Head: Mr Alex Foreman
Telephone: 01304 245023
Twitter: @DOYRMSchool
Head of Boarding Contact Information
Name: Mr Steven Saunderson
Telephone: (01304) 245023
Number in School: 485
Number of Boarders: 485
Boarding Age: 11 to 18

The Duke of York's Royal Military School – an Academy with Military Traditions

The Duke of York's Royal Military School – an Academy with Military Traditions
School type: Academy
Age range: 11-18
Gender: Boys and girls

A full and weekly state boarding school located in Dover, Kent, The Duke of York’s Royal Military School is a non-selective boarding school for students aged 11 to 18, located on a beautiful 150 acre site and offering a broad range of GCSEs and A-levels.

  • An independent school atmosphere at an affordable price. £4,332 per term* covers ALL
    the boarding costs, with the education paid for by the State.

  • Ideal for Forces families as every student is a full or weekly boarder.

  • Graded ‘Good’ in all areas by Ofsted

  • Unique military ethos helps promote character and life skills, with students encouraged to achieve their potential in a supportive community.

  • Excellent pastoral provision with a real awareness of the demands of service life

  • Students enjoy an active lifestyle including sport, music, drama and outdoor activities, with many opportunities for developing individual talents.

  • We work in partnership with a range of different schools locally, nationally and internationally in Performing Arts.

  • Students have frequent involvement in high profile National events including the Royal Festival of Remembrance.

  • All key sports are played including rugby, netball, hockey, cricket and athletics. Over 70 clubs and activities offered (including choir, dance, horse riding and trampolining).

  • £24.9 million refurbishment has delivered a new sports centre, high-quality accommodation, teaching blocks and performing arts centre.

Tel: 01304 245023

Number of students : 485

Boarding places: 500 +

Sixth form: 97

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Year Fee Extras included in fees
2017/2018 £12,996 per year boarding, meals and laundry

The Duke of York's has never been just a school to me and it never will be. It's a Dukie community – everyone looks out for each other.Duke of York's Pupil