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 […]

Art Show 29th June: 6 – 8pm

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 […]

Upcoming Parent Seminar – 14th June

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 […]

TKA Compete in Borough Athletics

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 […]

Successful Spanish Exchange

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 […]

Homerton College, Cambridge – SPARK trip

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 […]