The King's School in Macclesfield


      Visiting King's

      To really appreciate all that King's has to offer, and to experience first-hand our friendly community, we would encourage you to visit our school. We offer both organised events, such as Open Days and Taster Days, as well as mid-week Tours which are for small groups of families (typically 2 or 3 families) or individual families (by request).

      Midweek Tours

      We would be delighted to welcome you on a normal school day to see us in action. We offer a list of dates when tours are available, usually in the mornings, so that you can see us on a normal working day. For details of available dates and to book, please contact the Admissions Department. 




      Sixth Form Open Evening (for entry in 2019) - Wednesday 3 October 2018, 6.30pm 

      All academic departments and our modern Sixth Form Centre will be open for you to visit. As well as meeting our staff and current Sixth Form pupils, you will be able to learn more about subject choices, sports provision, preparation for university and our careers service. Register here.

      Whole School Open Day - Saturday 13 October 2018, 10am - 1pm 

      Our open day in the Autumn term is designed to provide parents and children with an insight into 'life at King's' and show all that we have to offer future pupils prior to the entrance examinations in January. Please come along to meet our staff and pupils, have your questions answered, see our facilities and hear from our Headmaster and Principals. You will be shown around by our pupils and there will be plenty of opportunities to meet staff and enjoy refreshments. Please join us for a great day! Register here.

      For Satnav purposes, please use: Cumberland Street site (SK10 1DA) for the Senior Boys' Division and Sixth Form, or Fence Avenue site (SK10 1LS) for the Infants & Juniors or Senior Girls' Division.

      Sixth Form Options Evening - Thursday 15 November 2018, 6pm

      An evening designed to give potential Sixth Form students a greater understanding of the subject choices available and the syllabus content. Every academic department will give talks describing the content of their A Level courses. External applicants are most welcome to attend to meet our staff and current students. Register here.

      Infant & Junior Taster Afternoon, 8 November 2018, 1:15pm 

      Children and their parents are invited to spend the afternoon in school. Children are able to join classes from Year1 through to Year 6 and experience learning on a normal school day, whilst parents can speak to staff about our unique curriculum and the vast array of opportunities on offer, as well as look around our classrooms, extensive outdoor areas and new sports facilities. Register here. Postcode: SK10 1LS

      Life at King's - Saturday 12 January 2019 (10am - 12 noon)

      Aimed at those pupils who are registered to take our Senior Entrance Examination in 2019, this is a structured morning designed to give parents of Year 6 pupils more detail about our curriculum, our pastoral structure, outstanding extra-curricular offer and school life in general. There are fun activities for the children to get involved with. Please book through Admissions.

      Infant & Junior Open Afternoon - Thursday 2 May 2019, 1.15pm - 3pm

      Our Open Afternoon offers you the opportunity to come and look round our Infants & Juniors and learn about our innovative and engaging curriculum, as well as the broad range of sports and clubs on offer. Our Year 6 pupils will show you around and there will be plenty of opportunities to meet our staff and pupils and see why we are so passionate about what we have to offer. Register here. Postcode: SK10 1LS

      Early Years Taster Sessions (Spring 2019)

      Children considering joining King's Pre-School and Reception classes are invited to join us for a taster session on selected days. Please speak to the Admissions team for dates and in order to book a place


      Senior School Taster Day (for Year 7 entry in 2020) - Friday 5 July 2019

      A fun-packed day for children currently in Year 5 to come and learn about what life is like in King’s Senior Divisions. The event runs for the whole day, from 9.15am – 3.20pm (lunch and snacks included). Pupils from all schools are invited to experience first-hand the opportunities for learning and enrichment available at King's. Parents are warmly invited to join us for afternoon tea as they come to collect their children so that they too can gain an insight into what is special about King’s. Please complete the booking form and we recommend that you apply early. 

      Maps and Directions:

      Infants & Juniors / Senior Girls’ Division - Fence Avenue site (SK10 1LS)

      Senior Boys’ Division / Sixth Form - Cumberland Street site (SK10 1DA)

      The Admissions Department

      Telephone: 01625 260000

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