Meopham School is a vibrant and ambitious 11-18 school with a strong family ethos. Our mission is academic excellence, delivered through a traditional curriculum.
Located in the heart of the village of Meopham, we are committed to teaching within traditional classroom spaces. Our brand new £14 million school building, which opened in Spring 2018, offers a state-of-the-art and inspiring modern learning environment which further facilitates this approach.
Meopham School was rated as “Outstanding” by Ofsted in January 2019. This Ofsted report says teaching is “inspirational” and leads to students who are “eager to participate in lessons” demonstrating “a joy in learning.” The report states that pupils “make excellent progress across the curriculum” and comments on how “standards in English, mathematics and science are particularly impressive.” Inspectors also observed that “Pupils’ behaviour is exemplary.”
We were recognised as the highest performing non-selective school in Kent for the fourth year running in the October 2019 School Performance Tables, based on our very positive Progress 8 score.
Meopham School joined the Swale Academies Trust as an academy on 1st February 2013. For further information about the Swale Academies Trust click here
Students are allocated to one of four Houses. Two of the Houses, Redgrave and Holmes, are named after famous British athletes – the Olympic champions, Sir Steven Redgrave and Dame Kelly Holmes. The other two are named Newton and Brunel after successful figures linked to the field of mathematics – Sir Isaac Newton who virtually invented modern mathematics and Isambard Kingdom Brunel the Victorian engineer.
Meopham School is particularly proud of its highly consistent approach to teaching and learning, which places a strong focus on differentiation. Our “House Style” of teaching empowers students to make guided choices during the course of lessons. This encourages students to strive for their personal best, and enables us to meet the needs of individuals extremely well, whatever their background and ability.