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Elevating academic excellence with good sportsmanship

16th February 2024

The Earlscliffe Basketball Academy We have always encouraged our students to lead healthy lifestyles, and we believe that the core values of good sportsmanship (ambition to succeed, teamwork, leadership and commitment) are valuable throughout all aspects of school life and academic achievement. Therefore, in 2022 Earlscliffe launched the Earlscliffe Basketball Academy with the intention of…

Earlscliffe students celebrate the Lunar New Year with community workshop

14th February 2024

Earlscliffe students celebrated the Lunar New Year by hosting a special community workshop near the beautiful Old High Street in the centre of Folkestone. Eight of our international students worked with Mrs Wang to organise and host this vibrant event. They not only led the workshop activities throughout the day but also encouraged members of…

Think Global!

12th January 2024

Introducing ‘Think Global!’ – Our Unique UNESCO Course Are you ready to expand your horizons and master new skills? Join our ‘Think Global!’ course, where language learning meets global awareness! What We Offer: – Engaging Language Improvement – Critical Thinking Skills – Effective Communication Techniques – Collaboration Opportunities – Exploration of Global Themes Dive into…

Easter school 2024

5th January 2024

We have been running English language and activity programmes for all ages (8–17 years) in the Easter holiday period for over 20 years. Qualified English language teachers will guide you through interactive lessons, discussions, and language practice activities to help you develop your fluency and accuracy. For our Junior students (8-12yrs.), morning classes focus on…

COP 28 comes to Earlscliffe

15th December 2023

Earlscliffe participated in the British Council’s Schools Connect COP28 Climate Simulation Negotiations on November 30th – young people from across the UK gathered together to think about and discuss the challenges that key leaders face on this global issue. We also invited the Folkestone Grammar School for Girls to join the debate in a collaborative…

Creative Arts Academy workshops and talks

15th December 2023

Our Creative Arts Academy is always a fantastically buzzing area of the Earlscliffe campus. Our teachers are passionate and integrate a wide variety of classroom activities (such as painting, illustrating, graphic design and textiles), with guest speakers and demonstrations to provide a truly broad appreciation of the arts. One key demonstration this term was with…

Dukes Education and Earlscliffe host exclusive event at Windsor Castle

3rd December 2023

On November 28th, Earlscliffe joined a small selection of leading educational institutions from the Dukes Education group to welcome esteemed partners to Windsor Castle. This incredibly auspicious occasion was given to the group via the Chairman Aatif Hassan, who was awarded use of the venue in recognition of his philanthropic contributions. Aatif chose to share…

Chemistry Open Lab

27th November 2023

At Earlscliffe we love to engage with our local community in to experience our school. Ultimately there is no better way to do this than to invite them into a lesson.  Our Head of Science, Robert Goldmann, ably assisted by our A-Level Chemistry students opened up their lab on Saturday 25 November. This outreach programme…

Ryan Richards guest coaches Earlscliffe Basketball Academy

13th November 2023

The Earlscliffe Basketball Academy was pleased to welcome Ryan Richards to a training session on November 8th. The 6,11 foot player originates from Sittingbourne (less than an hour from Folkestone), but left for Spain at 15 years of age to push forward with his basketball career. In 2010, he was drafted by San Antonio Spurs…

Black History Month at Earlscliffe

31st October 2023

Black History Month is a tradition that has been running in the USA since the 1920’s. The UK joined the celebrations on a national level in the 1980’s, in recognition of the 150th anniversary of the abolition of slavery in the Caribbean. October was specifically chosen as the month of celebration in the UK because…