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Kingsdown School is a dynamic and ambitious Academy, where hardworking students thrive. We are very proud of our achievements and proud of working in a school where:

  • we are ambitious and dedicated to ensuring students leave with excellent examination results and the life skills they need for the modern world
  • we are all committed to ensure the highest standards of teaching and learning
  • students are unique, they are treated as individuals where their talents and abilities are nurtured
  • we believe that anything is possible and we are committed to students achieving their full potential
  • facilities are good and continually being developed to provide the best environment for learning
  • expectations are high, we drive our students to achieve personal excellence in everything they do

At Kingsdown School, our badge, the Lion, represents what we are all about. All who learn within our community do so with a sense of PRIDE:

Performance: Pride ourselves on achieving the best for every student

Resilience: Strive to achieve through effort and determination

Imagination: Provide a stimulating environment which shows students that learning is an exciting lifelong activity

Determination: Promotes excellence, personal achievement and the realisation of each student’s potential

Enjoyment: Celebrates success


Kingsdown is a mixed 11 – 16 Secondary School located in Stratton St Margaret, Swindon.  It offers a vibrant learning environment in which its 1147 students currently on roll take great pride.

We are delighted that, since September 1st 2017, we became a full partner in the River Learning Trust.  Together, we have a clear strategy for rapidly improving Kingsdown and thereby achieving our vision of becoming a “School of Excellence”.  

The principles of both our School and Trust that will guide all our work are:

 a commitment to excellence – striving for the best educational experience
 everyone learning – creating and taking every opportunity to enhance lives 
 a commitment to respectful relationships – acting with care, integrity and fairness in all we do

As leaders of Kingsdown School we share an unshakable belief and confidence in all our students and in all our staff.  Additionally we all firmly believe in the power and importance of everyone having the right both to deliver and to receive a high quality education.

Working for Us

If you're searching for your next teaching post, why not contact us now? You'll be working at a great school and be part of a friendly, helpful team. We're always interested to hear from enthusiastic, committed teachers - send us your CV now and say what sort of role you're looking for.