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Ashford has a range of excellent and expanding education facilities well able to meet the community’s growing needs and which will provide a source of skilled workers for the future.

  • Ashford is home to over 50 schools which produce higher than the national average level of A* to C GCSE passes.
  • The International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) is one part of Ashford’s enhanced education programme.
  • Plans to create a further 15 primary and three secondary schools over the next 20 years will directly benefit the community’s educational needs.
  • The Ashford School of Art and Design (ASAD), part of South Kent College, offers courses from GCSE to university-accredited HND and degree level.
  • Nearby Canterbury is home to two excellent universities, Canterbury Christ Church University, and the University of Kent, which also shares a campus in Medway with the University of Greenwich.

More Information

You can find out more details about schools in the area by visiting the Kent County Council Find a School website.

For more detailed information on higher education with South Kent College and the Ashford Learning Campus visit the South Kent College website.