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Dover College

Gender: Coeducational
Type: Day and boarding school
Age range: 3 - 19

Dover College is an independent day and boarding school in Dover in southeast England. It was founded in 1871, and takes both day pupils and boarders from UK and internationally.

The IDEALS in our school

At Dover College we nurture confidence, celebrate innovation, encourage inquisitiveness, embrace individuality and creativity is at the centre of our teaching.

We are an International school.

We have a healthy Democratic society and provide opportunities for student voice.

We care for the Environment around us.

Adventure is promoted through visits and trips.

Leadership is embedded within student committees and prefect body.

Service is encouraged through charitable fundraising and community involvement.

We aim to inspire and draw out every pupil’s capacity for self-discovery, personal development, achievement and excellence, with an approach that is practical, cross-cultural and collaborative.

What being a Round Square school means to us

We are thrilled to be accepted into membership of the Round Square family and to join such an innovative and forward thinking organisation. As a school with a global perspective this will afford our pupils and staff a significant set of opportunities to work collaboratively with members of the Round Square community on a worldwide scale and will help shape the future of Dover College and prepare our students to shape the global future, whilst making a difference to people’s lives.

Where to find us


Effingham Crescent, Dover, Kent, CT17 9RH , UK