King's School Canterbury

Overall rating 4.6 / 5 based on 1 student reviews

The King Canterbury Kent CT1 2ES United Kingdom

King's School Canterbury review by University of Oxford student: Classes are usually streamed according to ability, which gets the maximum potential from students. 3 days a week you have 8 lessons of 35 minutes, and 3 days a week you have 6 lessons of 35 minutes. These are split up by Assembly first thing in the morning every day, a break mid-morning, a break at lunch, and often sport or an activity (anything from sailing to trombone classes) during the afternoon. You then have supper and time off, but every evening in house you have what is called "prep" where you go back to your desks in your dorms and do 1 hour 45 minutes of individual, set work. This is usually supervised in some way, but is relaxed way of getting things done. The classes are small compared to most schools in the UK, and the more advanced you get in your subject, the smaller they become. For A-levels I had maximum 10 people in each set. This makes for a FANTASTIC working environment. Teaching depends very much on subject, but the staff range from fresh, enthusiastic university graduates, to enthusiastic old-timers who know the system inside out, and can work kids to their full potential. The facilities are second to none. Boarding houses are equipped amazingly with new kitchens, bathrooms, huge dorms. Kids have loads of space, and the added bonus that the school is built around the cathedral makes for a stunning setting. Sports facilities are a walk away, but are all very up to date, new pavillions, pitches etc.… more

King's School Canterbury founded 597 is a co-educational private independent Church of England College preparatory school located in Canterbury, Kent, United Kingdom. King's School Canterbury enrolls Boarding and day students with a total student enrollment of 790 in day student grades 6th to 12th boarding student grades 6th to 12th.

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