Our Schools

We have 19 primary and 5 secondary schools located throughout Kent. We are happy to celebrate their success which has continued to be recognised by both Ofsted and Denominational Inspectors.

DfE Performance Tables

You can visit each of our school websites to learn more.


Read what pupils and parents say about KCSP and its schools

What our Pupils and Parents say about our Academies

Our Achievements and Challenges

We are confident that we can describe KCSP as a successful Multi-Academy Trust. The challenges are largely to build on that success, complete the initial objectives and take the partnership forward to a higher level of quality catholic education.


Pupils and Students

  • Clear framework in place for continuous School Improvement with several key supporting strategies across the primary schools.
  • Maintained high standards in schools with above average outcomes – over 90% Ofsted Good or Outstanding. No school dropped a grade, three improved at Ofsted or Denominational inspection.
  • Annual programme of events and competitions to build a Catholic schools community


  • Living Wage Foundation Employer
  • No vacancies at senior leader level
  • Positive engagement with unions including recognition agreement


  • Comprehensive central CPD Programme developed with schools each year.
  • Funded places on National Professional qualifications such as NPQEL, NPQH, NPQSL and NPQML.
  • Trust-wide CPD days
  • Online MAT specific training modules for staff and directors and governance committee members


  • 24 academy conversions since 2014/15
  • Introduction of executive leadership arrangements in 19 schools
  • Clear scheme of delegation developed to ensure greater clarity in roles and responsibilities
  • Skilled and hardworking central team offers high quality finance, HR, governance and school improvement support and a strong oversight of all schools and the key personnel in each
  • Trust-wide policies in place saving leaders and governors time and updated centrally to take account of changes in legislation
  • Introduction of Trust wide data systems for safeguarding (CPOMS), data protection (GDPRiS), academic data (Perspective), (Assembly Analytics).


  • Cost effective central procurement for catering, cleaning and other services
  • Condition surveys in all 24 schools
  • Agreed capital programme based on need. Fully tendered spend of £2.8M per annum
  • Unqualified audit reports each year
  • Central reserve established and used to support schools in difficulty


  • Newly approved Articles of Association (January 2021)
  • Introduction and implementation of governance framework to support executive leadership arrangements
  • Full overview of the committee member skills profile across the Trust (300+ local committee members)
  • Improved support for governance with NGA involvement, central KCSP trained and employed clerks, online training modules and strong professional support from centre


Pupils and Students

  • To keep improving progress and attainment in all schools.

In Ofsted terms:

  • Keeping existing outstanding schools Outstanding
  • Moving a number of Good schools to Outstanding
  • Moving all schools to at least Good
  • To give priority to disadvantaged pupils in all categories so there are substantially small gaps in progress and attainment than in other local schools and comparable schools nationally
  • To support all schools to offer a broader curriculum with special refence to modern languages and the performing arts


  • To make the Partnership an employer of choice
  • To build a CPD programme other schools want to join
  • To develop future leaders, especially catholic leaders
  • To positively promote a diverse workforce at all levels of responsibility
  • To give all staff training in catholicity


  • To complete the integration of all 32 Kent catholic schools
  • To maximise the potential for better education and use of resources of executive cluster structures
  • To develop similar support for stand alone schools
  • To build strong multi-way communication across the partnership especially between Board Directors and committee members
  • To build a partnership with the Diocesan Commission that delivers a seamless service to schools

Working and Living in Kent

Kent is a great place to work and is one of the largest and most populated counties in the United Kingdom.   There are many great schools, vibrant towns, beaches and rural countryside and all within 40 minutes of the capital city of London.

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