Chatham House Grammar School
, often abbreviated to "Chatham House
" is a grammar school
, founded in 1797 as a private boy's boarding school by William Humble, under the name Humbles Boys' School.
The school has 813 students including the 262 students in the sixth form, accepting only boys in years 7-11, and a limited number of girls in the sixth form, mostly drawn from the Isle of Thanet
that encompasses Ramsgate
, but some from as far away as Herne Bay
. It is situated just south of the junction of the A255 and the A254
On the 4 March 2008, the school had an Ofsted
inspection which rated the school as outstanding - the highest grade achievable. All areas that were inspected were found to be Grade 1 (outstanding) or Grade 2 (good) and the school was praised for its work.
Its 'sister school,' Clarendon House Grammar School
, is a girls' school, only a few minutes walk from this complex. The two work together to provide subjects, bands, and outings. Clarendon, like Chatham House, allows both boys and girls into the sixth form (Year 12 and 13).
The school motto is "Floreat Domus Chathamensis"
, which translates as "may Chatham House... Read More