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  • 14/06/24

    'Create A Buzz' at Reading Climate Festival

    Eco-committee students participated in the Reading Climate Festival on 13th June this year. Ex-Kendrick student Natalie Penney, founder of Nature-Nurture, organised the event ‘Create a Buzz’ with other volunteers. It started with an audiovisual experience in a human-sized bee-hive, after...
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  • 07/06/24

    Author Catherine Bruton's Online Visit

    On Friday, 17th May, we were delighted to receive an online visit from award-winning author Catherine Bruton attended by keen readers and writers in Years 7-9.  Inaya in Year 7, who was already a big fan of Catherine's books, supplied this report: 'The Catherine Bruton online vi...
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  • 23/05/24

    Wellbeing Festival

    Last week we celebrated Mental Health Awareness Week, rounding off the week with the Wellbeing Festival on Friday, which was a lovely event. The weather was on our side; the sun was shining, and there were many happy faces all around the front lawn.
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  • 21/05/24

    Singing Success for Sithmi

    On Friday 10th May, Sithmi in Year 8 was awarded 2nd place at the finals of the British Arts Awards finals in the Intermediate Singing / Musical Theatre category. It was her first time competing at the British Arts Awards, and she sang 'My House' from the play 'Mathilda'. The Brit...
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  • 14/05/24

    Music Outreach at Churchend Primary

    On Thursday 9th May, Mrs Cooper and Mrs Nicholson took four very talented sixth form students to Churchend Primary School to do some music outreach work with their Year 5 students. They were introduced to music of a range of styles, including Disney, film music and jazz, on instruments such as...
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  • 14/05/24

    Supporting Local Research Through The School Archives

    As a school, we are fortunate that a good deal of our 147-year history can be traced through the archives we hold in school. Including previous copies of the school magazine, uniforms and photographs, the archive allows us glimpses into the lives of the Kendrick Girls’ from the past. We have r...
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  • 09/05/24

    National Schools Badminton Champions 2024

    On April 20th, we represented Kendrick School in the 2024 National Schools Badminton Championships. Our team triumphed in both age categories, with all eight of us securing gold medals. Returning after a five-year hiatus, the National Schools Championships saw a massive participation of 700 teams...
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  • 07/05/24

    Spring Concert 2024

    At this time of year, we celebrate the achievements of our most senior students and offer some the opportunity to perform as a soloist accompanied by one of our senior ensembles. First up came Petra, who performed an outstanding and stylistic saxophone solo as part of Jazz Band's rendition of...
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  • 07/05/24

    Garsington Opera Workshop

    On 18th April, I, along with 30 other students at Kendrick, took part in the Garsington Opera Workshop. At first, I wasn’t sure what to expect, but I knew we would be learning about the opera ‘Marriage of Figaro’ that we would be seeing in July. It started off fun and engaging...
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  • 01/05/24

    Innovation Challenge Competition

    Recently, Year 12 students participated in the Geography Innovation Challenge with Reading School. It was a close competition, but our two teams came out at the top, being awarded 1st and 2nd place.  The task was to find an innovative solution to the prevalent microplas...
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  • 25/04/24

    Kendrick Young Reporter Competition

    Earlier this year, the Curriculum and Current Affairs Committee launched the Kendrick Young Reporter Competition, an opportunity for students from all year groups to report their views/experiences regarding an issue, allowing them to learn and share topics they are passionate about. T...
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  • 16/04/24

    Air Ambulance Charity Concert 2024

    This year’s annual student-led Air Ambulance Charity Concert was a huge success; students from all year groups and both schools came together to produce harmonious sounds as part of a variety of talented ensembles.  This concert was started as an act of gratitude after the Air A...
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