KGS Blog

  • 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...

  • Kingston Diary - British Values

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    KGS Staff

    This week has been overshadowed by the terrible events in Manchester and on Thursday, members of the school community at KGS joined with others around the UK in falling silent for a minute to remember the victims of this horrific attack. I was hugely impressed by the way in which the community...

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  • Kingston Diary - One good idea

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    KGS Staff

    But of course, he's wrong. It's not just the business of being sufficiently creative and imaginative to have these ideas in the first place, but it's also the business of refining the design, securing backing and a patent and then building and marketing the product effectively - anyone who has...

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