Studying at Ashbourne College
Ashbourne College is an independent sixth form college in Kensington which boasts high-quality tuition, excellent exam results, and a friendly and welcoming atmosphere. Though it is a private school, it is not a boarding school and there is no dedicated Ashbourne College accommodation available. However, Beaumont House offers a great housing option for international students and those who do not live in London.
By striking a balance between hard work and fun, the college believes they get the best results from their students. In 2018, 50% of students from Ashbourne College achieved A* or A grades at A-Level and went on to attend a Russell Group University. This independent sixth form college prides itself on individual student support and pastoral care, which makes it a good option for international students who are away from home. The benefits of Ashbourne College include a personal tutor for every student, individual UCAS and careers guidance, and small class sizes.
Ashbourne College is situated in the heart of Kensington and is close to a number of cultural attractions. Located just 100 metres from Kensington Palace, it is a wonderful setting for education and allows students to feel immersed in London. It is also easy to access the Victoria & Albert Museum, the Museum of Natural History and the Royal Albert Hall. Kensington is a safe and quiet area of London which is the perfect atmosphere for welcoming young students to London.
The closest underground station is High Street Kensington, which has access to the District and Circle lines. Notting Hill Gate and Paddington stations are also within walking distance if you require the Central line or the Bakerloo line.
Ashbourne College has three different sites which are close to one another. The main site is at:
17 Old Court Place, Kensington, London W8 4PL. The two smaller sites are located on Kensington High Street (with access from Young Street) and at 47C Kensington Court.
Getting to Ashbourne College from Beaumont House:
Beaumont House is an excellent choice for Ashbourne College accommodation, as both are located in West London. The walk from Beaumont House to Ashbourne College is straightforward and takes only 20 minutes via St Petersburgh Place and the beautiful Hyde Park. Alternatively, you can take the Southbound District or Circle lines from Bayswater, which is a 6-minute walk from Beaumont House, and get off the train at High Street Kensington. This is a 3-minute tube journey, with only a 5-minute walk to Ashbourne College at the other end.
We understand that there are many factors to consider when choosing your accommodation for Ashbourne College. However, it is really important to be located close to your college when studying for A-Levels. With a walking route of 20 minutes and a quicker journey by tube, Beaumont House is the ideal accommodation option for those studying at Ashbourne.