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News Archive

Frances Houghton discusses Olympic journey on BBC podcast

Category: News, Sports

Creating a thriving team environment is a crucial foundation of success in so many walks of life, and its a topic that Frances Houghton (OKS, Walpole 1993-98) spoke about on BBC Radio 4’s Don’t Tell Me The Score podcast during the Christmas holiday.  Having shown her talent on the water with a number of junior More »

Linacre House row over 1437km to raise money for Diversity House

Category: News

The boys of Linacre House and their respective families, along with staff, spent the final weekend of the Autumn Term raising money for Diversity House by rowing the distance of the last and most historic of the 1961 Freedom Rides in the USA. Freedom Riders were civil rights activists who rode interstate buses into the segregated Southern United States in 1961 and More »

The Calvin & Rose G Hoffman Prize for a Distinguished Publication on Christopher Marlowe

Category: News

The thirty-first Calvin & Rose G Hoffman Prize for a distinguished publication on Christopher Marlowe has been awarded to: Eoin Price, “Out of Order Marlowe: Tamburlaine, Chronology and Audience Expectation”.   The Calvin & Rose G Hoffman Marlowe Memorial Trust is a charity dedicated to research into the life and work of Christopher Marlowe (no. More »

Watch The King’s Carol Service 2020

Category: News

The choir is made up of pupils solely in 6a for much of the service, with congregational carols and two combined-choirs items sung by pupils from the fifth, 6b and 6a together, assembled in a safely distanced arrangement in Shirley Hall. Fanfare and organ contributions have been recorded separately and stitched into the film thanks More »

Buy a Canterbury Christmas card from King’s Young Enterprise group

Category: News

Our innovative 6b Young Enterprise groups have designed a series of Canterbury-themed Christmas cards which can be purchased online. The group has launched the project from the ground up, putting a considerable amount of time into the artwork, printing, advertising and working out how to ship the products. In order to make the buying process More »

Fraser & Eoin make Grand Final of LSE Debating Competition

Category: News

One of our senior debating teams—Fraser McConachie (School House, 6a) and Eoin Pickstone (School House, 6a)—came third in the LSE Schools Debating Competition and qualified for the Grand Final. The competition, which was held online this year, is one of the most competitive debating prizes in the UK and is attended by schools across the More »

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