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  1. Rugbylympics – our first try!

    Following on from the success of our annual Minilympics event, now in its fifth year, the first Rugbylympics took place on Monday 1st October at Birley’s.  62 girls and boys from five local primary schools came for a day of rugby games and mini-matches.  The event was aimed at Year 6 pupils to help with the…

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  2. Adventures In the Deep Ocean

    We celebrated the end of another successful year of the Canterbury Primary Science Partnership with our end of term science talk in the Shirley Hall. Over 420 pupils and their teachers from 7 local primary schools attended a talk by Greg Foot. Greg is one of the leading science communicators in the UK, a successful science…

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  3. Celebrating “Our Cathedral”

    On Thursday 14th June we marked the end of the second year of this enrichment project with Spires Academy and we celebrated in style with tea and cake, thank-yous and certificates. “Cathedral Spires” was the brainchild of Diana Francis, an inspirational teacher from King’s.  It aims to bring pupils aged 11-12 from Spires to Canterbury…

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  4. Every child a sporting star!

    Over 140 school children from nine local schools took part in the Canterbury Minilympics sports day, to encourage active and healthy lifestyles. Pupils, aged eight and nine, and their teachers got involved in a day of team athletics and sports science tests at the Birley’s Field on Monday, 11 June, which was organised by the…

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  5. Colours, Creatures and Cameras 

    On Sunday 29th April The King’s School invited over 60 children, parents and carers to take part in science experiments together in their annual Family Science Day aimed at raising aspiration in science. The event has grown out of the King’s School’s successful series of science masterclasses called “Saturday Smarties” – now in its fifth year.…

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  6. East Kent Philosophy Teachers’ Network

    We are proud to be hosting the inaugural meeting of the East Kent Philosophy Teacher’s Network. This network and forum for teachers of Philosophy and Religious Studies, or related disciplines, was organised by The King’s School, Canterbury and the Philosophy Department and Outreach Programme at the University of Kent. This month’s inaugural meeting will include a talk…

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  7. Inspiring Science Assembly

    Recently our Head of Science Dr David Scott and two King’s scientists wowed the pupils at St Johns’ CEP School with a science assembly. The whole school were present and were captivated by the exciting experiments and intriguing questions that they raised. Magic chemistry and the energy and waste challenges for future generations were covered.…

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  8. Spires Aspirational Maths Boosters

    Once a week a group of pupils from Spires Academy come to The King’s School for Maths Booster sessions. They arrive for lunch and then have a lesson with Dr Sue Kerridge, stretching their maths learning and proving what able and inspirational learners they are. The pupils look forward to their weekly visits and the…

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  9. King’s breakfast volunteers

    Since February a team of enthusiastic student volunteers have been visiting St. John’s Primary School every morning to help out with their Breakfast Club. The volunteers are mainly boarders from years 10 to 13 and are enjoying the experience hugely.  They join the St. John’s children to eat breakfast and wash up together, as well…

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  10. Welcome to Jane!

    We are delighted to welcome our new Partnerships Administrator, Jane Murray.  Jane has a background in schools and marketing and also enjoys volunteering for Riding for the Disabled.  She is looking forward to being part of our busy partnerships team and meeting students and teachers from all our partner schools.  You can contact her at…

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