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Pupil Wellbeing Newsletter promotes exercise & art

Category: News

It has never been more important to encourage students to actively look after their wellbeing each day in these isolating times. Our latest Pupil Wellbeing Newsletter includes advice around exercise, how to get involved with art, and shares updates from staff members on how they’re coping with lockdown. Read about Pastoral Care at King’s here. More »

England cricket hopeful Ollie Robinson (OKS) features in Sunday Times

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Ollie Robinson (OKS, Mitchinson’s 2010) has been tipped as a potential England player after excelling for Sussex and England Lions in recent years.  The former Day pupil is clearly rated by the international selectors, having been selected for a 55-man training squad ahead of this summer’s Test series against West Indies, and could find himself More »

Pupils volunteer as pen pals of care home residents

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During this extremely difficult period for residents of Chaucer Care Home in Canterbury, dozens of pupils came forward to be pen pals and wrote nearly 40 letters between them. Since many of the pupils are boarders living far away from the city, the letters were emailed in to be printed and hand-delivered. Andrea Kershaw, Lead More »

A message from the Headmaster

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The Headmaster stands with our black students, past and present, to resist any systemic racism at King’s. King’s is a school that is good at encouraging pupils to ask questions, but also to question answers and assumptions. Conscious and unconscious racial bias remains in many walks of UK life and its institutions: King’s recognises the need More »

Politics pupils hold video interviews with senior NATO officials

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Politics students have been conducting video interviews with senior NATO officials, asking them about NATO’s current role and the challenges it faces. The officials include Major General Michele Risi, the commander of KFOR, NATO’s peacekeeping force in Kosovo, and Assistant Secretary General for Political Affairs and Security Policy Bettina Cadenbach. Following the interviews, which will More »

Removes to cycle 100km for NHS

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Eight of our Remove boys are preparing for a 100km bike ride on the 10th of July to raise money for the NHS. They plan to ride around the Kent coastline from Herne Bay to St Mary’s Bay—passing through Margate, Broadstairs, Deal, Dover and Folkestone along the way—with the target of raising £1,000 in donations. More »

A Song of Gladness by Michael Morpurgo

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Michael Morpurgo’s (OKS) latest work, A Song of Gladness, was written for The Book of Hopes—a project aiming to provide comfort during lockdown and inspire a love of reading among children. His poem tells of a blackbird singing a special story. It was so appreciated by our Digital Records Officer, Hazel Cornell, and her young son More »

Michael Morpurgo’s Farms for City Children charity facing challenges amid pandemic

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Like many other charities, Farms for City Children (FFCC), founded by Michael Morpurgo (OKS, Galpin’s 1957-62) and his wife Clare in 1976, is facing hardship in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.  FFCC offers urban children a unique opportunity to live and work together for a week at a time on a real farm in More »

Pupil wellbeing remains a central focus during lockdown

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It’s Mental Health Awareness Week and the focus this year is on kindness and looking out for those around you—qualities that we try to foster in daily life within the King’s community.  Despite the need for social distancing, there have still been efforts from staff and pupils to ensure we are looking out for one More »

Morning Service, Sunday 17th May

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With the congregation unable to convene in the Cathedral, the Reverend Lindsay Collins broadcast our morning service on YouTube. More »

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