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  • The King's School, Gloucester
    Pitt Street
    The Kings School
    Gloucester
    Gloucestershire
    GL1 2BG
  • Head: Mr David Morton
  • T 01452 337337
  • F 01452 337314
  • E [email protected]
  • W www.thekingsschool.co.uk
  • An independent school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 18.
  • Boarding: No
  • Local authority: Gloucestershire
  • Pupils: 599
  • Religion: Church of England
  • Fees: £2,450 - £6,395 per term
  • Open days: Saturday 9th March 2019, Friday 10th May 2019
  • Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report
  • ISI report: View the ISI report

What the school says...

King's is a successful co-educational independent day school offering academic excellence, small class sizes, outstanding pastoral care and a unique Keystones programme to identify and develop individual talents and skills.

Set in the Cathedral grounds, with 615 girls and boys aged three to eighteen, King's inspires achievement and provides a special sense of identity and powerful community unlike any other.

Monday to Friday a varied academic and extra-curricular programme including music, drama and art is presented with a vibrant culture of endeavour and scholarship, which has flourished since the foundation of the school in 1541.

Our results in 2018 were truly outstanding: 99% of our Sixth Form pupils passed achieved Grades A* to C in their A levels and BTEC courses and 100% of our GCSE pupils achieved five or more GCSEs at Grades 9 – 4(A* to C), with 55% of them gaining Grades 9 – 7 (A* / A). These results, which compare favourably with selective schools in the area, demonstrates King’s tradition of academic success. However, the School’s ambition for its pupils does not begin and end with exam results; King’s prides itself on developing the well-rounded individual. Music, sport and drama play a very important role in school life and our pupils are actively encouraged to participate in the many extra-curricular activities on offer.

The school's dedicated bus services enables access countywide.
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2016 Good Schools Guide Awards

  • Best performance by Girls taking Chemistry at an English Independent School (Level1/2 certificates)

Other features

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.

Sports

Equestrian centre or equestrian team - school has own equestrian centre or an equestrian team.

Fencing

Shooting

Independent schools frequently offer IGCSEs or other qualifications alongside or as an alternative to GCSE. The DfE does not record performance data for these exams so independent school GCSE data is frequently misleading; parents should check the results with the schools.

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