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


Contact Us


The King's (The Cathedral) School
Park Road


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01733 751541 (Main)
01733 751541 ext. 305 (Music Department)



01733 751542


Reporting an Absence

By phone: please call the main school number above between 8.00 and 8.30 am on each day of absence stating the reason.


By E-mail: Click on the relevant email link below between 8.00 and 8.30 am on each day of absence stating the reason.

Where To Find Us



Key contacts for the whole school

To report an absence
(Mrs M Serjeant)
For general admin and the
Headteacher's PA (Mrs C Castle)
For enquiries regarding admissions
(Mrs D Lamsdale)
For contact specifically with the
Headteacher (Mr D Ayling)
For contact with the
Finance Manager (Mr M Blee)
For enquiries relating to examinations
(Mr M Donajgrodzki)
For enquiries relating to reports
(Miss S Lovell)
For contact with Resources / Library
(Mrs A Wildman)
For enquiries regarding the school
website (ICT Department)