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Come as you are, leave as you want to be

"A real alternative to traditional schools – with no uniform and pupils on first name terms with teachers – Rochester Independent College is a breath of fresh air.” Muddy Stilettos

11+ Day students 13+ Boarders 8 Average class size

School can be different

"A unique and characterful atmosphere with an award-winning arts provision and bespoke support for high achievers. RIC performs so well at helping students surpass their expected A level grades that it is in the top 2% for all schools in England.” 

Top Schools Guide 

High performing

Top results from a mixed ability intake.
Regular exam practice.

Creative core

“It’s hard to imagine better provision for an artist” Good Schools Guide 

STEM specialists

Outstanding mathematics and science teaching

Fact track options

Intensive GCSE and A-level courses

Future destinations

"Exceptional UCAS support tailored to each individual."
Good Schools Guide

40+ Subjects

Taught to A level

A place to grow

"Student's personal development is excellent."
ISI

Sustainability Education

Award Winning Eco Projects

Dig into what life at RIC is really like

Ethan

Meet more RIC student ambassadors here

Sophia

Ask our students about life at RIC

Krittin

Read more about STEM at RIC

We welcome students from around the world

“Relationships between pupils are totally inclusive, creating a harmonious community.” ISI 

  • 62% UK students
  • 38% International students
  • 44 Nationalities

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