King's School News

  • Year 5 and 6 Lond...

    There was a surprise addition to the itinerary on Wednesday.  The children were able to visit Downing Street.  They also met Mr David Cameron which was totally unexpected.  The children had another fant...  View Article >
  • Secondary School ...

    This week saw the results of the Secondary school place allocation.  I am delighted to announce that our year 6 pupils have all received their first choice of school: Grammar School     ...  View Article >
  • New Garden Decking

    Over the February half term new decking was added to the garden. This was made possible by the Friend’s of King’s School and their fundraising through Christmas and Summer Fairs along with donations by pa...  View Article >
  • Family Breakfast

    Again the rain fell but @ King’s school there was a small of bacon and toast in the air. The first family breakfast took place on February 14th with over 100 staff, pupils, parents and grandparents attending. T...  View Article >
  • Family Breakfast

    Refresh @ King’s school is piloting a new initiative. Mornings for families are very hectic so we will be running an early morning breakfast.  On Friday 14th February parents and grandparents are invited to...  View Article >
  • Morwellham Quay

    On 8th November 2013 Year 2 and 3 went back in time to the Victorian era to visit Morwellham Quay. They rode the train into the copper mine, they played in the school yard, they dressed up in costume, they found out a...  View Article >
  • New Guinea Pig

    Year 1L have a new addition to the class.  Domino, a guinea pig, joined the class this term.  She has settled well and all the children are helping to look after her and giving lots of cuddles.  Pupils ...  View Article >
  • Children in Need

    King's School Council has organised a special visitor, Pudsey Bear will be popping in on Tuesday 12th November so that children will be able to have their photograph taken.  The school Council has also organise...  View Article >
  • Official Opening

    Finn our previous year 6 student returned to King’s School to officially open our new dining hall. ‘Refresh @ King’s School’ was designed by Finn and he was invited back as guest of honour. I...  View Article >
  • Walk to School Week

    King's School is having our Walk to School Week from 7th to 11th October 2013.  Staffed walking will buses start from both the Hartley Road entrance and the Venn Grove entrance(by post box) at 8.30am sharp....  View Article >

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



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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  

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