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Dane Court Grammar School, more commonly known as Dane Court or D.C, is a mixed-sex Grammar School in Broadstairsmarker, Thanetmarker, in Kentmarker, UKmarker with just under 1,200 students. The school was until 1980 designated as a selective Technical High School rather than a grammar school, and is now a language college who also offer International bacelaureate

The current Headteacher is Mr P. Luxmoore. Dane Court recently earned the status of specialist Language College meaning that the school gets a government grant for language facilities in school, attempting to improve the taught foreign languages of German, French,Spanish and Italian. The school celebrated its fiftieth anniversary in 2007 as the mixed-sex school was officially founded in 1957. The school has three buildings, the east wing, the west wing and the central block. There are also two cafeterias, a large playing field and some tennis courts.


Dane Court was awarded the Intermediate International Schools Award in 2006

Sixth Form

We are a mixed sixth form community of over 300 students, offering a range of A level courses, as well as a programme of extra-curricular activities and opportunities for leadership within the school. Many students also join us in the sixth form from other local school as well as from abroad and are fully integrated into the life of the school.

The Dane Court Sixth Form experience includes visiting speakers through the General Studies programme, events throughout the year, which include visits to New York, Newington Centre, France, Wingham Bird Park and Stratford upon Avon. There are field trips and cultural excursions to support the curriculum as well as a work experience week for all Year 12 students.

Dane Court is a thriving section of the school with its own identity, and yet sixth form students are also very much involved with younger pupils through the House system. We have worked hard to earn our ‘outstanding’ reputation (Ofsted 2007).


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This school was in local newspapers recently after 2 pupils were expelled and 2 were excluded for taking ecstacy in schooltime.

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