King’s St Alban’s

King’s St Alban’s is our city centre Junior School where pupils aged 2 to 11 discover, experience, and learn more every day.

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    King’s St Alban’s

    To help young people to reach their potential at school in preparation for leading confident, fulfilled and unselfish lives as adults.

    We want our school to feel exciting so we make learning as fun and thrilling as possible. Our school life is rich, vibrant, and designed to ensure that every child discovers their inner talents, empowering them to be the very best they can be. Our aim is to inspire every child, build confidence and resilience, and encourage them to aim high.

    Category: Nursery, Pre-Preparatory, Preparatory

    Pupils: Co-Education

    Type: Day

    Religious Affiliation: Church of England

    Roll: 101 Boys / / 96 Girls

    Age Range: 2-11 Years

    Founded: 1952

    Location Description

    King’s St Alban’s nestles quietly between beautiful Worcester Cathedral and the banks of the River Severn, adjacent to King’s Senior School.

    School Contact Details

    Headteacher: Mr Richard Chapman

    Contact for enquiries:Louise Robins, Registrar

    Mill Street, Worcester, Worcestershire, WR1 2NJ

    Tel: 01905 354906

    Email: lrobins@ksw.org.uk

    www.ksw.org.uk/kings-st-albans

    Facilities

    Despite its city centre location, King’s St Alban’s nestles quietly between beautiful Worcester Cathedral and the banks of the River Severn, adjacent to King’s Senior School. This unique setting allows pupils to make use of an outstanding range of facilities including the indoor 25m swimming pool, two sports halls and a climbing wall. Extensive playing fields and an astro turf facility enhance provision for competitive sport.

    Drama performances take place in either the drama studio or 350 seat theatre and termly music concerts are held in historic College Hall. The annual carol service held in Worcester Cathedral is a highlight for parents and pupils alike.

    Junior and Pre-Preparatory pupils have the benefit of a dedicated art studio, ICT suite and science laboratory. The school also boasts its own outdoor education centre, The Old Chapel, in the Welsh Black Mountains, to which children make a number of excursions. There are various outdoor areas on site for play or relaxation and a delightful Forest School area for our younger pupils.

    An extensive range of after school and lunch time clubs are available. Trips and workshops are organised such that the children gain insight and experiences which enhance their time spent in the classroom and sports tours, trips to the theatre and visits from subject specialists also ensure that lessons are inspiring.

    Scholarships

    Scholarships of between 5% and 25% may be offered to children who perform particularly well in the entrance tests.

    Entrance Requirements

    Pre-Prep: Children spend a morning in school where they will be gently assessed as they join in with lessons. Entry to Years 3 – 6: entrance tests in English, Mathematics and Verbal Reasoning.

    Fees

    2021/2022.

    Reception – Year 6: £2,538 – £4,593 per term

    Music Lessons: 190 per term

    Lunch : Reception to Year 2 : £154 per term , Year 3 – 6: £213 per term

    Affiliations/Memberships

    IAPS, ISI

    OPEN DAYS

    All visits are welcome, please contact the school

    Open Morning: Saturday 22 Jan 2022 -

    Open Morning: Saturday 7 May 2022 -

    Our Open Mornings are a great way to introduce you to life at King’s St Alban’s. Whether you are looking for a place in our Nursery, Pre-Prep or Prep School, our Open Day Events will give you a chance to see all the school has to offer.

    Open Mornings include a welcome from King’s St Alban’s Head, Mr Chapman, and the opportunity to meet our wonderful staff to discover more about the exciting and fun life at King’s St Alban’s. 

    We run two Open Mornings a year, in October and January

    To arrange your visit, please contact our RegistrarMrs Louise Robins on 01905 363592.

    Alternatively please view our virtual prospectus : www.ksw.org.uk/kings-st-albans/join/virtual-prospectus/

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    • New Pre-Prep Assistant Head at...

      King’s St Alban’s was delighted to welcome Miss Briony Cartwright to the school on Monday. Miss Cartwright joins us as our new Pre-Prep Assistant Head and as such has responsibility for the Nursery, Early Years and Key Stage 1. Miss Cartwright will be working closely with our Nursery Manager, Sarah Pugh and her team as well as our...

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    • The King’s School Announces Exciting...

      Today, Worcester Cathedral, in conjunction with The King’s School, Worcester, are thrilled to announce a significant change to the chorister programme that presents equal opportunities to boy and girl choristers. In a historic first, the change will not only see boys and girls taking an equal share in choristership, but also see girls join from a...

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    • Scholarship Offers Awarded – King’s...

      We are excited to announce the Year 6 scholarship offers that have been awarded for the next academic year, in which the children did incredibly well and they are all to be congratulated on their fantastic performances. King’s St Alban’s pupils performed with great credit in the King’s School scholarship tests, achieving 4 academic scholarships,...

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    • King’s St Alban’s celebrates 9.1...

      King’s St Alban’s nursery goes from strength to strength as it celebrates being in the top 5 nurseries in Worcester just 9 months after opening. With a 9.1 parental satisfaction rating on DayNurseries.co.uk it is easy to see why the nursery at King’s St Alban’s has quickly become the pre-school setting of choice in Worcester. Opened in September 2019...

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    • World Ocean Day inspires Year...

      Year 3 celebrated World Oceans’ Day on Monday and continued with the theme throughout the week. The children have quickly become accustomed to remote learning and Mrs Atkinson has been very impressed with the way pupils have adapted to the new learning environment and the quality of work they are producing. This week pupils have...

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    • Pupils return to King’s St...

      It’s school but not as we know it. Monday saw some of our pupils return to King’s St Alban’s after ten weeks away. It was a delight to see children returning to the school and for the classrooms and grounds to be filled with laughter, excited chatter and purposeful learning. We have all missed this....

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    • Languages Day – King’s St...

      Kings St Alban’s was buzzing with bright colours and languages for European Day of Languages yesterday. Children displayed creativity with their vibrant outfits and in assembly 6KB shared some excellent reasons why learning a foreign language is so important in today and tomorrow’s world. Once again, the teachers excelled at finding a creative range of...

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      Year 3 had a great day when they visited Eckington and Pershore, as part of their topic on Land Use.  In the morning the children learnt about the features of a village and were fascinated by the history of Eckington and how the buildings have changed use, over time.  They carried out a survey of...

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