King's School, Rochester

The King's School, Rochester, is an English independent school in Rochester, Kent. It is a cathedral school and, being part of the foundation of Rochester Cathedral, the Dean of Rochester serves as chair of the school's governing body.[2][3] The school claims to be the second oldest continuously operating school in the world, having been founded in 604 AD.[1][2] [lower-alpha 1]

The King's School
Address
Boley Hill

, ,
ME1 1TE

England
Coordinates51°23′15″N 0°30′06″E
Information
TypePublic School
Independent day and boarding school
Cathedral school
MottoDisce aut discede
("Learn or leave")
Religious affiliation(s)Church of England
Established604 AD[1]
Founder(refounded) Henry VIII
Chairman of the GovernorsDean of Rochester
PrincipalBen Charles
GenderCoeducational
Age3 to 18
Enrolment700
Houses5
Colour(s)Blue, black and white
Former pupilsOld Roffensians
School Song"Carmen Roffense"
Websitehttp://www.kings-rochester.co.uk/

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