King’s St Alban’s

King’s St Alban’s is our city centre Prep 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



    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.

    Prep 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 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.



    Reception – Year 6: £2,925 – £5,185 per term

    Music Lessons: £210 per term

    Lunch : Reception to Year 2 : £177 per term , Year 3 – 6: £245 per term




    All visits are welcome, please contact the school

    Our Open Events 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.

    They 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. 

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

    Also view our virtual prospectus :


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