King James´s School, Knaresborough

King James´s School, Knaresborough


White Rose Alliance Lead School

King James´s School is a highly successful co-educational comprehensive school with 1,700 pupils aged 11-18 years.

The most recent inspection judged King James´s to be a good school with many outstanding features. Post-16 provision at King James´s is extensive with more than 30 Advanced courses on offer, in addition to a one-year Bridging Course and a Foundation Learners´ Programme.

King James´s School is very experienced in training teachers, having been a Training School since 2001, typically providing placements for up to 40 trainees each year from several different university providers.

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King James´s School website 

The school has an enviable tradition, identity and ethos (the school celebrated it´s 400th anniversary in 2016) which is combined with the best in modern curriculum design and innovative teaching and learning. Learning is enhanced by a wide range of extra-curricular activities.

Key features for the School Direct programme:

  • Highly regarded teacher training experiences and training programmes (former Training School)
  • Enhanced main stream school (Autism)
King James´s School, Knaresborough
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