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Archive for the ‘The Arts’ Category

Fifth Form artists visit Tate Modern

Category: News, The Arts

Last week, Fifth Form artists and photographers visited the Tate Modern in London. The purpose of the trip was to give the pupils the opportunity to find interesting artists and artwork that could relate to their major project on identity. One of the most popular collections the students viewed was the new Switch House, which offers a collection of conceptual work.  More »

Sixth Form flautist achieves notable diploma

Category: News, The Arts

Current 6a (Year 13) pupil, Lottie Johnson (Walpole House), recently received her DipABRSM – a music performance diploma that is a recognised and respected qualification worldwide. A committed and talented flautist, Lottie has been playing flute for over ten years, obtaining her Grade 8 certificate in 2014. The DipABRSM is approximately equivalent to the first More »

‘All’s Well That Ends Well’

Category: Events, News, The Arts

The 2016 King’s Week will certainly be one to remember; packed to the brim with talent, excitement, energy and fun! We have seen incredible plays including Romeo & Juliet, Prince of Denmark and Oedipus Rex, enchanting concerts such as Jazz on a Summer Sunset, Virtuosi and The Serenade and an array of lectures, tours, challenges and feasts! I am More »

Persephone: A Fashion Show

Category: News, The Arts

Luca Pawson’s much anticipated ‘Persephone’ fashion show took place on a beautiful March evening in the atmospheric medieval setting of the Beerling Hall. After a welcoming drinks reception and art exhibition, guests made their way upstairs to find their seats, the lights were dimmed, and Marilyn Manson’s ‘Killing Strangers’ set the electrifying tone for what More »

ARTiculation 2016

Category: News, The Arts

Current pupil Ruby Bansal (6b, Luxmoore) was thanked by everyone at Rouche Court Educational Trust for her excellent presentation for the ARTiculation 2016 Heat at the Quarter House, Folkestone. She was commended for her engaging and assured public speaking with flawless delivery about The Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial and Museum in Jerusalem. ‘She was an astonishing public More »

Mass in Blue – Saturday 5th March, 7:30pm

Category: Events, News, The Arts

The King’s School Canterbury look forward to their annual Choral Concert, which takes place on Saturday 5th March at 7:30pm in The School’s Shirley Hall. This year the event is in support of War Child, a charity that protects children in areas of the world affected by war. The programme features an eclectic mix that More »

The King’s Music School website

Category: News, The Arts

The King’s Music School website launched this week. It contains information about the Music Department, King’s Week and upcoming musical events. They also have their own YouTube channel, showcasing performances by the King’s Men, King’s Swingers and Crypt Choir. More »

Former pupil hits the right note with Jukedeck

Category: News, The Arts

After graduating from King’s in 2006, former pupil Ed Rex (GL) has gone on to become the Founder and CEO of Jukedeck. Jukedeck lets you create your own, unique tracks in seconds which you can use in your videos, games, or anything else you’re creating. It is based on state-of-the-art technology that allows you to write original tracks More »

King’s Week 2015

Category: Events, News, The Arts

King’s Week is a unique festival of music, drama, art and recreation that has been held every year in the last week of the Summer Term since 1952. It continues to attract thousands of parents, friends and visitors. King’s Week 2015 was another wonderful event, with the sun shining throughout. From music concerts to circus skills, there More »

As seen on screen

Category: News, The Arts

Former pupils James Rawlings (Linacre 1988-1993) and Josh Cole (Tradescant 1990-1995) have recently been spotted making appearances on several well-known feature films. James appeared as a passing scholar in The Golden Compass (2007), a press secretary in St. Trinian’s (2007) and an estate agent in the BAFTA nominated Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2011). He has also acted More »