LEADER IN BOYS’ EDUCATION
The King’s School is an international leader in boys’ education and in residential care. Situated on 120 hectares at North Parramatta, the school provides a happy, healthy and action-packed lifestyle for its students, offering the best of both rural and urban life in Australia’s largest cosmopolitan city. Flexible boarding arrangements are available.
The King’s School boasts a wide range of facilities including:
Rugby fields, football fields, cross-country tracks, 50-metre swimming pool, heated pool, sports centre, advanced cricket facilities, rowing, indoor rock climbing, indoor shooting range, tennis and basketball courts, information technology centre, science centre, 320-seat professional theatre, centre of learning and leadership incorporating a computerised library, comprehensive music centre, boatshed on Parramatta River, historic sandstone chapel.
At The King’s School, boys can live-in as weekly boarders, full-term boarders or short-stay boarders. An extended day caters for parents of senior school students who want to collect their sons after dinner between 8.30pm and 9pm. At the preparatory school children can stay until 8pm. Warmth, security and a strong sense of community are features of the seven residential houses. Senior boys have individual bed/study rooms. Set homework periods, the assistance of live-in tutors and access to the school’s state-of-the-art intranet focuses each boy on academic goals. Attention is also given to organisational skills.
A large range of sport and after-school activities exists at The King’s School. Outstanding dining-room facilities with four full-time chefs and a full-time butcher provide nutritious food. A hot lunch in the dining room is provided every day for boarders, day boys and staff.
ELECTIVES YEAR 8 – 10
In addition to the core subjects of English, Mathematics, Science, History, Geography, PD/Health/PE and Biblical Studies, the following elective courses are offered at The King’s School ? Agriculture, Commerce, Design and Technology, French, German, Latin, Music, Technical Drawing, Technics I, and Visual Arts. Extensions in English, Mathematics, Science, HSIE, PD/Health/PE, Open High School Languages, Drama, Computer Studies, and Robotics are also offered.
ELECTIVES YEAR 11 – 12
Electives offered at The King’s School:
English (all courses and extensions), Mathematics (all courses and extensions), Agriculture, Ancient History, Biology, Business Studies, Chemistry, Design and Technology, Economics, Engineering Studies, French (and extensions), Geography, German (and extensions), Industrial Technology, Information Processes and Technology, Latin (and extensions), Modern History Extension, Music (and extensions), PD/Health/PE, Physics, Senior Science, Software Design and Technology, Visual Arts, Studies in Religion, VET courses through a variety of TAFE institutions, Open High School Languages, SSCL Languages, Drama, Legal Studies.
Special Feature of The King’s School include:
Excellent academic results, an abundance of leadership opportunities, gifted and talented programs, focus on public speaking, Transition year for Year 7 to ease boys into senior school, full-time chaplain, school counsellor.
Lunch is provided every day in the dining room for all students, while breakfast is available on request. Evening dinner for day boys and supervised homework is available for day students at a per night rate.