Borden Grammar School is situated in Sittingbourne, the largest town in the borough of Swale.
Swale is made up of a mixture of urban, rural and coastal areas which are central to its attractiveness as a place to live, work, visit, study and invest. The borough has three main areas: Faversham, Sittingbourne and the Isle of Sheppey. Each area has its own distinct identity and characteristics. The borough also contains a number of smaller settlements and a large rural hinterland.
Sittingbourne is a modern market town, with a heritage of paper making, brick making and barge building. Most of the industry has now gone, with investment being made into regeneration projects. Swale has a rich and diverse history, with a mention in the Domesday Book, involvement in gunpowder production and being at the forefront of the birth of British aviation.
With award winning beaches on the Isle of Sheppey, areas of rural farmland and orchards, conservation areas and pretty villages, Swale is a captivating part of the Garden of England.
The borough is well served by transport networks, with excellent connections to the rest of Kent, London and to Europe via ferry or Channel Tunnel. Sittingbourne is close to the M2 and within 10 miles of the M20 and London is approximately 1 hour away by rail, with trains direct to Victoria and to St Pancras International.
Swale has a large number of sports and fitness facilities, including gyms, leisure complexes and swimming pools. There are a number of competitive sports played, with leagues for hockey, football and cricket.
Visit www.visit-swale.co.uk for a wealth of information about what Sittingbourne and Swale offer.