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New Students


Welcome to Ken Stimpson Community School!

We know that starting a new school can be a scary thing so we thought we'd put together a little bit of helpful information for you to try and make the experience a little easier. Have a look around this page and our website and if you have an other questions feel free to contact us.

Induction Day 2019

New Year 7 students are expected to attend our induction day on Tuesday 3rd September 2019

You should arrive on site for 8:30-8:45am and should meet outside of the Sports Centre.  You should be wearing your school uniform and bring your PE kit with you. Break time will be at 11:05-11:35am and you should bring a packed lunch if needed or money to buy from our canteen, free school meal students will be catered for. 

The induction session will end at 12:30pm.

All students will begin their full timetable on Wednesday 4th September 8:45am - 3:15pm.  Your first lesson will be in tutor groups and then you will follow your normal timetable for the rest of the day.

Getting Around

Moving around a new school can be a daunting task! Here's some useful facts to help you navigate our school and you can also check out our downloadable site map here

  • Our site consists of 5 blocks
  • Classrooms are either upstairs (Upper) or downstairs (Lower)
  • All classrooms are named with a 4 character code 
    • Which block it is in
    • Whether it is upstairs (U) or downstairs (L)
    • How far around the corridoor it is

Room Code example

So, for example, a classroom with code 3U23 is in Block 3, Upstairs and the 23 classroom along

Don't worry, as you move around the site you will soon pick up where your classrooms are!


One of the best ways to get off to a good start at a new school and to give yourself that little burst of confidence is to make sure you're wearing the correct clothes. Check out our uniform page to see what you can and can't wear at Ken Stimpson and if in doubt check with your Tutor first!

Uniform example


Student Booklet

You can download our student information booklet here

Click to download


Have you got the right equipment? Check out our equipment checklist to make sure you have everything you need for that first day


Students have the option of either bringing a packed lunch from home or buying food from our school canteen.   You can find out more about our canteen services and cashless catering here.

IT Services

During your time at Ken Stimpson you will rely heavily on our IT equipment and services.  When you first join us you will be issued with a school Username and Password.  This will allow you to access everything you need.  Should you require any support with our systems do feel free to pop along to the IT Services office where we will give you the help you need or ask your teacher to contact us.

Find out more about our IT services here.


If you are cycling to school you will need to ensure you have a good bike lock and a helmet.  You can lock your bike at the front of the school where it can be collected at the end of the day.

Ken Stimpson Community School
Staniland Way
PE4 6JT (Sat Nav users: PE4 6WR)