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Chichester College

Address: Chichester PO19 1SB

Description Chichester College

  • Founded: in 1964
  • Location: Chichester, West Sussex, United Kingdom
  • Age of students: 16-19 years
  • Type of training: joint (mixed)
  • Type of accommodation: residence / host family
  • Language of instruction: English.

State Chichester College (Chichester College) has been operating successfully since 1964 in the most beautiful place in West Sussex. There are several effective, balanced training programs for older students:

  • GCSE
  • A-level
  • Foundation
  • BTEC qualification
  • Higher National Diplomas (HND / HNC)
  • English language courses, preparation for IELTS / TOEFL exams, Academic English program.

The special program of vocational guidance helps students to help them to create an optimal curriculum, fill out applications for selected universities, understand their abilities, talents and desires more clearly, choose a specialty / profession, faculty.

The college is famous for its international atmosphere. About 650 foreigners from 80 countries of the world study here: this ensures comfortable communication, the rapid development of English language skills, the development of tolerance, tolerance and mutual respect.

The structure of Chichester College includes two large campuses (in Chichester and Brinsbury), as well as several small academic buildings throughout the country. The "headquarters" is located in the city of Chichester (West Sussex) on the banks of the beautiful Lavender River: you can get to London in just 1-2 hours.

Programs and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Chichester College

Program name
from 8 250 £ / year


A comprehensive, complex and in-depth course lasting 2 years for students aged 16-18 is the best preparation in Britain for universities. The A-level certificate with high enough marks is valued so highly that it frees its holder from additional entrance examinations or examinations.

All the subjects for the curriculum are chosen by the children themselves - this makes it possible to concentrate as much as possible on the most priority areas and fields of science that are important for admission to the chosen university / faculty. Usually 3-4 variants are selected from the list:

  • Finance and accounting
  • Biology
  • Business course
  • Chemistry
  • Computer science
  • Dramatic art and theater
  • Economy
  • English
  • English Language and Literature
  • English literature
  • Cinema
  • Fine / Fine Arts
  • Geography
  • Mathematics / Higher Mathematics
  • Graphic arts
  • History
  • Law and Law
  • Media & Media
  • The photo
  • Physical development and sport
  • Physics
  • Psychology
  • Religious studies (theology)
  • Sociology.

In order to enter the A-level course, the student must meet the following requirements:

  • English level - from IELTS 5.5
  • at least 5 grades in the GCSE certificate (A * -C), including mathematics and English
  • if you plan to study math or science at the A-level level, these subjects must be handed in at the GCSE level for points no lower than B.

The cost of studying in Chichester College depends on the chosen program and the student's age (the price for 1 person for 1 academic year = 3 terms):

  • GCSE = £ 9500
  • A-level = 7800 £
  • Foundation = 7800 £
  • Higher National Diplomas (HND / HNC) = 9500 £.
from 8 250 £ / year

International Foundation

An effective one-year course for foreign students who plan to enroll in British and world universities: the program will promptly improve the level of English and deepen knowledge of basic academic subjects.

An intensive language program is aimed at a comprehensive improvement of all basic skills and knowledge, including academic English:

  • Grammar
  • Reading
  • Auditing (listening comprehension)
  • Vocabulary (active expansion of vocabulary)
  • Written speech
  • Oral speech (spoken English)
  • Phonetics (correct pronunciation, accent correction)
  • Improve communication skills.

The program includes 6 mandatory modules and 2 optional, optional:

1) Required:

  • General English Course
  • In-depth, more complex English course
  • English for Academic Purposes
  • Communicative skills, speech literacy, public speaking skills
  • Cultural Studies and Observations
  • Basic mathematics.

2) Optionally - 2 at the discretion of the student from the following list:

  • Introduction to Computer Science and Computer Science
  • Introduction to Programming and IT
  • Introductory Business Course
  • Introduction to accounting and the fundamentals of the economy.

The duration of the course is 1 academic year (full-time attendance, usually beginning in January), and the success of students is estimated according to earned units (educational loans). The subject can be evaluated both after the examination and after passing the qualification work in the direction.

Applicants must have:

  • certificate of completed secondary education
  • certificate IELTS with scores from 4.5 and above (there is an opportunity to pass the internal examination of the school).

The cost of studying in Chichester College depends on the chosen program and the student's age (the price for 1 person for 1 academic year = 3 terms):

  • GCSE = £ 9500
  • A-level = 7800 £
  • Foundation = 7800 £
  • Higher National Diplomas (HND / HNC) = 9500 £.
from 8 950 £ / year

Higher National Diplomas (HND / HNC)

Special programs are designed for students aged 18-19. These courses in just 1 academic year give knowledge and qualifications, which are counted for 3 A-level and 1 working qualification tests at the same time, which greatly helps in further higher education. In fact, these are university-level courses that are considered equivalent to 1-2 years of bachelor's degree: after obtaining a HND or HNC degree, the student is further determined with the desired specialty and finishes the bachelor's course faster and easier.

The list of available specialties is quite extensive:

  • Zoology and Animal Husbandry
  • Biotechnology and biology
  • Art and Design
  • Business and Management
  • Computer science
  • Creative journalism and multimedia
  • Sound Design
  • Teaching in the field of choreography
  • Computer and Digital Systems
  • Engineering Sciences
  • Horse Breeding
  • Management in the field of beauty (hairdressing, make-up, cosmetology)
  • Protection and design of computer / digital systems
  • Management in the hospitality industry
  • Performing arts (acting, choreography, musical theater)
  • Musical performance
  • Tourism and management in the field of travel.

The cost of studying in Chichester College depends on the chosen program and the student's age (the price for 1 person for 1 academic year = 3 terms):

  • GCSE = £ 9500
  • A-level = 7800 £
  • Foundation = 7800 £
  • Higher National Diplomas (HND / HNC) = 9500 £.

Accommodation and food

Students of the college are offered two types of accommodation:

1) Host family

Comfortable and warm home furnishings will suit children who for the first time go abroad for training. All host families and homes are carefully checked and selected by the staff of the college - you can be sure of the integrity, responsibility and hospitality of your host family. Students are provided with a personal room, can use the entire house infrastructure, and choose among different types of food: self-service, half board (twice per day) or only breakfast. Large houses are ready to accommodate up to 4 students from different countries of the world - an excellent opportunity to find new friends and help each other in school!

2) Residences on the territory: Westgate Halls, Woodlands Halls

Cozy single rooms with all necessary amenities, furniture, good lighting - what you need for a comfortable life! Most often pupils are settled with foreigners, representatives of other countries and cultures: it helps to communicate more actively and get acquainted with new customs and traditions, and constantly practice speech skills in live conversational communication.

The boarding meal is organized in a common spacious, bright dining room. The diet is varied and balanced, often includes dishes from different countries (not forgetting traditional British options), a vegetarian and dietary table is provided. In addition, there is an opportunity to use common student kitchens: prepare your favorite dishes, sandwiches, goodies for tea.

Events Chichester College

An active way of life is the credo of every British student, and Chichester College constantly confirms this by the example of each of its students.

1) Sport: students of the college regularly participate in regional and national competitions, winning and taking prizes

2) Art and creativity - numerous workshops and studios help everyone to develop unique talents and abilities:

  • artistic and visual arts
  • theater and drama
  • choreography (several directions)
  • oratory and debate
  • interesting trips to theaters, galleries, exhibitions and performances.

3) Excursions and leisure activities:

  • group excursions in the evenings and weekends: trips to London, Bath, Oxford, Cambridge, Brighton, Portsmouth
  • Visiting religious attractions and monuments: Windsor Castle, Arundel Castle
  • trips to the amusement parks Harry Potter World and Thorpe Park
  • Entertainment on campus: joint screenings, quizzes and evenings of board games, holidays and discos, carnivals, bowling tournaments and much, much more.


  • Focusing on university preparation programs
  • Special award of The Queen's Anniversary Prize for work with foreign students and the professionalism of teachers
  • Excellent results of final examinations: for example, in 2014 A-level at the highest points A * -B passed more than half of the students
  • 1 place in the ranking among colleges in Sussex County (from 2012)
  • Active and successful extra-curricular activities: thus, the students took 1st place in the "Ideal Home" contest, demonstrating excellent gardening skills
  • Respect for colleagues in the educational world, excellent international reputation
  • Recognition from supervisory bodies and independent commissions. Thus, OFSTED (Education Standards Management) awarded Chichester College with the highest score ("outstanding") in all major criteria: academic success, quality and balance of curricula, living conditions and equipping the campus, a variety of extracurricular activities.

Equipment Chichester College

Chichester College is located within the eponymous city on the south coast of England. It is not difficult to get to its territory from the largest international airports of Heathrow and Gatwick. Chichester itself is historically valuable, lively and cozy city with a huge number of parks, interesting sights and monuments of architecture, shops and cafes. The campus is located almost in the city center, just 5 minutes walk from the railway and bus station: it will be easy to get to London, Brighton, Portsmouth and other interesting British cities.

The territory of the college has everything you need for intensive study and pleasant rest, leisure, optional classes:

  • modern audiences, lectures and classes with the necessary equipment (including interactive)
  • linguaphone classes
  • Scientific and practical laboratories with the best equipment
  • multifunctional, spacious sports hall
  • numerous fields and grounds (many - in the open air) for team games and individual training
  • Fitness Centre
  • tennis courts
  • a cozy student café and a restaurant (Subway, Costa Coffee, Sixty Four)
  • comfortable residential residences
  • an extensive library
  • own beauty salon OASIS (!): hair salon Lee Stafford, beauty salon
  • theatre studio
  • Workshops and classes for practicing art and various kinds of creativity.

Term dates and fees

The academic year is traditionally divided for Britain into 3 terms:

  • Autumn: September 3 - December 14
  • Spring: January 3 - April 5
  • Summer: April 23 - June 21.

In the middle of each trimester, holidays are provided for 5-9 days.

The cost of studying in Chichester College depends on the chosen program and the student's age (the price for 1 person for 1 academic year = 3 terms):

  • GCSE = £ 9500
  • A-level = 7800 £
  • Foundation = 7800 £
  • Higher National Diplomas (HND / HNC) = 9500 £.

The indicated cost is not included and is paid additionally:

  • Registration fee
  • Examination Boards
  • Deposit for tuition
  • Additional academic and language classes (optional)
  • Additional leisure activities and excursions (optional)
  • Guardianship (registration with the agency + guardian services)
  • Air tickets in both directions
  • Transfer in both directions
  • Compulsory medical insurance
  • Personal pocket expenses
  • Visa fees and services, translation and certification of documents
  • Consular fee (paid at the Embassy).

Entry requirements and extra fees how to apply, what is required to enrol

The main requirement for foreign applicants is a high level of English:

  • for GCSE = from 4.5 IELTS
  • for A-level and HND / HNC = from IELTS 5.5
  • for Foundation and Pre-Masters = IELTS from 5.0 and above.


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- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
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- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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