In this section we have compiled a list of frequently asked questions in the hope we can answer some of your queries. However, we welcome you to contact us if you have any other questions.
Our doors are always open excluding weekends and public holidays. We are happy to book individual appointments with the Principal or Assistant Principal.
Please contact us at [email protected] or call +44 (0)1604 235 090
We typically take students from 13 to 19 years of age across a variety of courses as day and boarding students.
The earlier a student signs up for the following academic year the more likely we are to be able to offer all subject choices and accommodation preferences.
University Foundation Programmes
English Language Courses
We are currently home to 38 different nationalities and welcome the diversity this brings to the college.
UK students – 40%
International students – 60%
The average class size is 8 students. Some classes may have less than 8, but no class would normally exceed 12.
The timetable runs from 08.30 to 17.55. However, every student has a custom timetable. For example, Monday lessons may start at 09:25 and finish at 15:25 and Tuesday lessons could start at 08:30 and finish at 14:05.
The level of English required varies for each programme:
GCSE IELTS 5.5 or equivalent
A-level IELTS 5.5-6.5 or equivalent
BTEC Business IELTS 5.5 or equivalent
University Foundation Programmes IELTS 5.5 or equivalent
English Language Courses IELTS 4.5 or equivalent
If you’re under the age of 18 and do not hold an English language certificate, we will ask you to do our internal English test to determine your current level.
We have six fully-supervised boarding houses divided by gender, where students reside with a houseparent. These offer a mixture of single and twin rooms in each property as well as a common room and kitchen area where students may make drinks and light snacks. All meals are provided at Bosworth Hall, the social hub of the college.
We try to encourage both boarding and day students to take part in our extra-curricular activities. Every week we offer the following sports in the evening: basketball, football, badminton and volleyball. Rock School also runs every Tuesday evening. Every term we offer weekend trips and activities that students can sign up for and we offer a variety of options from places of interest such as; Cambridge and Oxford to activities like Rock Climbing and Go Karting, local theatre trips, theme parks, university visits and Christmas and Summer Balls. Students have plenty to get involved with as well as enrichment activities that they can opt to take once a week.
We ask for the fee to be paid in two instalments and will explain the timings of this when a place is offered. Any other arrangement for payment of fees is to be discussed with the Principal.
Yes, we are able to register external candidates to take exams with us. We will put you in contact with Mrs Barnes (Exams Officer) who will explain exactly what we can offer and the cost per exam.
We are able to offer one-to-one sessions to our students due to the flexibility of our timetable and staff.
Bosworth is licensed as a Tier 4 Sponsor which enables us to offer places to international students. Once you accept your provisional offer and fees have been paid we can generate the confirmation of acceptance (CAS) of study you will require for the visa application.
Bursaries are offered – please complete the Bursary Form if you would like to apply.
Nurture and educate every student in our community whatever his or her ability, culture, ethnicity or social background.