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Values and culture

We encourage the individual pursuit of excellence and achieve outstanding academic results. All staff support every child to realise their full potential.

We celebrate the individual strengths and successes of our pupils and equip them with resilience and resourcefulness in order to meet the challenges and opportunities whilst at Kingshott and beyond. We always encourage them to be reflective and responsible in all their learning.

Kingshott School is thriving and is entering a really exciting time where the changes in our curriculum and the investment in facilities to support the delivery of that curriculum are truly coming together to propel the school forward for the next generation

 

Facilities

Since 2004, we have embarked on a hugely ambitious and very successful building program. Major improvements have been made to the School’s facilities, including a purpose-built Nursery, Pre-Prep and Middle school.

In November 2015, we opened a multimillion-pound teaching block for the senior part of the school. The Robinson building offers a sizeable, bright and airy Art Room, a dedicated Music Room, Drama Studio, Food Technology Room, Science laboratory, nine teaching classrooms and new changing rooms.

We have most recently opened a multimillion-pound Sports and Drama Hall to ensure that taking part in our varied Games and P.E. curriculum and our exciting performing arts programme, is an even more challenging and engaging experience.

Click here to preview the transformation of the Sports and Drama Hall into a 450 seat theatre with a substantial sized stage.

Year on year, Kingshott continues to make major improvements to its facilities.  New Astro Turf pitches and greatly improved roadways and parking facilities around the school have been smaller but just as important projects. 

New plans are underway to enhance the dining area and introduce a state-of-the-art STEAM learning centre to encourage greater independent thinking in our children.

All of our building projects reaffirm the school’s focus on providing both a broad and academic educational experience that allows pupils whether they are aged 3 or 13, the freedom to give everything a go.

 

Staff Support and Development

We offer all our staff excellent professional development opportunities and guidance, with a strong CPD programme.

 

The town of Hitchin

Hitchin is a beautiful historic market town in North Hertfordshire, surrounded by lovely countryside, with a population of approximately 33,500. It has been voted in the ‘Top 10 Best Places to Live in the UK’ in The Times.

It has great transport links, being just two miles from the A1(M) and only 10 miles from the M1, and is in easy reach of London with Kings Cross station a mere 30 minutes away. There is also good access to the main rail routes to Cambridge and north to York and Scotland.

The town is great for families with lots of activities for young people and their parents to participate in including sports and activities, youth organisations, performing arts and more. Hitchin also is well known in the area as a town for foodies with virtually every cuisine represented. Hitchin Festival runs throughout the month of July with over 100 different events celebrating the artistic, cultural and community life of the town. Hitchin is home to the famous Hitchin Lavender Farm.

For more information on Hitchin have a look at:

http://www.hitchinherts.com/

https://www.thebestof.co.uk/local/hitchin

Kingshott School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.