The Kings School Partnerships

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  1. Celebrating 7 Years Of Saturday Smarties

    We were delighted to welcome 44 local year 5 and 6 pupils to our first two Saturday Smarties Session this year. Saturday Smarties is our annual series of science masterclasses at The King’s School with 3 sessions of science fun across the year. Each class is taught by our science staff supported by 12 student volunteers.…

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  2. Taking part in the Big Explore

    Pupil Harry Cordeaux tells us of his first experience of attending an EKST event: On the 12thNovember, me and 12 other Shells ( year 9s) travelled to the Pines Calyx near Dover to take part in the East Kent Schools Together’s first ever Big Explore. We were split into four teams, together with students from St.…

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  3. Sounding Out launches

    Sounding Out, the new King’s School partnership initiative to bring instrumental tuition to children in Canterbury, launched on Saturday. Fifteen excited children and their parents arrived at the Music School ready to be issued with a brand new instrument and music case and were met by their teachers.  After a short introduction from Julie Evans,…

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  4. Tea With The Gods

    To celebrate the first year of our Exploring Classics project we invited our year 8 Classicists from Spires Academy and their parents/ carers to a tea in the Headmaster’s office. The students have been coming to the King’s School Classics department fortnightly over the past year to learn about ancient Greek and Roman civilizations and…

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  5. Like Ducks to Water…

    We were pleased to welcome 12 Spires Academy students who joined 3 of our sailors on Westbere Lake recently for an afternoon learning how to sail. The idea of inviting Spires students to to sail with us was that of Ed Shapcott (6a) who wanted to give Spires students an opportunity to give sailing a go…

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  6. Science Boxes loan scheme launch

    Teachers and technicians from 10 different schools gathered at King’s today at the start of a new scheme to lend apparatus to support science teaching.  The Science Boxes scheme will launch in September and schools will be able to borrow 10 different boxes of kit, all chosen to help support GCSE physics. Membership of the…

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  7. King’s pupils in harmony with EKST Big Sing

    It is widely reported that singing in a group can greatly enhance an individual’s well-being, build confidence and improve physical health. So what’s not to love! The EKST Big Sing partnership choir is made up of students from each of our partner schools and in our second year of rehearsing and performing the choir is…

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  8. Breakfasting Like Kings!

    Every morning during term time a dedicated team of  King’s school student volunteers visit St John’s CEP School to help with their breakfast club. Each volunteer is allocated a day and three of them visit each morning eating with the children, helping them to wash up and then reading and playing quiet games with them…

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  9. Fossil Frenzy

    Mike Mawby, our Head of Earth and Planetary Sciences, recently ran two fossil workshops for sixty year 3 pupils from Wincheap Foundation Primary School. The pupils walked over from Wincheap to the King’s School and Mr Mawby’s lab. They met some of the resident dinosaurs and had a chance to look at and handle amazing fossils…

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  10. Wednesday Wonders

    We have had another great term working with pupils from Spires Academy with pupils coming for maths, classics lessons and sessions in and around the Cathedral on Wednesday afternnons. The Aspiring Maths sessions, led by Dr Sue Kerridge has a group of 7 Year 10 Spires pupils coming every other week to join King’s pupils for…

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