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Cobham Hall: Cobham, Kent, UK | Best Boarding Schools
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Introduction

Looking for British girls only boarding schools? Have a look at Cobham Hall in Cobham, Kent, England. This is a boarding school for girls. Girls take GCSEs and IGCSEs in Year 11 and study for their International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma in the Sixth Form. This top UK boarding school offers a flexible one, two or three term Pre-IB course to prepare girls for taking the IB Diploma the following year. This combines core GCSE subjects with preparation for the IB. Pre-IB can be particularly useful for girls who are joining the English education system from elsewhere in the world. The size of the school, combined with the high level of pastoral, care guarantee a very family orientated atmosphere.

Fees

  • 7 days boarding: 11,517 per term
  • Needs based aid: Offered
  • Merit scholarschips: Offered

School size and facilties

There are ca. 180 pupils on roll (+ 37 pupils of sixth form) and some of them have statements of special educational needs.
 

The School is based in an impressive 16th Century Manor House nestled in 150 acres of historic parkland.


Years 7 to 10 live in Bligh House, and Year 11 live in Main Hall – the original 16th Century Manor House.  Girls are encouraged to have their input into the decoration of the accommodation.
 

Accreditations

British Council GSA (Girls' School Association) ISC (Independent Schools Council)
This boarding school is recognised by CreSTeD (Council for the  Registration of Schools Teaching Dyslexic Pupils) for the quality of  Student Support provision.   

 

Number of students

  Girls Boys Total
Boarding School: 67 0 67
Day School: 100 0 100

Director Details

Year Of Foundation

1962

About the school

  • Long description:
    Sixth Form Boarding School:

    Brooke is dedicated Sixth Form House, The girls live and study there. The House is lively, comfortable and sociable – girls often cook together, laugh together and relax together.
    Life  at Six For Boarding School is very different to that of Lower and Middle School.  School uniforms are replaced with suits, girls find they have more freedom and independence, and are encouraged to take greater responsibility both for their learning and within school life.  Girls can also make use of the on-site facilities such as the gym or going for a walk in the grounds, or take part in weekend trips.

    Special Educational Needs -Learning support:
    The Student Support Department works with students who have Specific Learning Difficulties such as dyslexia and dyspraxia, helping them to achieve their full potential and become successful learners.


     
     
  • Dress code: Formal

Famous People Who Attended This School

Princess Antonia, Mishal Husain (Journalist), Jane Percy (Duchess of Northumberland)

Academic life

  • What we offer ?
    In Years 7 to 9, girls follow the English National Curriculum.  In Years 10 and 11, girls study for GCSE and IGCSE qualifications and from September 2018, the Sixth Form will study a broad curriculum based around A Levels. For those that require it, extra help is available for those for whom English is not their first language  or those with specific learning needs.

    In addition, This boarding School offers a range of Short Courses.  These include One Year GCSE/IGCSEs course, an Intensive English Language Support Programme (designed for students who do not yet have the level of English required to access the full curriculum at Cobham Hall) and a short stay/Pre-A Level course.
  • Course languages offered:
    English

Interests & Activities

  • Support programs
    ESL: Beginning, ESL: Intermediate, Learning Differences Support
  • Languages & Humanities Courses
    • Foreign Languages Courses
      Chinese Mandarin, French, German, Latin, Spanish
  • Special needs catered for
    Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, Special Educational Needs (SEN)

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Cobham Hall: Cobham, Kent, UK | Best Boarding Schools
Cobham Hall: Cobham, Kent, UK | Best Boarding Schools
Cobham Hall: Cobham, Kent, UK | Best Boarding Schools
Cobham Hall: Cobham, Kent, UK | Best Boarding Schools
Cobham Hall: Cobham, Kent, UK | Best Boarding Schools
Cobham Hall: Cobham, Kent, UK | Best Boarding Schools
Cobham Hall: Cobham, Kent, UK | Best Boarding Schools
Cobham Hall: Cobham, Kent, UK | Best Boarding Schools
Cobham Hall: Cobham, Kent, UK | Best Boarding Schools
Cobham Hall: Cobham, Kent, UK | Best Boarding Schools

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Location Description

Nearest airports: Airport: Gatwick: 45 min Stansted: 1 h Heathrow: 1 h

Address

Mainstream school with support for pupils with specific learning needs like: *Dyslexia, *Dyspraxia (girls 11-18 years) , Cobham, Gravesend, Kent, United Kingdom, Postcode - DA12 3BL

Phone - +44 20 30 269 440
Email - info@best-boarding-schools.net

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Registered in England and Wales Registered number 8369137

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