Simon Langton Grammar School for Boys
Kent, United Kingdom
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.
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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.