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  • 15/06/21

    Year 7 Wilderness Activity Day

    The Wilderness Personal Development activity day was a really fun event that I very much enjoyed. As well as being nice because it was a break from normal lessons, everyone learnt a lot more about themselves, as well as other people. 
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  • 15/06/21

    The Wheelie Challenge

    On Tuesday the 18th May, all the Year 7s went head to head in the annual Wheelie Challenge, to design a board to pitch their business ideas. Here’s the catch: you had to involve up to six wheels in your business idea.  Whilst some of us used double-decker buses, others cam...
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  • 15/06/21

    The Egg Challenge

    In the last week before half-term, Year 9 had the opportunity to try new challenges to help improve team building and team work within the year group. We worked with the Wilderness Group, a workshop in which we got to put our leadership, problem-solving skills and teamwork to the test...
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  • 15/06/21

    Year 9 Wilderness Day

    During Activities Week at the end of last term, we had the opportunity to take part in some wilderness team building activities. These were based around the voyage of the explorer Ernest Shackleton, who led a team of men to the Antarctic. His experience was a great example to us of important leaders...
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  • 11/06/21

    New Lighting For Drama

    During the Easter holidays Kendrick were able to put the money donated from KPS to good use by having new lighting fixtures installed in the Drama Studio.  In Term 5, they went on to have a full day of specialist training, courtesy of Jack Moorhouse from Chroma-Q, for all GCSE Drama students, a...
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  • 21/05/21

    Poetry Masterclass by Kate Clanchy

    On Tuesday, the Poets’ Society were delighted to meet poet Kate Clanchy (via a Zoom call projected onto the whiteboard!) in a poetry masterclass to inspire us into getting thoughts onto paper and writing poetry. Kate Clanchy has written poetry, short stories, articles, books on teaching...
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  • 12/05/21

    Literary Celebrations

    Across this academic year, the English Department are celebrating significant literary figures with activities and competitions related to their lives and works. At the end of last term, we marked Jane Austen’s birthday, and students were invited to write creatively using Austen’s famous...
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  • 04/05/21

    Angela Strach's Family's Story

    On Holocaust Memorial Day we remember all those who died during the Holocaust and other genocides.  This year, Angela Strach who used to be the Head of Drama at Kendrick school, was invited to speak about her family's experiences of the Holocaust.  She has created and shared...
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  • 30/04/21

    Palmer Wins House Cup 2020-21

    Last year, I wrote about the House year being like no other and how I hoped a return to normality would mean we could put on more house events this year. I did not think then that this year would be more affected than the last.
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  • 23/04/21

    World Book Day 2021 Celebrations

    This year we celebrated World Book Day a little later than usual due to the COVID-19 national lockdown. We held two competitions where students were asked to submit a ‘bookish limerick’ or a photograph of themselves reading in an unusual place. We had a fantastic response to both comp...
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  • 22/04/21

    Inter-House Reading Competition Results

    We were very impressed with the number of students that took part in our first Inter- House Reading Competition this year. Collectively, over a thousand books were read! Well done to all those who took part and a huge thank you to the House Captains and Vice House Captains who collated the...
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  • 01/04/21

    Departing Kendrick School Leaders

    In our final assembly this morning, I acknowledged the work of our Kendrick Student Leadership Team as they come to the end of their term of office and a new team takes over next term. I would like to thank and particularly praise this team for carrying on the Kendrick spirit in these challenging...
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