Dover College

Effingham Cres, Dover

Dover College is a co-educational school for pupils aged 3-18. We are located in a beautiful historic site with easy access to Central London, the major airports and Eurostar terminals. We see ourselves as a family and offer a warm welcome as well as exceptional pastoral care. This environment encourages high academic achievement, builds confidence and prepares pupils for adult life. Our class size is maximum 15 pupils and with a school size of under 400 pupils, nobody is left out and everybody is supported.

We are international and local. We welcome pupils from across the globe, which encourages everyone to be inclusive, unprejudiced and outward-looking. Our busy co-curriculum is a big part of college life. From canoeing to horse-riding; theatre trips to fundraising for charity; participating in our busy co-curricular activities enables pupils to acquire the leadership skills and personal qualities necessary to allow them to face the future with confidence. Support from Dover College does not end when a pupil leaves; our university and careers advice is second to none and we have close links with educational establishments around the world. Isn’t it time to think differently? Think Dover College

Key Facts

Location  Town centre with good links to London
School Status  Co-educational
Headteacher  Mr Gareth Doodes MA (Hons)
Available Courses  General Education, GCSE, BTEC, A-level
Accommodation  2 boarding houses for girls, 2 for boys. A mixture of shared and single rooms
Number of students 350
Number in Sixth Form  70
Number of International students  50
Facilities  Sports facilities, gym, IT suite, Sixth Form common room
Features  Historic location and proximity to Europe
Academic achievements  This year’s cohort of A level pupils at Dover College have once again produced some excellent results. Overall, the college achieve 34% A* to A grade, and 73% A* to C grade, producing an average university points per candidate of 318. From these results our pupils have been accepted into universities across the world, studying a variety of subjects.
Other achievements  At Dover College pupils are encouraged to find their talents in all areas, not just academic. We have thriving departments for Art, Sports, Music etc. We have just appointed a new Director of Performing Arts who promises to make our Drama and music provision even more exciting than it is now

 

 

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Educational Courses Covered

Available A-levels and BTEC subjects:

Biology, Business BTEC, Chemistry, Drama, DT Product Design, Economics, English Literature, French, Further Mathematics, Geography, History, ICT BTEC, IELTS*, IGCSE English as a Second Language*, Mathematics, Music, Photography, Physics, Spanish, Sport BTEC, Textile Design

 

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