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King’s Group joins Inspired

The Group has announced today its partnership with the leading global premium schools group operating in Europe, Asia-Pacific, Africa, the Middle East and Latin America.

“After 50 years of delivering quality British education, we are delighted to have joined the Inspired community of schools that will provide multiple opportunities for development for our teachers and students. With a shared child-centred educational philosophy, this partnership with Inspired was a natural choice to support the continued growth of King’s College, as it positions the school at the forefront of not just British, but international education in multiple regions. We look forward to working with Inspired’s leading global educators for the benefit of our students and communities.”, stated Sir Roger Fry, Founder and Chairman of King’s Group.
 
Please read all the information in the following link:
Inspired welcomes King's College schools
 
For more information, please contact:
Shaní Gerszenzon Press & Communications Specialist
King's Group
Avda. Pío XII, 92, 28036 Madrid (Spain)
Tel: +34 91 768 22 59
shani.gerszenzon@kingsgroup.org www.kingsgroup.org
 




Basketball Mini-Tournament

Captained by Runako, the basketball team competed in a mini tournament this week. The team played exceptionally well, whilst demonstrating great sportsmanship and respect to other players. Both Alex and Jurgen were picked out by the referees as been very good players - well done to all!

KCSM vs Tettenhall 16-8
KCSM vs Ludlow 17 - 6
KCSM vs Lucton 16 -13





Chemistry Lecture at Birmingham University

A small group of students took the opportunity to extend their Chemistry knowledge beyond the syllabus by learning more about an application of the subject. The lecture at Birmingham University Departtment of Chemistry was on Forensic Chemistry; the use of chemistry by the justice system to help find, catch and convict criminals. This talk was the first in a series over the year for A level students putting Chemistry into a context.  #BeyondTheCurriculum #Science #FutureGoals
 
 
 




Investigating electrical current & voltage

A1 Physics students participated in a range of practical experiments to measure current and voltage across a fixed resistor (Ohm's Law).  Using a Cathode Ray Tube they were able to measure electrons emitted from the cathode as they accelerated and then hit the screen. At high voltages (5000V+) the pattern on the screen is circular, like ripples in a pond. That's electrons behaving like waves, which proves the wave-particle duality of electrons.  #coolscience #scienceisfun #highvoltagephysics
 

 




Hitting the Track for some Sunday Fun!

Students enjoyed a completitve yet fun session of Go-Karting last weekend.  After putting on their safety gear, they received a full safety instruction before hitting the tarmac!
 




Developing Critical Thinking

This morning our University Foundation students studied hypothetical reasoning in their critical thinking lesson. It was great to see students all participating and supporting one another in a positive and enjoyable discussion lesson. As you can see our students are not afraid to lead from the front and demonstrate their newly acquired knowledge.
 




Extra-Curricular Sports at KCSM

Extra-curricular sports are an essential element of the KCSM timetable. Students have the opportunity to participate in a wide range of sporting options, including netball, basketball, football and basketball. #healthylifestyle #PositiveVibes #Competition




On Target - Paintball Fun!

Sunday 22nd September was a day for messy fun at Oakerwood Leisure, which is a specialist outdoor activity centre located in the heart of an idyllic woodland setting approximately twenty minutes away from the college.  After receiving instruction on use of equipment and safety rules, students enjoyed a game of very competitive paintballing!




Liverpool - City of Culture

Students enjoyed a trip to Liverpool on the 14th September, where they explored the sights as well as enjoying some time for shopping!  Weekend excursions are an important part of school life at KCSM, as they help to broaden the students' experience of British culture together with supporting the development of those all important friendships.
 




English Language Results

We are very proud of our Preliminary English Test (PET) and Key English Test (KET) cohort, who received their certificates in assembly today.  They have made great progress since they joined the KCSM learning community - well done to you all!
 




Induction Week

Safeguarding is one of our most vital responsbility as educators.  As KCSM all staff and students have taken part in safeguarding training sessions this week and produced visual resources and short stories to help our learning commuity stay safe in education.
 




Football Opportunities

Hereford United Football Club https://www.herefordfc.co.uk/ will be welcoming interested students to attend a trial session during Term 1 of the 2019/20 academic year.  This is a really exciting opportunity for players of our football team and will give them an amazing experience and insight into the selection process for league teams in the UK.  It's very competitive, so best get practicing!
 
Weekly football training will continue for the new academic year, with the additional opportunity of weekly training sessions with local football club Tenbury United @TenburyUnitedFC every Wednesday.  We are looking forward to supporting KCSM football team in a wide range of tournaments and friendly matches over the coming months.
 
 




Debating Club

Saint Michael’s offers a lot of extra-curricular activities for its pupils to join.  One of them is Debating Club where the idea is to win by arguing a point.  Members come from all the year groups – from GCSE1 up to A2.  The club is run by Milla L. and Vinicius B. who have done…

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Christmas Carol Celebration

For three weeks every Friday afternoon as part of our House group and Tutor group meeting pupils have been learning a number of Christmas carols in preparation for a rendition at the church of ‘Saint Michael’s and All Angels’ facing the school.  For the students, becoming familiar with the carols was the key, to sing in perfect harmony…

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Tenbury Mistletoe Festival

Saint Michael’s pupils joined with those of Tenbury High Ormiston Academy to create a “Willow Queen” structure for this year’s Tenbury Mistletoe Festival.  It was a very creative day for our pupils and gave them the opportunity to work with new friends on an exciting project whilst also gaining an insight into life at a local…

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Reward London Excursion

We set off from Saint Michaels early, determined to make the most of the day.  We knew it would take three and a half hours to get to the capital, but a chance to see London makes the journey time worthwhile.  It was still dark when we boarded the coach and placed the packed lunches…

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BASE Competition

On Wednesday 25th November Business Studies pupils went to Worcester to take part in a regional heat as part of the nationwide BASE competition which assesses students’ knowledge of business and accounting.  There were groups from other high schools in the region also present. Our pupils were split into two teams with a mentor for each team. …

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Halloween Celebrations

Halloween or the eve of All Saints’ Day, is a traditional celebration in which people celebrate by dressing up in frightening masks and costumes. Halloween is thought to be associated with the Celtic festival Samhain, when ghosts and spirits were believed to be abroad. This year to celebrate Halloween, on Saturday 31st October, the College held a…

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Bonfire Night

November 5th is Bonfire night or ‘Guy Fawkes Night’ in Britain and it is a tradition to light up the night sky with fireworks around a large bonfire. On this particular night the weather was not good and we experienced bouts of torrential rain, before and after the party – but it didn’t dampen our…

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ISSA Football Tournament in London

On 4th of November our football team travelled to London to take part in the ISSA football tournament. As we arrived we were all picked up by host families and we spent the first night with our new friends getting ready mentally and physically for the first day of ISSA. All the families were all quite friendly…

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Local high school students visit

  After planting a tree as part of the Boarding Orchard ceremony, our prefects sat down to lunch with the Director of the Boarding Schools’ Association and visiting head boy and head girl and their deputies from Tenbury High Ormiston Academy.  Head Boy Vinnie B. of Saint Michael’s said:  “The main purpose of the visit…

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Quiz Night

On 8th November the first MSC quiz took place in the common room.  It was an inter-house competition, in which Elgar House won.  The quiz itself contained 40 -something questions covering a range of topics such as science, history, etc.  After the winner was announced Mr. Higgins treated us to some school-made pizza and ice-cream. …

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