The King's (The Cathedral) 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”.

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  • JD2 are out, hiking from Marholm back to King's!Read More

  • 162 of our Y12 students have applied to be mentors this year. Today was the first training session for the reading mentors. They were learning about rapid plus scheme and going back to their junior school days to learn about phonics once again! They will meet their mentees next week. Thank you to Mrs Amps and her team for putting this programme together.Read More

  • Oktoberfest comes to King's!Read More

  • A fantastic photo of our Physical Education Department 'sporting' their new team kit. @canterburynz @mdhteamwearandtrophiesRead More

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  • Pupils and students are exceptionally well mannered, polite and courteous. Their behaviour around the school is impeccable.

  • I chose King’s because of the discipline and structure and their excellent values.

  • A happy, nurturing school....

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Contact Us


The King's (The Cathedral) School
Park Road


01733 751541