KWS were well represented in the Herts for Learning Maths Challenge for Year 8 on Tuesday 26th April with two teams. Both teams worked collaboratively to solve problem and challenge themselves to answer the tricky questions and tasks at hand. Well done to Ollie T, Lucas C, Anwitha M, Lina B, John D, Dylan T, […]
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Back in November, we asked students to consider writing an entry for the Harpenden Society’s ‘Tell Me A Story’ Writing Competition. We had lots of great entries and selected several for submission. The competition is open to all Harpenden Schools and we are very proud to announce that Neomi Y in Year 9 came 3rd […]
Well done to all students who are maintaining their 3×15 minutes per week of reading at home. We are beginning to see some real progress with some classes clocking up well over 100 books read already this year! Well done to 7K, 8S and 9B who are currently in the lead with 166, 131 and […]
Science Week Finally at KWS we have had a British Science Week that has not landed in lockdown! The Science department have been very busy planning for what has been a hugely enjoyable and informative week for everyone involved: from our first science joke competition to our interactive careers in science session; from learning about […]
Well done to eight Year 7s who competed in the Hertfordshire Maths Challenge last week. Both teams worked extremely hard and we are pleased to say that Team A (Mia K, Arabella D, Henry G & Bertie R) came 4th in their heat and will be competing against schools all across Hertfordshire at the finals […]
Year 9 geographers successfully curb global warming to 1.2 degrees celsius. Well done to the Year 9 geographers, who took part in a mock UN climate conference recently. We used an online simulator used by government and organisations across the world and negotiated decisions about how to cut carbon emissions. Students did fantastically articulating their […]
We had a whole week of World Book Day celebrations in the library this week, including a different activity for the students each day. We played Wordle, tried to guess which KWS staff members were the masked readers, had a scavenger hunt, and a big book quiz with videos from lots of authors. Students had […]
Both our Year 7 boys’ squad and a group of Year 7/8 girls headed to the Saracens Stone X Stadium for a rugby tournament. The girls enjoyed training with some of Saracens ladies team members at the beginning, then it was straight into mixed team matches where Ellie H and Isabella H enjoyed their first […]
This week our Year 7 and Year 9 netball teams played against Marlborough School. Both teams scored highly and played well in defence to keep the scores close. Year 9 were victorious with Year 7 narrowly missing out on the win. Well done to all who played in the cold and rain! Miss Moxham
British Science Week and Careers Month Request British Science Week 2022 is coming up fast (11th-20th March) and we are lining up plenty of activities for our students to engage with in the Science Faculty. As part of this, and with March being our careers month at KWS, we wanted to reach out to the […]