The Abbey School is a co-educational 11-19 academy with 1,035 students (180 in the sixth form) situated in the small historic town of Faversham. We became a stand alone academy in August 2011. We are unique in that we have an Autism Centre which offers outstanding provision for 32 autistic students who are fully integrated into mainstream lessons and all aspects of school life. We are a highly inclusive non-selective school with rising rolls drawing from 32 feeder primary schools.
We employ over 200 staff and are the second largest employer in the town. Staff turnover is low and staff morale is very high. The school’s recruitment and retention of staff is excellent, we offer outstanding Continued Professional Development. All departments are staffed with highly qualified, committed professionals with a degree in their field of expertise.
We are a “Good” school in all areas and aspire to be outstanding. We are a candidate school for World International Baccalaureate status.