About us

House System & ePraise

      In January 2016 we introduced a new house system across both the St John’s and King Richard schools. All our students, from Years 7 to 13, governors and staff, are members of one of our two new houses: Apollo and P...

Ofsted

2017 Ofsted We were inspected on 21 & 22 March 2017. The inspectors found that “the school continues to be outstanding.” Ambitious leadership permeates the culture of the school. The Executive Principal leads a high performing sen...

Our Awards and Affiliations

  To find out further information about any of these organisations, please click on the relevant logo.   The Leading Edge Partnership programme is an international network for high-performing schools with a commitment to raising achievement...

Our History

King Richard School was opened by Major General D. A. Kendrew in February 1958, welcoming 168 boarders and 88 day students. The school was still under construction: C Block didn’t yet exist, and the Annexe - previously the Nursing Sisters’ Mess -...

Our Mission, Aims and Values

Mission Statement 'We are a unique community where learning and leadership ensures excellence for all' Our Aims To have outstanding learning in every lesson every day To inspire responsibility, respect and enthusiasm in all To provide a...

Policies

A comprehensive set of policies exist in the school and inform much of what we do. Many of these policies concern themselves with staffing and other issues in the school and can be made available upon request. MOD Schools do not receive Pupil Premium ...

Pupil Leadership Team

  At King Richard School we believe that pupils should be given a wide range of opportunities to develop and practise leadership skills in preparation for life beyond school. Our Pupil Leadership Team (PLT) is an elected team of students...

School Governance Committee

 School Governance Committee (SGC) members are interested members of the community, including parents of children at the school. The current membership reflects a wide range of expertise and interest, and includes representation from parents; teaching ...

Senior Leadership Team

Name Post Code Strategic Responsibilities across the Federation Base School SLT link Faculty/Middle Leader SJS KRS Richard Sproson Principal RS Special Educational Needs and Higher Learning...

Welcome

    I am delighted to welcome you to our website and to the King Richard School. King Richard School is part of a federation with St John’s school of two small but vibrant 11-18 state secondary schools serving the military community i...