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Chelsea Independent College
School DescriptionChelsea Independent College is a co-educational UK private boarding school located in the heart of central London. Particularly strong in STEM subject areas - science, technology, engineering and mathematics - the curriculum offers Oxbridge and Medical Preparation Programmes, many business-related courses and a wide range of GCSE, as well as over 25 A-Level subjects. Awarded the CIFE Award, Chelsea Independent College is proud of its talented pool of teachers, many of whom are experts in their field. There is a strong culture of inclusiveness and openness that runs right the way through the college, and which promotes freedom of individual ambition and expression.
Chelsea Independent College offers state-of-the-art facilities in one of London’s most fashionable and cosmopolitan residential areas. The modern and attractive facilities in the Main Building and Broadway House are conveniently located close to the well-connected Fulham Broadway Underground Station on the District Line, meaning our students can be in the popular areas of South Kensington, Westminster and Piccadilly in less than 20 minutes, and can easily access all areas of the city beyond.
Sports & Arts
There's never a dull moment at Chelsea Independent College. Some of the activities and clubs in which to participate are Science Olympiad competitions, Computer/Robotics Club, Philosophy Club, Duke of Edinburgh Award and much, much more. Visiting university and career guest speakers come to campus on a regular basis, and social event organising committees are always busy planning the annual ski trip or next fun excursion. For students interested in sport, they're always welcome to join boys’ and girls’ football, basketball, yoga, badminton, table tennis, netball and rugby teams.
Dormitories and Student Life
Students who wish to board at Chelsea Independent College enjoy all the benefits of living in one of London’s most desirable neighbourhoods whilst also receiving pastoral care of the highest level. With its bright, open and modern spaces, the school's boarding accommodation - Princess Beatrice House - is amongst the best in the UK. It offers single, double and triple rooms all with en-suite bathrooms. Students enjoy three meals per day, expertly prepared by the school's catering team. They also benefit from kitchenette facilities in their own rooms, allowing them to prepare additional meals if needed.
- 9, 10, 11, 12 Grades at School
Diploma Year Offered?No
Student PopulationCoEd - School for both genders
Average Class Size8
English as Second Language (ESL) Support AvailableYes
Speciality ProgramsEntry to Oxbridge, Medicine or Dentistry is becoming increasingly competitive, but CIC's bespoke preparation programmes give students the best chance of being accepted on to these highly sought-after courses.
Other - Eligibility Requirements?Students should apply through Educatius. If successful, they will be invited for a face-to-face interview with the school Principal. If accepted, the student will receive a formal offer letter from the college.
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