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Why choose Hugh Christie?

"an enthusiastic atmosphere for learning" - Ofsted 2014

We believe that Hugh Christie is 'the place to be'.
Why choose Hugh Christie for my child?

ofsted good rating

Good exam results:

  • Achievement is GOOD – Ofsted 2014

  • Sixth Form “one of the best nationally for value added”  - Ofsted 2014

An innovative curriculum:

  • Streaming by ability in core subjects from Year 7.

  • ICT is an important part of learning every day with a scheme in place to equip every child with their own laptop.

  • Design and Technology is a core subjec alongside English, Maths and Science.

  • Unique project based REAL curriculum in Years 7 and 8.

  • Art, Drama, Dance and Physical Education are all high profile.

  • Three languages offered - French, German or Spanish

  • EBACC curriculum for the more able with most sitting higher tier GCSE examinations.

  • Development group catering for the needs of our least able students in a small nurturing environment.

  • Large and successful Sixth Form offering a wide range of academic A Levels and vocational courses.

A strong ethos:

  • High expectations for success

  • Students are well behaved – Ofsted 2014

  • Students feel “very safe” – Ofsted 2014

  • A friendly and focussed atmosphere

  • Bullying is uncommon – Ofsted 2014

  • Pastoral care is exceptional

Our excellent staff:

  • Well qualified and professional

  • Dedication that is second to none

  • Approachable and helpful

  • Strong commitment to pastoral care 

  • Teaching is good and increasing proportions are outstanding – Ofsted 2014

Great preparation for adult life:

  • Over half of Sixth Form leavers go to University.

  • 'Providing the edge' programme to ensure our students are better prepared for their futures than others.

  • 97.5% of Year 11 students move on to education, employment and training.

Easy to get to:

  • Excellent public transport network with direct and fast links to and from Tunbridge Wells, Tonbridge, Sevenoaks, West Malling and many other towns and villages across Kent.

  • Buses arrive and leave from the school premises giving parents peace of mind.

All this is provided in modern state of the art facilities rebuilt in 2007.

For more information, see our website www.hughchristie.kent.sch.uk. Visit us for a tour or come on one of our popular taster days in June. Contact Lisa Roberts on 01732 353544 EXT 281 or by email admin@hughchristie.kent.sch.uk for more information.

 

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