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Dartford Grammar School

How to Contact Us

Dartford Grammar School
West Hill
Kent DA1 2HW
Telephone: 01322 223039

The School Sports Field address is 

Baker Crescent
Kent DA1 2NG
(note there is no parking at the Sports Field at any time and drop-offs should be at the School and never in Baker Crescent)

General Enquiries

All enquiries should in the first instance come to the School Reception on 01322 223039 (direct line), or via info@dartfordgrammarschool.org.uk

Contacting the Head

The Head, Mr J Metcalf, can be contacted through the main switchboard on 01322 223039 or by email at head@dartfordgrammarschool.org.uk

The Head's PA, Mrs J Roblett, can also be contacted through the main switchboard or by email at jroblett@dartfordgrammarschool.org.uk


The Safeguarding Team can be reached on 01322 223039 or by email at safeguarding@dartfordgrammarschool.org.uk

The School's Designated Safeguarding Lead is Ms Z Jestico, assisted by Mrs T Whitcombe and Mr T Geary. 

Contacting the Pastoral Team

The following Heads of Year hold responsibility for pastoral care within the Year Groups:

Year 7: Ms E Collier  (ecollier@dartfordgrammarschool.org.uk)

Year 8: Mr C Lamprell (clamprell@dartfordgrammarschool.org.uk)

Year 9: Mr L McElhill (lmcelhill@dartfordgrammarschool.org.uk)

Year 10: Mr C Burgess (cburgess@dartfordgrammarschool.org.uk)

Year 11: Mr W Peters (wpeters@dartfordgrammarschool.org.uk)

Year 12: Mr T Stevens (tstevens@dartfordgrammarschool.org.uk)

Year 13: Ms H Gilbride (hgilbride@dartfordgrammarschool.org.uk)

The following Assistant Heads hold responsibility for pastoral care within the Key Stages:

Ms H Oakes - KS3 (hoakes@dartfordgrammarschool.org.uk)

Mr T Geary - KS4 (tgeary@dartfordgrammarschool.org.uk)

Mr L Attwell - KS5 (lattwell@dartfordgrammarschool.org.uk)

Dr M Kingham, Deputy Head, is responsible for pastoral care throughout the school and can be contacted via email at mkingham@dartfordgrammarschool.org.uk

All pastoral related telephone enquiries should be directed through the school's main switchboard (01322 223039).


Attendance Officers for lower and upper school are:

Years 7-11: Mrs K Brown 01322 223039 ext 106 or kbrown@dartfordgrammarschool.org.uk

Years 12 & 13: Ms J Bonner 01322 223039 ext 200 or jbonner@dartfordgrammarschool.org.uk


For all enquiries about admissions please at first see the relevant admissions pages on the School's website: 

 https://www.dartfordgrammarschool.org.uk/KeyInformation/Y7-Admissions/,  and https://www.dartfordgrammarschool.org.uk/SixthForm/Copy-of-Year-12-Admissions/  and https://www.dartfordgrammarschool.org.uk/Y7-Y11-In-Year-Admissions/

If these do not answer your questions, then please contact Dr M Kingham through the main switchboard on 01322 223039 or email at mkingham@dartfordgrammarschool.org.uk