Year 12 Awards Evening

Kingsmead School welcomed parents, staff and Governors to celebrate the achievements of students who left in the summer and mark the end of their successful school careers. Guest speaker at the evening was Ben North, a former student of the school who is the Scheme Project Manager for the High Speed Rail Development Team based in London.

Kingsmead Anthem

A team from The Suzuki School Anthem Project worked with music students to compose an anthem that reflects the ethos and values of Kingsmead. Musician Johnny Mars led the sessions and the students worked hard writing, singing and recording the anthem.

Newsletter article from Team Green - Term 1 2014

Team Green is a group of students from years 7-11 who are passionate about the environment and raising awareness of environmental issues at Kingsmead. We look into issues in the local area, all the way up to global campaigns. The charity the group and school are supporting through a ‘wear what you like day’ this year is Water Aid.

Kingsmead Challenge Day

Kingsmead School held a very varied Challenge Day for students. Year 7’s spent the Day at Hestercombe team building while those in school undertook a number of activities. As part of Eco Day Year 8’s carried out surveys of the trees and wildlife on site and cleared an area to develop a garden in which they will grow their own fruit and vegetables. Kingsmead is working towards getting the Green Flag Award.

Kingsmead Students Excel

Students at Kingsmead have exceeded their demanding targets to achieve excellent results…. Read more Overall 64% of them achieved more than five A* to C grades including English and Maths. This places the school in the top 25% of schools nationally for progress made by students

Uniform – 22 July 2014

We have been informed by Tesco that the black v neck school jumper is currently out of stock. They are expecting new stock next week.

Plymouth University Open Day

Twelve Year 9 and 10 students spent the day at Plymouth University (25th June) to gain an insight into University life. The day included a tour of the campus and a close look at student accommodation, lecture halls, the student union and other buildings and facilities.

U15 Rounders

Congratulations to the Kingsmead U15 Rounders teams who performed so well at the recent Area Tournaments. The 'B' team won their competition and the 'A' were placed 3rd.

Year 8 Exmoor trip

A habitat survey in the Exmoor National Park was the subject of an interesting and enjoyable trip for seven Kingsmead Year 8 students on 13 June. In conjunction with Petroc College, the students discovered how to...

The filming of ABOUT A GIRL (Including Video!)

For the last couple of months, over 30 students from Years 7 and 8 have worked with me on a film making project. This has included a team of writers establishing a story and drafting the script, auditions to find top....