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ABOUT THE NORTH KENT REGION

North Kent is composed of four districts: Dartford, Gravesham, Maidstone and Swale. There is also Medway which acts as a unitary authority, so I will also include grammar schools in Medway in this post.


North Kent borders Thurrock and Essex to the north and the London borough of Bexley to the west (I will also include some detail about grammar schools in these areas in this post).



Note: Level 5+ GCSE pass rates (posted below) are correct as of time of writing. This refers to the percentage of students passing GCSE Maths and English with a level 5 or greater.


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GRAMMAR SCHOOLS IN DARTFORD & GRAVESHAM

Dartford Grammar School for Boys

Gender - Boys

Ofsted - Outstanding

Level 5+ GCSE Pass Rate % - 96%


Dartford Grammar School is a selective secondary (ages 11–19) foundation school for boys in Dartford, Kent, England, which admits girls to its sixth form (ages 16–18). All of the students joining the school are considered to be from the top 25% of the ability range, as determined by the 11-Plus examinations.


The students come from Dartford, neighbouring towns and villages, and nearby London boroughs, as well as an increasing number of students from Essex. The current roll is 1,203, including 461 in the sixth form.


It is the brother school of Dartford Grammar School for Girls.


Address:

West Hill

Dartford

DA1 2HW


School Home Page

Admissions Page


DFE Number: 5406

Dartford Grammar School for Girls

Gender - Girls

Ofsted - Outstanding

Level 5+ GCSE Pass Rate % - 98%


Dartford Grammar School for Girls is a grammar school for girls in Dartford, Kent, England. Formerly known as Dartford County School, the school opened in 1904. It is the sister school of Dartford Grammar School for Boys.


Address:

Shepherds Lane

Dartford

DA1 2NT


School Home Page

Admissions Page


DFE Number: 5411

Wilmington Grammar School for Boys

Gender - Boys

Ofsted - Good

Level 5+ GCSE Pass Rate % - 94%


Wilmington Grammar School for Boys (WGSB) is a grammar school with academy status in Wilmington, Kent.


From 1954 to 1982, the school was called Dartford Technical High School. Today, it is a specialist engineering school with a strong emphasis on design technology, mathematics and physics.


The uniform consists of navy blue blazers, white shirts, grey or black trousers and different ties for each house within the school. Suits are worn in the sixth form. The school is situated directly alongside Wilmington Academy and has multiple bus services that also serve Dartford Grammar School for Girls, Dartford Grammar School, Wilmington Grammar School for Girls and Wilmington Academy.


Address:

Common Lane

Wilmington

DA2 7DA


School Home Page

Admissions Page


DFE Number: 5403

Wilmington Grammar School for Girls

Gender - Girls

Ofsted - Outstanding

Level 5+ GCSE Pass Rate % - 91%


Wilmington Grammar School for Girls (WGSG), previously known as the Grammar School for Girls Wilmington, is a grammar school with academy status in Wilmington, Kent, England. The uniform consists of maroon blazers, maroon jumpers and skirts/black trousers, with blue shirts. The school is a member of the WHS partnership, so has a close relationship with the next-door Wilmington Grammar School for Boys, as well as Wilmington Academy and Oasis Academy Hextable.


Address:

Parsons Lane

Wilmington

Dartford

DA2 7BB

School Home Page

Admissions Page


DFE Number: 5400

Tonbridge Grammar School

Gender - Girls

Ofsted - Outstanding

Level 5+ GCSE Pass Rate % - 99%


Tonbridge Grammar School is a state grammar school in Tonbridge, Kent, United Kingdom. The school was established in 1905 at the Technical Institute in Avebury Avenue Tonbridge, having only 19 enrolled students. Today, the school is situated in the South of Tonbridge, where there are approximately 1050 students ranging from 11 to 18 years.


Previously known as Tonbridge Grammar School for Girls, but with the introduction of boys in the sixth form in 2002, the school changed its name. Tonbridge Grammar School has served 18 years as an International Baccalaureate World School, and of 2014 was announced as best International Baccalaureate state school in the United Kingdom for the sixth consecutive year.


Address:

Deakin Leas

Tonbridge

TN9 2JR


School Home Page

Admissions Page

Gravesend Grammar School

Gender - Boys

Ofsted - Outstanding

Level 5+ GCSE Pass Rate % - 94%


Gravesend Grammar School is a selective grammar school with academy status located in Gravesend, Kent, England. The school accepts boys at age 11 by examination accepting a cohort of the top 15-20% and boys and girls at 16, based on their GCSE results. The school continues to strive achieving around 100% (5 A*-C including English and Maths) at GCSE level with many students obtaining >9 GCSEs at the end of Year 11.


Address:

Church Walk

Gravesend

DA12 2PR


School Home Page

Admissions Page


DFE Number: 5465

Mayfield Grammar School

Gender - Girls

Ofsted - Outstanding

Level 5+ GCSE Pass Rate % - 89%


Mayfield Grammar School (formerly Gravesend Grammar School for Girls) is a grammar school with academy status, located off Old Road West (B261) in Gravesend, Kent, England. The school accepts girls at age 11 by examination and both girls and boys at age 16, based on their GCSE results.


Address:

Pelham Road

Gravesend

DA11 0JE


School Home Page

Admissions Page


DFE Number: 5467



GRAMMAR SCHOOLS IN MAIDSTONE & MEDWAY

Maidstone Grammar School for Boys

Gender - Boys

Ofsted - Good

Level 5+ GCSE Pass Rate % - 89%


Maidstone Grammar School (MGS) is a grammar school in Maidstone, England. The school was founded in 1549 after Protector Somerset sold Corpus Christi Hall on behalf of King Edward VI to the people of Maidstone for £200. The Royal Charter for establishment of a grammar school was also granted at this time.


Address:

Barton Road

Maidstone

ME15 7BT


School Home Page

Admissions Page


DFE Number: 4522

Maidstone Grammar School for Girls

Gender - Girls

Ofsted - Outstanding

Level 5+ GCSE Pass Rate % - 92%


Maidstone Grammar School for Girls, also known as Maidstone Girls Grammar School (MGGS), is a selective grammar school in Maidstone, UK. It operates under the 11-plus exam system, in which students take an exam at the end of primary school in order to be accepted at this school. The school is primarily a single-sex girls' school, however it also incorporates a sixth form college which is mixed.


Address:

Buckland Road

Maidstone

ME16 0SF


School Home Page

Admissions Page


DFE Number: 4523

Oakwood Park Grammar School

Gender - Boys

Ofsted - Good

Level 5+ GCSE Pass Rate % - 94%


Oakwood Park Grammar School is a boys grammar school with academy status located in Maidstone, United Kingdom. The school is co-educational in the sixth form (years 12 and 13). The school takes boys at the age of 11 and over by examination (11-plus) and boys and girls at 16+ on their GCSE results. The school is popularly known by its initials OPGS, Oakwood or Oakwood Park.


Address:

Oakwood Park

Maidstone

ME16 8AH


School Home Page

Admissions Page


DFE Number: 5422

Invicta Grammar School for Girls

Gender - Girls

Ofsted - Outstanding

Level 5+ GCSE Pass Rate % - 88%


Invicta Grammar School is a grammar school with academy status in Maidstone, Kent, England. The school caters for girls between the ages 11 to 16, with a coeducational sixth form.


The school has previously been known as Maidstone School for Girls, and Maidstone Technical High School for Girls before that.


Invicta became a specialist Business and Enterprise College in September 2003. The school received an achievement award from the Department for Education and Skills in 2000, 2001 and 2002. It also has the Artsmark Gold and Sportsmark awards.


Address:

Huntsman Lane

Maidstone

ME14 5DS


School Home Page

Admissions Page


DFE Number: 4058

Weald of Kent Grammar School

Gender - Girls

Ofsted - Requires Improvement

Level 5+ GCSE Pass Rate % - 96%


Weald of Kent Grammar School is a selective or grammar school with academy status in Tonbridge, Kent, England, for girls aged 11–18 and boys aged 16–18. Selection is by the Kent test.


The school holds specialisms in languages and science.


On 15 October 2015, the government gave permission for the school to create an "annexe" in Sevenoaks. Before this time no new grammar schools were permitted so Sevenoakes, which was non-selective, was not permitted to create one. This judgement was controversial.


Address:

Tudeley Lane

Tonbridge

TN9 2JP


School Home Page

Admissions Page


DFE Number: 4046

Tunbridge Wells Grammar School for Boys

Gender - Boys