Sevenoaks School

Co-educational in Sevenoaks, Kent

Sevenoaks (founded in 1432) is a co-educational day and boarding school for students aged 11 to 18. Just half an hour from Central London and Gatwick International Airport, our superb 100-acre campus is set in the Kent countryside. Sevenoaks is one of the world’s leading IB schools, having taught the International Baccalaureate for over 40 years.

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We develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people, empowered to create a better and more peaceful world

Sevenoaks is among the top schools in the UK. It has received the distinction of being The Sunday Times Independent Co-educational School of the Year in 2023, and the UK Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI) awarded Sevenoaks the rare accolade of ‘Exceptional’ for its pupils’ achievement. In 2023, our average IB Diploma score was 39.0 points, about eight points above the world average. We proudly publish the university destinations of our leavers every year. Given our global perspective, we support about 20% of our students to universities in another country with increasing numbers going to North America, specifically Ivy league and top universities in the United States. The majority go to Oxbridge, London universities or other top universities in the UK, like Bristol or Durham.

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Sevenoaks students have access to world class-facilities for co-curricular pursuits, including sport, music, drama and art, at least 70 clubs and societies, a wide range of study trips and exchanges, and a well-established community service programme.

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With seven distinctive and comfortable boarding houses, and a new girls’ boarding house opening in 2024, our boarding community is fun, friendly and busy.
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Head Mr Jesse Elzinga
School Type Senior co-education school
Senior Age Range 11 - 18
Academic GCSE: Yes
Alevel: No
Int'l Baccalaureate: Yes
Vocational
Total Students 1120
Youngest Boarder 13
Int'l Students 240