9 - 19
Prep / Senior Girls
Founded in 1886
A-Level & GSCE
Hereford Cathedral School, Old Deanery, The Cathedral Close, Hereford, Herefordshire, HR1 2NG
Key Information & Geographic location in the UK
Kent College Pembury is an independent girls’ boarding and day school in Kent in the southeast of England. In 1939, the school has moved to its current location, , it takes only one and a half hour train to London. It also locates in the area of top girl independent boarding schools . The school has a 75-acre rural parkland site, settling its students in the refurbished Victorian manor house.
Students who aged 11 to 14 years old can study Year 7 to 9 In the school. The Lower School curriculum provides a greater variety of subjects to deliver a broad and balanced curriculum. In Year 7, all girls are first taught in groups. They will study three modern languages (French, German and Spanish), as well as traditional subjects such as English, Mathematics and Science, so as technical subjects like Information and Design Technologies. In Years 8 and 9, students would choose two of the three modern languages and are introduced to Latin.
Students who aged 14 to 16 will progress to Years 10 and 11 and follow the two-year GCSE course or International IGCSE courses with examinations at the end of Year 11. Students study subjects like English language, English literature, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology. They also need to select four to five subjects from seventeen choices, including Art and Film Studies , one must be a modern language.
For the Sixth Form students, the A level programme lasts for two years. During the two years, students will study more deeply and independently
In fact, for 2019, 85% students could progress to their first choice course, and nearly 80% of students can study in highly competitive courses in Russell Group Universities,.
Boarding and Pastoral Care for students:
There are two boarding houses in the school, one for Year 4 to 9 students, another for Year 10 or above. Year 13 students can have their own room, while the Year 12 one can share in twins. Other boarders have to share a bedroom for three to four girls. Each house has its own Senior Housemistress and assisting team of staff. Students can choose to be full or weekly boarders, to stay at weekends, or go home on Friday evenings. At the weekend and after lessons, there are always activities, including visits to theme parks, cinema or skating rink, or a trip to London for shopping and galleries, craft activities and multi-sport competitions, suited to the age and interests of the girls.
To ensure students can thoroughly develop their each aspect of life, the school offers a varied and exciting program of over 100 extracurricular activities. Special clubs like film-maker club, and cake-making, offering additional scope to let them discover their strengths. Further challenges are like the Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme is also available. Students can also participate in community services, helping to raise fund for charities. There are also residential trips, both at home and abroad. Locations and themes including Religious Studies and History cruise to Turkey, Greece, Lebanon, Science trip to Indonesia or skiing trip to Italy. There are exchange chances for sporty, language and drama students to America, Australia, Spain, France and Germany.
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School Ranking 2019
A-Level A* - A
A-Level A* - B
GCSE 9 - 7
GCSE 9 - 4
Year 7 - £34,419
Year 8 - £34,419
Year 9 - £34,419
Year 10 - £34,419
Year 11 - £34,419
Year 12 - £34,419
Year 13 - £34,419
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