The King's School in Macclesfield

Cheshire East, United Kingdom

Location: Cheshire East, United Kingdom
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age range: 3 - 19 years

About The King's School in Macclesfield

King’s is one of England’s great schools, with a reputation for delivering outstanding education for more than five centuries. King’s offers a stimulating and varied learning environment for bright, inquisitive children who seek to do well in life. We have a reputation not only for academic excellence, but for our broad education and nurturing environment, which produces happy, well rounded children.

King’s is a vibrant, dynamic community educating children from 3 to 18 years old through a curriculum that is designed to keep them involved, stimulated and eager to learn. We encourage initiative, a thirst for learning and celebrating success. We produce confident and self-motivated young people who are fully prepared for the challenges of the future. When they leave, they go on to study at the universities of their choice and excel in their chosen fields.

We are proud of our traditions and outstanding reputation but we also look forward to the exciting challenges of educating tomorrow’s generation.

King’s serves a wide community and offers some unique advantages:

A blend of single-sex and co-education

The experienced and well qualified staff, resources and facilities associated with a large school and

A small-school atmosphere of intimacy and security, thanks to the four separate Divisions on two sites

A commitment to academic excellence and an unparalleled range of extracurricular studies.

King’s benefits from a wonderful location, situated at the foothills of the beautiful Peak District as well as within commuting distance of Manchester. Staff live in a range of local areas and enjoy the variety and vibrancy of the north-west. 

Our Aims:

• to challenge our pupils to aspire, work hard and achieve;

• to develop lively and enquiring minds;

• to foster a friendly, polite and caring community,

• and to support parents in raising ambitious and well-rounded individuals.

King's is proud to be a member of the Merchant Taylors' Company Family of Schools, an educational and charitable link that goes back hundreds of years. I hope this website will give you a sense of our caring, purposeful environment and that you will visit us to experience it first-hand.

Fence Avenue - is on the Eastern side of Macclesfield and is where the Infant & Junior Division along with the Girls’ Division are located. For sat nav purposes only, the postcode is SK10 1LS.

Derby Fields - comprises 26 acres of superb playing fields set in a beautiful location on the edge of Prestbury. It has its own Pavilion and Conference suite and supports 6 rugby pitches and 3 cricket squares. It is used for competitive fixtures and tournaments.
For sat nav purposes only, the postcode is SK10 4RH.

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Address: Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 1DA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1625 260 000
What people say about us

King's offers me the chance to hone my teaching and further my career. There is a wide array of opportunities within the school, ranging from working parties to positions of responsibility. The high standards and expectations mean the teaching is of a very high calibre.

- -Teacher

King's is a fantastic place to work. Pupils and staff are engaging and welcoming, with a down to earth approach that is refreshing and enthusiastic. Staff teach dynamic lessons that ensure pupils are fully engaged and the breadth of opportunities on offer is second to none. In addition, staff care deeply about the pupils. Pupils and parents respond in turn and as such relations between staff and pupils are excellent.

- - Teacher