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Welcome from the Head


061Mr Robert Pavis, MA Ed




When you join Kingsley School, you are joining a very special family. As a part of this family, you will learn new skills, you will learn to give generously of your time and your service to others, you will learn to appreciate what you have, you will learn to connect with your environment and with others, and you will learn to be active in order to make the most of all the extra opportunities here at Kingsley. We are a family that values positive mental health and wellbeing as the way to achieve success and happiness, so that we can all reach our potential to be better global citizens to build a better world for our future.

If you too believe in a “better me – better world“, and value the importance of leading an environmentally-aware and sustainability-focused lifestyle, then please come and visit us here at Kingsley. We look forward to welcoming you!

We are very impressed with the School's truly inspiring vision for a modern world 

Parent, May 2023


A Welcome From Us All

Students at Kingsley School achieve success and happiness through and positive mental health and wellbeing. Our location in the UNESCO Biosphere of North Devon, and one of only 12 World Surf Reserves worldwide, informs the way we use our environment to provide a truly unique education, which is so much more than just academic results.

When you join Kingsley School, you join the Kingsley family. Every child is known as an individual whose strengths and interests are nurtured and developed by specialist teachers, small class sizes, and specialist support for all learning needs.

Our combined Core Curriculum & Expansive Curriculum ensures students experience a range of academic subjects, sports, arts, outdoor education, and Earth Centre education, all underpinned by our focus on sustainability and environmentalism.

All of this is which prepares students for the parts they will play in developing a better world and themselves becoming world-class global citizens.

All you need to be happy, is something to be passionate aboutCharles Kingsley 1819-1875

Achieving success and happiness through positive mental health and wellbeing

Mr robert pavis, ma ed, Headteacher