The North School

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The North School
Motto Care Courtesy consideration
Type Community school
Headteacher Mrs N lHodges
Location Essella Road
TN24 8AL
Coordinates: 51°08′40″N 0°53′16″E / 51.14441°N 0.88789°E / 51.14441; 0.88789
Local authority Kent
DfE number 886/4246
DfE URN 118832 Tables
Ofsted Reports
Students 1,277[1] (as of 2013)
Gender Coeducation
Ages 11–19

The North School is a secondary school situated in the town of Ashford, England.

School structure[edit]

Lower school[edit]

As of 2014, the lower school has an annual intake of around 125 students at the beginning of Year Seven (aged 11).[2] The lower school (Years 7-11) is 1,064 students strong,.[1] The school uniform consists of a logo blazer and black trousers or skirt. Socks must be plain black and shoes must be leather and black. Shirts must be worn with a tie.[3]


The school year runs from September to July, split across three terms: the autumn term (September to December), spring term (January to April) and the summer term (April to July). Students receive two weeks off for Christmas and Easter, a six-week summer break, and three "half term" breaks.


  1. ^ a b "School Report: The North School" (PDF). Ofsted. 24 February 2014. Retrieved 23 June 2014. 
  2. ^ "About Us". The North School. Retrieved 23 June 2014. 
  3. ^ "Compulsory School Uniform and Equipment List" (PDF). The North School. Retrieved 23 June 2014.