The New Beacon is a thriving and successful school of 400+ 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.