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The King's School, Canterbury
The King's School, Canterbury
The King's School, Canterbury
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The King's School, Canterbury
Canterbury
863 pupils, ages 13-18
Mixed
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The King's School, Canterbury

Thought to be the oldest school in the UK (it’s been around since 597AD, when St Augustine arrived to evangelise England, and was rebranded by Henry VIII in 1541 as his own school – hence the name), The King’s School, Canterbury is also one of the longest-established co-eds. It comes with an extraordinary history-steeped setting, heaps of tradition and a thrilling musical legacy (the cathedral doubles up as the school chapel) – but crucially it’s not stuck in the past. Results are superb, but there’s a much b...
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  • Canterbury buildings win prestigious national architecture awards

    The Malthouse and The King's School, Canterbury International College have both been awarded RIBA National Awards for 2021 following the announcement in August that the buildings had won regional awards.
    Canterbury buildings win prestigious national architecture awards

Essentials

Address
1 Mint Yard, Canterbury, Kent CT1 2EZ

Contact
info@kings-school.co.uk
01227 595501

Website
kings-school.co.uk

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Open Days

Open days and how to visit View Open Days Register for open Day

13+ Entry Virtual Open Morning
11 June 2022
Sixth Form Entry Virtual Open Morning
18 June 2022
Sixth Form Entry Virtual Open Morning
17 September 2022


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