Duke of York's Royal Military School
- Duke of York's Royal Military School
Duke of York's Royal Military School
- Head: Mr Alex Foreman
- T 01304 245023
- F 01304 245019
- E [email protected]
- W www.doyrms.com
- A state school for boys and girls aged from 11 to 18.
- Boarding: Yes
- Local authority: Kent
- Pupils: 502
- Religion: Does not apply
- Fees: Boarding £11,820 pa (tuition free)
- Open days: 8 October 2016, 11 March 2017 - please call to book your place
- Latest Overall effectiveness Good 1
- Outcomes for children and learners Good 2
- Quality of teaching, learning and assessment Good 2
- Effectiveness of leadership and management Good 2
- 1 Short inspection 26th April 2018
- 2 Full inspection 1st May 2014
Short inspection reports only give an overall grade; you have to read the report itself to gauge whether the detailed grading from the earlier full inspection still stands.
- Previous Ofsted grade: Good on 8th November 2012
- Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report
What the school says...
We offer continuity of high quality education in a stable, caring and secure close-knit community. Full and weekly boarding. We are a non-selective school. A broad and balanced curriculum is offered at GCSE and A Level. We also offer Duke of Edinburgh and Combined Cadet Force. The School fee represents the boarding costs of a pupil. Tuition is paid for by the State. We are open for all those who have a boarding need and have a vast experience of educating children of Armed Forces personnel. Booked visits to see the school are welcome. ...Read more
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2015 Good Schools Guide Awards
- Excellent performance by Boys taking PE / Sports Studies at an English Comprehensive School (GCE A level)
- Excellent performance by Boys taking Physics at an English Comprehensive School (GCE AS level)
- Best performance by Boys taking Business Studies: Single at an English Comprehensive School (GCE AS level)
- Excellent performance by Girls taking Religious Studies at an English Comprehensive School (GCE AS level)
- Excellent performance by Boys taking PE / Sports Studies at an English Comprehensive School (GCE AS level)
State boarding school
Overall school performance (for comparison or review only)
Results by exam and subject
Interpreting catchment maps
The maps show in colour where the pupils at a school came from*. Red = most pupils to Blue = fewest.
Where the map is not coloured we have no record in the previous three years of any pupils being admitted from that location based on the options chosen.
For help and explanation of our catchment maps see: Catchment maps explained
If there are more applicants to a school than it has places for, who gets in is determined by which applicants best fulfil the admissions criteria.
Admissions criteria are often complicated, and may change from year to year. The best source of information is usually the relevant local authority website, but once you have set your sights on a school it is a good idea to ask them how they see things panning out for the year that you are interested in.
Many schools admit children based on distance from the school or a fixed catchment area. For such schools, the cut-off distance will vary from year to year, especially if the school give priority to siblings, and the pattern will be of a central core with outliers (who will mostly be siblings). Schools that admit on the basis of academic or religious selection will have a much more scattered pattern.
*The coloured areas outlined in black are Census Output Areas. These are made up of a group of neighbouring postcodes, which accounts for their odd shapes. These provide an indication, but not a precise map, of the school’s catchment: always refer to local authority and school websites for precise information.
The 'hotter' the colour the more children have been admitted.
Children get into the school from here:
sometimes, but not in this year