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Head is passionate about the pupils, the school, King's itself, talking of pupils having 'a sense of worth belonging to this fine institution'. His helming makes it feel like a stable, happy ship in safe hands right through to the chatty cleaning lady caring for the aquarium fish. Unpretentious and approachable, in our book he's a good sort...

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The King`s School Junior School is a school for pupils of high academic ability.We believe our pupils` achievements are due as much to the creative, sporting and cultural opportunities on offer as to work in the classroom.Learning is about excitement and imagination, exploration and creativity.We want our pupils to work hard and to enjoy every facet of school life. We want them to have FUN.

Willow Lodge (Infants) opened in Sept 15 and has 80 pupils. The new school designed specifically for the needs of younger pupils and to develop the individual child at his/her own pace in a creative and vibrant environment.
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Head of junior school since September 2016 is Margaret Ainsworth LLB PGCE, previously head of Willow Lodge, the infants' school, and before that deputy head at The Queen's Lower School, Chester.


For reception, assessments through play-based activities. If 'progress and behaviour is in line with expectations,' says school, will move into junior school from year 3 (year 1 here) when children from other schools also join - examination relates to key stage 1 requirements, designed to assess potential as well as achievement. Tests in maths, written English, reading and reasoning, as well as play activity and a talk with staff. 'We're looking for an above average level of competency and the potential to do well – it's not an interview, but you can learn a lot from how, for example, a 6 year old draws'....

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