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Welcome

Welcome to Kingsway Primary School. We are a thriving and growing (4-11) school located close to the city/ county border in Braunstone Town, Leicestershire and part of the LiFE Multi-Academy Trust.

Our school aims to provide nurturing and rich learning experiences that allow every pupil to master new skills, develop passions and reach heights that they did not imagine possible.

Our core values are truthfulness, kindness and equality. At Kingsway these values are central to everything we do.

 

WE BELIEVE IN:

Having high expectations and providing the support for pupils to achieve them. We believe that all children, however challenging their circumstances may be and whatever their background, can achieve.

We believe in a strong partnership with families and we encourage open and honest communication at all times. We welcome visitors to our school and will go the extra mile to ensure any problems are dealt with fairly and openly.

Great teaching and great learning are at the heart of all that the school does. As a group of staff we constantly monitor and challenge ourselves to find the best way of learning for each pupil. We work as a team of talented and committed individuals and we continually inspire and learn from each other just as we expect our pupils to do.

At Kingsway we encourage excellent behaviour, self-belief, resilience and kindness. We encourage politeness at all times.

We are proud to say that we provide all pupils with a nurturing and safe environment and we recognise that meeting the emotional and physical needs of each pupil is of paramount importance. We aspire to develop confident and kind young people who are ready to embrace the challenges of the next stage in their learning.

We are very proud of our school and all our pupils. They are a wonderful asset to the local community and supporting them to grow into marvellous young people is both a pleasure and a privilege.

 

Julie Olsen

Head of School

On behalf of the Governors and Staff At Kingsway

About Us

Kingsway Primary School was built in 1974 and admitted its first pupils in January 1975. It is an attractive open plan building set in pleasant surroundings with a large playing field and two playgrounds.

The school is situated to the West of the city adjacent to The Winstanley School and with easy access to motorways and the Fosse Park Shopping Complex. Most children from Kingsway transfer to Bosworth Academy and the Winstanley School. The school's form a close collaborative group under the LiFE Multi-Academy Trust.

The number of children on roll is 320.

 

FACILITIES

In addition to the fully carpeted class bases there are a number of quiet rooms and art areas. There is also a studio which holds one of the school libraries and a hall. There is a double mobile classroom which houses the self-contained 4+ Reception Unit. We also have a computer suite containing 15 computers, also, to give even more access to ICT facilities, 2 computer trolleys with 30 laptop computers. All of the teaching bases have an interactive display screens.
Over the years the school has grown steadily and now comprises: -

  • A main teaching block composed of:
  • 6 open plan teaching areas
  • 2 Libraries
  • Large hall
  • Computer Suite
  • Studio
  • Quiet room
  • Art & Craft areas
  • Teacher's workroom
  • Boys & Girls toilets
  • Kitchen
  • Administration area>
  • A Year 3/4 block with three classrooms, deputy head's office and storage rooms
  • Three new classroom for Years 5/6

 

To the rear of the school are extensive playing fields used for curriculum activities and play times in dry weather. There is also a large tarmacadam playground and extensive paved areas adjacent to the school buildings.

We have also developed the area outside of the 4+ block to provide an additional learning space which is equipped with sand pit, under tree sitting area, climbing frame and bridge, willow tunnel, planting beds, display boards and a further covered area.

At the end of the Year 5/6 block there is a paved seating area where the older children are allowed to eat their packed lunches outside when the weather permits. At the far end of the main playground is another space which has been developed as a nature area with beds for planting, a pond, a bottle greenhouse and an outdoor classroom.

LiFE Multi Academy Trust

Bosworth Academy is part of LiFE Multi Academy Trust.

To find out more about the trust, please click here

Living and Working in Leicestershire

In the Heart of England - Residents of Leicestershire enjoy the best of everything
From refreshing and beautiful countryside and personable market towns to vibrant city living, Leicestershire offers a distinctive and high quality of life that will suit all lifestyles
 
Leicestershire is a beautiful county at the heart of England, within the developing National Forest.  It is a county where you can discover completely unspoilt villages and market towns, open countryside and panoramic views with rocky summits and secluded valleys.
 
Leicestershire has a wide variety of attractions including Bosworth Battlefield, where the course of English history changed dramatically, Snibston Discovery Park, which recalls our industrial past, and the National Space Centre.
 
Loughborough, in the north of the County is at the forefront of Information Technology and Loughborough University is also the national headquarters for many sports in the UK.  A number of Olympic teams will be training at Loughborough University in preparation for the 2012 Games in London, including, among others, the British Swimming Team, the British Triathlon Team, the elite British Athletes and the English Women’s Football Team.
 
The jet engine was invented in Lutterworth, in the south of the County, while Hinckley in the west was where the hosiery and footwear industries evolved.  Ashby-de-la-Zouch, in the north-west, and Market Harborough, in the south-east, are two very attractive, historical market towns.  Melton Mowbray, in the north-east, is a rural market town famous for the pork pie and for Stilton cheese.
 
Cosmopolitan and cultured, historic but futuristic, Leicester in the centre of the County is nothing if not varied, with its strong cultural diversity, excellent entertainment, night-life and restaurants.  The newly re-developed centre of the City offers a wide range of shopping opportunities, from the largest permanent outdoor market in Europe to the extensive Highcross shopping centre.
 
Leicestershire is well served by many transportation networks.  Four motorways (M1, M69, M42 and M6) run through the County, and there are regular trains to London, Nottingham, Birmingham and the North.  For international travel East Midlands Airport is located in the north of the County, and Birmingham Airport is also easily accessible
 
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