Category: General Dover College

Good Schools Guide Review

27th July 18

We were recently visited by the Good Schools Guide and have just received their review of Dover College. The Headmaster, Gareth Doodes, was delighted with what he read. ‘The Good Schools Guide has identified so many elements of Dover College that make it extraordinary. Our small class sizes. Our exciting curriculum. Our encouragement of thinking…

Gold DofE Practice Expedition

25th June 18

Our Gold DOE group set off at 8am on a sunny Sunday morning. Juliette, David, Sina, Mehrdad and Ben are all off to Wales with Mr Cox for the Gold DoE practice expedition. Have a great time and we will see you all on Tuesday!

Silver DofE Final Challenge

22nd June 18

After much training and a practice expedition, the Silver DofE group at Dover College set out on their final challenge – a 3 day/2 nights unassisted trek across the Kent landscape.  Every group is invited to give itself a team name.  This group decided to call themselves “The unicorns”.  This, as it turned out was…

Sports Days

19th June 18

Summer Term is always full of exciting events and two of the biggest are the Junior and Senior School Sports Days. On Friday 15th June each and every pupil in the Junior School took part in our Junior Sports Day, starting with the whole school performing the opening dance to Shakira’s Waka Waka with much…

Deal & Betteshanger RFC Sponsorship

4th June 18

Last term Dover College proudly announced the sponsorship of Deal and Betteshanger Rugby Club for the new season. This is part of our commitment to invest in local sports and community groups, and we hope the boys have a great season. Here you can see Fin, Seb, Jim and Nathan sporting the new season tops….

Hot Shot Tom aiming for Premier League success

4th June 18

Year 9 student Tom has spent his half-term holiday competing at the Clay-Shooting Magazine Clay Classic. After shooting well in the Qualifying round on Wednesday, Tom had to wait until Saturday to find out if he had made the top 12 to go through to Sunday’s Super Final. Thankfully, Tom qualified in both his Class (C…

World Scout Jamboree 2019

10th May 18

In July 2019 Alicia will join 35000 scouts from all over the globe at the 24th World Scout Jamboree to be held at The Summit Bechtel Family National Scout Reserve in West Virginia, USA. The event will be hosted jointly between Boy Scouts of America, Scouts Canada and the Scout Association of Mexico. The World…


9th May 18

Dover College Junior School is delighted to be holding a Discovery Day in our very own Discovery Garden on Saturday, 12th May from 10am to 11.30am.   Open to all children from the age of 2 to 7 years of age, not just those from the Dover College community. Children will be able to explore…

Deal and Betteshanger RFC

30th April 18

On Sunday 29th April Deal and Betteshanger RFC headed over to Dover College for their annual end of season training session and presentation. This session started last year and is now a permanent feature in the club’s and school’s calendar. The U11/12 squad was accompanied by the U10 team, so we had over 40 boys…

Alison Potter Visit

30th April 18

. On the 30th April we were fortunate to have Alison Potter visit the Design and Technology Department. Alison has been the ‘live’ client for Mai’s A Level Product Design project. Alison has been suffering from multiple sclerosis for a number of years and has associated mobility issues. Mai has visited Alison at her house…