I hope this handbook answers the many questions you may have but do remember we are always here to help. 763231, Kent Covid Guidelines will apply and visitors will be sent details in advance of their visit. Head of Junior School Welcome to the Senior School at Kent College. Social scientist, Malcolm Gladwell, Psychologist, Carol Dweck and two great heroes from the world of education; Sir Anthony Seldon and Edward Oatley, former headmaster of the first school I taught at. Meet the Headteacher of Kent College Preparatory School Mr Nik Pears joined Kent College Prep School in September 2016 following his Headship at Sevenoaks Pre-Prep. Garden Cottage Nursery remains open as does the Junior School for the children of key workers and our students attending our Summer Holiday Club. During his five years as head, Mr Doodes has seen in the launch of Project 150, which will see a new theatre, developed classrooms and new curriculum. ... Pupils at Kent College are incredibly lucky to have access to the school’s full working farm, set in 50 acres (20 hectares) of land, and run by Mr Ben McNally – known to staff and pupils as Farmer Ben. Located on the outskirts of the beautiful cathedral city of Canterbury, our school is proud both of its 130 years of history and tradition, and of its forward-looking, innovative approach to education. It is a great pleasure to welcome you to Kent College and to our school community. Since its foundation in 1885 the School has always excelled in the academic, musical and sporting spheres. Find out more about Mr Pears with his Q&A below: There are many reasons that I am looking forward to joining Kent College. "The college now has a much higher profile, both in the town of Dover and beyond. KC’s enviable reputation, not only for high academic achievement, sporting success and outstanding creative arts, but also for its wonderful ethos and first class pastoral care means that I am really looking forward to our family becoming part of the community. You cannot receive the alerts if you do not add the number to your contacts. People such as William Booth who founded The Salvation Army. I guess at heart I am something of an entertainer and an entrepreneur - two characteristics that I actually find very helpful as a teacher and as someone leading a school. As evidenced in its recent inspection report, Kent College Prep School is an excellent school and my vision is of course for it to continue to be a place in which academic standards are high, opportunities for sports and the creative arts abound, but above all the well-being of our pupils is priority one. explains more about how we use your data, and your rights. 762436, Kent When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. One of my favourite things to do in life is to be in the mountains, skiing – blue skies, sunshine and being together with my family. I am committed to ensuring that KCPS does not become complacent but continues to build on the success of its past, maintain the excellence of the present and have its eyes firmly fixed on the future, striving to provide the very best education possible for every girl in its care.