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20th-23rd Oct: Sixth Form Art & Photography trip to Venice

All day Friday 20 October: Venice, Italy

20th-26th Oct: 6a Economics trip to New York

All day Friday 20 October: New York, USA

20th-27th Oct: 6a Earth & Panetary Sciences fieldtrip to Tenerife

All day Friday 20 October: Tenerife

20th-28th Oct: Fifth Form Geography trip to Morocco

All day Friday 20 October: Morocco

Departure of the 6a Economics trip to New York (returning 26/10/17)

04:00 Friday 20 October: USA

Departure of the 6a Earth & Planetary Sciences trip to Tenerife (returning around 9pm on 27/10/17)

04:30 Friday 20 October: Tenerife

Departure of the Sixth Form Art & Photography trip to Venice (returning late on 23/10/17)

05:00 Friday 20 October

Departure of the Fifth Form Geography trip to Morocco (returning 28/10/17)

12:30 Friday 20 October: Morocco

Partnerships Diwali fundraising event (United World Schools)

19:30 Friday 20 October

21st-26th Oct: D of E Gold Award Lake District expedition

All day Saturday 21 October: Lake District

Rowing: Weybridge Silver Sculls

All day Saturday 21 October

Departure of the Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award expedition to the Lake District (returning 26/10/17, 7pm)

08:30 Saturday 21 October: Lake District

Start of half term (those being picked up by their parents may leave after 3.30pm on 20/10/17)

08:45 Saturday 21 October

Departure of the Remove Spanish trip to Seville (returning on 27/10/17)

All day Sunday 22 October: Seville

Departure of the Sixth Form Spanish trip to Madrid (returning 28/10/17)

All day Sunday 22 October: Spain

Rowing: Half-term training camp (until 5/11/17)

All day Tuesday 24 October: Canterbury

King's in the USA cocktail reception

18:00 Tuesday 24 October: McCann Erickson HQ, 622 3rd Avenue, New York

Departure of the Crypt Choir trip to Rome (returning 5/11/17)

All day Thursday 2 November: Italy

Geography AS paper 9696/12

13:00 Friday 3 November: Shirley Hall

Canterbury Festival walk: A literary tour of The King's School

14:00 Friday 3 November

Rowing: Kingston Small Boats Head

All day Saturday 4 November

Swimming: South-East & also London region winter swimming championships (individual swimmers)

All day Saturday 4 November

Rowing: Docklands Small Boats Head

All day Sunday 5 November

End of half-term (boarders must be back in house by 9.30pm)

21:30 Sunday 5 November

Lessons commence on Monday 6th November

Club Hispano talk by William Rowlandson (UKC)

18:40 Monday 6 November: Schoolroom

Hockey: National Schools' U14 championship (regional round): U14A XI (all day) - provisional

All day Tuesday 7 November

Squash v Tonbrigde & Westminster Schools: Boys' 1st V (A)

15:15 Tuesday 7 November: Tonbridge School

Hockey v Ashford School: 2nd & U16 XIs (H)

16:30 Tuesday 7 November: Birley's

Associated Board Music Theory examination

17:00 Tuesday 7 November: M22

Canterbury Historical Association & Durnford Society Sixth Form debate

19:00 Tuesday 7 November: Gateway Chamber

Harvey Society talk by Dr Michael Sutherland (Corpus Christi & Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge)

19:30 Tuesday 7 November: Chemistry Lab 5

'Quantum materials'

Sixth Form Mandarin & Politics (selected pupils) visit to the Royal Society for Asian Affairs & SOAS Sixth Form study day

08:00 Wednesday 8 November: London

6b Art History study day (The British Museum & The National Gallery)

09:00 Wednesday 8 November: London

KSEL AGM

09:00 Wednesday 8 November: Lattergate boardroom

Monteverdi Vespers, performed by the Crypt Choir (away 1.30-11pm)

19:30 Wednesday 8 November: St Alfege Church, Greenwich

King's Society trip to see Young Marx

19:45 Wednesday 8 November: Young Bridge Theatre, London

6a Religious Studies study day

All day Thursday 9 November: Cambridge

Hockey: National Schools' U14 championship (regional round): U14A XI (all day) - provisional

All day Thursday 9 November

6a Earth & Planetary Sciences fieldtrip for Kent coastline coursework

09:00 Thursday 9 November

Chess: Team Chess challenge kent final

14:00 Thursday 9 November: Shirley Hall

Debating v Dulwich College (selected middle & lower school debaters)

14:00 Thursday 9 November

Hockey: Kent indoor U18 tournament

15:00 Thursday 9 November: Polo Farm

Oxbridge Plus presentation by Maria McElroy (Cambridge) on Oxbridge interviews (preceded by private study/subject-based sessions)

17:00 Thursday 9 November: Schoolroom

Canterbury Historical Assosiation & Durnford Society talk by Professor David Carpenter (King's College, London)

19:00 Thursday 9 November: Darwin Lecture Theatre 1, UKC

'Magna Carta for every free person - 800 years of rights, the charter of the forest, 1217'

Sixth Form entrance examinations

All day Friday 10 November: Schoolroom

Sixth Form Entrance examinations

All day Saturday 11 November: Shirley Hall

Hockey v Duke of York's RMS

All day Saturday 11 November: Birley's & Duke of York's RMS

U15C & U14C XIs (H) 3rd & 4th XIs (A)

Fencing: Welsh Open (Women's Epeé) (selected fencers)

All day Saturday 11 November: Cardiff

Act of Remembrance (two minutes silence)

11:00 Saturday 11 November: Memorial Court

Lacrosse v Haileybury College: 1st XII (H)

14:00 Saturday 11 November: Birley's

Lacrosse v Wellington College: U15/14 XII (A)

14:00 Saturday 11 November: Wellington College

Hockey v St Lawrence College

14:15 Saturday 11 November: Birley's & St Lawrence College

1st XI, U14A XI (H) 2nd, U15A, U15B & U14B XIs (A)

Rugby v Haileybury College

14:30 Saturday 11 November: Birley's & Haileybury College

1st XV, 2nd, 3rd, U14A, B & C XVs (H) Colts A & B, J Colts A, B & C XVs (A)

The Carlyon House concert (preceded by drinks at 7.15pm)

20:00 Saturday 11 November: Shirley Hall

Fencing: Welsh Open (Men's Epeé) (selected fencers)

All day Sunday 12 November: Cardiff

Swimming: East Invicta relay championships (selected swimmers)

All day Sunday 12 November: Kingsmead

Service of Remembrance (Crypt Choir)

10:45 Sunday 12 November: Memorial Court

The Jervis & School House cabaret

17:00 Sunday 12 November: Beerling Hall

King's Society guided tour of Spencer House

11:30 Monday 13 November: London

Squash v Simon Langton Grammar School: Boys' 1st V (H)

16:45 Monday 13 November: Recreation Centre

Cercle Français talk

19:00 Monday 13 November: Schoolroom

Hockey: National Schools' U16 championships (all day) (regional round) - provisional

All day Tuesday 14 November

East Kent Schools' debating competition

13:30 Tuesday 14 November: Schoolroom

King's School talk by Mr Adrian Sindall, CMG (former Brirish Ambassador to Syria)

19:40 Tuesday 14 November: Gateway Chamber

'Syria - international tragedy and dilemma'

Meditation & prayer for parents

08:00 Wednesday 15 November: Memorial Chapel

Departure for those Sixth Formers on the CCF overnight exercise - 'Final Fling 17' (returning 16/11/17)

13:30 Wednesday 15 November

Economics talk by Jonathan Neame (CEO of Shepherd Neame Brewery)

19:45 Wednesday 15 November

Hockey: National Schools' U16 championship (all day) (regional round) - provisional

All day Thursday 16 November

Sixth Form Spanish rip to see La Casa de Bernarda Alba

16:30 Thursday 16 November: Cervantes Theatre, London

The School Play

19:30 Thursday 16 November: St. Mary's Hall

British Physics Olympiad (first round) (selected 6a pupils)

All day Friday 17 November

The School Play

19:30 Friday 17 November: St. Mary's Hall

Art History talk by Dr Jo Saxton

19:40 Friday 17 November: Schoolroom

'The Golden Age - Seventeen-Century Dutch Art'

Art Scholarship examinations for Sixth Form entrants

All day Saturday 18 November

Music Scholarship auditions for Sixth Form entrants

All day Saturday 18 November

Rowing: Teddington Small Boats Head

All day Saturday 18 November

Swimming: National Schools' relays (provisional)

All day Saturday 18 November: Stratford

Saturday Smarties: Science master classes for visiting primary school children

12:30 Saturday 18 November: Science Labs

Lacrosse v University of Kent: 1st & U15 XIIs (H)

13:30 Saturday 18 November: Birley's

Hockey v Hurstpierpoint College

14:00 Saturday 18 November: Birley's & Hurstpierpoint College

1st XI, 2nd, 3rd, U15C & U14A XIs (A) 4th, U15A, U15B, U14B & U14C XIs (H)

Rugby v Tonbrigde School

14:15 Saturday 18 November: Birley's & Tonbridge School

1st XV, 2nd, 3rd, Colts A & B XVs (A) J Colts A, B & C, U14A, B & C XVs (H)

The School Play

19:30 Saturday 18 November: St. Mary's Hall

Matins (Nave Choir)

09:30 Sunday 19 November: Cathedral Nave

Preacher: The Rev'd Dr John Caperon (Priest in charge of Christ Church, Fairwarp, former Headmaster of the Bennet Memorial School and former Director of the Bloxham Project)