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 […]

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 […]

Yr 9 Netball v CCC

On Monday, the Kingston Academy Netball team went to a match against Chessington Community College alongside Ms Marshall. After a short amount of training time, the match began. Within the first quarter alone, TKA had already successfully scored 4 times due to our GA and GS (Amy Hellewell and Molly Preston-Derry). However, the second quarter allowed […]

Yr 9 Spanish Exchange

Last week, a group of Year 9 pupils returned from what was our first international, residential trip at TKA. Ms. Pavitt has marked this magnificent milestone in her write-up of the trip: Between the 7th-12th November, 23 Y9 pupils took part in the return trip of a Spanish exchange with the Institut Terres de Ponent in […]

Open Evening for Prospective Parents – 11th October 2018

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 a review of secondary education, aimed at sharing best practice, published by Westminster […]

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 […]