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Hartsdown Technology College

Hartsdown Technology College
Established 1958
Type Academy; Technology College
Headteacher Andrew Somers
Location George V Avenue
England- UK
Gender Coeducational
Ages 11–18
Houses Bronte, Newton, Brunel, Stevenson, Johnson

Hartsdown Technology College (also HTC) is a secondary school with academy status in Margate in southeast England, which teaches years 7-14 (UK school years; age range 11–19 years). It has 1,000 students and 150+ staff.

The school holds the Arts Council of England, 'Arts Mark' and is a holder of the Investors in People standard.


The school has consistently exceeded expectations for examinations results for its intake range of students. When the DfE (then DCSF) in 2008 established a minimum threshold of 30% of students attaining 5+ GCSEs including English and Maths for all schools, to be achieved by 2011, Hartsdown immediately surpassed the standard with 32% of students reaching this level in 2009, followed by 43% in 2010.[1]


  1. ^ "BBC News - Secondary schools and colleges in Kent". 2011-01-12. Retrieved 2014-02-17. 

External links

  • Hartsdown Technology College Official site

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