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  • The King's School (Worcester)
    5 College Green
    Worcester
    WR1 2LL
  • Head: Mr Armstrong
  • T 01905 721700
  • F 01905 721710
  • E info@ksw.org.uk
  • W www.ksw.org.uk
  • A mainstream independent school for pupils aged from 2 to 18
  • Boarding: No
  • Local authority: Worcestershire
  • Pupils: 965
  • Religion: Church of England
  • Fees: £6,552 - £12,486 pa
  • Open days: October; Sixth Form November
  • Review: View the Good Schools Guide Review
  • ISI report: View the ISI report

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Superb green setting under the watchful gaze of Worcester Cathedral, founded in 1541 by Henry VIII after the suppression of the priory. Described as 'an oasis of calm' at heart of busy modern city. Big enough to offer much, small enough to keep it personal. Individual choice and achievement count for a lot here, with boys and girls given the right mix of......Read more

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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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Choir school - substantial scholarships and bursaries usually available for choristers.

Sports

Rowing

Fencing

Shooting

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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 Pupils are rarely withdrawn from lessons but receive extra help from trained staff in a variety of ways during lunchtimes or after school.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
Aspergers Y
Aspergers Syndrome [archived]
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders Y
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders [archived]
CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia
Delicate Medical Problems [archived]
Dyscalculia
Dysgraphia
Dyslexia
Dyspraxia
English as an additional language (EAL)
Epilepsy [archived]
Genetic
Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory
Has SEN unit or class Y
HI - Hearing Impairment
Hospital School
Mental health
MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty
MSI - Multi-Sensory Impairment
Natspec Specialist Colleges
Not Applicable
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

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