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Dover College, Kent



School Details
School Crest
Effingham Crescent,
Dover,
Kent,
United Kingdom,
CT17 9RH

Tel: +44 1304 205969
Fax: +44 1304 242208

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Founded:1871

Headmaster:
Mr Gareth Doodes

Registrar:
Alison Wilson

This school offers flexi-boarding.

Accreditations and affiliations:
AMDIS, AGBIS, BSA, SHMIS, ISC
Religious affiliation:
All denominations welcome, Church of England
Teaching languages:
English
Age Range & Fees
Age
Range
3 - 18
Annual
Day Fees
£7,725
to
£16,050
Annual Weekly
Boarding Fees
£21,000
to
£25,500
Annual Full
Boarding Fees
£24,750
to
£31,500
Number of Pupils
School Boy
Boys
School Girl
Girls
107
Day
101
55
Full board
24
3
Weekly
3
165
Total
128
This school offers
flexi-boarding.
Number of Staff
Full Time
Part Time
40
8
GCSE Pass Rate - age 16
At Grades A* to C
Pass Rate - age 18
courses are offered for age 18 exams
Higher Education
Pupils who went on to Higher Education or took Gap Year

Method of Entry:


Please apply to school, References, This is a non-selective school, Age 3-11 is for day only while 11-18 is for day and boarding, Interview, Entry test or exam, Report from previous school, Scholarship exam, Non selective school, Common Entrance, Taster days
 

Scholarships & Bursaries:


Siblings, Sport, 6th Form, All-rounder, Senior school entry, Art, Music, Other bursaries, Choral, Armed forces discounts or bursaries, Academic, Junior school entry, Means tested bursaries, Drama

What we offer


  • Critical thinking
  • Media/Film studies
  • Painting/Sculpture
  • Photography
  • Design technology
  • Drama/Theatre
  • ICT
  • Business studies
  • Economics
  • German
  • Mandarin
  • French
  • Spanish
  • English
  • English as foreign/2nd language
  • Athletics
  • Basketball
  • Rounders
  • Fitness training
  • Cricket
  • Golf
  • Badminton
  • Cross-country
  • Football
  • Hockey
  • Rugby
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Fencing
  • Netball
  • Water sports
  • Duke of Edinburgh Award
  • Dance
  • Adventure training
  • Public speaking/Debating
  • Horse riding and management
  • Sailing
  • Young Enterprise
  • Drama productions
  • Orienteering
  • Chess
  • Rowing
  • Beavers/Cubs/Scouts
  • Skiing
  • Band/Orchestra
  • Choir
  • Guitar
  • Keyboard
  • Organ
  • Brass
  • Singing
  • Strings
  • Woodwind
  • Percussion
  • Jazz
  • School bus service
  • Particular diets
  • Experience of expatriates' children
  • Rail/Airport services
  • Before school/Breakfast club
  • After school club
  • Experience of diplomatic corps' children
  • Experience of services' children
  • Experience of international students
  • Experience of gifted children
  • Vegetarian
  • Hearing Impairment (HI)
  • Dyslexia or Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD)
 
 
Head PhotoDover College is a co-educational school for pupils aged 3 - 18. We are located in a beautiful, historic site with easy access to Central London, the major airports and Eurostar terminals.

We see ourselves as a family and offer a warm welcome as well as exceptional pastoral care. This environment encourages high academic achievement, builds confidence and prepares pupils for adult life.

Under the leadership of Gareth Doodes, since 2015 the College has undergone a transformation, as pupil numbers have increased alongside receiving exemplary inspection reports. Recently, the school received an entirely independent Good Schools Guide Review which demonstrated the progress made and the extraordinary opportunities that the College has. Its summary was particularly fulsome in its praise. 'Excellent value for money, something we don't often say in our line of work; sending your child here will genuinely set them up. But also a place that is human in its outlook, healthy, kind, and vigorous in its quest for excellence. As one student put it, 'I love it at this school, and I feel privileged to be here.'
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