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Go-Kart Racing for Academy Day

The atmosphere of excitement the morning of Academy Day was palpable among the Go-Karting cohort, and after a brief wait in the followed by an epic journey involving a tram and two trains, we finally arrived on site at the track. Once our first racers had received their safety briefing, I joined the buzzing crowd […]

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Exploring the Science Museum

The Science Museum in Central London was an interesting venue for the students. They enjoyed looking around the exhibits and investigating all parts of the building. Spirits were high on the journey to the museum as students were really excited but having an enjoyed a wonderful day, they maintained their enthusiasm on the way back […]

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Academy Tay Trip to “Oxygen”

Mr Bakare, Mrs Marwood and Miss Connoly took 28 pupils to “Oxygen Freejumping” in Croydon on Academy Day. After a minibus ride to the venue, the pupils took part in activities ranging from Free Jumping (trampolining), Mega Airbags, Slam-Drunk, Basketball Reaction Walls, Dodgeball and Squishy Foam Pit. The pupils really enjoyed the day out as […]

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Trip to “Flip Out” Croydon

Year 7 and 8 students took an Academy Day trip to Flip Out in Croydon and spent three hours exploring the various indoor activities they had to offer. These included mini golf, bumper cars, inflatable obstacle course, and even indoor ice-skating. Students demonstrated great agility, strength, and teamwork throughout our time here. Some even enjoyed […]

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Thorpe Park!

A group of 40 students, along with three teachers and staff went to Thorpe Park on the 19th of October 2023. Students were extremely energetic and enthusiastic on the day and after some delay due to the coach being late, we eventually got to an overcrowded Thorpe Park just before noon. Students were already prepped […]

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Madame Tussauds

On Wednesday 19th October, we took a group of 30 Year 7s and 8s to Madame Tussauds for some celebrity spotting and cultural learning. Before we got to Madame Tussauds, we ate lunch at Regents Park; the students were able to enjoy the beautiful scenery and the unusually lovely weather – whilst trying to protect […]

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Tate Modern Trip

During the Autumn term Academy Day, we took Year 7 and 8 students to the Tate Modern where they saw work from a range of world renowned and contemporary artists including Bob and Roberta Smiths’ Thamesmead Codex, still life painting from Paul Cezanne and the delicate, nature inspired sculptures from Maria Bartuszova. The students thoroughly […]

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Travelling Book Fair – Week commencing Monday 14th November

The Travelling Book Fair arrives at Kenley Primary School on Monday 14th November for one week.  The Book Fair showcases the latest books to engage every type of reader and it is a great opportunity to purchase some books as Christmas gifts. The children will have an opportunity to look at the books during the […]

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Kensington Gardens

Year 10 enjoyed a great day out in Hyde Park on Academy Day. We walked around the park and learned about Kensington Palace, who lived there and notable events that took place there. The students saw many sights including the Serpentine Lake, Diana Memorial and Wellington Arch, again finding out all sorts of information about […]

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Mummification Shadow Show

Last week, our Year 5 children got to see a ‘live’ demonstration of the mummification process. They thoroughly enjoyed the gruesome experience and were in awe by the entire performance.

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Fireworks Spectacular – Friday 4th November 2022

For the first time since the pandemic, Kenley Primary School’s Firework Spectacular is happening.  This event is due to take place on Friday 4th November 2022. Gates open at 6.30 pm. Tickets can be purchased via: https://buytickets.at/friendsofkenleyprimaryschool/768535  

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Bunker 51

On Academy Day, 40 lucky students went to Bunker 51 (laser tag) in Greenwich where we played three 10-minute games. Green team (Year 9 boys + Miss Hollis) remained strong throughout all the stages and won overall. We also had the opportunity to visit the Thames Barrier as it was next door! The barrier protects […]

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