Rochester Independent

A creatively-minded top British boarding school with a focus on university preparation - located just outside London..

Why choose a summer course at Rochester Independent College?

  • Located in the charming Victorian city of Rochester
  • 40 minutes from London by train
  • Single bedrooms (shared or en-suite bathrooms)
  • Fully catered: 3 meals per day
  • Common room, student kitchen, gym and sports court
  • University-style campus with beautiful gardens
  • 24/7 supervision and pastoral support
  • Weekly laundry service
  • Free WiFi

A unique British boarding school that celebrates individuality and creativity, Rochester has a very progressive attitude to education with a focus on university preparation. It boasts a university-like campus with beautiful gardens, situated in the charming Victorian city of Rochester, just a short train ride from London. Discover the city’s most famous resident – Charles Dickens – at one of the traditional Dickens-themed festivals (and many others) throughout the year!


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