King's College School

Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom

Location: Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age range: 4 - 13 years

About King's College School

Based on an historic foundation of musical excellence, King’s College School is a dynamic and inclusive academic environment. We are a caring family-based community in which all children are respected and valued. We prepare them, as individuals, to be confident in a future with exceptional possibilities.

Located near the centre of the beautiful city of Cambridge, King’s College School is a leading independent Prep School. Originally established in 1441 to educate the 16 boy choristers of King’s College Choir, the School now caters for around 400 boys and girls aged 4 – 13 following the traditional Preparatory model; we have around 40 boys and girls who board, including our choristers. King’s pupils continue their education at leading independent and state senior schools, often with scholarships.


Mrs Yvette Day

Working at King's

King’s College School is a vibrant and dynamic school in which to work and one where everyone’s contribution is valued. Teachers join us from a diverse range of backgrounds including academia, industry and the arts, with each bringing a unique perspective and insight to their role.

King’s is committed to creating an inclusive workplace and we are an Equal Opportunities employer.  
All our recruitment procedures place a strong emphasis on Pupil Safeguarding in line with our responsibility for our pupils’ welfare.

Our people are our greatest asset, and we place their well-being and development at the centre of what we do. A variety of staff join us at different points in their career, including those completing PGCE and Masters degrees, to those pursuing further professional qualifications.

Whether you would like to join our teaching staff, pastoral/nursing team, boarding staff, admin team, catering department or facilities team, you can be sure that it will be an exciting and rewarding journey.

ISI report

"King’s College School is very successful in meeting its aims of offering pupils a broad, balanced and well-rounded education, and building a firm foundation providing the skills with which pupils can go forward to their senior schools.”

“The achievement of pupils of all abilities is excellent. They attain good standards which are well above national expectations and make good progress through school.”

View King’s College School’s latest ISI report

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Address: West Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB3 9DN, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1223 365814