Open Evening for Prospective Parents – 12th October

Doors open at 5.00pm and the event finishes at 8.00pm. The Head Teacher will speak at 5.30pm, 6.15pm and 7.15pm. Come and meet our pupil ambassadors and have the opportunity to put your questions to our teachers. Tour the classrooms and explore the interactive displays. See the fly-through video of our new building. There is […]

The Parliamentary Review

On Monday evening Peter Mayhew-Smith, Chair of our Board, and I attended the launch of The Parliamentary Review at the Houses of Parliament.  The Kingston Academy was honoured to be invited, along with a handful of other schools, to contribute to this annual publication which is the Government review of secondary education, aimed at sharing best practice.  The Kingston Academy […]

Books, Books, Books

We are continually looking to develop our stock of reading books for our school library in order to support our Reading Challenge and literacy across all areas of the curriculum. If you have any suitable, quality novels at home for Ages 10+ which you no longer require, we would be hugely grateful for your donations. Please arrange […]

TKA Sports Trials

Well done to all pupils who have been involved in open trials this week! An incredible 43 Year 8 pupils and 22 Year 9 pupils got involved with the football trials on Tuesday, which is a school record! There was an equally high great turnout for Years 7, 8 and 9 netball and rugby. This […]

i – TKA

This week, we are pleased to have opened the application process for the first of the iTKA internships, which you may remember hearing about via the TKA Times at the end of last academic year. Over the course of the next few months, internships will be available in a range of other subjects, as detailed […]

Annual Art Exhibition

Last night parents, teachers and students from the TKA community came to Kingston College creative arts centre for the art exhibition. We had pupils dressing up as ‘Day of the dead’  inspired characters. All the work was beautifully set up and presented by art club and Mrs Linch. The exhibits included masks, still life, photography […]

Wales Humanities Trip

On Monday and Tuesday the whole of year 8 visited South Wales, as part of a humanities trip. Our first stop was the Big Pit which was an underground mine which had closed in 1980. To get to the mine we had to travel in a cage which brought us down 90 meters underground where […]

Summer Music Concert

  The 21st of June was not only the hottest day of June but also the fabulous Midsummer Gala Concert at TKA. We had both Y8s and Y7s performing a range of talents from rapping to playing musical instruments. There were many families gathered to celebrate the skills of our school’s gifted pupils. Both families and […]

Royal Society of Chemistry trip to Imperial College

On Wednesday a group of Year 7 girls attended a Science workshop at Imperial College. They were creating new Wikipedia pages about Women in Science as they are currently very underrepresented. They were also taught how to analyse how trustworthy online sources are. Miss Taylor, Science.

Midsummer Night’s Dream Awards

On Thursday 16th of June, the cast and crew of the production ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’, all came together to remember the fun they all had during the making of the production. A DVD was made of all of the video clips taken throughout the 4 months of incredibly hard work. Everyone chatted, reminiscing of the […]