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 […]
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.
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 […]
Please join us for a private view of ‘This is TKA II’, an exhibition celebrating the second year of creative learning at The Kingston Academy. Art made by our Year 7 and 8 pupils will be on display in Kingston College’s Creative Industries centre on Richmond Road from Thursday 29th June at 6-8pm. The exhibition will […]
14th June – 7 until 8.30 pm in the school hall Julie Johnson will talk about: Wellbeing and flourishing in the 21st Century With 1:4 adults experiencing a mental health problem annually and 1:10 children and adolescence at any given time, the mental health and wellbeing of both parents, children and young people has never been […]
On a rather gloomy and grim Wednesday, The Kingston Academy attended their first ever Kingston Borough Athletics meet. The wet weather and grey skies didn’t dampen the mood for our amazing athletes though! TKA pupils did us proud in every event they entered and provided each other with a tremendous amount of support throughout the […]
Mat’s account: Last Thursday, students from Terres de Ponent, near Barcelona, arrived at the Hawker Centre and my pen pal was called Eric. All the TKA pupils who were involved in the Spanish Exchange had been waiting for this moment for weeks! TKA pupils greeted Spanish students with a warm welcome. I took Eric to my house and […]
On the 17th of May 15 girls from TKA, 6 girls from Latchmere Primary and 6 girls from Fern Hill Primary spent the day experiencing what it would be like to go to university. The girls from TKA acted as mentors for the girls in Year 5 which meant we guided the younger pupils to […]
On Thursday 27th April, 71 Year 7 pupils and 68 Year 8 pupils took part in the UK Mathematics Trust Maths Challenge. We are hoping that their excellent efforts will see a repeat of last year and result in some impressive results.
On Tuesday I attended Salters’ festival of chemistry. We did two activities in the day, Salters’ in the morning, the University challenge in the afternoon. The first activity was one where we had to find the murderer. We split ourselves into the year 7s and 8s so we could do more faster. Me and Zoe […]