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Headmaster's Welcome

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Welcome to The King’s Hospital School. Following a long tradition of resilience and strong Church of Ireland values of compassion, respect and personal responsibility, we continue to thrive as one of Ireland’s leading boarding schools.

With excellent teaching talent and a strong focus on enrichment activities, we encourage our students to be the best they can – to reach their potential, both within and beyond the classroom.

We are more than a school: we are a caring community. We welcome all faiths and, as a multicultural, co-educational environment, we foster inclusiveness and promote cultural diversity.

Academically, we offer a wide range of subjects and, with almost all our graduates entering third-level education, our results speak for themselves.

Equally, however, we focus on wellbeing. We urge students to seize the opportunity to become involved in some of a multitude of hobbies and activities – to try new things and, perhaps, to discover hidden talents.

As a progressive and outward looking school, we stay in step with advances in technology to ensure our young people are prepared for the challenges that lie ahead.

We are proud of the successes of our past pupils, many of whom feature prominently in science, business, arts and entertainment, sport and politics – and hope our former students will continue to inspire.

Our warm, supportive and stimulating environment enables our students to flourish: WB Yeats said: “Education is not the filling of the pail, but the lighting of a fire.”

We are eager for our students to leave school with a love of learning, a strong sense of integrity, passion, responsibility, independence and an enthusiasm for life.

I am delighted and proud to be leading our school into the next chapter of its life and I encourage you to embrace the journey that lies ahead.

To learn more about this wonderful school community please contact our Admissions Team at or call them on +353 1 6436564. They would be delighted to guide you through the admissions process and arrange a visit to the school.