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Rochester Independent College
School DescriptionLocated an hour's drive and under 40 minutes by train from central London, Rochester Independent College is a private, co-educational boarding school for students aged 16-19. The school is truly unique, combining academic rigour with a creative buzz. The stimulating curriculum includes some 40 A Level courses and an outstanding Sixth Form College; all taught in intimate classroom settings where students don't wear school uniform and are on first name terms with staff. Rochester Independent College (RIC)'s focus is on achievement without unnecessary pressure, on examination success in a lively, supportive and informal atmosphere. The school is a specialist in entry to medical school and this year 6 places were won at Oxford University, 2 at Exeter, 2 at Bristol University and one at University College London.
The school occupies a one-of-a-kind urban campus. At the heart of a designated conservation area, the historically distinctive site with listed buildings linked by award winning wildlife gardens creates a special sense of place to explore and in which to live, study and work. The school boasts a digitally creative department (Music Technology, Media Studies, Film Studies and Graphics) equipped with the latest Apple computers as well as a 100-seat performance auditorium, a fitness suite and a games court.
Sports and Arts
Students at RIC enjoy a colourful range of sports and clubs. They are served great school meals and help plan their own exciting events, parties and innovative trips. Music, Art, Film and Drama give a creative buzz. All non-academic activities are optional and students are free to make their own choices about what to take part in. Fun activities include cinema, 10-Pin bowling, games nights, trampolining, football, swimming and fitness. Trips are regularly planned for London, Bath, Stratford-upon-Avon and Margate.
Dormitories and Student Life
Student accommodation is located on the urban campus, so commuting from classes to boarding facilities is not required. All pupils are closely supervised by resident staff in a safe and secure environment. The dormitory facilities include single or twin (most e-suite), common rooms and study areas. Everyone has full access to the school's sports pitch, fitness centre, on-site cinema, art studios and the stunning gardens. Whilst at the school, all non-native English learners benefit from the outstanding IELTS programme and renowned English, Mathematics, Science and Film Studies departments.
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- 11, 12, Post Graduate (PG) Grades at School
- 25% Percentage of International Students
Diploma Year Offered?No
Student PopulationCoEd - School for both genders
Average Class Size8
English as Second Language (ESL) Support AvailableYes
Accepting Students in Grades11, 12, Post Graduate (PG)
Other - Eligibility Requirements?Students should apply through Educatius. The school will look at the student's last two school reports and their qualifications. Each application is considered on its own individual merit.
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