Northbourne Park School

Northbourne Park School is a co-educational private day and boarding preparatory school set in over 100 acres of beautiful park and woodland in the Kent countryside close to Canterbury. We provide children with a first-class education focussing on the individual needs of every child, inspiring them to succeed across a wide range of learning experiences.

Northbourne Park is a school that offers each child the freedom and space, together with countless opportunities, to grow in confidence and succeed.

The children are at the heart of all our activities and our outstanding pastoral care provides a secure environment where pupils learn with confidence and enjoy each and every day at school.

From the outstanding Nursery and Pre-Prep right through to the Prep School all our pupils gain confidence in their learning, and through inspirational teaching from dedicated staff, the pupils adapt well to an engaging and stimulating curriculum and feel a real sense of achievement. Although non-selective, we consistently achieve 100% pass rate in the Common Entrance exam and our pupils also gain a range of scholarships to prestigious Senior Schools. The school's unique Language Programme helps every child develop foreign languages in an integrated learning environment. The result is a clear advantage when they move on to Senior Schools.

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We are passionate about sport and through an excellent sports programme, the pupils not only develop key skills, but also learn the importance of teamwork and leadership skills. There are many opportunities to try a variety of sports including football, netball, rugby, cricket, hockey, tennis, swimming, horse-riding, cross-country, dance, archery, gymnastics and rounders.

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Creative Arts
We nurture a love for all the Creative Arts. Many pupils learn one or more instruments in our purpose-built Music suite. They have the opportunity to take part in the choir, band, orchestra, string and brass groups that all perform regularly both within the school and in the local area. Other opportunities include LAMDA lessons, regular drama productions and Public Speaking that ensure the pupils are articulate and confident in their performances. Artistic talents are encouraged through a range of media including sculpture, costume design, film-making on iMacs and pottery.

Northbourne Park School

Northbourne Park School

We provide pupils with a first-class level of pastoral care in safe and nurturing surroundings with a real family atmosphere. The outstanding boarding facility provides our international community with a home-from-home environment. Ours is a full-boarding community, offering a continuous boarding service at weekends throughout the term. Boarders enjoy regular trips and activities and the accompanied travel services to London and Paris provide opportunities for weekends at home.

Extra Curricular
We provide the pupils with a fun and extensive programme of afternoon clubs that help to develop their interest and skills in hobbies that can endure long into adult life. Love of the outdoors and respect for their environment begins in the Pre-Prep and develops through into the Prep School with fun physical adventures. Whether they are playing in the woods, camping out overnight or following our pioneering Outdoor Education Programme, children love Northbourne Park life.

Northbourne Park School

The aim at Northbourne Park School is simple. To ensure every child enjoys their school life and are inspired to gain the confidence to succeed in everything they do.

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Northbourne Park School


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