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Archive for the ‘News’ Category

Grange, Harvey & Luxmoore dominate Inter-House Cross Country 2020

Category: News, Sports

Our annual Inter-House Cross Country competition plays a big part in welcoming pupils back to King’s every September, and it was wonderful to see Shell and Remove students showing strong house spirit at Birley’s last week. In an event which involved all the usual chanting and rivalry, Harvey House and Luxmoore won the Remove and More »

Mind’s Eye 2020 out now

Category: News

The 2020 edition of Mind’s Eye, our student-led magazine, is out now! This year’s edition is 104 pages long and contains articles on a diverse range of topics from conceptual art to South Korea’s gender divide. Thanks to two of last year’s 6a, Florence Roberts (Luxmoore 2015-2020) and William Goslett (Linacre, 2015-2020), for their remarkable More »

King’s Equestrian squad back in action

Category: News, Sports

Zara Brett represented King’s in a National School’s Equestrian Association (NSEA) competition on the 6th of September.  On her horse Kilmore Mirah at the Petley Wood Equestrian Centre, Zara managed two fabulous clear rounds across two categories. In the 70-75 she turned a circle so got 4 faults. In the 80-85 she was super clear More »

Mary Stacey (OKS) becomes second 1978 leaver to be appointed a High Court judge

Category: News

Congratulations to Mary Stacey (OKS, Galpin’s, 1976-78) on her appointment as a Justice of the High Court by Her Majesty the Queen. Interestingly, Mary joins Dame Frances Judd QC—who also left Galpin’s in 1978 and has served as a governor of King’s since 2013—as a high court judge after she was appointed in 2019. Mary More »

Archaeologists uncover Roman road & potential dolphin vertebra beneath old Mitchinson’s

Category: News

Archaeologists have been carrying out an excavation in the Mint Yard over the last five months following the demolition of the old Mitchinson’s day house, unearthing a number of fascinating discoveries including a very-much-intact Roman road. Other Roman findings included a bone flute, a glass bead and human remains which were perhaps deposited in an More »

Will and Charlie walk 150km to return to King’s

Category: News

Will Grosse (Galpins) and Charlie Griffin (School House) decided to take an unconventional and inspiring approach to returning to King’s for the Autumn term by walking the 150 km from Southwark in London to Canterbury over 4 days. Setting off early on the 3rd September from the site of the Tabard inn nestled down a side More »

Harrison selected for England U16 National 7’s squad

Category: News, Sports

Harrison MacKinnon (Mitchinson’s, Remove) has been scouted for the England U16’s National 7’s squad while playing for Kings at the Kent schools 7’s tournament in March. Earlier his year Harrison also made his debut at scrum-half for Harlequins Under-15s and was selected for a Scotland U16 squad training camp. The National squad works with internationally More »

GCSE Results 2020

Category: News

Public Examination Results for the King’s School, Canterbury: August, 2020. The strong all round Fifths year group at King’s-and a talented intake from Schools across the realm who will be joining us at Canterbury this September-will be opening their GCSE results this morning. On the one hand, it will not be what they would have More »

A Level Results 2020

Category: News

I will always remember this particular year group with affection and pride, firstly for the way they showed so much leadership and resolve during the unprecedented time of the COVID-19 crisis, but most of all for the sense of cohesion, solidarity and friendliness that was at the heart of this talented and well-rounded cohort of More »

Remove Boys cycle 100km for charity

Category: News

Eight of our Remove boys completed a 100km bike ride on the 10th of July to raise money for the NHS. They round around the Kent coastline from Herne Bay to St Mary’s Bay—passing through Margate, Broadstairs, Deal, Dover and Folkestone along the way—raising over £2,000 in donations. The group consisted of Harrison MacKinnon, Benny More »

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