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.
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
- Quiet room
- Art & Craft areas
- Teacher's workroom
- Boys & Girls toilets
- 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.