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Ashford School is a coeducational independent boarding and day school in East Hill, Ashford, Kent. There are 480 students in the Senior School (ages 11 to 18) and 360 in the Prep School (ages 3 to 11).
The school is owned and run by the United Church Schools Trust and is a member of The Headmasters' and Headmistresses' Conference (HMC). The current headteacher is Mr Mike Buchanan, who is Chairman-Elect of HMC for 2016-17. Mike Buchanan will step down as Headmaster of Ashford School in July 2018. Mike Buchanan’s successor will be Michael Hall. Michael Hall will be the Headmaster of Ashford School from September 2018, at the beginning of the 2018-2019 School academic year.
Ashford School was recently ranked one of the UK's top 20 coeducational, independent schools and was voted Independent School of the Year 2010. It was also a Good Schools Guide award winner in 2011 and at the Archant Good Schools Show it was voted one of the country's top five boarding schools. The School was endorsed as outstandingly successful in every category during the most recent inspection by Independent Schools Inspectorate in 2014.
Located within walking distance from Ashford International railway station which is just 37 minutes from London by high-speed train, the school also benefits from rapid access to the continent via Eurostar. The London airports are all within 90 minutes and it runs a bus service to the surrounding towns and villages.
Boarding life starts at age 10 at Ashford School where pupils can choose a range of boarding options: flexi, weekly or full. The school has 3 boarding houses: Junior boarding house Brooke & Refuge and senior boarding houses Brabourne and Alfred.