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DOVER COLLEGE – THINKING DIFFERENTLY ABOUT POST 16 EDUCATION

22nd January 20

Dover College is proud of its extensive Sixth Form provision offering its pupils two pathways – the A Level+ focusing on highly academic subjects and the BTEC driven Careers Programme offering more vocational subjects. Dover College is leading the way and will be one of the very few independent schools ensuring that our pupils will…

IS YOUR 4-YEAR OLD READY FOR SCHOOL?

20th January 20

The deadline for applying to primary schools for children entering school in September 2020 has now passed but is your 4-year old ready for school? If they are, that is great but don’t forget to explore all your options, Dover College is still accepting applications for Pre-Prep entry in September 2020 but what if your…

A VIEW FROM THE CLOSE NO 161

20th January 20

Dear Parents and Guardians, I am pleased to share with parent’s details of the Music department activities that will be taking place this term. Mr Stephens has put together a great programme of bands and ensembles, and this will only grow in time. A number of parents have been in touch with Ian Stephens about…

MUDDY KNEES & PRE PREP BLOG: WEEK 1 & 2

20th January 20

The pupils returned from the Christmas break full of enthusiasm and energy. They couldn’t wait to get back to Muddy Knees to see all their teachers and friends recounting stories of their magical Christmas experiences. Welcome back everyone! In Pre Prep the pupils have started the term learning all about knights (and princesses!). Having read…

A VIEW FROM THE CLOSE NO 160

13th January 20

Dear Parents and Guardians, I welcome you back to the College after a wonderful Christmas holidays at the start of what will be a very busy Lent Term. There is much sport, music and drama to look forward to, including the College’s annual Musical. We will keep you posted of how this goes! At the…

A VIEW FROM THE CLOSE NO 159

13th January 20

Dear Parents and Guardians, The Carol service yesterday provided a wonderfully uplifting and festive finish to the Michaelmas Term. I was so impressed with the readers and the choir, which this year performed a mixture of traditional and modern carols that kept the congregation spellbound. The message of Christmas never ceases to be awe-inspiring to…

A VIEW FROM THE CLOSE NO 158

10th December 19

Dear Parents and Guardians, I have been very touched by the kind messages that I’ve received after the Chairman of Governors’ letter informing parents of Jess’ and my move to King’s Worcester in September 2020. The decision to move was not an easy one, and I have loved my time at the College. However, it…

A VIEW FROM THE CLOSE N0 157

2nd December 19

Dear Parents and Guardians, Another wet but eventful week comes to a close with lots of highlights and the inevitable tensions of mock examinations now fully behind us for the Fifth and Sixth Form. We were very pleased as a community to welcome Mr Cox back into the fold after a lengthy absence due to…

DOVER COLLEGE HOST LONG STANDING DEAL & BETTESHANGER RUGBY FIXTURE

25th November 19

Dover College were honoured to host the long standing U13’s rugby fixture of Deal and Betteshanger against Canterbury. The teams were evenly matched throughout the game. Playing on a slightly smaller pitch pushed the boys further as the back row had less running space. This was definitely a forwards game and the boys kept pushing…

MUDDY KNEES & PRE PREP BLOG: WEEK 10

25th November 19

There was great excitement last week when Ekin and Ethan discovered lots of paw prints in the mud during Forest School. The excitement quickly spread and soon we had lots of excited children running around the Discovery Garden trying to guess who had made them! The pupils imaginations went wild with suggestions the prints were…