The Kingsway School

Stockport, United Kingdom

Location: Stockport, United Kingdom
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age range: 11 - 16 years

About The Kingsway School

About The Kingsway School

The Kingsway School is a co-educational, non-denominational secondary school in Stockport, Greater Manchester. It is a specialist school in mathematics, computing, science and training. At its most recent inspection, there were 1,468 students enrolled, aged 11-16. 

There are six houses at The Kingsway School, named for famous figures in British history: Turing, Lowry, Gaskell, Pankhurst, Whitworth and Rylands. The secondary school's motto translates from Latin as "turning potential into reality". The school is accessible via the M56 and M60 motorways and is a five-minute walk from a train station.

A number of our staff benefit from an onsite private nursery provision provided by Busy Bees. This is based within the school grounds on the Broadway Campus.


Mrs Joanne Lowe

Values and vision

The Kingsway School takes great pride in the achievements of students and the successful, responsible and respectful citizens of the future they become. The school ethos is influenced by three key words: opportunity, achievement and respect. The secondary school is a happy place that receives positive feedback from families about how well it cares and caters for the needs of children.

The Kingsway School has a sustained focus on learning and provides an inspiring curriculum for the lifelong learners of tomorrow. It also offers a varied and engaging programme of extra-curricular activities. The school has a long-established reputation for excellence in music, offering tuition for all abilities, plus choirs, orchestras and musical productions. 

Ofsted report

“Where learning is very rapid as the result of outstanding teaching, lessons move along at a fast pace with high levels of challenge that really make students think deeply. Students relish the challenging work and tackle problems with real determination. They enjoy working on their own and finding things out for themselves, only relying on the teacher to steer them in the right direction when necessary.”

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Address: Broadway Campus, High Grove Road, Cheadle, Cheshire, SK8 1NP, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 161 4287706