Relocating to the Area

Are you looking at schools because you're moving into the Sevenoaks or Orpington areas? If so, here's some information about Otford and links to helpful websites.

Otford is a picturesque village situated in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Its focal point is the pond, containing what is England's only Grade II listed duck house. The village has convenient road links and its station has regular trains to London Victoria, which take approximately 40 minutes.

The nearest town is Sevenoaks, described as a commuter's dream, and often listed as one of the top places to live in the country. With plenty of shops, cafes and restaurants, it buzzes with energy and is just 30 minutes from London by train. The town adjoins the Knole estate, offering 1,000 acres of beautiful deer park for walking, running and picnics.

Secondary education

There's lots of choice nearby when it comes to secondary education, with excellent schools in both the state and independent sector.

Selected local independent secondary schools include Sevenoaks School,  Walthamstow HallKing's Rochester and  Caterham School. Grammar schools include Weald of Kent Grammar School (Tonbridge and Sevenoaks), The Judd School and Tonbridge Grammar School in Tonbridge, Newstead Wood School and St Olave's in Orpington.

Relocation Services

Fiona Penny Bespoke Home Finders offers a home finding service in Kent. Further details are available here.