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Archive for the ‘News’ Category

Watch our St Cecilia Concert in Shirley Hall

Category: Music, News

Although we were not able to welcome an audience to the Shirley Hall for our annual St Cecilia Concert, the event went ahead behind closed doors and was broadcast on YouTube. A number of our ensembles took part, including the Crypt Choir, a Shell String Group and The 6a Ancient Music Project. Read more about More »

OKS Talk: The Changing Face of the Fashion Industry

Category: News, Talks

We were pleased to welcome back Pip Durell (OKS, Boughton 2005-10) to talk about her experience in the fashion industry. Pip is the founder of fashion brand With Nothing Underneath and has also held posts as a magazine editor and brand consultant over the last decade. Having worked for the likes of Vanity Fair, Vogue, More »

Miriam discusses her time as first female Captain of School

Category: News, Talks

We were delighted to have Miriam Lwanga (OKS, Walpole 1990-95) deliver a talk about her experiences at King’s, including her time as the first female Captain of School, and subsequent career. Even after 21 years of working in PR, marketing, and communications, Miriam still attributes her success and accomplishments to her early beginnings as part More »

King’s participates in World Kindness Day 2020

Category: News

Here at King’s, we’re taking part in World Kindness Day on Friday the 13th of November. Members of the school community are encouraged to show random acts of kindness in any way they choose. Pupils and staff can ‘pay it forward’ at the Pupil Social Centre by buying a coffee which will be given to More »

Watch the King’s School Act of Remembrance

Category: News

The Headmaster, Mrs Roberts and the CCF Colour party held a very moving Act of Remembrance in Memorial Court on Sunday morning. A full recording and a report by our Head of Corps, Cadet Sergeant Major Edouard de Vitry d’Avaucourt (Meister Omers, 6a), are available below.   On Sunday the 8th of November, despite the More »

9 King’s hockey players attend England trials

Category: News, Sports

King’s had nine representatives at the England Hockey trials during half term. Harriet Brealy (Carlyon, Fifth) and Esme De Hann (Luxmoore, Fifth) were both considered for Under-16 selection. Rebecca Hutchings (Carlyon, Fifth), Issy Hemming (Harvey House, 6b), Grace Murray (Broughton, 6a) and Iona Boyd (Carlyon, 6a) were all put forward for the Under-18 Girls squad, More »

Grace reflects on 168km of walking in back-to-back DofE Gold expeditions

Category: News, Trips

Our Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award candidates completed their expedition during half term, walking a total of 168km. Grace Murray (Broughton, 6a) writes about the wonderful shared experience with her classmates after a difficult few months. …   Due to Covid-19 restrictions, not only could our Gold DofE Crew not head to the Himalayas as More »

Lilac achieves Top in the World Cambridge Geography AS Level mark

Category: News

Lilac Courtauld (OKS, Luxmoore 2018-20) has been awarded a Cambridge Top in the World award for her outstanding Geography AS Level result back in November 2019. The award is given to the learner who achieved the highest standard mark worldwide in a subject assessed by Cambridge International Education—a remarkable achievement by Lilac who joined us More »

King’s Talk series continues with ‘The changing face of the fashion industry’

Category: News, Talks

We are delighted to be welcoming Pip Durell (OKS, Broughton 2005-10) on Wednesday evening to discuss ‘The Changing Face of the Fashion Industry: Eco brand building and is there such thing as a sustainable brand?’. Pip is the founder of sustainable fashion brand With Nothing Underneath. She has spent the last decade in the fashion More »

English Teacher Mrs Young follows up debut novel with a collection of short stories

Category: News

Amanda Young, English teacher and Housemistress of Walpole, spent the lockdown period earlier in the year hard at work following the success of her first novel ‘The Woman and the Witch’ and has now published a collection of stories called ‘Airy Cages and Other Stories’. A collection of six unforgettable short stories. From unlikely love affairs More »

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