St Giles in Canterbury

Welcome to St Giles Juniors Canterbury

At The King's School

Sunday 7th July - Sunday 11th August 2024

  • Live and learn in the grounds of Canterbury Cathedral
  • Safe and secure campus
  • Excellent sporting and leisure facilities

The King’s School has a history dating back to 597AD, making it Britain’s oldest boarding school. The school is in the grounds of Canterbury Cathedral and St Augustine’s Abbey – both World Heritage Sites – right in the heart of the medieval town centre of Canterbury.

Modern accommodation, teaching, and recreational facilities combined with the medieval school buildings and grounds offer a magical experience. Sporting facilities on offer at the nearby King’s School sports centre include an indoor swimming pool, gym, tennis and squash courts, and outdoor playing fields.

Key Facts

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8-12 years & 13-17 years

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20 lessons (16.7 hrs) per week

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150 students

Travel Times:

Gatwick Airport - 70 minutes 
London - 90 minutes

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Class Size:

12 students per class

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Residence: Single or shared rooms (2,3 or 4), shared bathrooms (1:4)

Option Tennis:

5 hours per week

Optional Fencing:

5 hours per week

Excursions & Activities

Up to 2 full days & 2 half days excursions per week.

1 afternoon & evening activities are organised including sports, karaoke, bowling etc.

For an additional fee, 5 hours of fencing and tennis from qualified instructors.


Residential: £ 1339 per week

Day only: £803 per week 

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Contact Us

The Kings School
St Augustine’s
Monastery Street
Canterbury, CT1 1NN

Telephone: +44 (0) 1273 359 959

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