Kensington Park School

About Kensington Park School

Kensington Park School is a coeducational day and boarding school located in central London. As an academic school its purpose is to challenge, inspire and stretch its students to reach their full potential. The class sizes are small, and all teachers are truly passionate about their subjects, meaning all students receive the highest level of teaching.

Alongside the more traditional subjects, the curriculum at Kensington Park School offers Mandarin from Year 7 and computer science as a fourth science. These exciting new subjects allow students to study content that sets them apart from most other schools in the country and prepares them for the ever-changing world.

While the school recognises the importance of studies and offers an academically stimulating environment, also important to the school is life outside of the classroom, and so a wide range of co-curricular activities are available to all students. Situated on either side of Kensington Park, the incredible location of the school allows students to explore the city of London and all it has to offer. A small school, KPS offers outstanding pastoral care, placing the individual student firmly at the heart of their own education.

Boarding at Kensington Park School

Boarding is available to all students from Year 9 and the accommodation is situated just a short distance away from the school sites. The standard of accommodation is exceptional, amongst the best in London. Living in central London is of course very exciting, but for young students away from home it can feel very daunting. That is why Kensington Park School offers the highest standard of pastoral care, so that students can feel safe, happy and secure, allowing them to flourish in all aspects of school life.

The boarding house is managed 24 hours a day, and a careful balance is struck between allowing students to enjoy the city of London and what it has to offer, but also keeping safe. Strict curfews and daily registrations are set in place to ensure the wellbeing of all students.

There are single, double and triple rooms of offer, all of which have en-suite bathrooms and kitchenettes in addition to the outstanding catering facilities. There is also a common room, a space where students can socialise and relax.


Type of School Co-ed, boarding and day
Number of Pupils 244
Pupils Boys 59%
Pupils Girls 41% girls
Number of Boarders 25
International Boarders 25
Age Range 11-18 years
Religious Tradition Non-denominational; all faiths welcome
Distance from Airports

30 minutes from Heathrow Airport, 1hr 30 minutes from Gatwick and Stansted Airports.

Distance from London

The school is located in the heart of London.

Educational Programmes

Years 7, 8 and 9, GCSEs, 1 year GCSE, A-Levels. Easter Revision and Academic Summer Courses.

Co-Curricular Programmes

The importance of co-curricular activities is huge at Kensington Park School. They recognise that learning and development takes place in a variety of environments outside of the classroom. That’s why there is an extensive programme of sports, physical activities, art, performing arts, and drama available. Just a few of the clubs and societies on offer include Dance Club, Dodgeball Club, Choir, LAMDA, Harry Potter Club, Music Composition Club, Football Club, Ice Skating, Band, Debating, Duke of Edinburgh and many more. School productions are always inspiring and of the highest quality, bringing students from across the creative arts together to allow each pupil to showcase their abilities.