Archive for the ‘Events’ Category

University lecturers speak at Student Philosophy Conference in Shirley Hall

Category: Events, News

University of Kent lecturers gave talks to King’s sixth-formers at a Philosophy Conference on Tuesday in an initiative to give further insight into studying the subject at undergraduate level. Four guest speakers gave talks in the Shirley Hall and St Mary’s Hall, including Dr Graeme Forbes on the philosophy of time, Dr Michael Wilde on More »

King’s welcomes local schools at Debating Workshop

Category: Events, News

Students from four of our partner schools attended the East Kent Schools Together Debating Workshop, hosted by the King’s Debating Society on Thursday. The workshop, aimed at developing critical thinking, teamwork skills and confidence, sought to help the visiting schools set up their own debating societies.  Pupils from Spires Academy, St Anselm’s, St Edmund’s and More »

St John’s and King’s commit to lasting partnership

Category: Events, News

Head of St John’s Primary, Jo Williamson, and King’s Headmaster, Peter Roberts, celebrated the ongoing partnership between our two schools at a celebration tea on Thursday afternoon. Since 2014, pupils from St John’s have consistently been involved in our many initiatives, such as our Canterbury Primary Science Partnership, our Minilympics sports programme and the Sounding More »

King’s Week 2019 gets underway

Category: Events, News, The Arts

King’s Week, the School’s annual celebration of music, drama, art and recreation, begins today with Music at Lunchtime in the Old Synagogue and Acoustic Corner in the Green Court Pod at 1.30pm. The Art Exhibition opens at Blackfriars, King’s Street, the Old Grange and the Lilford Gallery while Green Court will be a hub of More »

8 medals, 5km, £400 for charity and a lot of paint!

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Seven pupils joined Miss Astin (Head of Partnerships) at Betteshanger Country Park to take part in the Kent Messenger Charity Team Colour Run. Students and staff from across schools in the East Kent Schools Together partnership raised money for Reach, a charity which helps children with upper limb differences. The charity was chosen by the More »

Family Fun with Colours, Creatures and Cameras

Category: Events, News

King’s were delighted to welcome thirty-five year 5 and year 6 primary pupils with their parents from nine different primary schools to a Family Science Day. The families took part in a carousel of three science activities run by King’s science specialists and helped by King’s volunteers. The Lord Mayor and the Lady Mayoress, Councillor More »

Carnations Day 2019 raises over £2700 for Alzheimer’s Research UK

Category: Events, News

The girls of Walpole House have once again been busy selling carnations throughout the school for Valentine’s Day in aid of charity, raising over £2700 for Alzheimer’s Research UK (ARUK). The event, now in its 27th year, involves the writing and delivering of carnations to hopeful recipients throughout the school. Each year the Walpole girls More »

OKS Breakfast Networking Event

Category: Events, News

‘Remember they are investing in you, not just your business’ was one of the many pieces of advice given by our panellists at the inaugural OKS Breakfast Networking event held on Thursday 22nd November at Simmons & Simmons in London. The topic of the event was ‘Tech Start Ups’, and the OKS panellists were Ed More »

Philosopher Kings and Queens at King’s

Category: Events, News

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. King’s staged their first major Philosophy event: More »

Britain in a Dangerous World

Category: Events, News

On the evening of Tuesday 16th October, King’s were honoured to welcome  Mr Angus Lapsley, The FCO’s Director for Defence, International Security and South East Europe, who spoke on Britain in a Dangerous World.   Angus Lapsley is Director for Defence, International Security and South East Europe at the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) in September 2017. More »

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