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in a geography lesson pupils were playing a board game, Tectonic Plates, the aim being to get to the centre of the earth. A casual glance at a school display of Twitter contributions suggested social media is being used as a force for good with historical debates around ‘why Edward IV gained the crown in 1461’. A huge range of junior school clubs on offer from construction to cookery. Boys enjoy a spot of yoga and dance...

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The Kings School in Macclesfield offers great academic results and superb extra-curricular opportunities. From the ages of 3 to 18, Kings offers every child both the strongest possible academic education and amazing opportunities outside the classroom. Our unique curriculum is designed to develop independent learners, inquisitive minds and well-rounded individuals with the skills and attributes to succeed long after they leave school.

Our results are outstanding. Add the string of international sportsmen and women King's regularly produces, the eclectic range of musicians, artists and inventors, the 100 clubs and societies King's provides for all ages and the fact that our explorers have the opportunity to venture right across the globe - now you don't just have a school, you have the start of an amazing life long journey.
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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.

Shooting

Sailing

What The Good Schools Guide says

Head of Foundation

Since September 2020, Jason Slack (40s), studied physics at Durham followed by a PGCE. He went through university on an accountancy scholarship programme and took a year out working for a big firm before coming to teaching which he felt was always going to be much more enjoyable. Previously head of King Henry VIII School in Coventry, before that deputy head of Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar School in Wakefield.

Despite starting his headship amid the challenges of Covid, Mr Slack’s enthusiasm for his new post - ‘I am absolutely loving it’ - is palpable. True, he can’t meet the parents in person as he would like to and pupils are confined to Covid bubbles, but he seemingly takes these challenges in his stride. In fact he’s no stranger to...

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Special Education Needs

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Condition Provision for in school
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder
Aspergers Y
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders
CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia
Dyscalculia
Dysgraphia
Dyslexia Y
Dyspraxia
English as an additional language (EAL)
Genetic
Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory
Has SEN unit or class
HI - Hearing Impairment
Hospital School
Mental health
MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty
MSI - Multi-Sensory Impairment
Natspec Specialist Colleges
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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