‘Teachers are enthusiastic, have good subject knowledge and plan interesting lessons. There are very good relationships between staff and students.’
Kingsdale is a dynamic, exceptionally popular and progressive school that has invested £30m to develop an award winning educational learning environment. At our specialist academic Sixth Form, students study a combination of respected traditional, artistic and alternative advanced courses. Average class sizes are approximately 20 across all subjects and significantly smaller in the Sixth Form.
‘The range of subjects taught is imaginative, well constructed and contributes well to students’ achievement and their outstanding spiritual, cultural and moral development.’
Kingsdale provides exceptionally rich opportunities to challenge students of all abilities including options in Year 9 to study Triple Science, Latin, Economics and Psychology and the opportunity to study two languages from Year 7. Kingsdale attracts many able students. We operate a condensed or accelerated Key Stage 3 programme of study to meet the particular needs and aspirations of all of our students and their families. The school offers a wide variety of academic subjects including 5 optional courses selected by each child. Average class sizes are approximately 20 across all subjects and significantly smaller in the Sixth Form.
Kingsdale’s ICT facilities make us one of the most technologically advanced schools in the country. Students have access to PCs, Apple Macs, laptops, wireless technology and a Virtual Learning Environment.
‘Students are very proud of their school and behaviour in and out of lessons is excellent.’
All students at Kingsdale are offered the opportunity to take part in a ‘Trips of a Lifetime’ programme. Subsidised excursions to amazing destinations such as Japan, Namibia, Harvard and Yale Universities in the USA and the French Alps are organised every year.
An outline of our curriculum map, including subjects offered, can be downloaded via the link below.