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Students' Own News

On this page, we celebrate the successes of our students in their exploits outside of school. This hopefully gives a picture of the varied achievements of our students for which we cannot take credit but want to share with you to recognise their efforts.

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  • 21/09/21

    Josh's busy summer of sport

    Josh in Y11 has had a busy summer on the sports front. He represented South East England in the British Triathlon Youth (under 17) Super Series. His notable achievements during the series were a win at the Bowood Aquathlon and a fourth in the  British Triathlon Grand Final. He qualified to repr...
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  • 21/09/21

    Freddie's Three Peaks Challenge

    Freddie (Y8) successfully completed the Three Peaks Challenge at the beginning of September, as a father and son team of 4. He had trained hard and it was a great personal achievement. They climbed to the summit of Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike and Snowdon by 9am on three consecutive mornings over th...
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  • 11/06/21

    Josh gets off to a flying start in Eastbourne

    Josh in year 10 recently competed at the Eastbourne Aquathlon.
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  • 27/04/21

    Jacob's epic challenge

    Congratulations to Jacob (Y8) for completing his amazing lockdown dream of climbing The Old Man of Stoer, which is a sea stack in the far north of Scotland. As seen from the photos the weather was fantastic and Jacob showed great determination to reach the summit after 5 hours of concentra...
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  • 03/03/21

    Letter from Lockdown

    Congratulations to Y7 student Oliver Malone whose "Letter from Lockdown" has been published in "Radio 4s book of Covid Chronicles", a copy of which will also be archived in the British Museum.  The full letter can be read below:
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  • 09/11/20

    Ekansh's continued success at Kent

    As well as being selected for the Kent Country Cricket U15 squad this year, Ekansh has been awarded an EPP (Emerging Player Programme) contract by Kent County Cricket, designed to identify and develop young county age group players with potential to transition into County academy programmes.
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  • 03/11/20

    A great achievement for Theo!

    Congratulations to Theo on securing a place in the Rugby 7s National Academy, where he will be lucky enough to be coached by several England players, including Tom Mitchell the England 7s Captain.
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  • 18/09/20

    Nick & Jake notch up impressive diving qualifications

    Congratulations to Nick and Jake on their successful summer with Xambor Watersports in Tonbridge. Both boys qualified as Rescue Divers and Emergency First Responders (the equivalent of Emergency First Aid at work) after some rather low visibility dives in Wraysbury and more playful dives with s...
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  • 18/09/20

    Josh's summer of success

    Congratulations to Josh (Y10) on a successful summer of Athletics where he broke several long-standing records:
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  • 18/09/20

    Dillon's lockdown training reaps rewards

    Despite lockdown, Dillon managed to participate in a few competitions and salvaged some of this 2020 summer season including the aptly named COVID Games in Chelmsford, and the SETAFA Games in Portsmouth. 
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  • 18/09/20

    Isolation photo hits the spot!

    Back in April Louis (Y13) entered a photography tournament for Maidstone museum called "Maidstone Apart Together". Louis' photo ended up being featured in the museum's Social Isolation video . 
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  • 08/09/20

    Jake and Megan's Marathon effort!

    Jake (Y9), with his twin sister Megan, cycled two marathons over 4 days - 21km each day to raise money for Charity as part of his Bar Mitzvah commitment.
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