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Open Morning - Lower School Years 7-11

7 March 2020 10am - 12.30pm BOOK NOW

Find out what makes Rochester Independent College's Lower School different. Talk to teachers and students about what it's like to be a RIC student and how our small classes help students settle quickly and excel both academically and creatively.

Arrivals at our open morning are flexible, however it is recommended that you turn up no later than 11am to give you enough time to get a real taste of what RIC has to offer.

Informal in style, there will be plenty of opportunity to speak to the heads of school, subject teachers and current students in a relaxed environment. You will also be welcome to take a tour around our campus so you can see all our facilities in the (mainly) listed buildings and award winning wildlife gardens.

Refreshments will be available all morning in our refectory.

Key Features

• Academically non-selective. There are no school entrance tests.

* High performing, RIC’s exam results regularly match or exceed those of highly selective schools.

* Small classes with lots of individual attention (average 8, maximum 12).

* No school uniform. A friendly, inclusive atmosphere.

* Academic and creative. Emphasis is firmly on core subjects but with an unusually wide variety of creative arts subjects.

"The students are a strikingly nice bunch. It’s a place for individuals, and there’s a lovely air of tolerance and warmth." Good Schools Guide

“At Rochester it’s really easy to fit in and make friends. People come from so many different backgrounds and there aren’t the same pressures to conform. I’ve never been so happy at school.” Current student

Year 7 Taster Days

RIC is delighted to offer Year 5 and 6 students, who are considering entry into Year 7 the opportunity to attend one of our Taster Days

Wednesday 11 March 2020 BOOK NOW

Thursday 23 April 2020

Thursday 25 June 2020

Book online or call 01634 828115 to join us for one of our fun and educational days.

Students will experience a typical day in our small school setting, attending a mixture of academic and creative bitesize lessons as well as staying for a home cooked lunch. We hope that this experience will give prospective students a useful insight into what it is like to be a student at RIC.

Parents are very welcome to stay for a coffee and an informal chat with the Head of the Lower School, Kelly Flatman and have a tour of the school campus.

For further information please email Admissions or call 01634 828115.

Sixth Form Tasters

We also arrange informal taster days for our sixth form on an individual basis throughout the year so please click here to contact us or email [email protected] to book or to find out more.

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