING

Set centrally off The Quad of Windsor School at Albany is the 50-bed residence hall called The Lodge. With dormitory rooms furnished with beds, desks, mini refrigerators and wardrobes, The Lodge welcomes students from around the world to live at Windsor and enjoy the beauty of Albany and The Bahamas yearround. Attended by house parents and resident advisors 24 hours a day, The Lodge provides a safe and healthy living experience for students. Whether one wants to study in their own room or centrally in common areas throughout the house, The Lodge is the ideal home away from home.

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AMENITIES

L I V I N G AT W I N D S O R

ACCESS TO ALBANY

Living at Windsor has its benefits. As a boarding student, at various times throughout the year you can enjoy many of the world-class amenities within the adjacent, luxury resort community of Albany from the mega-yacht marina, championship golf course and expansive racquet center to the pool and numerous dining restaurants.

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WINDSOR WINS In just three years, ~45% of Windsor School graduates have received scholarships to universities and colleges around the world. Since Windsor School’s first graduating class in 2017, more than half of graduating seniors have received a scholarship to a university or college in the country or abroad. We celebrate these achievements and wins for students as they continue their educational journey and life beyond Windsor.

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TUITION & FEES

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Pre-Reception (Age 3)

$12,000

per year

Reception (Age 4)

$12,000

per year

Lower Primary - Year 1

$13,500

per year

Lower Primary - Year 2

$13,500

per year

Lower Primary - Year 3

$13,500

per year

Upper Primary - Year 4

$14,700

per year

Upper Primary - Year 5

$14,700

per year

Upper Primary - Year 6

$14,700

per year

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EXISTING WINDSOR FAMILIES & ALBANY MEMBERS

JOINING BY MAY 31, 2021 New Student Special

JOINING AFTER MAY 31, 2021 New Student

Grade 6 (Year 7)

$15,600

$15,600

$17,000

Grade 7 (Year8)

$15,600

$15,600

$17,000

Grade 8 (Year 9)

$16,538

$16,538

$21,000

Grade 9 (Year 10)

$18,743

$18,743

$22,943

Grade 10 (Year 11)

$19,294

$19,294

$23,468

Grade 11 (Year 12)

$20,396

$20,396

$24,518

Grade 12 (Year 13)

$20,948

$20,948

$25,043

BOARDING

$30,000

$30,000

$32,500

CENTERS OF EXCELLENCE NEXUS SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

Complimentary. Each student is automatically enrolled in the four-year program as part of the high school’s core curriculum.

MARINE BIOLOGY

Available upon request

MUSIC

Available upon request

GOLF

Available upon request

TENNIS

Available upon request

EQUESTRIAN

Program and pricing available in Fall 2021

For more information or pricing on the Centers of Excellence, please contact Dr. Mark Ott at markott@windsorschoolbahamas.com.

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THE BAHAMAS

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Windsor School 2021 Overview Brochure  

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