Brompton Academy is a forward thinking and oversubscribed independent state school whose Lead Sponsor is the prestigious University of Kent. There are currently 1192 students on role with 168 in our expanding sixth from. The Academy opened in September 2010 and builds on the outstanding success of the predecessor school. Brompton Academy and is now the most popular choice for all schools across Kent and Medway. Overall, standards of achievement are good. The 2012 OFSTED resulted in the school attaining overall Good.
The University of Kent is core to the vision of the Academy and is pivotal to the success, drive and direction of the organisation offering an education that maximises the academic and creative talents of every student whilst enriching the lives of the local community through excellent adult learning programmes. The Academy is an impressive purpose built teaching and learning community afforded by a twenty one million pound government investment enabling the creation of brand new 21st century school in Gillingham in Kent.
The Academy has harnessed world class new and emerging Apple educational programmes and technologies and has literally placed the iPad mini into the hands of students to empower them as learners. Our investment in technology has created a first class eco-learning system that builds students’ investigative skills and creative thinking, there are no limits when using mobile devices for learning. Learning is not confined to the classroom but is accessible all day, every day, transforming and changing the perceptions of young people and their lives through the availability of up to date knowledge of the world in which they live.
We believe that our students are entitled to achieve the best possible outcomes regardless of their starting point and that they will flourish into successful young people full of enthusiasm, with a love for life and a passion for the world around them.
We boast a number of successes through national achievements including the prestigious Platinum Arts Mark Award by the Arts Council England, Big Lottery funding for the Duke of Edinburgh award and recognition for our innovation in establishing a first class Combined Cadet Force.
We strongly encourage you to visit Brompton Academy and discover the energy and enthusiasm for learning. It’s very likely that you won’t want to leave!