News Archive

Luxmoore crowned House Song champions

Category: Music, News

Luxmoore won our annual House Song competition, which an external adjudicator described as the best he’s seen in any school. Mark Shepherd, director of music at Charterhouse, has judged house singing competitions across the country, but said none could match the quality that was on show on Thursday evening.  The winners’ rendition of ‘Shine’ by Take More »

Classicists meet Cambridge Students on ‘Oedipus at Colonus’ trip

Category: News, Trips

Our GCSE and A Level Greek students attended a Cambridge University production of Oedipus at Colonus on Wednesday, and chatted to current undergraduates about collegiate life and the UCAS application process. Following a Pater Society talk about the play from Head of Classics Janet Taylor earlier this term, pupils had the opportunity to see it More »

University lecturers speak at Student Philosophy Conference in Shirley Hall

Category: Events, News

University of Kent lecturers gave talks to King’s sixth-formers at a Philosophy Conference on Tuesday in an initiative to give further insight into studying the subject at undergraduate level. Four guest speakers gave talks in the Shirley Hall and St Mary’s Hall, including Dr Graeme Forbes on the philosophy of time, Dr Michael Wilde on More »

Rowers take two titles at Cambridge Autumn Head

Category: News, Sports

Our Senior Girls and Remove Boys both came in as the fastest coxed fours of the day at the Cambridge Autumn Head on Saturday. Natasha Southorn (Jervis, 6a), Millie Butcher (Harvey, 6a), Sofia Smith (Mitchinson’s, 6a), Cecily Ross (Jervis, 6b) and cox Cici Zhao (Jervis, 6a) were leading women’s boat while Removes Jasper Wolff (Galpin’s), More »

Sports Results: Autumn Term, Week 6

Category: News, Sports

Sports Results Week 6 Further information including fixtures, teams and events, can be found via the Sports Website. More »

Linacre boys raise £4.5k for Porchlight

Category: News

Pupils from Linacre House hosted a fundraising dinner for 77 guests at Birley’s Pavilion on Sunday, collecting £4,500 for local homelessness charity Porchlight. Every boy in the Boarding house contributed. Shells set up and served, Removes sold raffle tickets and helped organise the shells’ food serving, Fifths were on entertainment and fundraising while the Sixth-Formers More »

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