KGS Blog

  • Kingston Diary - The EPQ

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    KGS Staff

    With the majority of the school engaged in examinations, the Lower Sixth took the opportunity this week to deliver their Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) presentations, as part of their Sixth Form academic enrichment programme. The Level 3 EPQ is an independent research project whereby...

    Kingston Diary Sixth Form A Level

  • Kingston Diary - The power of art

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    KGS Staff

    I wonder whether you saw the news item recently about the 17 year old prankster who placed a pair of spectacles on the floor of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art to see whether people would stop to examine them thinking that they were an art exhibit? The spectacles remained in place for a...

    Kingston Diary Art GCSE A Level

  • Kingston Diary - A history of Hockey

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    KGS Staff

    It seems strange to be talking about hockey given that it is the summer term, however, Mrs Halford the school archivist told me the exciting news this week that the Hockey Museum had been in touch to ask whether we might be able to provide material for the pop up museum that they are putting...

    Kingston Diary Sport Archive

  • Kingston Diary - Exam season

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    KGS Staff

    "Oh dear! Oh dear! I shall be too late!" Not just one of the opening lines from Lewis Carroll’s book, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, but also my concern for much of the last week, which has been a particularly hectic one and where I could have done with just a little bit more time! The pace...

    Drama Sixth Form GCSE A Level

  • Kingston Diary - The rise of the smart phone

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    KGS Staff

    My epiphany on pens came on Monday. “Sorry Sir I can’t do the test, I have damaged the tendon in my right finger”, she said while smugly scanning her new smart phone. She knew my usual response, “write with your left hand” could not apply for a timed test. We both thought she had slipped out...

    History Sixth Form A Level