Beechwood is a fully co-educational day and boarding school situated in a large campus overlooking open countryside. Situated close to the historic town centre of Royal Tunbridge Wells, it is within easy reach of London, Heathrow and Gatwick airports (less than one hour). Beechwood believes in excellence in teaching. In small classes, they provide teaching that facilitates learning and inspires students to explore new ideas so that they achieve their full potential. They are very proud of their academic record and the progress made by all students; all students are encouraged to achieve their academic potential. The school offer a huge range of courses, 23 subjects at GCSE and 24 at A-Level. At A-Level, Sixth-Form students can choose from a wide range of Science, Mathematics, Arts, and Humanities subjects.
Beechwood Sacred Heart are a non-selective school with typical A*- B grade performance between 60-70% at GCSE and A-Level. Students in the Sixth-Form are provided with detailed guidance and support regarding the university applications process and enjoy access to a wide range of academic courses at UK universities and beyond. Their most recent cohort of students enrolled on university courses at Imperial College London, Kings College London, Warwick University, University of York, UAL Central St Martins, Durham University, and Manchester University.
Boarding accommodation is modern and comfortable throughout; Sixth-Form students are guaranteed single bedrooms and two- or three-bedded rooms are available for younger students. More than 80% of students are from the UK, though boarders include a range of nationalities from the UK and across the world.
Education for Life
A Beechwood education is academic but also encourages the personal development of each student. Involvement in extra-curricular activities, trips and expeditions is strongly recommended as a means to develop these traits, whilst obviously also being a source of enjoyment and interest.
There is a broad range of extra and co-curricular activities that take place throughout the year, and pupils are encouraged to explore and develop new interests. Performance opportunities are encouraged in music, drama and arts, and a rich and diverse programme is organised each year. It is often commented that Beechwood leavers are confident, articulate and ambitious young people.
A good education enables young people to contribute to and thrive in society once their school days are over. Personal development is the least tangible and the most important aspect. A Beechwood education prepares students for the future.
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|Age Range:||3-18 (11-18 for boarders)|
|% of international students:||15%|
|Journey from London by car:||50 minutes|
|Total number of students:||400|
|Total number of boarders:||70|
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