Welcome to our school

Swanshurst is a thriving school for girls aged 11-19 years. We have outstanding students and our aim is to always provide an outstanding education for each and every one of them - so that every student develops a thirst for knowledge and  makes the very best progress possible, achieves the greatest success they can in examinations and excels in every area of school life. 

As a Leading Edge school, a specialist science college and a former DfE Training School, now a leading strategic partner with two local TSAs, we are at the forefront of educational development and flourish in partnership with many schools and colleges.

We strive constantly to actively make an impact in every way we can and to serve our school community. We are very proud of our school and especially proud of our students. They are safe, happy, enquiring young people who enjoy their learning and relish new opportunities. I hope that as you explore the different parts of our website you will see why.

Elaine Kenney, Headteacher

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Upcoming Events

  Information Icon 14 August 2014 - 14 August 2014
  GCE Examination Results Day - CDS 9 - 10am  
  Information Icon 21 August 2014 - 21 August 2014
  Yr 11 GCSE Examination Results Day - CDS 9.30 - 10.30am  
  Information Icon 02 September 2014 - 02 September 2014
  New Year 7 start at Swanshurst at 8.40am  
  Information Icon 02 September 2014 - 02 September 2014
  Yesr 11 return to school at 11.10am to register by 11.30am  
  Information Icon 03 September 2014 - 03 September 2014
  Years 7, 8, 9, 10 & 11 all return to school at 8.40am  


End of Term Letter
17 July 2014  
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School Closure - Industrial Action - 10th July
08 July 2014  
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Swanshurst Newsletter

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Term ends at 1205 pm on Friday 18 July

Have a  wonderful summer !


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Learning at Swanshurst

These are other elements to Swanshurst school.
Science College Award Logo Healthy Schools Award logo  Training School Award Logo   Qiss Award Logo   International School Award Logo   bgfl School Website Award LogoLeading Edge Partnership Programme