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MAGIC CASTLE International School


Joint British and Russian curriculum

High-standard UK education in the centre of Moscow with MCS British School. We appreciate individual growth of every child in our care. Since it was established in 2009, MC Education has been providing a quality international education in an accepting, exciting, and loving atmosphere in the heart of Moscow.

The school was established by a group of educators with a passion for creating developmental opportunities and is governed as such. MC Education is a growing educational holding expanding into new areas of education and expanding its schools. Researching best school and teaching practices around the world, adopting advanced approaches to personal development for staff and students and reviewing standards to meet the needs for the future.

At MCS, we believe that a child’s early years is the time when the fundamentals of their personality, self-image and attitude are formed. We are determined to create opportunities for each child. In the atmosphere of love & care we nurture every child’s abilities, develop their knowledge, thinking, leadership and ethics.

Our children are brave, confident, creative, independent, strong with open and inquiring minds because MCS creates

  • An individual developmental path specifically designed for each child
  • Hands-on experience to shape his or her worldview
  • A set of values for the future
  • Numerous opportunities to explore themselves and the world around them

At MCS, we are honored to work with the leaders of the future. We strive to nurture each child’s mind and heart. We make sure that each child will make an impact in the world. Our children will live fulfilled lives in any of their aspirations and pursuits. They will be confident in building relationships, will treat people with respect, inspire others and take responsibility for all they do.

10 years of quality education.
International assessment system.
Developing curiosity, learning skills and interest, problem-solving and critical thinking
Integration of IT skills into relevant project work
No child left behind – individual support for each child
Full-day stay 8.30 to 18.00 Monday-Friday
Educational standards of an
English public school.
start September 1, 2020



combines the Russian and England’s curricula

The Russian curriculum in taught in full. Assessments are conducted every trimester as well as at the end of the year according to Russian educational quality standards.
As part of the curriculum students work individually and in small groups, use information technologies on a daily basis to access information for their projects.
To enrich the programme field trips, culture holidays and career days are conducted every month.
Mathematics curriculum includes a module on critical thinking and logic and teaching literature is done through drama.
A wide range of hands-on classes includes experimental science, design and modelling, music composition and improvisation, cooking.


We follow the National Curriculum for England and integrate research elements from the International Baccalaureate programme.
We aim to provide an intellectually challenging and rewarding learning experience for each child. Our principal objective is for each pupil to develop a deep interest in, and love for learning. Students will be taught to apply this learning to the everyday world around them.
Our ultimate goal is for pupils to become self-motivated, independent learners with a wide range of generic study skills that will prove useful to them throughout their lives.
We seek to make a real difference to children’s lives by providing them with the skills they will require to be successful, both now, as children, and in the future.

Enrolment procedure involves testing in Mathematics, English and Russian followed by a family interview.

The documents required are

  1. MAGIC CASTLE admission confirmation;
  2. Birth certificate with notarised translation;
  3. A child’s passport with a visa and a notarised translation;
  4. A parent’s passport with a visa and a notarised translation;
  5. Russian standard medical form 026;
  6. Medical insurance policy;
  7. Russian registration;
  8. Signed contract.

Outdoor space is easily accessible and used by children between classes as well as for a longer walk around lunchtime. Sports and choreography classes are also conducted outside in good weather.

There are 5 meals a day. A balanced seasonal menu is rich in energy and vitamins, fruit, vegetables and protein.

The academic unit for both curricula is over by 14.00. The afternoon programme comprises skills and talents classes – art, music, IT, sport, choreography, design and cooking. A range of extra classes are available in the afternoon including 4 foreign languages. The school day finishes at 18.00.

Children are not assigned homework. All individual work and group projects are done at the school and checked by the teacher. Each child will need to bring their own laptop for school work.

There are 10-15 children in each class.

The academic year is from September 1 to May 31. The year is divided into trimesters.

SCHOOL YEAR 2020-2021

Terms Dates
Trimester 1 1.09.2020 – 30.11.2020
Trimester 2 1.12.2020 – 28.02.2021
Trimester 3 1.03.2021 – 31.05.2021

School breaks are every 6th week with a longer 9-week study period in March-April.

5 weeks + 1 week break*

Breaks Length
05.10.2020 – 11.10.2020 1 week
16.11.2020 – 22.11.2020 1 week
26.12.2020 – 10.01.2021 2 weeks
15.02.2021 – 21.02.2021 1 week
03.05.2021 – 09.05.2021 1 week

Our Teachers

Clive Julings
University of York, UK
English, Mathematics, Science, Jolly Phonics, Reading
Hello! My name is Clive Julings and I have been teaching children for over 5 years. I believe in making my lessons enjoyable and productive for every child. When a child is excited about learning that makes me happy! Come join us!
Robert Hartley
University of California, USA
English, Mathematics, Science, Music, Drama
Hi, I’m Robert and I’ve been teaching for more than 10 years. I am focused on getting every child to speak English and develop their skills at whatever I teach. I use a wide range of games and activities to make sure every child is learning through their preferred medium. I am happy for new children to join the class.
Claudia Manning
Baker College, Jamaica
English, Mathematics, Science, Reading, Writing, Grammar
Hello! I am Claudia Manning and I believe that we can ensure that every child performs at the top of their potential. I appreciate curiosity, research, independence and desire for new knowledge. There is a lot to learn and that is exactly what we are here to do!
Mickky Mehton
ECPI Technical College, Australia
English, Mathematics, Science, Jolly Phonics, Reading, Cooking
My name is Mickky and I enjoy working with little children. We learn a lot together – this is the age children are curious and interested. They are motivated by engaging activities, props and drama and the teacher’s personality. At MAGIC CASTLE we are excited to teach and children are excited to learn. Join and try!
Denis Galetton
Université de Geneve, Switzerland/Canada
English, Mathematics, Science, Creative Writing, Drama
I appreciate my students’ creativity and academic zeal. Every child want to learn and the techniques we use draw out the best in them. As long as each student is developing their skills I am successful as a teacher. If you have a chance to join our classes – do it!
Claire Hogan
University of Nuthumbria, UK
English, Mathematics, Science, Literature
Hello! I’m Claire and I have been teaching for over 15 years. I enjoy teaching young learners as they are always full of curiosity and excitement. I love using stories and poems in teaching young children.
Ivana Vucic
University of Maine, USA
English, Literature, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies
Hi, I am Ivana and I have been teaching all ages and levels for over 15 years. While teaching online you must use the best most engaging techniques and inspire every child to get involved and speak English. I am happy that all my students make progress.
Diane Seuss
Portland State University, USA
English, Mathematics, Science, Drama, Music Composition
Hi! I’m Ms Seuss. I love using Drama and Music to engage with my online students. We dress up, play characters, sing, play games – all of this toward the goals that we have of learning the skills of the England’s Curriculum.


We believe that every person is gifted. Therefore, we create opportunities for your child to flourish and discover their potential. You get high-standard instruction in any subject at the school – no commuting, result and enjoyment guaranteed.



145 000 Rub/month from 8.30 to 18.00*
*payment is made by trimesters

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