The King's School Senior

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The King's School
Motto Wisdom, Stature, Favour
Established 1987
Type Independent
Religion Christian
Headteacher Mr Paul Johnson
Location Allington Lane
Fair Oak
Hampshire
SO50 7DB
England Coordinates: 50°57′36″N 1°18′22″W / 50.960°N 1.306°W / 50.960; -1.306
Local authority Hampshire
DfE URN 116595 Tables
Ofsted Reports
Staff 40 (approximately)
Students 200 (approximately)
Gender Mixed
Ages 3–16
Houses Peace, Truth, Faith, Joy
Website thekingsschool.eu

The King's School, situated on Allington Lane in Fair Oak, Hampshire is a Christian faith school with approximately 200 pupils (increasing gradually). The school was founded in 1987. Before moving into its current location in Allington Lane the School was based at Fishers Court, Fair Oak.

Current management[edit]

The School's current Head Teacher is Mr Paul Johnson who took over from Ruth Pierson in 2005. Ruth Pierson and Paul Trevett acted as temporary headteacher and deputy headteacher in the period before Mr Johnson took up the role when Mr David Greenwood was the Headmaster. Mr Greenwood had to step down due to illness, but under his leadership the school re-established itself after undergoing restructure and change after the move from Fishers Court to Allington Lane. Paul Trevett who was one of the founding members of staff continues to teach at the school with his wife Lorraine. The School is now called The King's School Senior as the primary school, The King's Primary School, has now joined with the senior section. The Primary School is an amalgam of the Quob Lane Christian Primary School and the Winchester Christian Primary School, set up initially by David and Catherine Greenwood in 1997. Although at the moment, part of primary is based in Quob Lane, Southampton, over the course of 2010 the younger year groups will be moved up to the same site as the senior school. In 2011 the rest of the Primary School at Quob Lane as moved into a semi-permanent location on the Senior School grounds. Due to the size of the location the years are mixed, e.g. year 5 and 6 are one class.

Subjects[edit]

The King's School currently teaches the following subjects from years 7-9: English, Maths, Science, French, Biblical Studies, CDT (creative design technology), Music, Drama, Art, ICT, Geography, History, Physical education (PE) and Food Tech.

When pupils reach year 10 they have the option to drop particular subjects and carry on with some of their choice.

The compulsory subjects are: English, Maths, Science, Biblical Studies, French or Spanish, ICT.

Pupils can choose from the following options: Music, Drama, Art, Geography, History, PE, Resistant Materials.

Academic performance[edit]

The school's performance in GCSE examinations is published every year. The school achieved 99.9% pass rate in core subjects at GCSE for the academic year 2006/2007.

Christianity in the King's School[edit]

The King's School is a Christian school that teaches its pupils about Jesus Christ and the Bible. Assemblies often cover topics to do with the Christian faith and worship is held at the beginning of every assembly. Because of the school's Christian origin, Biblical Studies is a compulsory subject throughout all years.

Extension (2006 - 2010)[edit]

The school recently underwent a large extension project which added many classrooms, two science labs, and a DT lab to the old building. This has now been completed.

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