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Archive for the ‘News’ Category

Michael Morpurgo (OKS) talks King’s, his charitable foundation & literature

Category: News, Talks

Michael Morpurgo (OKS 1957-62) talked to the school about a number of topics—including his time at King’s, and the inspiration behind some of his books and his charity—in a Virtually King’s Week event on Wednesday evening.  The former Captain of School commented on the many formative experiences he had in Canterbury as we saw photographs More »

Watch the Virtually King’s Week Welcome

Category: News

Virtually King’s Week was opened on Wednesday with music and an introduction from Mr Sanderson, King’s Week Manager. Read more about Virtually King’s Week here. More »

Carlyon win Shell Summer Challenge

Category: News

Carlyon were the winners of the Shell Summer Challenge, a creative inter-house competition organised as part of King’s Education Online. The Challenge comprised a series of weekly tasks from creating world country portfolios and reporting on positive news stories to writing their own Canterbury Tale. In the end, the winners of the Shell Summer Challenge More »

Allegra wins King’s Science Photographer of the Year

Category: News

Allegra Hinds (Kingsdown, 6b) was the winner of the King’s Science Photographer of the Year Competition for her entry titled “Ijen volcano complex”. The competition is a joint effort between the Science and Art departments to promote the often ignored link between the two disciplines. Allegra’s photograph depicts a group of composite volcanoes in Indonesia, More »

Over £4,500 raised for Hospice UK

Category: News

We were delighted to raise over £4,500 for Hospice UK, our Charity of the Term, after completing thousands of hours worth of exercise in the King’s 125,000 Challenge. The student-led fundraising initiative, which was coordinated by Grace Murray (Broughton, 6b) and Harry Coe (School House, 6b), challenged everyone across the King’s community to rack up More »

Students claim top prizes in UK/China Friendship & Understanding Competition

Category: News

Wendy Lian (Kingsdown, Remove) won first prize in this year’s UK/China Friendship and Understanding Essay Competition while Annabel Cohen (Walpole, 6b) picked up the multimedia award. All three King’s entrants were shortlisted in the national competition organised by the Society for Anglo-Chinese Understanding(SACU), with Edric Wong’s (Linacre, Vth) essay also receiving recognition. Wendy’s essay titled More »

Celebrating our Olympic heroes

Category: News, Sports

On annual Olympic Day, we’re celebrating our long history of representation in the Olympic Games which stretches back 100 years. It was Leslie Housden (OKS 1908-11) who became the first King’s Olympian in 1920. A doctor by profession, he finished the marathon in a time of 3 hours 14 minutes and 25 seconds in Antwerp. More »

OKS answer 6b questions about university

Category: News

Last Friday, we welcomed three 2019 leavers to an online Q&A session to share their university experience with current 6b students. The panel, made up of Harry Trelawny-Vernon (St. Andrews), Amber De Ruyt (Cambridge) and Alex Choi (KCL), have just finished their first year of studying and spoke about how they chose their universities and More »

Morning Worship for Fathers’ Day

Category: News

Reverend Lindsay Collins led an online service on Fathers’ Day. It was a joint service with Junior King’s including contributions from senior King’s Director of Music Mr Bersey, Reverend Rob Tugwell and Father Martin Robbins. More »

Thomas and Angus (OKS) explain their challenging summer jobs as fruit pickers

Category: News

Many university students have been left looking for ways to fill their time this summer. Two opportunistic OKS, Thomas Edgar (Galpin’s, 2019) and Angus Clews (School House, 2019), have turned to fruit picking, taking jobs at Clock House Farm near Maidstone. There’s been a huge influx in demand for picking jobs from UK residents this More »

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