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  • Wellbeing at KGS

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    Mr N Forsyth

    School mottos can feel a little old-fashioned but at Kingston Grammar School, Bene Agere ac Laetari - Work Well and Be Happy - is the ‘golden thread’ that weaves its way through school life. Not to achieve academic excellence at any cost but, rather, to aim high, be the best you can and,...


  • Kingston Diary - What does the future hold?

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    KGS Staff

    The votes have been counted and the results are in. In the KGS European Referendum, turnout was 60% with 78% voting for Remain and 20% for Leave (with 2% of spoilt ballot papers). As we now know, the KGS vote was not reflective of the country at large. The Prime Minister has confirmed that the...

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  • 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