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. 



      Early Years: Taster Session

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      Children considering joining King's Pre-School or Reception  classes are invited to join us for a fun morning of exploration and discovery. The taster session will allow children to get hands-on, while paretns can speak to staff about our outstanding Early years provision. Please speak to the Admissions team to book a place (limited places available) or Register here.


      Senior School Taster Day (for Year 5s) -

      Friday 5 July 2019, 9am

      A fun-packed day for children currently in Year 5 to come and learn about what life is like in King’s Senior School. The event runs for the whole day, from 9am – 3.20pm (lunch and snacks included) at our Cumberland Street site. 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. THIS EVENT IS NOW FULLY BOOKED!

      Sixth Form Open Evening (for entry in 2020) - Wednesday 2 October 2019, 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 12 October 2019 

      Junior School Open Morning, 10am - 12noon

      Senior School Open, 10am - 2pm 

      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. Please come along to meet our staff and pupils, have your questions answered, see plans for our new campus and hear from our Headmaster. Our pupils will show you around the school and there will be plenty of opportunities to meet staff and enjoy refreshments. The Headmaster's talk will be at 12 noon in the Senior Division. The Head's talk in the Infants &  Juniors will be at 10.30am. Please register here.


      Seniors & Sixth Form - Cumberland Street site (SK10 1DA) 

      Infants & Juniors - Fence Avenue site (SK10 1LS) 

      Sixth Form Options Evening

      Thursday 14 November 2019, 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.

      'Life at King's'

      Saturday 23 November 2019 (10am - 12 noon)

      An event for those 11+ pupils who are registered to take our Senior Entrance Examination in 2020, this is a 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 Discovery Afternoon

      Thursday 7 November 2019, 12:40pm 

      Thursday 13 February 2020, 12:40pm 

      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 and facilities. Register here. Postcode: SK10 1LS

      Infants: Dare to Discover!

      Saturday 7 March 2020, 10am - 12noon

      Children considering joining King's Pre-School, Reception, Year 1 or Year 2 classes are invited to join us for a fun morning of exploration and discovery. Themed around Science and Maths-based topics, children will be able to take part in a range of age-appropriate activities in our indoor and outdoor learning areas. Please speak to the Admissions team to book a place (limited places available) or Register here.

      Infant & Junior Open Afternoon

      Thursday 7 May 2020, 1pm - 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 

      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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