Madrid Trip

News from Madrid is that, after a rather wet first day, the sun has come out and much fun is being had by all enjoying both cultural and outdoor activities and sampling the local food.  We will be reporting back to you about the trip in more detail next week.

Rowing Success

On Tuesday 13th March, Molly Preston Derry, Connor Cross, Annaliese Boakes and Sam Brickwood took part in the National Junior Sculling Head with Kingston Rowing Club.  This event sees clubs and schools from all over the country compete on Dorney Lake, Eton, where the Olympics were held.  This is a very prestigious fixture in the […]

Daniel Spargo Mabbs Foundation

We are delighted to have the opportunity to host a workshop this week on Tuesday 27th February led by the Daniel Spargo-Mabbs (DSM) Foundation. The DSM Foundation is a London-based charity which supports drug and alcohol awareness amongst parents and young people. Fiona, the founder of the charity, spoke to Year 8 and 9 pupils last half-term […]

RSC Live Broadcast

RSC Live Broadcast On Thursday the 25th of January, a group of pupils who aspire to be actors and actresses, participated in watching a live video broadcasted by the RSC (the Royal Shakespeare Company). Theo McGuinness (9 Mega) talks to us about his experience of the event: We were able to watch a live rehearsal […]

Holocaust Memorial Day

On Tuesday, just over 40 Year 9 pupils visited the Kingston Liberal Synagogue to learn about people’s experiences during the Holocaust. Nesha Kumar writes about her experiences of the trip in this report: A man named David talked about his parents’ experiences and how the Holocaust affected them and his family. David’s father had escaped Austria […]

Stanley Picker Art Gallery Visit

Earlier this week, a group of budding Year 9 artists, who are hoping to study GCSE Art next year, visited the Stanley Picker Gallery in Kingston. Our thanks goes to Ms. Linch and Ms. Sattar for organising the day. Sophie Cochrane writes about her experiences of the day: On Monday a number of Year 9 […]

Guided Choices – GCSE and KS4 Curriculum Evening

Our Guided Choices event on the 11th January was a resounding success and marks another important milestone in our ongoing development at TKA. Many excited Year 9 pupils and parents had the opportunity to visit subject-based presentations about the GCSE options that will be available next academic year. The slides from the general presentation are […]

Christmas Fair Fundraising

Following the huge success of our Christmas Fair last week, we are pleased to announce that the total monies raised from raffle tickets and stalls comes to a staggering £1928.00! This has resulted in a huge boost to our minibus fund for this academic year. Many thanks you for all your valued donations and support […]

Two Christmas Carols

We were treated to two brilliant performances in school this week of ‘A Christmas Carol’ by Charles Dickens to continue our festivities in the lead-up to Christmas. On Tuesday morning, The Globe Players performed their own abridged version of the classic novel on stage in the school hall to Year 8 and 9 pupils. Not […]