Where everyone’s future gets an upgrade

Year 6 Open Evening:

Thursday 13th October 5:00-8:00pm

Open Mornings:

Monday 17th - Wednesday 19th October.
Tours at 9:00am by appointment only.

Tel: 01622 759036

Exam Results 2015 - the reality in Maidstone

• A local school is deliberately misleading parents on its website
• Below are accurate DFE validated examination data and progress results for 2015
Fact: Maplesden Noakes School is the best of the high schools listed in the table below - second only to Valley Park across the region.
Note: the student progress ranking shows that more of our students reached their target than other students in the schools listed below.

School 5+ GCSE A*- C % (inc. English & Maths) Student progress ranking
The Maplesden Noakes School 46% 1st (988)
Cornwallis 38% 2nd (975)
New Line Learning 33% 3rd (963)
St Augustine’s Academy 34% 4th (956)
Aylesford 30% 5th (941)

Source: Government Website. All of these figures can be found at: https://www.gov.uk/school-performance-tables/>

Equipping Students for the Future

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The Maplesden Noakes School


Welcome to our school. At Maplesden, we work in partnership with parents to ensure that every student receives the best possible education. Our strong reputation is built on providing a unique blend of high academic standards and excellent pastoral support. We want every student to feel proud to be part of our highly successfully community. We hope that this website provides you with an understanding of the exciting opportunities provided by our school.

Richard Owen

What makes us so special?

Maplesden Noakes School is recognised as a high performing school by the DfE and was awarded Academy Status in 2012.
We are a mixed 11-18 school with 1100 students on roll and have specialist status in Business and Enterprise and Applied Learning. The school benefits enormously from having strong links with the local business community.

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"The students impressed me greatly. I thought the standard was excellent and there were certainly some I would want to progress further if I were genuinely recruiting."

Hannah Jane Tripp

Day Smith and Hunter - Accountants

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"I was very impressed at the determination of the students
I interviewed and the professional way they answered my questions."

Nicola Milton

SLA Partnership

"The year 11 business interview day was really enjoyable and the students were a delight. They were polite, respectful and listened well. The students had obviously prepared well for their interview."

Wendy Mauceri

Medway Youth Trust

"I was really impressed with the students I have seen today and it has been a pleasure to meet them. They have been generally confident, self- assured, articulate and friendly."

Alison Townson


Our Grammar Stream

No two children are alike. One size doesn’t fit all. Parents of able students tell us that they want their child to benefit from high academic standards and the opportunity to study with students of a similar ability. They worry their child will lose confidence in the ‘sink or swim’ hothouse environment of a traditional single sex grammar school.

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a sixth form experience like no other

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