Simon Langton Grammar School for Boys

Kent, United Kingdom

Location: Kent, United Kingdom
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Foundation
Gender: Boys
Age range: 11 - 18 years

About Simon Langton Grammar School for Boys

Simon Langton Grammar School for Boys is a boys-only, selective, grammar, non-denominational secondary school with mixed sixth form situated in Canterbury, Kent.   It is a larger than average secondary school with around 1,100 students currently on roll.

The Langton, as it is often known, was established as a school in 1881, and has a strong sense of its own history;  the four school houses Burgess, Hardman, Mackenzie and Sharp are named after four of its pupils who died fighting in World War I.

Head of School

Ken Moffat

Values and Vision

Simon Langton encourages its students to think creatively, critically and innovatively, showing personal responsibility alongside respect and tolerance for other students.

The school specialises in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) education, and has working links with organisations including the CERN (European Organisation for Nuclear Research) and STFC (the Science and Technology Facilities Council).  Even with its scientific focus, there is a well-rounded education for all students, valuing qualities such as creativity, innovation and altruism.

View Simon Langton Grammar School for Boys’ latest Ofsted report


Address: Langton Lane, Nackington Road, Canterbury, Kent, CT4 7AS, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1227 463567
Positions available at Simon Langton Grammar School for Boys