Hawford Lock Lane, Claines, Worcester WR3 7SD
10 reasons to choose King's Hawford
King’s Hawford has a Schoolsmith Score® of 86. It is one of the best independent prep schools in Worcester and one of the 3 best primary schools for 2 miles.
King’s Hawford is an independent prep day school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 2 and 11 years. It is a Church of England school, open to all faiths and none. The school has a non-selective admissions policy. It is the junior division of The King’s School, an all-through school to age 18. King’s Hawford fees range from £3,025 (Rec) to £5,340 per term (2023/24).
Average class size
King’s Hawford has two classes per year to Year 4, three classes from Year 5, and an average class size of 16 pupils.
Most King’s Hawford pupils move up to The King’s School, Worcester at the end of Year 6.
The King's Hawford curriculum
School curriculum is based on the National Curriculum and also includes PSHCE, reasoning, French, Spanish, German. Cross curricular learning through theme days and weeks. Weekly Skills Afternoon for Years 3 to 6 broadens the curriculum with hobbies and crafts. The school offers each pupil between 5 and 10 different extra-curricular academic activities or hobby clubs.
More on the curriculum
There are regular educational trips for all year groups and visiting speakers. Forest School to Year 2, and a timetabled outdoor learning programme from Year 3. Learning Outside the Classroom accredited. Residential trips from Year 2.
Specialist teachers for sport, music and languages throughout, for art and DT from Year 1, and for computing from Year 3.
Sport at King's Hawford
School offers over 20 different sports through the year, through both the curriculum and an extensive extra-curriculum. Competitive teams in major sports from Year 3. In recent years the school has enjoyed national success in athletics, sailing, swimming.
The Arts at King's Hawford
Art and music are taught as discrete curricular subjects to all pupils. Drama is part of the English and co-curriculum. All pupils learn an instrument in class and nearly all take extra-curricular instrument lessons from Year 3. Three choirs, orchestra and several instrument ensembles. The school is one of the top 50 UK prep schools for the breadth of its creative and performing arts extra-curriculum. Artsmark Gold accreditation.
Wraparound care from 7.30am to 6.00pm.
Find another school near King's Hawford
Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Primary School, Worcester (4.3 miles); Wilden All Saints Church of England Primary School (9.5 miles); Madresfield Church of England Primary School (10.1 miles).
The River School (1.6 miles); RGS Worcester (2.9 miles); The King’s School, Worcester (4.2 miles).
Blessed Edward Oldcorne Catholic College (4.5 miles); The Stourport High School and Sixth Form Centre (9.3 miles); The Chantry School (10.8 miles).