Welcome to King Arthur's School
A warm welcome to King Arthur’s Community School. We serve the beautiful, historic town of Wincanton and its surrounding villages. The school’s motto of RESPECT, PRIDE and COURAGE was developed by students after researching the legends of King Arthur and underpins how we work as a community of learners.
Our vision and mission statement below have been developed by students, staff and governors giving a clear view of what matters to us.
If you are a prospective parent who would like to tour the school please do not hesitate to contact us and we will be happy to welcome you to our school.
King Arthur’s is a school…
- where students are happy and achieve to their potential
- with a reputation for excellent standards of behaviour
- that produces students who are well prepared for the world of work: ambitious, reliable, literate, numerate and with good social skills
- where all staff are valued and enjoy their work
- where students have a voice, take responsibility for their own learning and the consequences of their actions
- where there is a consistency in the experience students have regarding their learning opportunities, rewards and sanctions
- where all connected with the school take a pride in building a strong community
Revision Evening Year 10 and 11
GCSE Results 2015 – Well Done!
Well done to year 11 and 10 students receiving GCSE results. The school’s overall percentage of students achieving 5A*C including English and Maths has increased with Maths GCSE results being well above the National Average. We are currently appealing a number of results which will affect our overall figures – these will be published on hearing the result of appeals.
There are many success stories and some exceptionally high academic achievements; amongst them were Abigail Butt (10 A* 1 A), Josh Pepper (8*A 3 A), Elisha Hamblin (6A* 3 A), Harry Russell (4A* 4A 3 B), Caitlin Barnicoat (2A* 6A 3B) and Katie Swinburn (5A 5B 1C).
Students receiving results in year 10 have also shown great improvements with 60% of all year 10 students achieving A*C grades in science and just under 60% achieving an A*C grade in English Literature.
Percentage achieving five or more A* - C GCSEs (or equivalent) including English or Maths GCSEs = 48%
Percentage achieving the English Baccalaureate = 24%
Percentage of pupils making the expected level of progress = Maths 72% English = 67%