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Charles Darwin School is the only secondary school in the Biggin Hill area. The school consists of 1,320 secondary and sixth form students. Currently the head teacher is Mr Sunil Chotai. The school has recently received a good in an October 2013 Ofsted inspection.[1] GCSE results have demonstrated continued year-on-year improvement to 69.4% A*-C including English and maths, with 90% 5 GCSE good grades. At A-level 82% of 6th formers gained A-C grades.

Charles Darwin School
Address
Jail Lane

, ,
TN16 3AU

Coordinates51°18′54″N 0°02′42″E / 51.314979°N 0.045054°E / 51.314979; 0.045054Coordinates: 51°18′54″N 0°02′42″E / 51.314979°N 0.045054°E / 51.314979; 0.045054
Information
TypeAcademy
MottoAspire Endeavour Achieve
Department for Education URN136545 Tables
OfstedReports
Head TeacherSunil Chotai
Deputy HeadsLouise Rees & Mick Boyden
GenderCoeducational
Age11 to 18
EnrolmentApprox. 1300
Houses     Grant

     Henslow
     Lyell

     Wedgewood
PublicationThe Link
Website

The school is London's most southerly school and has a catchment including schools from Bromley, Croydon, Kent and Surrey. Public transport to the school is via 320, 664, 464, R8, R2 and 246 bus routes.

The school is also a creative arts college, and is locally renowned for their annual school productions. In July 2014, they put on an end of year production of The Demon Headmaster. The school has a thriving sporting community where pupils have represented and have won events at Kent County level in boys and girls football, rugby and cricket. A number of pupils have represented at England U18 football, Olympic diving and Premier league football. The school facilities include a gym and an all-weather astro-turf football pitch.[2][3][4][5]


ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "ofstedreport". Archived from the original on 2014-04-19.
  2. ^ "Charles Darwin School". cdarwin.com. Retrieved 20 February 2014.
  3. ^ "Charles Darwin School". schoolguide.co.uk. Retrieved 20 February 2014.
  4. ^ "Charles Darwin School". bromley.gov.uk. Retrieved 20 February 2014.
  5. ^ "Charles Darwin School". isdb.co.uk. Retrieved 20 February 2014.

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