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  • 'King's High is shooting for the stars' - Tatler Schools Guide 2020 review

    Published 10/09/19
    King’s High and Warwick Prep School is featured in the Tatler Schools Guide 2020. Tatler Schools, an impartial Guide, lists the best independent schools in the UK. Explaining the selection criteria, Tatler states: ‘Schools are not just ch
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  • King's High Shortlisted for Tes Independent Schools Award; Whole-school community initiative of the year 2020

    Published 15/11/19

    King’s High shortlisted for Tes Independent Schools Award; Whole-school community initiative of the year 2020.

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  • Introducing King's High's Poet in Residence

    Published 12/11/19
    We are delighted to welcome King’s High’s Poet in Residence, Dr Gregory Leadbetter.  Director of the Institute of Creative and Critical Writing at Birmingham City University, Gregory Leadbetter’s poetry collections include The
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  • King's High Festival of Ideas 2019

    Published 11/11/19

    King's High's fourth Festival of Ideas is full swing. Girls have recreated Roman life, written poetry, and heard King's Poet in Residence speak on how reading poetry makes our experience of the world new. Ian McKim, Head of Criminology at the University of South Wales, gave a fascinating talk on criminology, and the reality of crime, compared to how it is portrayed in the media. Dominic Dromgoole, former Artistic Director of The Globe Theatre,  spoke on touring Hamlet around the world, with encounters from Barack Obama, to refugee camps. Girls have been exploring spies, secrets and espionage in Enigma Coding Workshops, and hearing World Tour Free Skiier, Rachel Findler recount some amazing adventures (such as being lost, skiing out in the wilderness, and being stalked by a mountain lion), at teh Celebration of Achievement.  Russiand and Japanese language workshops round off a fascinating week of talks, events and experiences.  Do read more in the brochure below. 

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  • New Sports Hall offers amazing facilities

    Published 16/10/19
    The new Sports Hall has opened, to huge enthusiasm.  First through the doors of the state-of-the-art fitness suite were the A Level PE students, closely followed by girls keen to make the most of the serried walls of equipment – weights, t
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  • Muddy Stilettos visits King's High

    Published 15/10/19

    Mr Nicholson was delighted to give Muddy Stilettos a tour of the new King's High buildings.  Muddy Stilettos was founded by journalist, Hero Brown (The Observer, Independent on Sunday, Red, Marie Claire, Elle), who wanted to create an 'urban guide to the countryside'.  Her witty, smart blog caught on immediately, went on to scoop numerous awards, and has grown to cover 22 counties.  Catherine Vonledebur, Editor of Muddy Stilettos Warwickshire, gives a wonderfully warm account of life in the new King's High ('this beautifully designed Smart building..with its enviable new shared Sixth Form...like a mini-university site'), and you can read her full review at http://bit.ly/2MbWYba   

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  • Riding high at King's High - Equestrian news

    Published 14/10/19
    King’s High equestrian teams have come out blazing in their new King’s High cross-country colours. The eventing team, Tillie, Annabelle and Amelia, won the 80cm Beachborough Eventer Challenge class, with Tillie going on to the win the 90c
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  • King's High celebrates Biology Week

    Published 10/10/19
    Girls from Years 7-11 have celebrated Biology Week with all the energy and vigour of cells dividing… Biology Week is an initiative of the Royal Society of Biology, and King’s High’s Biology Department and pupils packed the week wit
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  • Read how the 'Bring Your Own Device' scheme is transforming work in the classroom

    Published 09/10/19
    Jenny Parkinson-Mills, Director of Educational Innovation, reports: ‘The Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) scheme is already transforming the teaching and learning experience for the girls in the King’s classrooms. From creating virtual s
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  • Sports off to a flying start - first County Championship and more...

    Published 08/10/19
    The season is off to a flying start for the King's High and Warwick Prep Sports department. The U16 Netball team have been crowned County Champions, following some brilliant play, and go through to the next round unbeaten.  The U14
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  • King's High and Warwick Prep explore the new school buildings

    Published 07/10/19
    There was a lovely House event, as Year 7 girls joined with younger girls (Years 5 and 6), who bundled over from the Warwick Prep building in a state of high excitement, for lunch in the new King’s High, and a treasure hunt together, following
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  • King's High and Warwick Prep host BBC Music Day

    Published 01/10/19
    The youngest pupils at King's High and Warwick Prep joined Ed Sheeran, Lewis Capaldi, Keane, Blue Peter, and The One Show, in celebration of BBC Music Day 2019.  BBC Music Day is the UK-wide, annual celebration of the power of music to
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