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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.
  • A multi-million Ashford Learning Campus for further education is expected to open in 20011 providing both vocational training and educational facilities for up to 14,000 full and part-time students.
  • Higher education at Canterbury Christ Church University, the University of Kent in Canterbury, the University of Greenwich and Imperial College London (Wye Campus).

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 South Kent College and the Ashford Learning Campus visit the South Kent College website.

For more information on Adult Education visit Kent County Council's Adult Education webpage.