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Showing articles for: June 2017

  • Kingston Diary - Character Building

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    KGS Staff

    This week, with their GCSEs finally finished, students in the Fifth Year have been undertaking work experience. This opportunity allows students to find out a little about careers which might be of interest to them and the type of skills that they will need every day in the ‘world of work’, in...

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  • Kingston Diary - Keeping Cool

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    KGS Staff

    Whether you are a sun basker or a shade seeker, being British it has been difficult to avoid the topic of the weather this week and whilst the majority of us will be thrilled with the current conditions, it is important to remember how to keep safe and healthy in the heat.

    We all know...

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  • Kingston Diary - Why reading is important

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    KGS Staff

    Social mobility tsar, Alan Milburn, reported the findings from a study of 4,723 adults in the Social Mobility Barrometer which found that only 30% of 18-24 year olds surveyed felt that it was getting easier to move up in British Society. With an increasingly competitive employment market,...

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  • Kingston Diary - Deferred Successes

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    KGS Staff

    At KGS, our students face challenges each day, but these are an important part of their learning process and vital lessons can be learnt from not achieving success in the first instance. It is though, perhaps better to think of these as being ‘deferred successes’ rather than as failures and we...