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Parents tell us that teaching is both nurturing and challenging. ‘Teachers show them that they can do more than just well enough’. The children are enthusiastic and serious. Everyone loves sport and the aim to have everyone involved clearly works. Music features prominently for everyone whether a chorister or not. All year 1's have a ‘violin experience’, lots play instruments and there are a number of different music groups. The head is keen to present aspirational experiences to the children, and…

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What the school says...

Education is about far more than academic learning, although that is still our primary purpose. At King's St. Alban's we aim to develop the whole child, encouraging each girl and boy to explore their capabilities, find fresh challenges and discover spheres in which they can excel.

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Headmaster

Since January 2016, Richard Chapman (early 40s). He was educated in the Midlands (Solihull School, where he was head boy) and read economics at Bristol. He worked briefly as a trainee manager at Marks and Spencer, then balanced his early teaching posts with a stint as a semi-professional rugby player. He was head of sixth form and coach of the 1st XV at Warwick School before joining the King’s Foundation in Worcester as second deputy in 2007. He went on to become senior deputy at King’s before being appointed head of King’s St Alban’s. He knows the school and the area very well and brought considerable experience to his latest role.

He still enjoys sport and continues to play cricket. He is determined to grow sport at King’s St Alban’s,...

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