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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

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.

When can we come and look around?
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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 info@bosworthcollege.com or call +44 (0)1604 235 090

What are your current fees?
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What age range do you teach?
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We typically take students from 13 to 19 years of age across a variety of courses as day and boarding students.

How early do we need to register interest?
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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.

What courses are on offer?
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Year 9
GCSE
A-level
BTEC Business
University Foundation Programmes
English Language Courses
Summer School

How many students are there at the College?
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320

How many different nationalities are there at the College?
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We are currently home to 38 different nationalities and welcome the diversity this brings to the college.

UK students – 40%
International students – 60%

How big are the classes?
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The average class size is 8 students. Some classes may have less than 8, but no class would normally exceed 12.

What are the timings of the school day?
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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.

What level of English do I require if English is not my first language?
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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.

What type of boarding accommodation do you have?
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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.

Older students who are over 18 and have college and parental consent can move into one of our Senior Houses. This is where 4-6 students live semi-independently in a nearby house. An adult visits each day and in addition spot-checks can be made on Senior Houses to ensure rules are adhered to. All meals continue to be offered to Senior House students in the College restaurant at Bosworth Hall. All of our accommodation is owned and maintained by the college, includes Wifi and is within walking distance of the college.

What can students do outside of lessons?
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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.

Can we pay the fees in installments?
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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.

What are your term dates for this academic year?
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Do you take external candidates to sit exams?
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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.

Do you offer one-to-one lessons for full time students?
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We are able to offer one-to-one sessions to our students due to the flexibility of our timetable and staff. These are offered at £42 a lesson or a set of 10 lessons at £37.50 per lesson.

Are you a Tier 4 Sponsor?
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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.

Do you offer scholarships?
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Do you offer Bursaries?
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Bursaries are offered – please complete the Bursary Form if you would like to apply.

Bosworth values

Nurture and educate every student in our community whatever his or her ability, culture, ethnicity or social background.

Encourage

We seek to encourage each student to grow in confidence and to cultivate a life-long curiosity for the world around us.

Creativity

Communicate with enthusiasm, collaborate and contribute to our community with commitment and creativity.

Excellence

We aim to promote academic excellence tempered by care and concern for those around us.

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