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Interview with the catering team: cooking for key worker children

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At Junior King’s we are lucky to have a very talented team providing healthy, varied and delicious meals for day and boarding pupils. Lunch is certainly a big highlight of Junior King’s life! Although the bustling dining room may be a lot quieter than usual, Executive Chef Ross and Chef Manager Paul have been hard More »

Jasper and Rufus sleep out for Porchlight

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We were thrilled to hear about a recent challenge undertaken by Jasper (Year 7) and Rufus (Year 6), along with their older brother Stanley (OJKS), to raise money for local charity Porchlight, which supports homeless and vulnerable people in Kent. The challenge was part of an annual fundraiser at Stanley’s senior school to build cardboard More »

PSHE in lockdown: supporting our pupils

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Mr Wilson breaks down how PSHE has been adapted to best serve our pupils in the current situation and how it play a key part in our online education provision. How will PSHE lessons work now that we can’t be together in school? PSHE is increasingly vital in supporting our pupils with managing the disruption, More »

PE in lockdown: pupils focus on wellness

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One of the biggest and most important challenges for our school at this time is adapting the curriculum to make it fit for purpose in the current nationwide lockdown. At Junior King’s, we have been working hard to provide a remote education full of stimulating and engaging educational content that also aims to benefit pupils’ More »

Key worker children dig for victory

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Over the Easter holidays, Junior King’s has played host to a handful of key worker children. With the school grounds almost empty, these children have gamely taken on responsibility for planting the school vegetable patch as one of their activities, something Year 5 would have been doing as part of a “dig for victory” project, More »

DT department delivers face shields to NHS workers

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Our DT department is proud to have partnered with the King’s School to deliver much-needed face shields to our local NHS healthcare providers.  With demand for PPE (personal protective equipment) in the news daily, and the protection of our amazing NHS staff paramount, Junior King’s has been keen to use its resources and the knowledge More »

The Forest School difference

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If you go down to the woods today… you may find our Pre-Prep pupils getting stuck into a creative Forest School session. Junior King’s has been an accredited Forest School since 2008, with its own specialist Forest School Leader trained to Level 3, who is supported by an experienced team of teachers and teaching assistants, More »

Year 7 enjoy vibrant Science Afternoon

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Equipped with his five senses, man explores the universe around him and calls the adventure Science – Edwin Hubble  On Tuesday, Year 7 made the short journey from Sturry into the centre of Canterbury to enjoy their first taste of Science at the senior school. The annual Year 7 Science Afternoon, organised with the King’s School’s More »

Focus on: instrumental workshops and performance skills

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Last Thursday afternoon, a group of our woodwind instrumentalists gathered in the recital room in the music school with their instruments and sheet music for one of the music department’s regular after-school workshops.  Designed to offer pupils the chance to practise their performance skills, these workshops are led by a visiting specialist, a professional musician More »

Junior House get creative in historical fiction workshop

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Today is World Book Day, and what a busy day it is around school as we celebrate all things books. From designated reading time in class, to discussing what we like to read, to dressing up as our favourite characters, everyone at Junior King’s has books on the brain. While all year groups are involved More »