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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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  • 16/04/24

    Kendrick Wins The Magistrates' Court Mock Trial Competition

    On Saturday, 16th March, our school participated in the Magistrates' Mock Trial Competition held at the Crown Court in Reading. We came in first place after competing against 8 schools from all over Berkshire. A team of 18 Year 9 students, including 4 students participating in a separate bu...
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  • 16/04/24

    Berkshire Young Singer 2024

    Berkshire Music Trust, in partnership with Windsor Festival and Bradfield College, held a competition for singers to showcase their talent and win prizes alongside others between the ages of 10-18.  In this competition there are three categories; Folk, Musical Theatre and Classical, and I parti...
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  • 28/03/24

    Outreach Kindness Workshop

    Last week we were delighted to welcome Year 4 students and staff from Katesgrove Primary School, Christ the King Primary School and Redlands Primary School to Kendrick School. The students, along with many of our Year 10 students, took part in a wonderful kindness activity from 52Lives, a local c...
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  • 27/03/24

    Chemistry Olympiad 2024

    Designed to challenge and inspire, the UK Chemistry Olympiad (UKChO) is a unique opportunity for students to push themselves further and excel in the field of chemistry, within and outside the curriculum.   On 26th January, we took part in the prestigious Royal Society of Chemistry...
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  • 26/03/24

    Chess Club News Update

    Chess Club has had a busy term with two main strands of activity: The first was the Delancey ‘UK Chess Challenge for Schools’, which ran as a seven-week tournament, with students from Years 7 – 11 taking part. The final was an exciting game between Saswathi (Year 10) a...
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  • 26/03/24

    Poetry Live 2024

    Recently, all of Year 11 went on a trip to the Hexagon to attend Poetry Live, which as Mrs Munns described it, is the Poets’ Oscars!  We listened to a wide range of poets, some of which were from our specification and some of which were not - either way, it was fascinating to hear them...
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  • 26/03/24

    Biology Olympiad Success

    Earlier this year, around fifty Biology A-level students participated in the highly regarded British Biology Olympiad, an advanced problem-solving competition which challenges and stimulates students across the country, on topics and ideas that go beyond the exam specification. Fo...
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  • 22/03/24

    Neurodiversity Celebration Week

    This week is ‘Neurodiversity Celebration Week’, a global initiative that challenges stereotypes and misunderstandings surrounding neurological differences.  At Kendrick, we marked this week by viewing a presentation in form time.  Students have been sent this, along with a...
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  • 21/03/24

    Falcon 2 Challenge: The Next Phase

    After achieving 1st and 2nd place for our designs in the Falcon 2 Challenge last year, two teams from Kendrick School were invited to visit Coventry University for the launch of the next phase of the Falcon 2 programme.  The Falcon 2 Challenge, sponsored by the Royal Aeronautical Soci...
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  • 20/03/24

    Guitar Masterclasses with International Soloists

    On Saturday 24th February, I had the opportunity to take part in a masterclass with Eleftheria Kotzia, a professional classical guitarist. Firstly, we talked about how we warm up before starting to play. We got into the right posture, and stretched our hands to improve blood flow and warm them up. N...
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