Cognita Schools Group

King's School and Nursery is part of Cognita, a world leading international schools group, currently encompassing sixty-four schools across three continents. Today, you will find Cognita schools in the UK, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, Spain, Brazil and Chile. The group employs some 4,000 teaching and support staff in the care and education of around 27,500 pupils from the age of 1 to 18 years.

Since launching in 2004, Cognita has successfully built a group of outstanding schools where no two are the same; each Cognita school retains its own unique ethos and offers a curriculum and range of services tailored to meet the needs of local parents. Wherever you visit a Cognita school, you will find empowered school leaders, committed teachers and pupils who are enthusiastic learners. 

What to expect from a Cognita school:-

  • We promote and preserve the unique character and identity of each school
  • We foster best practice in every aspect of our schools' provision
  • We support and monitor teacher performance, investing in regular and appropriate staff training and development
  • We strive to challenge all children to realise their full potential in all fields of endeavour
  • We encourage open and effective communication between our schools and our parents
  • We seek to engage and work with our parents at every available opportunity



To visit Cognita’s website – click here  

To find another Cognita school world-wide - click here  

To see options for international camps and exchanges with other Cognita schools – click here  

For details of the group Head Office or Regional Offices – click here  

To e-mail Cognita’s Regional Office:


King's School News

  • Cinderella, Rocke...

    On 20th March 2015, King’s School staff performed ‘Cinderella, Rockerfella’ to parents, pupils, family members, friends and staff who packed the Desmond Tutu theatre. The evening was an amazing expe...  View Article >
  • Book Week

    King’s School celebrated Book Week with a themed day.  Children dressed up as characters from Alice in Wonderland.  The children took part in English and Maths challenges based around the theme.  ...  View Article >
  • Record Breaking C...

    The Christmas Fayre raised a record breaking £1,700.  Thank you to everyone who supported our Fayre by donating, giving up their time, visiting and helping to clear up at the end of the day.  Father Ch...  View Article >
  • Bars and Melody

    A King’s School and Nursery pupil had the surprise of a lifetime!! Bars and Melody from Britain’s Got Talent paid Grace in year 6 a visit for her Birthday along with promoting Anti Bullying.  Grace w...  View Article >
  • Hockey Team Wins ...

    On Friday 10th October pupils from King’s School took part in a Hockey competition sponsored by Sainsbury’s.  The team consisted of year 5 and 6 pupils, Tilly, Luke, Kate, Lauren, Hannah, Grace, Chris...  View Article >
  • Artsmark Gold

    Artsmark Gold has been awarded to King’s School for its commitment to, and excellence in, arts and cultural education.Deputy Head, Miss Thompson who led the project with Miss Farnsworth said, "To gain the Artsm...  View Article >
  • Tour De Moor

    On Friday 12th September a year 4 pupil and parents kicked off our year of celebrations and events for our 25th Anniversary year by holding a cake sale.  They sold ‘Roccopop’ cakes and donated cakes a...  View Article >
  • King's 25th Year

    Welcome back to everyone, we hope that you have all enjoyed your summer. This will be King’s School 25th Year.  We shall be holding various celebrations and events throughout the year.  We have decide...  View Article >
  • School Minibus

    King’s School has taken delivery of their new School Minibus.  Mrs Lee was on hand to receive the keys.  This shows the continuous investment that Cognita Schools are making towards King’s School...  View Article >
  • Year 6 Final Days

    Year 6 received the result of theirs SATs. Over 70% of the children achieved level 5 in English Reading, Grammar and Mathematics with 2 pupils achieving level 6 in Mathematics. Well done to all of year 6 for such wond...  View Article >
King's School and Nursery
Hartley Road Mannamead Plymouth PL3 5LW

Tel: 01752 771789
Nursery Tel: 01752 777087
Registrar Tel: 01752 753730
Cognita Schools - Teaching Excellence

King's School & Nursery is part of the Cognita Schools Group