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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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  • 22/06/22

    Brothers excel at the National Karate Champs

    Congratulations to brothers William (Yr9) and Xander (year11) who recently took part in the National Karate Championships.
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  • 06/06/22

    Poetic praise for Emma

    Many congratulations to Emma (Y12) who achieved a Highly Commended award in the prestigious University of Cambridge, Girton College Humanities Writing Competition, with her response to an artefact in the College's own museum (a pottery figurine).
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  • 16/05/22

    Southern County Hockey Champions

    Congratulations to Ben and Felic (Year 11) who represented Kent in the U16 hockey squad. 
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  • 10/05/22

    Ed impresses with clarinet skills

    Well done to Year 9 student Ed, who recently took part in his first RAF Air Cadets Concert Band course, getting to experience life on an Airbase as a military musician.
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  • 11/01/22

    Fencer Dan set to represent GB in Romania

    Daniel (Evans Y12) has been selected to join British Fencing's Cadet Sabre Squad to represent Great Britain at the European Fencing Federation's prestigious RIPOSTA CUP 2022 in Bucharest in Romania at the end of January. His selection follows his excellent performance in British Ranking...
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  • 30/11/21

    Acrobatic glory

    Many congratulations to Maxim and his partner Poppy who took first place and became British champions for 'Youth Mixed Pairs' at the Acrobatic British Championship 2021 in Stoke-on-Trent on 13-14 November.   
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  • 19/11/21

    Ekansh celebrates Kent Cricket Academy contract

    After a successful year on the Kent County Cricket  EPP and representing the London & South East team at the Bunbury Cricket festival, Ekansh has been awarded a Kent County Cricket Club Academy contract.
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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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