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Former pupil gives first University of Oxford Disability Lecture

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Former pupil, Hilary Lister (The Grange House 1988-89) gave the first University of Oxford disability lecture. She studied biochemistry at Jesus College and was awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Kent in 2007. Hilary suffers from a progressive condition called reflex sympathetic dystrophy which has left her paralysed from the neck down. Hilary has More »

Former pupils elected to Parliament

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Two former pupils of The King’s School, Canterbury were returned to Parliament in the General Election on Thursday 7th May 2015. Natascha Engel (Mitchinson’s House 1983-1985), was re-elected for Derbyshire North East, which she has represented since 2005. James Berry, (Marlowe House 1996-2001), won at Kingston and Surbiton, defeating the incumbent Liberal Democrat Ed Davey. More »

Oliver Hope wins Corpus Christi College Computer Science Competition

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Current pupil, Oliver Hope, was the winner of the Corpus Christi College Computer Science Competition. He wrote an excellent essay entitled ‘How does modern technology influence the music we create?’ Oliver drew upon his considerable musical background as well as his studies in science, mathematics and philosophy to draw together the wide-ranging and disparate components More »

Results from the Ghent International Regatta

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The King’s School Canterbury senior boys and girls raced in Ghent, Belgium on Saturday 9th May 2015 as a precursor to National Schools in two weeks time, with some very pleasing success. The top boys crew for National Schools is the Four (Harry Nichols, Charles John, Angus Forbes and Thomas Trelawny-Vernon). They opened their account More »

Remove Geography Trip: Summer 2015

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At the beginning of Summer term, the Geography department took 72 Remove pupils studying Geography for GCSE on a school trip to the Kent Coastline. They looked at coastal process, coastal management and how the two locations of St. Margaret’s Bay (Deal/Dover) and Whitstable Bay differ. The Geographers also attended a Field Studies centre at Horton Kirby, More »

Sports: Summer Term Week 3

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5th May 2015 Cricket 1st XI v Duke of York’s (won by 132 runs) King’s 167-8   Duke of York’s 35 2nd XI v St. Lawrence (lost by 6 wickets) King’s 87   *St. Lawrence 91-4 Rounders U14A v Benenden (lost 11.5-17) U14B v Benenden (lost 5.5-17.5) Swimming The King’s School v Hurstpierpoint Boys Scores: Cranleigh 70, More »

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