Kingsgate Primary School
Camden, United Kingdom
About Kingsgate Primary School
Kingsgate Primary School is a mixed school in Camden, north London. With a roll call of around 550, it is larger than similar schools of its type and serves an inner-city area with very high levels of deprivation. A large majority of pupils at Kingsgate Primary School are from ethnic minority groups and most speak English as an additional language. Twenty-six different heritages are represented and an extensive number of languages spoken.
The school strives to provide its pupils with challenging and inspirational educational experiences. It holds several awards, including a Healthy Schools Award.
Vision and values
Kingsgate Primary School’s vision is to be a place where all children succeed, equipped through their education with a skill set that will maximise their positive life chances in the future.
The school believes that it should give children a particular set of values in the interests of individuals and wider society. These values, it says, prepare the children for life in modern Britain. The list is extensive but centres on excellence, respect and resilience.
“Kingsgate Primary School is an outstanding school, where ambition is embedded from the most senior leaders to the pupils themselves. Inspirational messages are prevalent throughout the school. The school's success is due to highly effective leadership, efficiency of management and the excellent progress that pupils make as a result of good teaching, excellent behaviour and an exciting curriculum.”