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Local Area Creches and Day Nurseries for CT20
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PreSchools and Playgroups for Folkestone

Christchurch Nursery School

2 Ingles Way, Folkestone CT20 1ER, UK – 01303 244055

Great place for little ones to start the process to school.

Ashfield Nursery School

7 Ashley Ave, Folkestone CT19 4PT, UK – 01303 275759


Harcourt Primary School Grounds, Biggins Wood Road, Folkestone CT19 4NE, UK – 01303 273298

After School Care

Greenfields Nursery School

Coolinge Ln, Folkestone CT20 3QU, UK – 01303 226406

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Independent Schools - Prep & Secondary - for Folkestone

Independent Schools for Folkestone - private preparatory and senior schools. Prep schools age 8 yrs to 11yrs or 13 yrs. Senior schools age 11yrs or 13 yrs to 18yrs. Some independent schools have a pre-prep department (age 3 to 8yrs) as well as prep and senior schools. Independent schools can be co-educational or single sex.

Secondary Schools

Folkestone Academy

Academy Ln, Folkestone CT19 5FP, UK – 01303 842400

Absolutely amazing school, couldn't have achieved 4 A* at A Level without this school :)

Very good school

The Folkestone School for Girls

Coolinge Ln, Sandgate, Folkestone CT20 3RB, UK – 01303 251125

I attend Folkestone School For Girls and it is an excellent school and I definitely recommend it.

Best school in the whole of Kent...

Independent Schools


29 Shorncliffe Rd, Folkestone CT20 2NB, UK – 01303 253951

I had the pleasure to be a member of staff last year. It's a good atmosphere, the owners are great , doing their best to lift the school up, the school principal is well experienced man with good approach to both teachers and students. I recommend it to everyone one who's looking for a high standard school.

it's amazing, the staff help you a lot and you learn english and make friends very quickly

Local Authority Schools - Primary & Secondary Schools

Local Authority primary and secondary schools for CT20 3HF . LEA primary schools age 4yrs (the year in which a child is 5) to 11yrs. Secondary schools age 11yrs to 16yrs or 18 yrs. Each school has a local catchment area.

Primary Schools

Cheriton Primary School

Church Rd, Folkestone CT20 3EP, UK – 01303 276112

Had some of the best years of my life there, as well as I met my best friend there. Cheriton Primary in all regards is not the best place on Earth. However it will always be a fond memory of mine and a key aspects of my childhood, so in a whole it's an amazing school. I would recommend this school to anyone.

One word, phenomenal.

Harcourt Primary School

Biggins Wood Road, Folkestone CT19 4NE, UK – 01303 275294

I was one of the first students at this school in the late1950's. A time capsule was burried by the left side of the main entrance . Has it ever been recovered?


St Martin's C Of E Primary School

Horn St, Folkestone CT20 3JJ, UK – 01303 238888

Lovely school with outstanding ofsted too, would highly recommend this school.

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Special schools for Folkestone for moderate to severe learning difficulties, ADHD, Autism, Physical impairment, complex health needs, communication difficulties, dyspraxia and other special needs.

Special Needs Schools around you

The Beacon Folkestone

Park Farm Rd, Folkestone CT19 5DN, UK – 01303 847555


Website with facility to search for many different kinds of special needs schools and links to lots of support groups.  Find a special needs school near Folkestone or search the website for special schools throughout the UK

Adult Education Centres for CT20 - Language Tuition

Adult Education Centres for Folkestone which may run evening or daytime language classes

Adult Education

Skills Plus

Folkestone Library, Grace Hill, Folkestone CT20 1HD, UK – 0300 041 8999

Language Schools

SES - School of English Studies

26 Grimston Gardens, Folkestone CT20 2PX, UK – 01303 850007

👍best english school❤

Been there 30 years ago hope it is still as good

Bay Foreign Language Books Ltd.

4 Kingsmead, Park Farm, Folkestone CT19 5EU, UK – 01233 720020

Language Schools for Folkestone

Language schools for CT20. Also consider Adult Education Centres which might run evening language classes

Private Tutors for Folkestone

Private Tuition for CT20
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Private Tutors

Private Tuition

28D Bouverie Rd W, Folkestone CT20 2RU, UK – 01303 226924

Marolyn has tutored my two boys for Kent test also eldest for maths GCSE, all with excellent results , friendly and accommodating , happy to recommend her .

Marolyn is approachable, friendly and tailors her tuition to her student's individual needs. She tutored my eldest daughter through her 11+ and as a result my daughter achieved full marks in her Kent test!! She is now coaching my youngest daughter to do the same. Marolyn is also fluent in so many languages that she even helped my eldest with her Latin homework!! Her rates are extremely reasonable and she is very flexible with scheduling her appointments.

Kip McGrath Folkestone & Hythe Tuition Centre

17 Manor Rd, Folkestone CT20 2SA, UK – 01303 249100

SES - School of English Studies

26 Grimston Gardens, Folkestone CT20 2PX, UK – 01303 850007

👍best english school❤

Been there 30 years ago hope it is still as good