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The education at King Henry VIII College mirrors that at Christ College, and the curriculum is closely based on the UK National Curriculum.
The Christ College curriculum is carefully structured to provide a balance of subjects and to allow individuals to play to their academic strengths. The emphasis is on first class teaching, provided in well-resourced departments and with small class sizes, allowing plenty of individual attention for students. This is the King Henry VIII College way, too.
The judicious setting of homework (‘prep’) ensures that academic disciplines are learned right from the start, and help is available for those who need it. Each students has an individual academic tutor, who keeps a close eye on academic progress and on the suitability of the students programme, keeping in close contact with parents.
There is an academic club or society to suit every enthusiasm and gift, with scholars’ groups for the most able students and extra support for who need that special guidance or advice.
As is the case at our sister school, we have highly qualified and committed staff with a generous 1:10 teacher to students ratio.
Activities outside the classroom all help to develop our students - culminating in opportunities to lead and to make a contribution to school life as senior members of King Henry VIII College.