Performers from Academy staged their first performance of the academic year last week, with their production of “The Phone Box on Holloway Road”. Written especially for the group by our very own Mr Jones, the one-act piece of theatre was inspired by the 2002 film, “Phone Booth”.
Kingham Hill School
An independent, co-educational day and boarding school for pupils aged 11-18
Welcome to Kingham Hill
Kingham Hill School is an independent, co-educational, day and boarding School for pupils aged 11-18 set in 100 acres of glorious Cotswold countryside.
The best advertisements for a school are its children, and if you ask current parents why they chose Kingham Hill for their son or daughter, they invariably speak of the impression that friendly, happy, and well-balanced pupils made on them when visiting us.
We pride ourselves on our commitment to the individual. Every pupil is valued and encouraged to develop their own character and talents to the full. Confidence and maturity are nurtured by experienced academic and pastoral staff, in an atmosphere of opportunity and enquiry, with excellent structures of care in a stunning country setting.
Get in touch
We'd love to hear from you, so please contact our Admissions Team:
Mrs Debbie Marshall
Phone: 01608 731884
Mrs Sophie Megson.
Phone: 01608 695271
Teaching and learning
There is a science to learning, and an art to teaching. At KHS, our teaching staff are expected not only to have excellent subject knowledge and pedagogical qualifications, but to commit to the professional learning culture we have established at the School, with excellent results.
We are proud to offer over sixty regular sports, clubs and activities that educate, enrich and engage pupils throughout the school. These activities are embedded into the school day: most of them are scheduled as an integral part of the daily timetable, towards the end of each afternoon.
Day and Boarding
Every pupil belongs to one of eleven houses that act as large, extended families. There are on average 25-30 pupils per house with a range of ages in each. We have four day and seven boarding houses which have their own inviting social lounges, games rooms and quiet rooms.
The Sixth Form, we believe, allows pupils to flourish and grow with a healthy balance of focusing on academics, throwing themselves into sports and activities whilst also serving others and leading with integrity and purpose. We want pupils very much to take ownership of their programmes whilst also supporting and challenging them along the way.
In the early days the school was a virtually self-sufficient community. It had a farm, a wide range of workshops, a school building, a chapel, a sanatorium and various boarding houses. The Founder ensured that every Kingham child learned to read and write, gained a trade and had the benefit of understanding the Christian faith.
We kick-started our Hive events once more at Kingham Hill with a lunch-time seminar on Tuesday focussed on the importance of inclusion and diversity.
Kingham Hill have competed in the first matches of this year’s national Schools Challenge quiz competition.The tournament works very much like University Challenge, with teams answering “Starters for ten” and bonus questions. We have four teams in the competition this year: 1st IV, 2nd IV, U15 IV and U13 IV. So far, we have played two matches with two more to come next week.