About Us

Statutory Key Information

1. School name, address and phone number

Kingsmead School

King's Avenue


Staffordshire, WS12 1DH

Tel: 01543 227320

Email: office@kingsmeadschool.net

2. A named person who deals with enquiries

Contact Mrs D Derry (the Head's PA)

Email: d.derry@kingsmeadschool.net

3. Name of the Head of School

Mrs M Mincher

4. Name and address of the chair of the governing body

Mr D Statham

Kingsmead School

King's Avenue


Staffordshire, WS12 1DH

5. Name and details of your SEN co-ordinator (SENCO)

Miss N Bannister

Email: n.bannister@kingsmeadschool.net

6. Full name, address and telephone number of school MAT


CEO: Mr M Donoghue

John Taylor High School

Dunstall Road

Barton Under Needwood


DE13 8AZ

Telephone: 01283 247800

Email: office@jths.co.uk

7. Pupil premium information and spend analysis

Please click here

Remote Learning Provision

8. Year 7 Catch-up Premium including spend analysis

Please click here

9. Careers Leader in School

Mrs K Greenwood

Tel: 01543 227320

Email: k.greenwood@kingsmeadschool.net

10. Independent, impartial advice and guidance co-ordinator

Mrs N Kendall

Email: n.kendall@kingsmeadschool.net

11. Careers link governor

Mr R Dyke

Email: r.dyke@kingsmeadschool.net

12. CEIAG+ Careers approach

Please click here

Please click here

13. Curriculum content

For KS3 please click here

For KS4 please click here

14. School's approach to curriculum

For our Curriculum Statement please click here

15. How to obtain additional information on the curriculum?

Please contact:

Mr Truby Assistant Headteacher for Progress (Key stages 3 and 4)

Mr Russell Director of Sixth Form (Key Stage 5)

16. KS4: A list of courses available to students, including GCSEs
Exam Board
English Language GCSE  AQA
English Literature GCSE  AQA
Mathematics GCSE  Pearson Edexcel
Combined Science: Trilogy GCSE  AQA
Biology GCSE AQA
Chemistry GCSE AQA
Physics GCSE AQA
Animal Care Tech Award Pearson BTEC
Art and Design GCSE  OCR
Astronomy GCSE  Pearson Edexcel
Business GCSE  Pearson Edexcel
Child Development Tech Award Pearson BTEC
Computer Science GCSE  OCR
Creative Media Production Tech Award Pearson
Design and Technology GCSE  AQA
French GCSE  Pearson Edexcel
Geography GCSE  AQA
Health and Social Care Tech Award Pearson BTEC
History GCSE  Pearson Edexcel
Hospitality and Catering Vocational Award WJEC
IT Cambridge National OCR
Performing Arts Tech Award Pearson BTEC
Performing Arts (Dance) Tech Award Pearson BTEC
Physical Education GCSE  OCR
Psychology GCSE  AQA
Religious Studies GCSE  AQA
Spanish GCSE  AQA
Sport Tech Award Pearson BTEC
17. Post-16 qualifications on offer

All courses offered are validated and meet the 16-19 study programme requirements. 

Please contact Mr Russell for more information if you are interested.

18. KS4 exam results

Please click here

19. KS5 exam results and destinations 

Please click here

20. Admission arrangements including appeals diary

Please click here

21. How we consider applications for every year KS3 and KS4?

Admissions follow the guidance given by the LEA. Please find in the additional link to this page information about Y6 and in-year admissions. Kingsmead school is a comprehensive school and does not select students on ability.

22. How we consider applications for every Post-16 student?

Admissions are considered based on GCSE APS against minimum course requirements.

23. What parents should do if they want their child to attend our school?

Please contact the Head's PA Mrs D Derry. We can arrange for you and your child to visit the school and be taken on a tour as well as answer any questions you may have. Application packs are available from the office. Information regarding admissions are included above as point 20. 

24. Kingsmead oversubscription criteria

Kingsmead is oversubscribed in Year 7 from 2019. An oversubscription approach is currently being ratified 

25. Behaviour policy

Policies and Procedures

26. Statement of values and ethos

Please click here

27. Charging and remissions policy

Charging and Remissions Policy

28. Complaints procedure

Complaints Procedure

29. Whistleblowing policy

Whistleblowing Policy

30. SEN information report

For SEN information please click here

SEND Policy

31. Accessibility plan

Accessibility Plan

32. A link to our most recent Ofsted report

Please click here

33. Equality objectives

Equality Policy

34. Exclusion arrangements

Exclusion Arrangements

35. Link to performance tables

Please click here

36. Governance structure including committees

Please click here

37. Governors names and roles

Please click here

38. GDPR policy and record management

Record Management

39. Financial information and reporting page

Link to the financial information and reporting page on the Trust website

Please click here

40. Details of how hard copies can be obtained

Contact Mrs D. Derry - Headteacher's PA