A View of The Close – 18th September 2020

18th September 20

A View of The Close is the weekly newsletter for Dover College. A View Of The Close 18th September 2020

A View of The Close – 11th September 2020

11th September 20

A View of The Close is the weekly newsletter for Dover College. A View Of The Close 11th September 2020

GCSE Results Day

20th August 20

In what has been an extraordinary month, not to mention year, Dover College’s GCSE results highlight the incredible progress made by its pupils. There were many superb individual performances from within this diverse cohort, reflecting the hard work and dedication pupils have shown in their studies over the two years. We are delighted that our…

A Level Results Day

14th August 20

There was much to celebrate at Dover College on Thursday, as pupils received their A Level and BTEC results. 40% of A Level results were graded at A*-A, well above the national average of 27.6%, with a 100% pass rate achieved. The most commonly awarded grade to Dover College pupils was A. Pupils were delighted…

BSA COVID-Safe Charter

12th August 20

Dover College has adopted the BSA Covid-Safe Charter, confirming our compliance with all government rules and guidance within our boarding and wider school provision. We very much look forward to welcoming pupils back to the College when term starts on Wednesday 9th September.


5th June 20

Dear Parents and Guardians, I hope that this finds you well. Please find below this week’s View from the Close; I’m delighted to announce within it the Heads of School for the Prep and Senior School, and also the Prefects, for this coming Academic Year. Monday sees the opening of the Prep School for a…


7th May 20

We wait with baited breath as to what the Prime Minister will announce on Sunday concerning the easing of the lockdown. I have no further information than you have, and although the vacuum of information is frustrating, it has not precluded us from looking at ways in which the school may be able to open….

Prep School Remote Learning Blog

1st May 20

The Summer Term has begun and there is no disputing that our remote learning has been met with huge enthusiasm and excitement despite not being physically back in our beautiful school. Pupils across the Prep School from the 3-year old Muddy Knees pupils to the role models in Prep 6 have been taking part in…


1st May 20

I hope that this View From The Close finds you well. We have had a busy week, the highlight for me being the Parents’ Evenings we hosted on Tuesday and Thursday. It’s very important to have feedback from parents, and to have an opportunity for us to meet collectively. Both the pupils and the staff…

International pupils shine in latest IELTS exams.

20th April 20

Dover College is thrilled to share the results of the recent IELTS exam with all pupils exceeding all expectations. Upper 6th pupils Lou, Khodani, Ethan and Bekas all scored a level 6 or higher. A level 6 being the level required by British universities to study an undergraduate or postgraduate course. However, the icing on…