Bosworth Independent College

We are centrally located in the heart of England, and have been providing high quality boarding education for over thirty five years, founded in 1977. The College is situated in the market town of Northampton which is one hour by train from London. The College has a cosmopolitan community of British students working alongside both European and international students, with a positive attitude towards their education, a well-structured but friendly atmosphere and a comfortable learning environment. We are currently home to just over 315 students of which 256 are international boarders.

The Newton Building, Avenue Campus, St Georges Avenue


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ISC associations: ISA, ISBA

Religious affiliation: Non-denominational

Day/boarding type: Day, Weekly/Flexible Boarding and Full Boarding

Gender profile: Coeducational

Size: 217

Bosworth Independent College fees:

Boarding fees per term:
£7,830 to £9,395

Day fees per term:

Scholarships & bursaries:

ISC reference number:

DfE reference number:
941 / 6062

Boys - age range & pupil numbers:

Day: 13 to 19 (33)

Boarding: 13 to 19 (81)

Sixth Form: (50)

Girls - age range & pupil numbers:

Day: 13 to 19 (33)

Boarding: 13 to 19 (70)

Sixth Form: (67)

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Additional Information

Why choose Bosworth Independent College?

  • 76% of 2015 A Level students gained A*-B grades
  • 62% of our 2015 university applicants achieved a place at a top 30 university
  • 6 students entered Oxbridge between 2013-2015
  • Average class size of 8
  • Oxbridge and Medical preparation programme for A-Level students
  • Students have a very structured timetable with lessons starting at 08.30am – 5.50pm
  • All language programmes are combined with some aspect of academic learning
  • Scholarship opportunities for outstanding students

Courses on Offer

  • GCSE study: 15 subject options
  • A-Levels: 22 subject options (Sept and Jan enrolment)
  • University Foundation Programmes – Business or Engineering/Science
  • BTEC - Business
  • High School Experience
  • Language study for both academic and elementary learners (Sept and Jan enrolment)
  • Summer school in July-August

Accommodation and care

Our College accommodation is single sex and fully supervised providing spacious rooms and the option of twin shared or single occupancy. All junior houses have their own common room, each with internet and the accommodation is within a short walk of the main teaching building. A school uniform is not required, but along with other rules regarding behaviour we do have a ‘dress code’. Meals are taken in our large restaurant where we typically provide a choice of four different meals, catering for all dietary needs.


We have three main buildings that are home to the teaching and other activities; Nazareth House, Queen’s and Bosworth Hall, between them we have the following areas: 2 study halls, 50+ classrooms, 9 science labs, student common rooms, 2 ICT rooms, art room, music room, activities room, exam room, dance studio, restaurant and bistro, meeting room and main hall. Our accommodation consists of six large supervised boarding houses and 20 senior houses. We own all of our estate and manage it in-house.

Extracurricular activities

Students have the opportunity to choose from a variety of activities for enrichment, which is timetabled once a week, activities differ each year, but include: art, chess, Chinese, cooking, cross stitch/beadcraft, debating, film club, guitar, IT, knitting, photography, running, Spanish and yoga. Sport is also on offer six times a week and we offer: football, volleyball, basketball, badminton, table tennis, self-defence and yoga. We have also Saturday trips that students can sign up for independently these have included; Warwick Castle, Cambridge, Oxford, Stratford-Upon-Avon, Paintballing, Theatre and Go-Karting.

Scholarships are initially awarded according to performance in the College's bespoke Scholarship Examination Papers. Contact for further details.

Continuation of Scholarship Awards depends upon performance in examinations. For example, a very strong performance in GCSE mock examinations will usually lead to a Scholarship Award for entry to A-level or level 3 Business BTEC.

Eligibility for Bursary support is means-tested on application and offered for one academic year in the first instance.

Scholarships & Bursaries offered

  • Academic scholarships
  • Sixth Form scholarships
  • H M Forces discounts
  • Sibling discounts
  • Bursaries for new entrants
  • Hardship awards for existing pupils

Disclaimer: Data is provided by the school, ISC is not responsible for inaccuracies