Kent College A GSG School
- Kent College
Old Church Road
- Head: Ms Julie Lodrick
- T 01892 822006
- F 01892 820221
- E email@example.com
- W www.kent-college.co.uk
- A mainstream independent school for girls aged from 3 to 18
- Boarding: Yes
- Local authority: Kent
- Pupils: 640
- Religion: Methodist
- Fees: Day £8,829 - £20,700; Boarding £24,000 - £30,600 pa
- Open days: October, March, April & May
- Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
- ISI report: View the ISI report
- Linked schools: Kent College Preparatory School
What The Good Schools Guide says..
The school has a warm and welcoming atmosphere and girls are happy and relaxed while leading incredibly busy lives. A strong Christian ethos is a subtle part of the school routine; girls are expected to take part in assemblies but the celebration of other religious festivals is an integral part of school life. A spirit of tolerance and respect is part of the ethos. Relaxed and comfortable...
What the school says...
Kent College is classed as a hidden gem in Kent, it is ideally placed amongst safe, 75 acre rural parkland, close to national and international transport networks and the Euro Tunnel. 'Kent College has been everything we would have hoped for; It has helped make our daughter into a lovely compassionate young lady, who is equipped to enter the next phase of her life. She will hopefully achieve the career she desires and for this we thank you from the bottom of our hearts.' Kent College Parent
Caring for the individual is the essential ingredient in our ethos and we offer unusual and exciting opportunities both within the classroom and as extra-curricular activities including bee keeping, ballet, horse riding, ceramics workshop, photography, gymnastics and debating. Our Christian foundation focuses all we do in a spirit of community and kindness and we embrace those of all faiths and none. At Kent College Senior School every girl has the opportunity to excel and building self-esteem is at the heart of all we do. Girls progress on to their first choice universities such as Cambridge, Oxford, Bath and Imperial to study subjects from Veterinary Science to Architecture.
The Kent College boarding community comprises a quarter of the school population and encompasses a diversity of ethnic and social backgrounds maintaining a good balance between UK and overseas girls. - we offer a 20% forces discount. Means tested bursaries and scholarships in Music, Sports, Art, Drama and Academia are all available. ...Read more
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What The Good Schools Guide says
Since January 2016, Julie Lodrick, previously head of The Mount School in York. (40s), BA music and related arts (University College, Chichester), PGCE (Kingston University), MA education, leadership and management (OU), professional practice certificate in boarding (BSA), national professional qualification for headship (NCSL). Wide experience in educational management; deputy head of Farlington School, West Sussex for four years. Also a tutor and lecturer for the Boarding Schools Association. Five years as housemistress at Queenswood School, and as head of music at St Margaret's Senior School, West Sussex before that.
Talented singer and pianist, performing when opportunity (has classical music softly playing in study). Believes in healthy lifestyle, runs and swims in school pool daily, completed York marathon in 2013, raising funds for school charity.
Head of prep since September 2016,...