KGS Blog

  • Kingston Diary - A week of sport successes

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    KGS Staff

    This week has been dominated by sporting headlines at KGS. Four of our female rowers did superbly to win silver medals at the Junior Inter Regional Regatta last weekend representing the “Thames London” region and the cricket season began in earnest with Ronan Harvey-Kelly scoring two centuries...

    Kingston Diary Sport

  • Kingston Diary - Collaboration

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    KGS Staff

    Whilst Christmas seems a distant memory, there’s no doubt that the spring term has sped past and as always it has been an intense and busy time, not least because Trial Examinations dominate the Fifth and Sixth Formers’ thoughts. Whilst our official commemoration day is always on the first...

    Kingston Diary Sixth Form

  • ​It’s National Science Week, so let’s do some science…

    Article 1st year girls sports scholars

    KGS Staff

    They all claimed to get by on less than the average amount of sleep. Obama often worked until 1am and was up by 7am, Thatcher claimed she only needed four hours sleep per night, Da Vinci it is claimed slept for three hours only whilst Sir Isaac Newton allegedly made do with just two hours...

    Kingston Diary

  • Kingston Diary - Embracing Change

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    KGS Staff

    A recent study by researchers from Oxford and Cambridge Universities looked at commuters’ travel patterns before and after recent Tube strikes. Predictably, during the strike, people found a variety of alternative routes to get to work, but what surprised the researchers was that after the...

    Kingston Diary

  • Mobile Technology - a return to simpler times?

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    Mr SR Lehec

    I suffered a moment of almost incomprehensible melancholic nostalgia when I read this week that the ever-popular Nokia 3310 mobile phone was being relaunched. This was to my mind the first acceptable ‘mobile’, though many children and quite a few adults might still refer to it as a brick. I...