Here’s where you can keep up to date on happenings at Kingscourt from sports results to PTA events, what’s on in the classroom and all the occasions when we warmly welcome you in to school for events throughout the year.

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    Summer Night was Perfect for Caribbean Themed Ball

    3rd July 2018

    The setting was perfect on Saturday evening at Kingscour as parents and friends arrived for the PTA's fabulous Caribbean themed summer ball. The marquee had been very ably dressed in palm trees and coconuts during the afternoon by the hard working group so with the sun beating down still when guests were arriving for drinks on the lawn the theme couldn't have been more appropriate.

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    Y5/Y6 Play Brings Shivers to a Summer's Evening

    26th June 2018

    It was time for the annual Y6 summer play on Friday and the packed out audience were very appreciative.

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    Families Got on Trail of Treasure

    18th June 2018

    Families got together on Saturday afternoon for our Family Picnic & Treasure Hunt.

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    Whole School Community Enjoys Sports Day

    12th June 2018

    Friday afternoon was warm and rain-free as the whole school got together for the much-anticipated Sports Day.

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    Reception are Studying Life-Cycles

    5th June 2018

    Our Reception classes welcomed five newcomers to their classrooms this week. Five caterpillars have taken up residence.

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    Delayed World Book Day Activities Throughout Kingscourt School

    12th March 2018

    Children throughout Kingscourt enjoyed a host of World Book Day activities on Friday 9th March.

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    Whole School Talks About Safer Internet Day

    6th February 2018

    Kingscourt pupils are marking Safer Internet Day with activities and assembly discussing how to

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    Y1 Talk Penguin Post on BBC Radio Solent

    22nd January 2018

    Kingscourt's Y1 class were delighted to speak to BBC Radio Solent's Neil Sackley this morning as they recalled their epic Antarctica postage saga.

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    Kindergarten Enjoy the Calm before the Storm

    18th January 2018

    With the barometer set to stormy, our smallest pupils headed out yesterday for a lovely walk to enjoy the calm before the storm. They also found some first signs of spring!

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    Two Teams Take Part in Star Wars Science Day

    4th December 2017

    Two Kingscourt teams travelled to St John's College last week to pit their wits in robotic races.

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    Where's Snowy?

    4th December 2017

    In the build up to Christmas, Snowy the Elf has joined the Kingscourt community. Each day children try to spot him - but they have to be quick!

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    Young Musicians perform for first time

    23rd November 2017

    Some of our youngest musicians stepped up to play for the very first time this morning at our Musical Assembly.

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    Penguin Post Pays Off for Y1

    21st November 2017

    Children in our Y1 class sent colourful pictures of penguins on postcards all the way to Antarctica last year. They recently received some very special replies.

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    Ahoy There! Pinafore Pirates a Swashbuckling Success

    14th November 2017

    Kingscourt's Y4 and Y5 thespians worked brilliantly together on Friday night to bring all the colourful twists and turns to life of the swashbuckling play 'Pinafore Pirates'

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    Bonfire Night Fun

    6th November 2017

    Families and friends of Kingscourt School enjoyed the perfect evening for Bonfire Night fun on Friday.

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    New Horseriding Club Saddles Up

    29th September 2017

    Kingscourt's brand new horseriding club members took to the saddle this week at Catherington Equestrian Centre.

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    Autumn Term gets off to a sporty start

    13th September 2017

    Kingscourt's Headteacher, Jamie Lewis is delighted to launch the school's superb new Multi Use Sports Area to families and friends at a Family Sports Morning early next month.

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    Busy week for Y6 at Mill on the Brue

    26th June 2017

    Amidst glorious weather last week, Kingscourt's Y6 classes spent a wonderful week away enjoying everything that the residential centre, Mill on the Brue in Somerset can offer.

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    Y4 build confidence at Marwell Activity Centre residential

    19th June 2017

    Kingscourt's Y4 class enjoyed a wide range of activities designed to help their confidence, self esteem and leadership skills last week. In glorious weather, they tackled obstacle courses, worked out how to get across a river, enjoyed the high swings and picked their way through the tree canopy. In the evening, they got together for fun activities before bed. Y4 teacher, Tom Allen said, "The

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    Year 6 performance wows audiences

    12th June 2017

      What  a fantastically colourful and enjoyable evening Year 6 gave us on Friday 9th June as they gave two performances of 'The Amazing Adventures of Superstan'.  The packed matinee and evening audiences laughed along as Stan donned his superhero guise in order to rid his town of the evil Candy King and Candy Queen and their hideous sweets. Year 6 teacher, Hannah Lejasmeiers said,

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    Kingscourt Spoken English Final

    26th May 2017

    Kingscourt School and parents of the Spoken English finalists got together this morning to enjoy a very entertaining hour of recitations and carefully prepared short talks as pupils vied for first, second and third place in their year group. The Spoken English competition is open to all Prep aged children who take part in heats within their own classrooms, the top three going through to

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    Kingscourt Runners Take On Clanfield Challenge

    19th May 2017

    Runners of all ages from Kingscourt School took part in the second year of the popular event, the Clanfield Challenge last weekend. The Challenge comprises runs of 1K, 2K, 5K and 12K lengths running over a variety of terrains in village of Clanfield and surrounding areas. Kingscourt turned out runners from Reception upwards and even had staff support in the shape of Mr Tom Allen

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    Whole School Runs to raise money for Water Aid UK

    5th May 2017

    Every child from Kindergarten to Year 6 together with staff, pulled on their running shoes this morning to complete one, or two, circuits of our cross country course. Parents had kindly donated towards our Summer Term charity, Water Aid UK.  The international charity transforms lives by improving access to safe water, hygiene and sanitation wherever it's needed in the world.  Early donations amounted to over

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    Will you be joining us for our May Dare Open Day?

    2nd May 2017

    We look forward to welcoming families and friends to our new take on the traditional May Fair. Our May Dare challenges visitors to come along and try out a raft of activities together which they may have never considered before. The whole event begins with picnics in our garden from 12.30pm with activities beginning at 1.30pm till 4.30pm.  The activities are many and varied and

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    A Colourful Performance from Y4 and Y5

    27th March 2017

    A packed audience at Barton Hall was treated to a fantastically vibrant performance of 'Ali Baba and the Bongo Thieves' on Friday evening.  The large cast of Y4 and Y5 pupils took to the stage with enthusiasm and vigour as they threw themselves into the whirlwind tale of Ali Baba and his bid to resucue a princess, find the missing ruby and foil the evil

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    Comic Relief Cake Sale Success

    24th March 2017

    Children at Kingscourt brought in a mountain of mouthwatering cakes and biscuits in order to help swell the coffers of national charity, Comic Relief today. All classes were asked to donate money in return for wearing home clothes as well as bringing in money to purchase five cakes each from the vast and colourful array.  The school hadn't held a cake sale for sometime so

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    Celebrating our love of books on World Book Day

    3rd March 2017

    Kingscourt School was filled with favourite stories today as children shared their favourite books from home to mark World Book Day.  The stories ranged from colourful picture books in our Kindergarten, to complicated non fiction in Year 6. Reading dens were assembled and every child had the chance to swap [...]

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    Kingscourt welcomes internationally renowned e-safety expert Karl Hopwood

    27th February 2017

    On Thursday March 2nd we look forward to hosting e-safety expert, Karl Hopwood to Kingscourt. Ex primary teacher Karl works with schools across the UK and Europe to develop safer online behaviours and to promote digital literacy. Karl Hopwood is a member of UKCCIS (UK Council for Child Internet Safety) [...]

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    Y3 Join Together to Make a 'Splash'!

    13th February 2017

    Weeks of rehearsal culminated in the performance of Y3's Spring Term play, 'Splash' on Friday 10th February. The play is a comedy musical based on the Bible story, Noah's Ark.  Preston Parrot is on a mission to save his animal friends from the greatest flood in history but when no-one [...]

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    Kindergarten welcome People Who Keep Us Healthy

    6th February 2017

    Our Tadpoles and Frogs enjoyed their latest topic where they learned all about People Who Keep Us Healthy. We were indebted to parents, Mrs Quemby (Community Nurse), Mrs Cole (Dentist) and Dr Sharma (GP) who gave up some of their valuable time to come into Kingscourt's kindergarten to show the [...]

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    It all adds up for Y5 Mathematicians

    27th January 2017

    A team of four Y5 lovers of solving mathematical puzzles headed off to The Portsmouth Grammar School this week to take part in a maths challenge. The small team was split into a girls' and boys' duo and given challenges featuring shape, numbers and dominoes. Teacher Tom Allen said, "The [...]

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    Spring Term Head Girl and Boy Announced

    16th January 2017

    We are delighted to present our new senior prefects, Head Girl Grace and Head Boy Theo.  Both were selected by the Senior Management Team for the contribution they are able to make to life here at Kingscourt. The new posts were announced in an assembly late last week by Headteacher, [...]

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    Kingscourt Staff Learn about Building Resilience

    10th January 2017

    Kingscourt staff enjoyed a very insightful and informative INSET day's training session this week with child adolescent and family counsellor and psychotherapist, Julie Johnson. Julie visits many schools in London and the South East talking to parents, children and staff about a wide range of topics including how to build [...]

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    Christmas all Wrapped up at Kingscourt

    16th December 2016

    It's been a very busy last week here at Kingscourt as we approach the end of the Autumn term and the beginning of our family festive celebrations.  Christmas at Kingscourt is always something we all look forward to. We had a visit from two of Santa's favourite reindeer, Glitter and [...]

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    Reindeer visitors kick off Christmas at Kingscourt

    9th December 2016

    We started our Christmas week, the last week of term this afternoon by inviting parents to join their children in meeting some very special visitors. Miss Claus and her elf friend brought along two reindeer, Christmas and Glitter to the playground.  Each class from Kindergarten to Year 6 were able [...]

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    Time Well Spent - Art Club work together

    29th November 2016

    Our Y5/Y6 Art Club meet on a Monday evening after school.  The popular club works on art projects designed to allow children who love the subject, the chance to explore their imagination and application using varying art techniques. Recently the group completed pictures of cuckoo clocks.  Y6E's Maia Reid explains, [...]

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    First Ever Music Festival Winners Announced

    25th November 2016

    Kingscourt was alive with the sound of music this morning as our Music Festival finalists took to the floor in front of a packed audience of parents, grandparents and the rest of the Prep department. Nerves were running high only equalled by excitement as children from Y3-Y6 competed for gold, [...]

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    Reception Learn How to Relax

    18th November 2016

    We welcomed Debbie Pickering from Relax Kids into Reception this morning.  Debbie lead the class in a seven step process towards relaxation, mindfulness and positive affirmation. The children have been following the topic, 'Magical Me', so the session was designed to reflect this.  The steps included playing, stretching, moving, massage, [...]

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    Keeping Us Safe on the Road

    14th November 2016

    Kindergarten and Reception spent the morning learning all about road safety.  They followed the Beep Beep Road Safety curriculum which covered how to cross the road safely, who can help them cross the road, being aware of traffic around them and to make sure they always wear their seat belt [...]

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    We Will Remember Them

    11th November 2016

    All of Kingscourt fell silent on Armistice Day as we gathered together to remember those who sacrificed their lives for us in wartime.  Year 5 delivered a wonderfully informative assembly telling why we wear poppies and why the 11th November is such a special day of remembrance. Every child in [...]

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    Bonfire Night goes with a Bang!

    7th November 2016

    We were delighted when the rain stopped at just the right time on Friday afternoon leaving us with a mild, still night perfect for our annual Bonfire Party. Our marvellous PTA had worked tirelessly behind the scenes setting up class stalls such as apple bobbing, marshmallow eating and the doughnut [...]

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    Year 5 Geography Field Trip

    1st November 2016

    Year 5 visited Hayling Island Beach today to carry out some field work relating to beach erosion.  The looked at the longshore drift and measured the profile of sections of the beach to see how erosion affected the build up of materials.  

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    A Nail-Biting Finish

    26th September 2016

    Many congratulations to the Clanfield Collective (and Tony) for triumphing after a closely fought battle at Kingscourt's annual PTA Quiz last Friday. After a number of friendly but competitive rounds, the final tally left the teachers' team (Anonymouse) level pegging with the Clanfield parents. A tie breaker ensued which was [...]

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    Y6 bounce back from Mill on the Brue

    4th July 2016

    Our Y6 classes had a fantastic time away at our annual residential spent at Mill on the Brue in Somerset.  The classes were spliti into groups throughout the week enjoying archery, canoeing, raft building, high wire walking, rifle shooting, the famous egg challenge and much more.  The new assault course [...]

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    Kingscourt Win Super Sixes Trophy

    23rd June 2016

    On Wednesday this week, a team of six Kingscourt cricketers headed to Downsend School in Surrey to take part in a Cognita Schools tournament. Our team was made up of Henry, James, Joel, Ben, Adam and Ollie who were accompanied by Mr Allen. Kingscourt played four games in the preliminary [...]

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