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Why Choose Hugh Christie?

Hugh Christie is a good school - Ofsted 2017

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Why choose Hugh Christie for my child?

Good exam results:
  • Achievement is GOOD – Ofsted 2017
  • Sixth Form achievement is GOOD - Ofsted 2017
An innovative curriculum:
  • Streaming by ability in core subjects from Year 7.
  • Unique project based REAL curriculum in Years 7 and 8.
  • Art, Drama, Music and Physical Education are all high profile.
  • Three languages available - 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, vocational and International Baccalaureate courses.
A strong ethos:
  • The school has an “ethos of respect” - Ofsted 2017
  • “Pupils are happy and show a desire to learn”  - Ofsted 2017
  • “Pupils are confident, know how to be  successful and encourage each other to do well” - Ofsted 2017
  • “Extra-curricular opportunities are extensive” - Ofsted 2017
  • A friendly and focussed atmosphere
  • 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 
  • “Teachers know pupils well and are committed to improving their achievement” - Ofsted 2017
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 Kerry Burns, Administration Assistant on 01732 353544 Ext 240 or by email via admin@tonbridgefederation.co.uk for more information.

 

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