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BEST SCHOOLS IN KENT, UK

Kent Private Schools & Special Schools

WELCOME TO KENT, ENGLAND, UK

For anyone planning a move to or within Kent in South East England we have collated information below about different places to live, schools, estate agents and other information we think useful for relocating within this fantastic Surrey.

Offering some of the best living anywhere in Great Britain, Kent’s famous British cities and towns include Royal Tunbridge Wells, Folkestone and Margate.

Kent has a great choice of high quality UK private schools, beautiful countryside, lots of activities and excellent housing - with a fantastic range of different property to call home, from country mansions and estates, cottages and bungalows to new build executive housing, family townhouses and apartments.

"Kent is full of beautiful beaches, stunning castles, exciting culture and delicious food and drink. Our corner of England is one of the best UK destinations with a multitude of things to do and places to see. We've got some of the best beaches in Europe - voted by Lonely Planet - as well as art galleries, elegant stately homes, romantic getaways, fun-filled family attractions, and more than 4,000 of exhilarating foot and cycle trails." Visit Kent

Kent lies on the Eastern point of the English Channel, sharing borders with Surrey, Sussex and Essex and Greater London. 

Kent has been known as the “Garden of England” for over 400 years! The rich soils of Kent produce the famous Wimbledon strawberries each year, however the county earned its nickname for its abundance of Orchards and Hop gardens.


TOP PRIVATE SCHOOLS IN KENT, ENGLAND, UK

Looking for a prestigious Independent (private) school in Surrey, GB?

If you are thinking of moving to live in Kent (or you already live in Kent but are considering relocating) and you and your family are researching some of the best private schools in Kent there is a big choice of high quality Kent schools, with a number of the Surrey’s highest ranking Independent schools considered to be some of the best in the UK. 

Surrey’s private education sector features day schools and boarding schools, girls’ schools, boys’ schools and co-educational (mixed) schools, including leading private Nurseries, Prep Schools, Independent Secondary and Sixth Form schools and colleges. 

Find Private Schools In Kent UK (Or "Private Schools Near Me")

Developed over the last 30+ years, the isbi School Search guide is one of the largest and most comprehensive private schools directories available, helping thousands of families to find, compare and select good schools since the 1980s.

>  You can search for private schools with a reputation for excellence in Kent and in the city of Royal Tunbridge Wells and towns like Folkestone and Margate by using our Private Schools Directory and Independent Schools Finder (powered by isbi's School Search Directory) or by clicking on the names of the schools and colleges listed below to see detailed profiles with photos, videos, maps etc.

>  With our expanded school search technology you can filter your search by the type of school you are looking for such as day and boarding, gender, age range, academic study, religious affiliation, school fees, scholarships and bursaries, open days etc.

>  You can also focus your search on just private Pre-Prep and Prep schools or on Independent Senior and Sixth Form schools and colleges, or view search results for all of them together.

Please explore isbi.com for detailed information and guides about good schools of all types and for open days, school and college and news, articles and blogs with details of school associations, glossaries and explanations about examinations and qualifications and expert advice about independent education at private schools and colleges around the UK and worldwide.

Top Private Independent Secondary Schools & Colleges In Kent, UK

Some of the best Independent Secondary schools and colleges and Sixth Form schools and colleges in Kent, Great Britain providing a top-tier, world-class British day and boarding single-sex and mixed education for boys and girls include:

Top Private Pre-Preparatory & Preparatory Schools In Kent, UK

Some of the best Pre-Prep and Prep schools in Kent, Great Britain providing a top-tier, world-class British day and boarding single-sex and mixed education for boys and girls aged from 3 years to 11 or 13 years include:

Special Needs Schools In Kent, UK

Some of the best Special Needs schools in Kent, Great Britain providing a top-tier, world-class British Special Needs and Special Education Needs education for boys and girls (single-sex and mixed) include:

 


MOVING TO KENT? RELOCATING TO KENT?

Where To Live In Kent, England, UK

The most popular British cities and towns in the Kent area (GB) include, with approximate population numbers:

>  Thanet, Kent, UK

Margate (61,200), Ramsgate (40,400) Broadstairs (24,900), Minster (3,600)

>  Folkestone and Hythe, Kent, UK

Folkestone (46,600), Hythe (14,500), Barham (1,400), Sandgate (4,800)

>  Swale, Kent, UK

Faversham (19,300), Sittinghourne (62,000), Bobbing (2,000), Teynham (2,900)

>  Tonbridge and Malling, Kent, UK

Maidstone (155,201), Tonbridge (41,617), Malling (2,500) 

>  Sevenoaks, Kent, UK

Sevenoaks (18,600), Shoreham (2,000), Chiddingstone (1,200), Shipbourne (500)

>  Tunbridge Wells, Kent, UK

Royal Tunbridge Wells (56,500), Lamberburst (1,500), Pembury (6,000), Brenchley  (2,700)


FOCUS ON... LIVING IN MAIDSTONE, ENGLAND, UK

Maidstone is a very popular place to live and many people move to Maidstone Each year, or to near Maidstoneand the surrounding area, from around the United Kingdom and abroad.

Many of those moving to Maidstoneare escaping more urban living in London or other larger cities, deciding to relocate to the Kent capital to enjoy a different pace of life and the historic and elegant surroundings of a prosperous city with great facilities and leisure amenities, high quality housing and schools, fantastic pubs, restaurants and sports and popular cultural events, arts and music.

Ten Things To Know About Maidstone, England, UK

> FACT 1: Hugh Lowe Farms, just outside Maidstone, is responsible for those amazing Wimbledon strawberries! They have been supplying Wimbledon with perfect strawberries for over 30 years.

> FACT 2: Mainstone has one of the most ancient guests… Iggy the Iguanodon, the 3.5 tonne, 13 metre long dinosaur! She was discovered in a quarry on Queen’s Road in the early 19th Century,  you can even visit Iggy in the Maidstone Museum - you’ll be sure not to miss her! 

> FACT 3: The Resolute Desk, which sits proudly in the White House was actually made out of timbers from the HMS Resolute. The Desk was crafted at the Royal Naval Dockyard in Chatham and was a gift from Queen Victoria herself. President Obama was even given a matching pen holder in 2009! 

> FACT 4: Maidstone is home to Britain's oldest brewer; the Shepherd Neame is famous for its iconic cask beers and new craft ales. It was even a temporary jail in 1688, when King James II was held prisoner after trying to flee William of Orange during the Glorious Revolution. 

> FACT 5: Herne Bay in the north of Kent is officially considered as the birthplace of the horse. Alan Porter, trustee of The Seaside Museum rediscovered the fossil which dates back 54 million years!   

> FACT 6:  The Isle of Sheppey is the birthplace of the famous gyspy tart! According to a local tale, the recipe was created by a woman who then gave the sweet treat to undernourished gypsy children playing near her house. 

> FACT 7: Maidstone has the world’s first studio-sweet shop! Sweet Sol has a well equipped recording studio alongside a great selection of sweet treats!

> FACT 8: The native American princess, Pocahontas is buried in Gravesend, nead Maidstone. The native American princess was travelling to Virginia with her husband, John Rolfe, in 1617. However she fell ill and unfortunately died on board before passing Gravesend. She was said to be buried in St George’s church however, the church burnt down in 1727 so the exact whereabouts of her grave are unknown.

> FACT 9: The first ever speeding fine was handed out in East Peckham. At the time, Walter Arnold was caught travelling at 8mph- four times over the legal limit of 2mph! A policeman chased after Arnold in 1886 and issued him with a one shilling fine. 

> FACT 10: The town of Fordwich is Britain’s smallest town. Just outside Maidstone, it has a population of 381 and goes by the saying ‘good things come in small packages’.

Where To Live In Maidstone, UK

Maidstone and the surrounding area offers a huge choice of high quality, premium and luxury property to meet the needs of any family, whether wanting a cottage, townhouse, large apartment, mansion or country estate, with or without granny annex, garden or swimming pool.  There are also property development and investment opportunities too, with land available to purchase and properties in need of renovation.

From central city living to rural, country lifestyles, Maidstone and the areas near Maidstone is full of bustling districts and leafy suburbs, lush green areas, charming Crescents and estates, rolling countryside, vibrant high streets, busy neighbourhoods and friendly residential communities.

Some of the popular residential areas include:

Bearsted Maidstone, Boxley Maidstone, East Farleigh Maidstone, Headcorn Maidstone, Leeds Maidstone, Loose Maidstone, Otham Maidstone, Sutton Valence Maidstone, Allington Maidstone, Palmar Road Maidstone, Malling Maidstone, Chatham Maidstone, Rochester Maidstone, Gillingham Maidstone, Medway Maidstone, Borden Maidstone, Sittingbourne Maidstone. 

Commuting To And From Maidstone By Rail Or Road

Relocating to Maidstone is especially popular with those happy to work from home most of the time but needing to occasionally commute to other places for work.

Others are happy to commute more regularly to London, Brighton, Royal Tunbridge Wells and other locations for work.

Travel times to key destinations by road and rail include:

>  Maidstone To London: London is about 40 miles by road from Maidstonevia the A2 and driving to the centre of London from Maidstone normally takes under 1 hour 30 minutes.  There is a very regular train service to London from Maidstone, with trains taking from 1 hour 10 minutes to 1 hours 20 minutes to get to London.

>  Maidstone To Brighton: Brighton is about 65 miles by road from Maidstone via the A23 and driving to the centre of Brighton from Maidstone normally takes under 1 hour 30 minutes.  There is a regular train service to Brighton from Maidstone, with trains taking from 2 hours 20 minutes to 2 hours 30 minutes to get to Brighton.

>  Maidstone To Royal Tunbridge Wells: Royal Tunbridge Wells is about 17 miles by road from Maidstonevia the A26 and driving to the centre of Royal Tunbridge Wells from Maidstone normally takes under 40 minutes.  There is a very regular train service to Royal Tunbridge Wells  from Maidstone, with trains taking from 40 minutes to 1 hour 20 minutes to get to Royal Tunbridge Wells.  

Nearest Airports To Maidstone, UK

The nearest airport to Maidstone is London City International Airport (LCY) which is 40 miles away.  Other nearby airports include Gatwick (LGW) (under 40 miles), London Stansted Airport  (STN) (under 60 miles) and Heathrow (LHR) (under 60 miles).


ESTATE AGENTS IN KENT, ENGLAND, UK

Pollard Estates

www.pollardestates.co.uk

County Estate Agents

www.countyestateagents.co.uk

Machin Lane Estate Agents

www.machinlane.com

We Buy Property Estate Agents

www.webuyproperty.com

Stonewell Estates

www.stonewellestates.co.uk

Jack Charles Estate Agents

www.jackcharles.co.uk

Jacksons Estate Agents

www.jacksonsproperty.co.uk

Reeds Rains Estate Agents

www.reedsrains.co.uk

Ben Siggins

www.bensiggins.co.uk

Robinson Michael & Jackson Estate Agents

www.robinson-jackson.com

Spiller Brooks Estate Agents

www.spillerbrooks.co.uk

Open House Estate Agents

www.openhousenwkent.co.uk

Anthony Martin Estate Agents

www.anthonymartin.co.uk

Alex Neil Estate Agents

www.alexneil.com

Andrew & Co. Estate Agents

www.andrewandco.co.uk

Martin & Co. Estate Agents

www.martinco.com

Livermores Estate Agents

www.livermores.co.uk

Ewemove Estate Agents

www.ewemove.com

T M S Estate Agents

www.tmsestateagents.com

J D M Estate Agents

www.jdmestateagents.com

Haart Estate Agents

www.haart.co.uk

Miles & Barr Estate Agents

www.milesandbarr.co.uk

Acorn Estate Agents

www.acorngroup.co.uk

Cooke & Co Estate Agents

www.cookeandco.com

David Clarke Estate Agents

www.davidclarke.co.uk

James Millard Independent Estate Agents

www.jamesmillard.co.uk

Langford Russell

www.acorngroup.co.uk

Century 21 Estate Agents

www.century21uk.com

Hunters Estate Agents

www.hunters.com

Miles & Barr Estate Agents

www.milesandbarr.co.uk

Terence Painter Estate Agents

www.terencepainter.co.uk

Ellis & Co Estate Agents

www.ellisandco.co.uk

Freeman Forman Estate Agents

www.freemanforman.co.uk

Connells Estate Agents

www.connells.co.uk

Winkworth Estate Agents

www.winkworth.co.uk

Edmund Estate Agents

www.edmund.co.uk

Thomas & Partners Estate Agents

www.tapestates.com

Charles Bainbridge Estate Agents

www.charlesbainbridge.com

Miles & Barr Estate Agents

www.milesandbarr.co.uk

James Millard Independent Estate Agents

www.jamesmillard.co.uk

Home Safe Estate Agents

www.homesafeestateagent.co.uk

J K Properties

www.jkpropertiesltd.co.uk

Langford Russell Estate Agents

www.acorngroup.co.uk

James Perry Estate Agents

www.james-perry.co.uk

Kinleigh Folkard

www.kfh.co.uk

Phillip Jarvis Estate Agents

www.philipjarvis.co.uk

Clifton & Co Estate Agents

www.cliftonandco.com

Langley Estate Agents

www.langleyestateagents.co.uk

Gould Harrison Estate Agents

www.gouldharrison.co.uk

Peter and Wise Estate Agents

www.peterandwise.com

James Gorey Estate Agents

www.jamesgorey.com

Kings Estates

www.kings-estates.co.uk

GW Finn Estate Agents

www.gwfinn.co.uk

Anthony Martin Estate Agents

www.anthonymartin.co.uk

McAuley Miller Estate Agents

www.mcauleymiller.com

Louise Black Estate Agents

www.louiseblackkw.com

Livermores Estate Agents

www.livermores.co.uk

Westmount Estate Agents

www.westmountestates.co.uk

J D M Estate Agents

www.jdmestateagents.com

Bardens Estate Agents

www.bardensestates.co.uk

Edmund Estate Agents

www.edmund.co.uk

Capital Estate Agents

www.capitalbromley.com

2-move Estate Agents

www.2-move.co.uk

Peter James Estate Agents

www.peterjamesestates.co.uk

Pullens Estate Agents

www.kimpullenestateagent.co.uk

Hicks Estate Agents

www.hicksestateagents.com

Connells Estate Agents

www.connells.co.uk

Red Homes Estate Agents

www.redhomes.co.uk

Munro Lock Estate Agents

www.munrolock.co.uk

Barnes Kingsnorth Estate Agents

www.bkestateagents.com

Knight Franks

www.knightfrank.co.uk

Sinclair Jones Estate Agents

www.sinclairjones.co.uk

Christopher Hodgson

www.christopherhodgson.co.uk

Streets Estate Agents

www.streetsestates.co.uk

House Estate Agents

www.houseagent.co

Linda Matthews Estate Agents

www.lindamatthews.co.uk

Your Key Move Estate Agents

www.your-move.co.uk

REMOVAL COMPANIES (DOMESTIC) IN KENT, ENGLAND, UK

Nifty Business Movers

www.niftybusinessmovers.co.uk

Kent Movers

www.kentmovers.co.uk

Archer Removals

www.archer-removals.uk

Fox Removals & Storage

www.foxs-removals.com

Removal Specialists

www.removal-specialists.co.uk

UgoMove Removals

www.ugomove.com/removals

L & K Removals

www.lk-removals.co.uk

Nationwide Removals Sevenoaks

www.nationwide-removals.co.uk

Edwards Removals

www.edwards-removals.co.uk

Mandy Movers

www.mandysmovers.com

A & M Removals

www.aandmremovals.co.uk

All Van Services Kent

www.allvanservices.com

CBG Couriers

www.cbgcouriers.co.uk

Steve Removals

www.stevesremovalsdover.co.uk

A1 House Clearance

www.a1houseclearancecentre.co.uk

Man, Van & Sam Removals

www.manvanandsam.co.uk

Smart Movz Removals

www.smartmovz.co.uk

Hilderbrand Removals

www.hilderbrandsremovals.co.uk

Fulfilment Removals

www.fulfillmentukservices.co.uk

A2B Removals

www.a2b-removal.co.uk

UK Removals

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