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  1. Music for all at King’s

    The partnerships programme we have developed here at King’s covers the whole curriculum and enrichment beyond it. However, one area – a particular strength of the school’s – remains relatively untapped: music.  We are launching a major project for community music and we’re delighted to announce that we have appointed Julie Evans as Head of Music Partnerships. …

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  2. Making Canterbury beautiful again

    On Sunday, 13 students from The King’s School and King’s International College joined members of the Canterbury Society at a litter pick organised by Canterbury City Council. The students cheerfully braved grim November weather to clear an area from Northgate and The Borough through to Kingsmead around the river pathways and behind the Leisure Centre.…

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  3. Rainbows, Eyeballs and Fireworks!

    We welcomed our first two groups of Saturday Smarties this academic year with a spectacular two hours of science fun. Two groups of pupils from across 17 local primary schools took part in our “rainbows, eyeballs and fireworks” sessions on two consecutive Saturdays. On arrival the children were kitted out in our fantastic new Saturday…

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  4. Young Philosophers Take Centre Stage

    Working in partnership with the University of Kent, the King’s School has recently established the fledgling ‘East Kent Philosophy Teachers’ Network’, the purpose of which is to promote philosophical enquiry in local schools and to encourage greater communication and cooperation between those involved in the teaching of philosophy. In October we staged the network’s first…

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  5. “A thoroughly enjoyable and informative seminar…”

    The King’s school were pleased to host the first meeting of the Kent SENDCo Group with a talk by the amazing Sam Garner. Sam is a qualified mental health practitioner and has worked in educational settings from primary to post 16 as a SENDCo and mental health specialist. She therefore understands the real challenges faced…

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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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