2 Feb 2017: Kindergarten welcomes the Year of the Rooster

By | February 2nd, 2017|news|

Kindergarten has enjoyed ‘noodles’ of Chinese New Year celebrations! We made decorations for our classroom using red and gold for good luck, We had a story, tried Chinese food - using chop sticks! - made lanterns and dragons and watched some more celebrations on the computer. All in all, as our picture carousel shows, the [...]

27 Jan 2017: Spencer’s Spanish golf success

By | January 27th, 2017|news|

One of our Year 5 boys, Spencer Davies, has achieved a remarkable win in a prestigious Spanish golf competition. Spencer took part in the Graham Moore Spanish Open, a highly valued junior competition organised by renowned professional golfer Graham Moore. The qualifier is designed to test the young participants with playing conditions that are an [...]

25 Jan 2017: Micro-bits and cookies make a tasty byte

By | January 25th, 2017|news|

This term, pupils from Years 5, 6, 7 and 8 have been using the BBC Micro-bit to code their own future. The Micro-Bit has lots of brilliant features to help students connect and create, and it’s great for creating messages, animations… and even games. With the growth of the digital skills economy, these bright young [...]

24 Jan 2017: Breakfast Club tucks in

By | January 24th, 2017|news|

We had our Breakfast Club this morning, part of the “Shake Up Your Wake Up" Breakfast Programme. Nearly half of us skip breakfast during the week and 15% never eat it at all. Yet research shows that eating breakfast makes you healthier and happier. Kingsmead’s Breakfast Club is doing its bit to champion the importance [...]