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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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  • 01/04/21

    Online Spring Concert

    Now we are approaching the end of another term and spring has sprung, we thought we would share with you another online concert which guarantees to put a smile on your face. With the theme of positivity, kindness and helping others, this series of performances showcases the abilities of students fro...
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  • 31/03/21

    Bursaries and Grants 2021

    Kendrick students are fortunate to be able to access awards and bursaries from a variety of individuals and bodies.  These people give funds to the school annually for students to be able to pursue courses, trips and other educationally enriching experiences. Amongst the many opportunities stud...
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  • 26/03/21

    A Tribute To Manasvini

    It is now two years since Manasvini, a student in Year 8 passed away suddenly and  unexpectedly on 26th March 2019.  To mark this day, a message from Mr Stride was read out to students in her year group,
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