The King's (The Cathedral) School

  • Welcome to our school

    Welcome to The King’s School. We are proud of our long-standing history and tradition going back to 1541 and embrace everything the modern world has to offer, as we look towards the future. We value, and strive to encourage, individual academic success, alongside musical, cultural and sporting achievements, within the Christian family ethos, which is central to everything we do. Our aim is to be “A Family Achieving Excellence”.  Read More

  • Music at King's

    We enjoy a deserved reputation for musical excellence.  As The Cathedral School, we educate the Peterborough Cathedral Choristers; the School benefits not only from their professionalism but also from the talents and enthusiasm of so many other able musicians, who perform in an extensive range of orchestras, choirs, bands and ensembles  in school, in the wider community of  Peterborough and on tour abroad.  Read More

  • Sport at King's

    We are committed to breadth and quality within Physical Education; it helps develop self-esteem, dignity and respect for all members of our community.  It is crucial to students’ personal development, and plays a significant role in our curricular and extra-curricular life. Read More

  • Teaching & Learning

    Central to every student's progress is the quality of Teaching & Learning. We aim to offer excellence both in the classroom and within a King’s education in its broadest sense, combining the best of modern thinking and technological developments with strategies which have stood the test of time, to prepare our young people to go out with confidence and enthusiasm to face the challenges of today’s world. Read More




                                                              Admission Appeals

Intake appeals for Year 7 Transfer to Secondary School and Year 3 Transfer to Junior School.

If you are appealing because your child was not offered a place at The King’s (The Cathedral) School, as we are our own admissions authority, you will need to contact the School Registrar to request an Appeals Form, where you will state your reasons for the appeal.  The form should be returned to the School Registrar by the date stated (within 20 school days).

At least ten school days before the appeal you will be informed of the date, time and venue by an Independent Appeals Clerk.

If we receive multiple appeals, we will hold an Appeals Group Presentation where we will present The King’s School’s case to all the parents together.  All parents will be given the opportunity to ask general questions as will the Independent Appeal Panel.  You will be given an individual appointment held in the following days to present your own case the Independent Appeal Panel. If you cannot attend, or do not wish to attend, the Panel will decide the appeal on the basis of the written information you have supplied.