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Prep and pre-prep very much part of the whole King’s School. They are all part of the strong Christian community with the cathedral at its centre, but all faiths made to feel welcome. Prep and pre-prep are both self-contained but...

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Boarding is from the age of 11 - Year 7. We educate the boy Choristers of Rochester Cathedral Choir.

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

Sports

Fencing

What The Good Schools Guide says

Prep and pre-prep very much part of the whole King’s School. They are all part of the strong Christian community with the cathedral at its centre, but all faiths made to feel welcome. Prep and pre-prep are both self-contained but use...

Headteachers

Headmaster of the Prep School: Since 2001, Mr Roger Overend BA FTCL ARCM (60s), a musician, educated at Trinity College of Music and previously head of Westminster Abbey Choir School. Married with three children, one of whom is in the prep school. An experienced headmaster who is very well regarded by parents. ‘He has an air of authority – the kids respect him and know where they stand but are not afraid to ask questions’. ‘Open approachable, understanding and thoughtful’. ‘The kids are happy to ask for help – he makes them feel valued’. ‘He’s...

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Special Education Needs

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Condition Provision for in school
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder
Aspergers
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders Y
CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia
Dyscalculia
Dysgraphia
Dyslexia
Dyspraxia
English as an additional language (EAL)
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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