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Welcome to DSTC

The only non-selective girls’ school in Dartford


“Educating and Empowering Citizens of the Future”

"Dartford Science and Technology College is a welcoming and friendly school. There is a strong sense of community, based on excellent relationships between staff, pupils and parents. The school is a safe space for pupils to learn and develop as young citizens...

Leaders set demanding standards for what pupils should learn and by when...The school has high expectations of pupils' behaviour, with strong systems to manage it. As a result, pupils behave very well. There is little disruption to learning. Staff deal with any concerns about bullying quickly and fairly... 

School Leaders have designed an ambitious curriculum which prepares pupils well for adult life. It contains a strong element which is designed to support character development. Pupils regularly debate important social and moral questions. Sixth-form courses prepare students well for the next steps in education and employment through virtual work experience and university links..." 

Ofsted, March 2022

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House Points

  • 1221

    Jane Austen House

  • 985

    Ada Lovelace House

  • 1080

    Rosalind Franklin House

  • 1119

    Mary Seacole House

  • 1080

    Marie Curie House

Latest News

  • DSTC Open Events 2024

    24/07/19 12:04:2519 July
  • Trust AGM 2024

    24/01/12 10:54:3312 January
  • Post 16 Open Evening 2024-2025

    23/10/09 21:52:269 October
  • DSTC Open Events 2023

    23/09/01 10:57:131 September
  • Tests can be obtained from schools and colleges, and to report results, parents and pupils can go to or call 119 free from a mobile or landline. Lines are open every day, 7am to 11pm.

  • The Secretary of State for Education has written an open letter to parents to encourage them to continue supporting their children to test twice a week. The result of a rapid test could be positive, negative or even void, but results should always be reported.

  • It’s Mental Health Awareness Week this week. More than ever, as we start to come out of lockdown () we need to take care of ourselves. This is the theme of this weeks assemblies looking at how nature can support us to do this:

  • If you ever need any advice on #apprenticeships then check out this section on the new DSTC website:

  • This week saw a fantastic DSTC Sports Day that was filled with sportsmanship, athletic triumphs and a wonderful sense of community. Year groups 7 to 10, all partook in varying athletics events with the aim to run, jump and throw to their utmost abilities, with the intention of achieving points for their tutor groups and then also their houses. This year saw 10 of our school records broken, which is a phenomenal achievement by our competitive young women. Final placings were; Year 7 Winners - 7T - Mary Seacole Year 8 Winners - 8T - Ada Lovelace Year 9 Winners - 9D - Mary Seacole Year 10 Winners - 10C - Jane Austen And the House to attain the most points from all year groups combined was; Mary Seacole Well done

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  • Thank you all students, parents and placements who took part in our 8th community day. Once again, 750 students and staff, 53 placements and one huge impact! Keep an eye for the summer newsletter with more details.

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  • !Community Day! Few final reminders 1. Students to go direct to placements for 10am and leave at 2pm - unless otherwise arranged. 2. Any medication need to be taken plus drink, snacks, lunch. 3. T shirts to be worn plus appropriate clothing - shouldn't rain but be may be cold. 4. Thank you to all parents who support the day. 5. Made In Kent radio will be calling teachers live from 11 - 1. Listen in - 6. Have a wonderful time! What we will do today will have an impact on students, the placements and the community as a whole. #welovedartford #community

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  • One of our amazing students, Sofia in Year 8, created this poem about athletics and it truly captures the feelings one encounters during a race.

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