Category: Nursery, Pre-Preparatory, Preparatory, Senior, Sixth Form
Type: Day & Boarding
Religious Affiliation: Church of England
Roll: 368 Boys / 239 Girls
Age Range: 3-18 Years
Founded: 604, the second oldest continuously running school in the world
King’s Rochester is easily accessible from Kent and the South East and 30 minutes by train from central London. The School has a beautiful location in the heart of the historic town of Rochester.
School Contact Details
Headteacher: Mr Ben Charles, Principal of King's Rochester and Senior School Headmaster
Satis House, Boley Hill, Rochester, Kent
Tel: 01634 888590
Day fees. Nursery: from £4875 per annum. Reception – Year 3: £10,605 – £11,505 per annum. Years 4 – 8: £13,770 – £15,630 per annum. All to include lunch.
Years 9 – 13: £20,190 per annum.
Boarding fees. Years 7 – 13: £22,950 – £33,015 per annum.
All visits are welcome, please contact the school
Open Morning: Saturday 8 May 2021 -
What’s been happening at the School?All posts by King’s School Rochester
KING’S ROCHESTER LAUNCHES “BLENDED LEARNING...
King’s Rochester is proud to announce the launch of its ‘Blended Learning Programme’. Should a pupil be unable to attend school due to self-isolating, they will still be able to access their lessons which are now live streamed directly from their classrooms. Teachers across the Pre-Preparatory, Preparatory and Senior Schools are able to seamlessly interact...Read more
PUPILS DISCUSS UNCONCIOUS BIAS –...
On Wednesday 30th September King’s Rochester welcomed Mrs Jane Winter and Mrs Ethlyn Roy-Johnson from the Diocese of Rochester to lead the first of three Unconscious Bias sessions. Pupils were encouraged to consider what unconscious bias is, its origins and the detrimental effect it is having on society. They discussed race, gender and sexuality as well...Read more
ANOTHER YEAR OF TOP GCSE...
2020 has been a year like no other. But even against the backdrop of the Covid-19 crisis and cancelled examinations, King’s Rochester pupils are celebrating another year of outstanding GCSE results. When schools were forced to close in March, pupils were able to continue their studies seamlessly using the schools comprehensive Remote Learning Programme and...Read more
EXCELLENT A LEVEL RESULTS FOR...
Even against the backdrop of the Covid-19 crisis with school closures and cancelled examinations, King’s Rochester pupils are celebrating another set of excellent A Level results, published today. 29% of all results were at grades A* to A, 55% at A* to B and 76% at A* to C. King’s prides itself on the breadth...Read more
DOCUMENTARY COMPETITION WINNER RECEIVES HIGH...
Theodore Bourgeay, a pupil at King’s Rochester Preparatory School was delighted to be selected as the winner of the English department’s Environmental Short Film competition, by judges from Greenpeace UK. Drawing inspiration from Greenpeace UK’s annual film festival, Year 7 pupils were tasked with creating short films (2-3 minutes) about a particular environmental issue of...Read more
“THE KING’S EXTEND AWARD” LAUNCHED...
King’s Rochester is delighted to announce a new course which they will introduce for Sixth Form pupils from the start of the new academic year, 2020-2021. From September 2020, King’s Sixth Form pupils will all work towards the new, ‘King’s Extend Award’; an internal qualification which aims to empower pupils for the future by helping...Read more
SINGER LAURA WINS WOODARD YOUNG...
King’s Rochester pupil Laura West was celebrating over the weekend after being named the winner of the Woodard Schools' Young Musician Competition 2020 on Friday 29th May 2020. Laura, 17, from Rochester, Kent performed Wolf's Das Verlassene Mägdlein and Novello's Waltz of My Heart, pre-recorded in the King’s School Hall earlier this year. Instead of the planned live final...Read more
MICHAEL METCALFE CYCLES THE LENGTH...
A teacher from King’s Rochester has spent the last seven weeks of term, cycling nearly 20 miles a day on an exercise bike to travel the route from John O’Groats to Lands End to raise money for NHS Charities Together. Mr Metcalfe, the Head of Senco and Housemaster in the boys Boarding House was challenged...Read more
Bake Off Star Selects Winner...
Pupils at King’s Rochester spent their weekend eagerly waiting to hear who Mr David Atherton winner of Channel 4’s The Great British Bake Off 2019 had chosen as winner of their lockdown baking competition. Pupils in both the Preparatory and Senior Schools were set a baking challenge to produce 12 identical cupcakes over the course...Read more
PUPILS DISCOVER THE JOY OF...
Each Friday afternoon the Year 2 and Year 3 pupils in King’s Rochester Pre-Preparatory School don their trainers and PE kits and head off around the Cathedral Precinct as they train for a 2.5k Park Run. Led by Deputy Headmistress, Mrs Kellie Crozer and Teaching Assistant Mrs Wendy Black, both keen runners themselves. The after-School...Read more
Historic changes to Rochester Cathedral...
In an exciting new development, more places for musically talented boys and girls aged between eight and 13 will be on offer in Rochester Cathedral Choir. From September 2020, a mixed treble line with equality for boys and girls will be introduced to the Cathedral Choir. All new Choristers will be offered financially-assisted places at...Read more
King’s Rochester – A MOVING...
On Friday 20th September 2019, Senior School pupils from King’s Rochester held a special service of reflection in the sunlit...Read more
TOP RESULTS FOR KING’S ROCHESTER...
King’s Rochester is celebrating another year of excellent GCSE results and outstanding achievements by pupils today. With 26% of all...Read more
VIBRANT DESTINATIONS & RESULTS FOR...
King’s Rochester has a strong reputation for maximising the potential of pupils and this year is no exception as pupils...Read more
King’s Rochester – LAURA OFFERED...
King’s Rochester pupil Laura West has successfully auditioned for the Royal College of Music Junior Department. Laura, a Lower Sixth...Read more
King’s Rochester – BUDDING CHEMISTS...
On Wednesday 15th May 2019, Ruben, Morgan, Ruvanthica and Tabitha, along with Mr Caithness competed in the Salter's Festival of...Read more
King’s Rochester – PRE-PREP WELCOMES...
On Tuesday 7th May, pupils in the Pre-Preparatory School gave a very warm welcome to Mitzi. King's first educational support...Read more