School Prospectus (click to download)
Kings Road, built in 1928, and opened as separate Infant and Junior schools, amalgamated to become Kings Road Primary, in September 2000. The buildings have been modernised and extended over the years including a programme of extensive remodelling. It now offers 14 class bases, each with its own wet area, stock-cupboard, and cloakroom. We have now improved our existing facilities to provide two halls, one of which is used for dining, specialist teaching areas for ICT, music, food technology and special needs, a library and a large playing field adjacent to the school.
We are a fully inclusive school. We believe in the potential of every individual, from whatever circumstance, to achieve and enjoy their time at our school. The school is holistic in its approach, serving not just the whole child but the whole family. We see the school as a hub for the community. The success of this approach is evident in its contribution to our school's ethos.
Our principal aim is to have a happy, stimulating environment in which children can thrive. High expectations are held for all members of our school community. We have as our core values respect, responsibility, courage, honesty, fairness, care, hope and thoughtfulness. Parental involvement is welcomed in all aspects of our school.
We want our pupils to succeed in every area of their life at our school. We believe passionately in developing innovative ways to overcome barriers to learning and general progress, ensuring our children have the full range of skills and values to continue their learning journey, on the way to a happy and successful life.
We believe in every child having many opportunities to be involved in clubs and sporting activities. To this end we offer an extensive range of extra curricular provision. We believe in healthy competition. We enter teams in a variety of local tournaments in addition to inter house and class competitions. Our school choir has performed at the Royal Albert Hall and other choral productions.
The school is committed to safeguarding and promotes the welfare of children. It expects all staff to share this commitment.
Times of the school day
Foundation Stage – Part Time
|Morning session:||8.50 am – 11.50 am|
|Morning session:||8.50 am – 12.00 noon|
|Afternoon session:||1.10 pm – 3.05 pm|
|Morning session:||8.50 am – 12.10 noon|
|Afternoon session:||1.10 pm – 3.15 pm|
There is a mid–morning break of 15 minutes for both key stages when apples/packets of dried fruit (raisins, sultanas, apricots etc) are sold from the School Office for 20p. (At this time children are allowed to eat a small quantity of either fruit or vegetables.)
Children are asked to arrive for morning school during the 10-minute period before the start of the session. They will be greeted by their class teacher and encouraged to participate in a “settling” activity.
Please be aware that we cannot accept any child into the playgrounds before the 10-minute period as we are unable to provide supervision for them.
KS1 children are taught for 21 hours 15 minutes each week, and KS2 for 23 hours 45 minutes. These times include Religious Education but exclude assembly, collective worship, morning and lunch time breaks.