Executive Head of Kingsmead College

Lisa Palmer:


Welcome to the Kingsmead College community. As you explore our website, I encourage you to discover the unique ethos that makes our school such a happy, special place.

At Kingsmead College we strive to nurture our girls in an environment that is safe, yet one in which the girls take risks in order to grow in confidence and courage.

You ideally want your daughter to realise her hopes in a school that recognises that each girl is a unique individual who will make the most of her potential and of her strengths and talents.

At Kingsmead we are committed to providing a balanced programme and we are equally committed to academics, sport, cultural activities and community service.

The magic of an all-girls’ environment like Kingsmead, is that these young women of the future are given the space to be – just be – exactly who they are. In a small school environment, we get to know your daughters personally and it is our joy as the leaders to engage with the girls in their quest for self-development.

We are able to combine the best of the old – traditions and values – with the best of the new in terms of cutting-edge technology and best practice in education. We have a superb staff who are involved in curriculum development and who work closely with our examinations board. We teach the skills that are necessary for the 21st Century and run programmes in coding, critical thinking and researching.

Thank you for taking the time to visit our website and we look forward to welcoming you and your daughter for a visit to learn more about this happy, unique school.


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Kingsmead College is a unique environment which embraces the individual needs of girls within our community, where we have the opportunity to offer outstanding education at the foundation of all learning.

Kingsmead Junior School aims to meet the developmental needs of girls within a greater South African and global context. Our international accreditation, from Exeter University, as an Advanced Thinking School, ensures that our approach to learning and personal development is progressive and innovative. With the support of outstanding teachers and resources, developing differentiated and dynamic curriculum remains a priority.

At Kingsmead Junior School we stand together as a community of teachers, girls and parents and give more than hope for excellence. We give our girls the courage to learn to understand who they are and be truly secure and comfortable within that identity.

Our staff and children embody spirit, creativity, initiative, flexibility, and confidence. We embrace personal and social challenges and empower each other towards a common goal of excellence in girls’ education. We lead academic, extracurricular, cultural and spiritual conversation, pioneer primary education pedagogies and lead reflective lives.

To be a Kingsmead girl, parent and staff member is to belong to a community of welcome and wonder. We find opportunities to celebrate small successes and share the importance of girls’ education with a wider audience. We work together to move forward.

As you browse our website, I trust that you will begin to experience the happiness that surrounds us.

Welcome from the Junior Head of Kingsmead College

Kim Lowman: