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is a non-denominational mixed
Mixed-sex education, also known as coeducation or co-education, is the integrated education of male and female persons in the same institution. It is the opposite of single-sex education...
An independent school is a school that is not financed through the taxation system by local or national government and is instead funded by private sources, predominantly in the form of tuition charges, gifts and long-term charitable endowments, and so is not subject to the conditions imposed by...
in Richmond, Surrey, England for boys and girls aged from 3 to 11. It was founded in 1953 and became a charitable trust
A charitable trust is an irrevocable trust established for charitable purposes, and is a more specific term than "charitable organization".-United States:...
in 1983. Anne Dobell became Headteacher in Autumn 2009, succeeding Diana Lyness (Headteacher 1992-2009).
Kew College averages 270 pupils, with slightly more girls than boys in the later years, as some boys transfer at 7+ or 8+ to the preparatory departments of local independent schools such as Latymer
Latymer Upper School, founded by Edward Latymer in 1624, is a selective independent school in Hammersmith, West London, England, lying between King Street and the Thames. It is a day school for 1,130 pupils – boys and girls aged 11–18; there is also the Latymer Preparatory School for boys and girls...
and St Paul's
Colet Court is a preparatory school for boys aged 7 to 13 in Barnes, London. It forms the preparatory department of St Paul's School, to which most Colet Court pupils go at the age of 13.-History:...
. As of June 2010, the school scores 69.2% for general parental satisfaction at the Independent School Reviews site, with its highest rating being for Academic Standards (76.5% satisfaction) and its lowest for Sporting Quality (63.2%).