Chelsea Independent CollegeChelsea Independent College


Greater London

Number of Students


% of students achieving A*-C at A-Level


Ideal for

STEM subjects in London

Chelsea Independent College

Private Boarding School – London , Greater London

Chelsea Independent College is a coeducational 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 the 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 who are experts in their field. 


Students at Chelsea Independent College study such facilities as a state-of-the-art computing suite and science laboratories. 

Sports and 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

Boarding students will be living in student dormitories (single or shared en-suite studios). Fulham Palace Studios (for under 18s) is located in an exclusive part of South West London, only 10 minutes from campus. The dorm is staffed 24-hours a day by live-in house parents to ensure students receive the highest level of support and care. 

Location: Chelsea, West London

Estimated start date: beginning of September

Estimated end date: end of June / beginning of July

Eligibility: Minimum English level required IELTS 5.0. Students have to pass an entrance examination. 

School Facts

Student Population


Number of Students


Year Groups Accepted


Teacher/Student Ratio


Ideal for

STEM subjects in London

ESL Programs


IB Programs


School Uniform


Religious Affiliation


% of students achieving A*-C at A-Level


Foreign Languages

  • French
  • Italian
  • Chinese
  • Russian
  • German

Year Established


Academic Courses

  • Art
  • Graphic Design
  • Biology
  • Business
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Economics
  • English
  • Fine Art
  • Further Mathematics
  • Geography
  • Government and Politics
  • History
  • Art History
  • Mathematics
  • Media Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Photography
  • Physics
  • Psychology
  • Religious Studies


  • Basketball
  • Football
  • Yoga
  • Rugby
  • Netball
  • Badminton

Extracurricular Activities & Clubs

  • Science Olympiad Club
  • Robotics
  • Philosophy
  • Book Club
  • Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme
  • School Newspaper
  • Student Newspaper
  • Writers Forum

School Location

Partial List of University Acceptances

In 2015 42% of students progressed to the UK's Top 15 ranked universities and degrees, 64% to Russell Group, Top 20 or Medical School with 50% progressing to world-ranked institutions. The most popular universities by number of students progressing were: King's College, London, Imperial College London, University College London, Queen Mary, Exeter, Bristol and Nottingham. 

Closest International Airport: London Heathrow (LHR)