The Kings School Partnerships

News

  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. Young Scientists Journal Conference 2017

    This news item was written by two of the students who attended: Being part of the King’s Hub, we were extremely delighted to have the opportunity to not only join, but also help organize the 2017 Young Scientists Journal Conference held in Queens’ College, Cambridge. The event went off successfully and we all gained a…

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  7. On Course at the Cathedral

    Stained glass, gargoyles, stone masonry, illuminated manuscripts, pilgrimages, and much more feature as part of the Spires Academy Year 7 weekly trips to the cathedral since 2016.  Initiated by teacher Diana Francis, the project has been a great success in familiarizing local pupils about the heritage of Canterbury Cathedral, a place many had never visited…

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  8. Shining Smarties

    144 visits were made to The King’s School science laboratories by primary school pupils attending the Saturday Smarties science masterclasses over the past year.  The pupils have spent time experimenting, observing, analysing and measuring a range of activities across chemistry, physics, biology and geology. 87% of pupils that attended advised that they were ‘much more…

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  9. Sporting Success!

    160 Year 4 children from 10 local primary schools were involved in the popular Minilympics event, now in its third year. Working in partnership with CCCU and King’s Sports Department, the children were involved in a wide range of activities such as cricket, track and field games that tested their running, throwing and jumping skills. …

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  10. East Kent Schools Together

    King’s is delighted to be a founder member of an innovative new partnership. East Kent Schools Together (EKST) is a brand new partnership of six schools and a university which aims to raise aspirations and widen horizons by working together and sharing good practice.  You can follow its activities on twitter @EKSTpartnership The EKST partners…

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