Kent College Junior School

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Kent College Junior School is a day and boarding school for children aged three months to eleven years.

We offer an exciting and vibrant education in a safe and idyllic environment with high expectations of our children in academic performance, range of opportunity and behaviour. Children can discover an enjoyment of rising to challenges and develop the personality and skills to thrive in our rapidly developing world.

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The Key to Early Success

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The GREAT programme (Gifted, Really enthusiastic, Able and Talented) offered by the unrestricted curriculum structure at the Junior School is the key to early success.

Setting in core subjects is designed to accelerate progress and gives children the option to develop particular skills, be they academic, art, drama, music or sport.

The G-R-E-A-T programme

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Children follow individualised programmes that recognises that all children flourish at different rates and in response to different challenges. These challenges must be appropriate and delivered in a positive, encouraging way. All children benefit from our accelerated learning programme where they are taught numeracy and literacy in groups that are ability based rather than age based. All children receive a wide and varied range of opportunities that will allow them to enjoy a variety of activities and wherever appropriate strive for excellence.

Why Choose Us?

Accelerated Learning

Children are grouped by ability rather than chronological age so enabling us to accelerate their progress in Maths, English, a foreign language, sport and music.

G-R-E-A-T

Our Gifted, Really Enthusiastic, Able and Talented programme enables us to accelerate children’s progress academically and in Art, Design, Drama, Music and Sport through their maximum skill acquisition years of six to eleven.

Inclusivity

We do our best to ensure that all the children receive the wide range of opportunities that we offer and that all children make appropriate progress in all areas of school life.

Extended Day

Enables us to look after and challenge appropriately all our children between eight and six each day, this can be extended further by arrangement.

Early Years

Our children progress from Pre Reception to Reception where they are taught in an idyllic environment by a teacher supported by Teaching Assistants. This enables them to have their progress monitored and individually designed.

Boarding

Our family boarding arrangement makes us an excellent choice for children experiencing boarding for the first time. Our specific courses also enable our children to use the residential experience to achieve excellence.

Progression

We pride ourselves on being able to provide a personalised learning experience, where we can organise the curriculum to suit the child.

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Reception

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Year 1

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Year 2

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Year 3

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Year 4

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Year 5

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Year 6

KC Events

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Christmas Fun Club

Monday 18th December to Friday 22nd December

Christmas Fun Club
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Carol Service

Tuesday 12th December

Carol Service
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Joy to the World Concert

Friday 8th December at 7 pm

Joy to the World Concert

KC News

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KS1 Christmas Performance

Thursday 7th December

KS1 Christmas Performance
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Choristers Performance at Whitefriars for Demel...

Wednesday 6th December

Choristers Performance at Whitefriars for Demelza House
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Garden Cottage Nursery Pre-Launch Event

Saturday 25th November

Garden Cottage Nursery Pre-Launch Event
  • Kent College Canterbury, Whitstable Road, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 9DT, UK