King's House School

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King's House School
Established 1947
Type Independent school
Preparatory School
Head Mark Turner
Location Kings Road
Richmond, London
TW10 6ES
England, United Kingdom
Staff 86
Students 450
Gender Boys
Ages 3–13
Colours

Blue & White

         
Website www.kingshouseschool.org
For the former King's House School, Calcutta, see Calcutta International School

King's House School is an independent day preparatory school in Richmond, London.

Founded in 1947, King's House School has 450 pupils between from 3–13 years. Boys 3 - 13. Girls 3 - 4.[1]

Present school[edit]

The school is currently split into three parts:

  • King's House Nursery School (ages 3–4)
  • King's House Junior School (ages 4–8)
  • King's House Senior School (ages 9–13)

Facilities[edit]

  • 35-acre sports ground and club house www.kingshousesportsground.co.uk
  • State of art theatre
  • Music and Mac suite
  • Gymnasium
  • Astroturf
  • Science laboratories
  • Theatre[1]
  • 2 ICT Suites[2]

Sport[edit]

The school specializes in the three sports of rugby, cricket and football. Football operates at the beginning of the year until the winter term, when rugby comes in play. Cricket follows in the summer term. Sports lessons take place at King's House Sports Ground in nearby Chiswick[3]

The school also supports;[1]

  • Athletics
  • Basketball
  • Cross country
  • Fitness training
  • Gymnastics
  • Judo
  • Swimming
  • Football
  • Rugby
  • Cricket

Major achievements[edit]

  • 2006 National IAPS General Knowledge Award [4]
  • School Choir
  • Jazz Band
  • Orchestra
  • Brass Group

Alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c King's House School, Richmond, London Area, Independent Schools
  2. ^ http://www.kingshouseschool.org/senior.htm
  3. ^ http://www.kingshousesportsground.co.uk/
  4. ^ http://www.isi.net/schools/6606/
  5. ^ Day, Elizabeth (9 October 2005). "Dallaglio: my secret life as Tina Turner's backing vocalist". Daily Telegraph (Telegraph Media Group). Retrieved 14 January 2008. 
  6. ^ Goldsmith, Annabel (2004). Annabel: An Unconventional Life. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson. 
  7. ^ Membery, York (16 April 2011). "Me and my school photo". Weekend (Daily Mail): 6. 

Coordinates: 51°27′34″N 0°17′35″W / 51.45941°N 0.29298°W / 51.45941; -0.29298