King Solomon High School is a Jewish, co-educational comprehensive school serving Redbridge and surrounding areas. The Jewish ethos of the school is embedded throughout and provides a strong moral code and vision that all members of the school embrace.
There many successful areas of teaching with acknowledged strengths in English, maths, science, art and MFL.
The Jewish Studies department leads the school in the formal teaching of Jewish Studies and other religions. The school is an acknowledged leader in multi faith education and has been described as the benchmark for faith schools. It is recognised that students are prepared well for life in modern Britain.
The Kehilah (community) department leads the school’s extra-curricular and informal learning opportunities. These include interfaith workshops, Year 9 Israel Tour, Year 12 Auschwitz visit and a range of activities to celebrate festivals throughout the year.
In addition to Jewish festivals the school acknowledges and embraces its multi-faith and multi-cultural intake, ensuring opportunities to commemorate key British and world events take place, including Black history month. The school is an acknowledged champion of tolerance and inclusivity. The school ethos permeates upon students’ spiritual, moral, social and cultural development permeates lessons and social times.
Our 6th Form students have been extremely successful in public examinations, with King Solomon being placed in the top 25% of schools nationally over the past three years. Almost all students progress on to university with a significant proportion gaining places at Russell Group Universities.
Inspectors found that students in the school are courteous towards their peers and staff and help to maintain a calm and well respected school environment. School discipline is strong and students show very positive attitudes to learning. Students speak of their pride of belonging to the school and their happiness to attend school. Attendance rates are above the national average.
Students are provided with opportunities to take on responsibility within the school. This includes school prefects, school council and student observers, who feedback to teachers on their views of lessons. This supports the creation of a harmonious and inclusive community that leads to extremely positive relationships between students and staff.
Support provided to students with special educational needs is well structured and successful. Interventions are provided on an individual bespoke basis, enabling students to make progress in line with their peers.
The school understands the importance of good links with our primary feeder school, which enables a smooth transition for students into a secondary environment. Visits for pupils and parents take place throughout Year 5 and Year 6 to ensure that all children feel welcomed into our King Solomon community.
Our aim is to work with parents and students to support their development as caring, respectful, knowledgeable and successful young people. We are a school that understands the students, is a beacon of tolerance and inclusion and gives each and every member of our community the opportunity for success.
Local SEND Offer
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