Dover College

Aims & Ethos


Dover College, based in Kent, is an independent co-educational day and boarding school for children aged 3-18 years of age. We offer a vibrant national and international community and are committed to  academic excellence and providing a holistic education. 

But doesn’t every school in our sector do the same thing? What makes us different?


There is a strong family atmosphere and pupils are supportive of each other to help learn and succeed;

Our open door policy is a strong feature of the Prep School, providing pupils with a sense of well-being and security;

The school fosters pupil leadership, with pupils looking out for one another and the wider community;

The sharing of good practice is vital in guaranteeing robust safeguarding for our pupils;

The School encourages the philosophy of the Round Square organisation, namely Internationalism, Democracy, Environmental, Activity, Leadership and Service.