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This is a sporty school, with all year groups doing at least four related sports sessions a week – all overseen by a high calibre team of staff, who have played or coached at elite level. ‘They’re so lucky,’ say parents, who approve of the genuine ‘sport for all’ ethos. ‘It’s a good springboard for those wanting to get more serious too,’ added one – indeed, many are awarded sport scholarships upon entering the senior school. Lots of leadership opportunities – including year 6 prefects (all can apply) and school council (proactive, most recently championing the change of house names to be more inclusive). Pupils can win tokens for living school values, which can result in...

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Since January 2024, Philippa Lang BA QTS MA, previously deputy head of prep at Rose Hill School in Tunbridge Wells. Knew from a young age that she wanted to teach and, with a passion for sport and outdoor education, embarked on a four-year teaching degree in PE at Chelsea School, University of Brighton. Started her career as head of PE at Montgomery School, Canterbury, later being promoted to director of learning when the school became an academy and federated with another. Here, she discovered her interest in whole-school strategy and school improvement, completing a master’s degree in education at her alma mater in 2012. Moved into the independent sector the following year as assistant head and head of additional learning – and later also the SENCo - at St Aubyn’s...

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