Our Mission and Aim

Our Mission

To educate young people in an international context, who are capable of achieving A grades at A-level and who wish to secure places in the world’s top universities; and who will become future leaders of their communities, business, and academic research. 

Our Aim

It is our aim to provide all students with the opportunity to pursue their mathematical and scientific potential within a community of likeminded individuals who together form a caring and supportive community. 

Our College Ethos

The ethos of our college is such that all who come here are valued as individuals. It is important that each person is treated fairly and is shown respect by other students and adults. Students should never be allowed to feel that sexism, elitism, racism, etc. are acceptable. We expect all members of our college – students, parents, and staff – to adhere to the guidelines, requiring these to be applied consistently. All members of staff have an important role to play in promoting good behaviour. 


NatMatSci is a place where: 

All individuals are respected, and their individuality valued.

Students are encouraged to achieve.

Self-discipline is promoted, and good behaviour is the norm.

Rewards and sanctions are applied fairly and consistently.

Bullying, disruption, and harassment are not tolerated.

Early intervention is the norm.

About the College

Nationalities amongst our Students

History of the College

In 2011 it became clear that there was a growing demand for a specialised STEM college.  The result was The National Mathematics and Science College, a unique concentration of skill and talent with the aim of preparing the world’s best students to read Maths, Science, Medicine and other top disciplines at the world’s leading universities.

After several years of planning by the College’s founders, The National Mathematics and Science College opened its doors in September 2016 and has gone from strength to strength since.

Our Founders

Dr. Martin Stephen

Dr. Stephen is one of the UK’s leading educationalists, having supervised over 2000 successful Oxbridge applicants.

Dr. Stephen was headmaster of league-topping schools such as St Paul’s School, London, and The Perse School, Cambridge and in 2004 was elected Chairman of HMC, the association for heads of the world’s leading independent schools including Harrow, Eton, and Westminster.

He is the author of over 24 books, including the acclaimed ‘Educating the More Able Student: What Works and Why.’

Geoffrey Robinson

Geoffrey Robinson was a Member of Parliament for Coventry North West from 1976 – 2019,  and was previously Her Majesty’s Paymaster General 1997 – 1999.

He shares a passion for STEM education with Dr. Stephen and a vision for international cooperation.

Policies and Procedures

Please note that some policies may have been temporarily adapted to make adjustments for the COVID19 pandemic.  For COVID19 adapted copies of any policies please contact info@natmatsci.ac.uk

Affiliations and Accreditations

NatMatSci is proud to be a member of many significant groups representing the best of independent education in the UK.

Autumn Term

11th Sept: Residence opens for new students
13th Sept: Residence opens for all students
13th Sept: New Student Induction
14th Sept: All Student Induction
15th Sept: Teaching begins
28th – 31st Oct: Mid-term Break
25th – 28th Nov: Study weekend
10th Dec: Term ends

Spring Term

3rd Jan: Residence opens
5th Jan: All teaching begins
19th – 22nd Feb: Mid-term break
1st April: End of term

Summer Term

23rd April: Residence opens
25th April: Teaching begins
2nd May: May Bank holiday
1st June – 5th June: Study weekend
1st July: Term ends


The National Mathematics and Science College
Westwood Way
United Kingdom

Tel: 024 7509 2950
Email: info@natmatsci.ac.uk


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An independent sixth form boarding and day college specialising in A-level STEM subjects. For students aged 15 -19, aiming to study at the world’s leading universities.

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