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Junior Maths Kangaroo 2016

Congratulations to Matthew Bond in Year 8 who scored a very impressive 100 (out of a possible maximum of 135) and gained a Merit in the second round of this year's UKMT Junior Maths Challenge.

County Cricket Runners Up!

A big Well Done to our Year 7 & 8 Girls Cricket Team who are now the County Runners Up after playing in the Schools’ Cricket County Finals at Bridgwater on 30 June. Pictured with their medals are Rebecca Heard, Hanna Jarvis, Holly Lovell-Fox, Ruby Porter, Belle Timney, Ella Varney, Maeah Baverstock, Millie How, and their PE Teacher Mr Porter.

2016 Spelling Bee Champions

Well done to Parrett House who are the 2016 Spelling Bee Champions. The Spelling Bee Competition took place during lunchtime on 29th June. The atmosphere was tense and the competitors were excellent. After a knock out round one and two timed rounds it went to a sudden death round between Parrett and Otter. The final results were:-

Athletics Update

Kingsmead were represented at the South West Schools' Track & Field Championships held in Exeter on Saturday 18th June 2016.

Fantastic Addams Family!

Students spent three nights last week performing their production of ‘The Addams Family’ to audiences. The family musical comedy went down a hit and all the cast and crew are to be congratulated for their hard work and commitment which resulted in an excellent show!

Prom Night!!

Kingsmead’s Year 11 students arrived in style to their prom on Friday 17 June at Oake Manor Golf Club. After a day of rain the weather brightened up beautifully and the students were able to make their grand entrances to the party and down the red carpet where they were greeted by Mrs Clements, who has been their Head of Year for the past 5 years. Following photographs the students enjoyed a 3-course meal and disco inside the venue with their classmates and teachers.

County Finals here we come…

Well done to our Year 7 Girls Rounders Team! The girls’ won the Schools Area Championships on 7 June at Bishop Foxes and will now be playing in the County Finals being held at Millfield in July.

Duke of Edinburgh Weekend Expedition

Year 10 students working towards their Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Award undertook their Assessed Expedition on the weekend of 11-12 June. The eight teams of students taking part were required to walk their own planned route over two days carrying all their equipment required for an overnight camp on Exmoor. In preparation for the weekend the students had spent a number of months planning, preparing and practising; they had a practice expedition in April and spent time learning essential skills such as map reading, camping skills and first aid.

Great Results at Area Athletics Championships

Kingsmead students had a great day on Tuesday 14 June competing at the Area Athletics finals which were held at Danesfield School in Williton. Results of the day were:- 1st place for our Year 7 Girls Team, Year 7 Boys Team and Year 8 Boys Team

Carnegie Shadowing Programme

The CILIP Carnegie medal is one of the most prestigious children's book awards and is awarded by children's librarians for an outstanding book for children and young people.