Located on a charming street in the Belsize district of North London, Fine Arts College is a highly regarded independent, sixth form day school specialising in the study of arts and humanities. Pupils have a pass rate of 100% of which 92% are A*-C grades, and virtually everyone goes onto university. Fine Arts College is one of the most highly regarded arts colleges London has to offer. In addition, a one-year, post-13 portfolio course is available (filmmaking, drawing and painting, graphic design, photography, etc.) for students preparing for art school entry. A few of the famous actors who have graduated from Fine Arts College include Helena Bonham Carter and Orlando Bloom.
Fine Arts College's main site features a secluded courtyard whose buildings were once a Victorian dairy. The modern, airy classrooms house specialist studios for photography, media studies and more, plus there is an extensive library of books and film.
Sports and Arts
Outings to galleries, theatres, concerts and cinema are the norm at Fine Arts College and there are always musical and drama performances held throughout the school year. As for sports, football, kickboxing, self-defence and Olympic-level fencing are among the choices.
There is a no more exciting city than London - it's a wonderful place to experience the British way of life. Students especially appreciate the easy access to Central London. From Belsize Park Underground Station it takes just 25 minutes to arrive at Charing Cross. From there, famous sites like Buckingham Palace, Big Ben, Westminster Abbey and The British Museum are within 10-minutes walk.
Location: Hampstead, North London
Estimated start date: beginning of September
Estimated end date: end of June / early July
Eligibility: Students are required to undergo an interview with the school principal and submit satisfactory school references and exam results
Performing and Visual Arts
% of students accepted into university: 100%
Closest International Airport: London Heathrow (LHR)