Background

Kingsdown School in Swindon has a history dating back to the 1930s but was now looking tired. With the appointment of a new Headteacher and a fresh vision, Kingsdown School commissioned a complete rebrand as part of a drive to build respect, boost it's reputation and, of course, increase enrolment.

Brief

Rye Design were called on to create a new brand styling that worked across the school from the student's uniform to site signage. The brief was to create a fresh and bold style that both pupils and staff would be proud of – with one consideration to develop a new, contemporary lion as the school badge.

Solution

The Kingsdown lion has been given a new lease of life and is now presented in a cleaner graphic style. His silhouette head creates a uniquely identifiable logo for Kingsdown that retains the traditional characteristics of courage, pride and strength in a contemporary style for future generations.

Whole school marketing

The new Kingsdown brand works acrosss the school website, prospectus and its wider marketing.

Pupils as Clients

The creative process at Kingsdown School included working with student groups for their input and thoughts.

Kingsdown School Website

School website design

A new website was developed not only to make statutory Ofsted information easily accessible, but to showcase everyday life at Kingsdown School.

The website features regularly changing stories about student achievements that creates pride among pupils, parents and staff – while positively promoting the school within the local community.

Integrated social media marketing then helps to drive frequent returning visitors.

Kingsdown School Creative
Kingsdown School Laser Cut Sign
Kingsdown School Signage
Kingsdown School Stationery
Kingsdown School Facebook
Kingsdown School Minibus

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We’ll have your site ready for when Ofsted inspectors visit. We’ll not only ensure statutory requirements are met, but information is structured so that finding key data and policies is both quick and intuitive.

Educational clients

Central Foundation Girls
Abbey Court School
Divergent Trust
Thomas Aveling
Wrotham School
Spires Academy
Kingsdown School
Aylesford School
KMT Teacher Training
Strood Academy

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