The King's School (Worcester) A GSG School
- The King's School (Worcester)
5 College Green
- Head: Mr Mathew Armstrong
- T 01905 721700
- F 01905 721710
- E firstname.lastname@example.org
- W www.ksw.org.uk
- A mainstream independent school for pupils aged from 11 to 18 with linked junior schools
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Worcestershire
- Pupils: 911
- Religion: Church of England
- Fees: £13,080 pa
- Open days: October; Sixth Form November
- Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
- ISI report: View the ISI report
- Linked schools: King's Hawford School, King's St Alban's School
What The Good Schools Guide says..
It has taken the new head a bit of time to get everyone on board, but now they are. He wants to make it the school that people move out of the south east for and we think he will...
What the school says...
Entrance examinations consist of: 11, 12 & 13+: Maths, English & VR. 16: Minimum of 8 grades (6 Bs & 2 Cs) at GCSE, entry test and interview.
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2016 Good Schools Guide Awards
- Best performance by Girls taking Art & Design at an English Independent School (GCSE Full Course)
All-through school (for example 3-18 years). - An all-through school covers junior and senior education. It may start at 3 or 4, or later, and continue through to 16 or 18. Some all-through schools set exams at 11 or 13 that pupils must pass to move on.
Choir school - substantial scholarships and bursaries usually available for choristers.
What The Good Schools Guide saysIt has taken the new head a bit of time to get everyone on board, but now they are. He wants to make it the school that people move out of the south east for and we think he will do it. The environment and pupils can’t help but charm, and there is a sense of revving up to take on the national big names in independent education. It is becoming the go-to school for ambitious teachers...
Since September 2014, Mathew Armstrong MA PGCE. He has degrees from Oxford in modern and medieval languages and from Birkbeck College, London in Renaissance studies and English literature. He taught at Winchester and spent 11 years at Charterhouse, where he was assistant head. He had previously been a business analyst for McKinsey and Co, where his wife still works.
Special Education Needs
The school takes seriously the importance of catering for pupils who have identified special needs. There is a new Learning Skills department run by a trained expert assisted by another specialist. All pupils are screened on entry. The department works very closely with partoral staff and helps to monitor and interpret academic progress. Pupils are rarely withdrawn from lessons but receive extra help from trained staff in a variety of ways during lunchtimes or after school. The school also has a Special Needs Coordinator who is a member of the English staff and liaises with teaching staff. 09-09
|Condition||Provision for in school|
|ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder||Y|
|Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders||Y|
|CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia|
|English as an additional language (EAL)|
|Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory|
|Has SEN unit or class||Y|
|HI - Hearing Impairment|
|MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty|
|MSI - Multi-Sensory Impairment|
|Natspec Specialist Colleges|
|OTH - Other Difficulty/Disability|
|Other SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty|
|PD - Physical Disability|
|PMLD - Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulty|
|SEMH - Social, Emotional and Mental Health|
|SLCN - Speech, Language and Communication|
|SLD - Severe Learning Difficulty|
|Special facilities for Visually Impaired|
|SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty|
|VI - Visual Impairment|
Careers intervention used by this School
|EDT||Industrial Cadets with EDT|
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