King’s School Rochester is a co-educational, independent school with 640 pupils between the ages of 3 and 18, including 50 boarders. King’s is formed of a Nursery/Pre-Preparatory School, a Preparatory School and a Senior School. The Senior School provides for pupils between 13 and 18 and consists of 260 boys and girls. The size of the school creates a strongly supportive, friendly atmosphere with an emphasis on excellent academic results within a full and rounded co-curricular programme. Sport is a strength of the school with regular fixtures and several pupils representing at county and national level.
The school is situated in the most historic part of Rochester, adjacent to the Cathedral and Castle. Rochester is 35 minutes from London on the high-speed rail link and enjoys excellent road connections to other parts of the country. The school has a long heritage, having been founded in 604 AD and is part of the Cathedral Foundation. While candidates need not be Anglicans, it is important that they should feel sympathy with the Christian tradition of the School and in particular its moral values. The Principal is a member of HMC and the school is also a member of IAPS, CSA and the Woodard Corporation.