Bethany School

Co-educational boarding school in Goudhurst, Kent

Bethany School is an independent co-educational day and boarding school for 11–18 year old pupils. With small classes, a broad innovative curriculum and daily enrichment activities, Bethany School enables pupils to become the very best versions of themselves.

Bethany is known for achieving in a great variety of fields. We not only have pupils achieving outstanding results in academic subjects but we also produce thought-provoking artwork and spectacular theatrical performances. The heart of what we do at Bethany is to stretch our pupils’ ability by allowing them the opportunity to take on challenges. We encourage pupils to take risks, be persistent and learn from their mistakes. Our teaching staff develop a curriculum that embeds strategies that will develop potential, allow for development of talent and nurture creative and cognitive abilities in all our pupils. Whether your child is a brilliant highflyer or just needs a little extra support, we have excellent resources to support them.

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“Bethany’s environment is vibrant and caring creating a platform where children can learn and progress.”

Academic progress is at the heart of Bethany School. Our top 0.5% ranking for A-level progression nationally showcases our commitment to student success. With experienced and dedicated teachers, we provide a supportive learning environment, encouraging pupils to reach their full potential. Bethany has an excellent track record of successfully preparing pupils for higher education. We offer one to one guidance and support through the university application process, increasing the pupils’ chances of gaining admission to their top choice of university.

In the Upper Sixth, students board in the purpose-built Sixth Form centre and have individual study-bedrooms with en-suite facilities. Our small classes ensure that students receive plenty of support and guidance. Over 94% of our Sixth Form leavers progress on to university courses, leaving Bethany with a mature self-confidence and clear direction.

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Head Mr. Francie Healy
School Type Senior co-education school
Junior Age Range 11 - 15
Senior Age Range 16 - 18
Academic GCSE: Yes
Alevel: Yes
Int'l Baccalaureate: No

Choice of over 25 after-school actvities

Total Students 340
Youngest Boarder 11
Int'l Students 80