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  • 22/03/19

    Woodley Festival Success

    This year Kendrick School entered their first instrumental ensemble into Woodley Festival. They did extremely well, achieving ‘Highly Commended’ and winning the ‘Music Ensemble Special Award’. The members of the ensemble were: Olwen Payne (8W) Sophie Connell (9A) Kat...
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  • 22/03/19

    Berkshire Young Musician of the Year 2019 - String Success

    Berkshire Maestros hosted their Young Musician of the Year 2019 String Section final in Windsor this weekend. We are delighted to announce that our very own Maya Fear (11Q) won the coveted trophy. She will now be attending the presentation evening on 29th March in which she will get to meet Prince E...
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  • 15/03/19

    Holocaust Survivor, Ruth Barnett

    On Wednesday 13th March, we were honoured to have a Holocaust Survivor, Ruth Barnett, come to our school. She shared her testimony with a number of students and teachers regarding her personal experiences as a result of the Holocaust. Ruth arrived in Britain at the age of four on the Kindertransport...
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  • 15/03/19

    Royal Albert Hall Performance 2019

    Monday 11th March 2019 saw the culmination of months of hard work from over 60 students at Kendrick School, 14 other secondary schools and 31 primary schools in Berkshire, alongside students from Berkshire Young Voices (BYV), Berkshire Youth Choir (BYC) and Berkshire Youth Symphony Orchestra (BYSO...
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  • 15/03/19

    "My Visit to the BBC in 1946" by Margaret Grace Prudames

    In this wonderful and detailed essay, Margaret writes about her experience of singing live on Children’s Hour, with the Kendrick School Choir and Orchestra; at the BBC Broadcasting House on Sunday 3rd February 1946. 
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  • 14/03/19

    The Great Gatsby Lecture - Year 13 students dazzled by 'the green light"

    Last week, students of Y13 English Literature joined students from several other local schools and colleges for a lecture on F Scott Fitzgerald's masterpiece The Great Gatsby, at Reading School.  This was given by noted Gatsby critic Professor Nicolas Tredell and was the...
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  • 14/03/19

    Balance For Better - International Women’s Day​​​​​​​

    On Friday 8th March, Louise Wu, Serena Farrelly, Mia Tucker and Candice Smith (from the newly elected Head Girl Team) accompanied Ms Kattirtzi to the Ernst and Young Offices in London to attend a Women's Conference; held by the Association of State Girls' Schools.
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  • 14/03/19

    A Concert to Save Lives

    In 2011, a Thames Valley Air Ambulance saved the life of Toby Darrington, a Reading School student who had an accident whilst cycling on Oxford Road. The following year, his sister Alicia started the Kendrick and Reading Schools' Air Ambulance Charity Concert and it has been thrivin...
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  • 13/03/19

    Cheerleading Success

    As part of a competitive cheerleading team, Kick Twist Cheerleading recently won the Regional Championships, which means we have qualified for the British Championships in April!  
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  • 12/03/19

    Fashion & Textiles Pattern Drafting

    Year 10 Fashion & Textiles students have recently been pattern drafting, whereby they took their own measurement and drafted a skirt block which can be adapted to create different skirt pattern pieces and therefore different styles of skirts. It shows a good example of maths in textiles.
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  • 12/03/19

    World Book Day - Events in the Library

    In celebration of World Book Day’s 22nd year, the library held a Book Swap on Thursday 7th March at break and lunchtime; along with a competition and a Readathon throughout World Book Day Week!  World Book Day’s main aim is to “encourage the exploration of the pleasures o...
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  • 12/03/19

    Year 10 Maths Feast Competition

    On Friday 8th March, we spent the day at Langley Grammar School participating in the Year 10 Mathematics Feast Competition organised by the AMSP. There were 14 teams competing, including two teams from our school.
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