KGS Blog

  • Kingston Diary - Are traditional communication skills declining?

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    KGS Staff

    The Times newspaper only last week, reported an Ofcom survey of 16-24 year olds that found 15% consider phone calls the most important method of communication with 36% preferring instant messaging. Incredibly, most respondents stated that they would...

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  • Kingston Diary - The iGen

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    KGS Staff

    The clocks have gone back, the nights are drawing in and I now have to leave the house five minutes earlier in the morning to de-frost my car before coming to school. The winter season is just around the corner! Given that it gets dark so early these days, there is nothing I like more at the...

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  • Kingston Diary - A much needed change

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    KGS Staff

    There are many reasons to speculate on why this might be the case; one of those reasons could be that more recently the Government placed more emphasis on the Sciences and STEM based subjects with the chancellor

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  • Kingston Diary - "Ac Laetari" part 2

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    KGS Staff

     The United Kingdom was surpassed by countries such as New Zealand, Norway, Ireland, Australia and Costa Rica. “What makes those countries better than ours?!” most of my students asked when I used this as a resource in a recent GCSE lesson. The answer is not simple one. There are...

    Kingston Diary PSHE

  • Kingston Diary - Digital Wellbeing

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    KGS Staff

    Last week at KGS we opened our doors to prospective parents at both our 11+ Information Evening and our KGS Open Day on Saturday. Our KGS students were admirable ambassadors for our school and it is always so gratifying to see them proudly extolling our virtues, happy to be in school even on a...

    Kingston Diary PSHE