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The New Beacon, Kent



School Details
School Crest
Brittains Lane,
Sevenoaks,
Kent,
United Kingdom,
TN13 2PB

Tel: +44 1732 452131
Fax: +44 1732 459509

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Founded:1900

Headmaster:
Mr Michael Piercy

Registrar:
Mrs Tiffany Spurling-Harrold

This school offers flexi-boarding.

Accreditations and affiliations:
BSA, IAPS
Religious affiliation:
Church of England
Teaching languages:
Chinese, French, German, Spanish
Age Range & Fees
Age
Range
4 - 13
Annual
Day Fees
£11,025
to
£15,270
Annual Weekly
Boarding Fees
£180
to
NA
Annual Full
Boarding Fees
NA
 
NA
Number of Pupils
School Boy
Boys
School Girl
Girls
375
Day
0
0
Full board
0
50
Weekly
0
425
Total
NA
This school offers
flexi-boarding.
Number of Staff
Full Time
Part Time
60
10
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:


Entry test or exam, Interview, Registration, Taster days, Report from previous school, Early registration or registration at birth, Assessment, Please apply to school, Non selective school, Educational psychologist's report, Trial day at school, Visit school
 

Scholarships & Bursaries:


Financial need, Sport, Drama, Art, Academic, Music, Means tested bursaries

What we offer


  • Philosophy/Ethics
  • Classics
  • Design technology
  • ICT
  • French
  • Mandarin
  • German
  • Spanish
  • Latin
  • Gymnastics
  • Athletics
  • Martial arts
  • Basketball
  • Cricket
  • Cross-country
  • Fencing
  • Hockey
  • Badminton
  • Table tennis
  • Golf
  • Rugby
  • Football
  • Tennis
  • Touch rugby
  • Swimming
  • Adventure training
  • Shooting
  • Sailing
  • Drama productions
  • Skiing
  • Chess
  • Public speaking/Debating
  • Band/Orchestra
  • Choir
  • Guitar
  • Keyboard
  • Organ
  • Brass
  • Singing
  • Strings
  • Woodwind
  • Percussion
  • Jazz
  • School bus service
  • Particular diets
  • Experience of expatriates' children
  • Before school/Breakfast club
  • After school club
  • Experience of services' children
  • Experience of international students
  • Experience of gifted children
  • Vegetarian
  • Dyslexia or Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD)
  • Moderate Learning Difficulties (MLD)
  • Autistic Spectrum of Difficulties
  • Delicate/Medical Conditions
  • Epilepsy
  • Hearing Impairment (HI)
  • Language and Communication Disorders
  • Physical Disabilities
  • Social Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties
 
 
Head PhotoThe New Beacon is a thriving and successful school of 375 boys situated in a semi-rural location near Sevenoaks. Founded in 1882, The New Beacon moved to its present site in 1900. The school is proud of its traditions but has modern views of such things as facilities, curriculum, etc. The average size of class is 16, pupil teacher ratio 12:1. Boys are prepared for leading independent schools; each year many gain academic scholarships, or awards for music, art, and sport.
  • 25th May 2018 - Open Day 2-3.30pm
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