The King's School Gloucester

The King's School Gloucester

  • Day
  • Boys
  • Girls
  • Pre-Prep
  • Prep
  • Senior
  • 700 to 1,000 pupils
  • The King's School Gloucester is an independent day school for boys and girls aged 3 to 18, founded in 1541 and with close links to Gloucester Cathedral. Today the school welcomes over 730 pupils, offering academic excellence with a wide-range of co-curricular activities.

    Headmaster David Morton says: 'With small class sizes and inspiring teachers, King's offers a vibrant culture of endeavour and scholarship in a stunning historic setting adjacent to Gloucester Cathedral. As a result, our school has a special sense of identity which encourages strong moral values and a powerful feeling of community.'

    'King's aims to stimulate all pupils to the greatest possible academic, creative and co-curricular achievement by encouraging the exploration of a wide range of cultural, intellectual and sporting activities.'

    Inspection reports

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    The school was last inspected in December 2018. Read the inspection reports on the school's website.

    The school is a registered charity managed by a board of governors. Read more on the Charity Commission website.

    What makes King's Gloucester different?

    Attain asked the school, what makes The King's School Gloucester different – and why should parents consider it?

    King's is one of the seven famous Cathedral Schools established by Henry VIII in 1541. Today we are a thriving, forward-thinking, independent day school with over 730 pupils. We welcome boys and girls, aged 3 to 18, offering academic excellence and a celebrated range of co-curricular activities, underpinned by outstanding pastoral care.

    With small class sizes and inspiring teachers, King's offers a vibrant culture of endeavour and scholarship in a stunning historic setting adjacent to Gloucester Cathedral. As a result, our school has a special sense of identity which encourages strong moral values and a powerful feeling of community.

    King's aims to stimulate all pupils to the greatest possible academic, creative and co-curricular achievement by encouraging the exploration of a wide range of cultural, intellectual and sporting activities.

    The unique features of King's, which visitors identify time and again, are the inclusive community, the warmth of welcome and the level of individual care for our pupils.

    Open Days

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    Working Open Morning, Friday 10th March, 9am

    Plus Saturday 13th May and Saturday 7th October, 9am to 1pm.

    Find out more.

    Contact Details

    Pitt Street, Gloucester, GL1 2BG

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