Swadelands School

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Swadelands School
Established 1952 (1952)
Type High school
Headteacher Mr Richard Baddeley
Location Ham Lane
ME17 2LL
Local authority Kent
DfE number 886/4059
DfE URN 118793 Tables
Ofsted Reports
Gender Coeducational
Ages 11–18
Website www.swadelands.kent.sch.uk

Swadelands School is a secondary school and sixth form in Lenham, Kent, England. Richard Baddeley is the Headteacher. It opened in 1952, and provides a secondary education for 788 boys and girls aged 11 to 18 years.[1]

Ofsted published a report in 2010 which detailed their findings as satisfactory, with a proven ability to attain a rating of good with continued improvement.[2] In 2012, Ofsted returned to assess the ICT subject, which was awarded a rating of good.[3]

Swadelands holds several national quality standards and awards including the Artsmark Gold Award,[4] Healthy Schools Award,[5] and Eco Schools Silver Award.[6]

In 2011, Swadelands achieved their best ever GCSE results with 55% of students achieving five A*-C grades including English and Mathematics, with 87% of students achieving five A*-C grades overall.[7] 2012 saw further improvements.[8]


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Coordinates: 51°14′18″N 0°42′39″E / 51.2384°N 0.7108°E / 51.2384; 0.7108