ESTABLISHED in 1831, The King's School was founded at the command of King William IV as a boys' school that would provide Australia with its next generation of leaders.
Catering for boys from kindergarten to year 12 the school is an independent, non-selective, Anglican day and boarding school.
This year there are 1530 students enrolled at The King's School, including 360 boarders.
In 2012, The King's School continued to offer a broad curriculum along with a diverse range of sports and co-curricular activities.
The school Cadet Corps is the oldest and one of the largest in the country, engaging more than 500 boys in various activities during the school year. Students learn and experience discipline, teamwork and character building exercises, building up to the annual Cadet Camp, when students are challenged and tested.
The hallmark values of students are respect, responsibility, integrity, excellence, sustainability and balance.
The King's School employs highly qualified, dedicated teaching professionals who are specialists in educating boys.
The King's School is a strong supporter of charities and local organisations.
Last year the school ranked 40th in the NSW HSC school rankings.
King's has also been actively involved in the International Boys' School Coalition and has made great contributions to its conferences around the world each year.