Pupils in Year 8 at Skippers Hill Manor Preparatory School in Mayfield are celebrating after being awarded scholarships to top colleges and senior schools. A record number of pupils have been awarded scholarships in Music, Sport and Drama as well as Academic awards. Tim Lewis, Headmaster at Skippers Hill said: "I would like to congratulate all of the children on their achievements. Their efforts have most certainly...
Pupils at Skippers Hill Manor
Preparatory School showcase their ambitious film making efforts to parents and
friends recently at the red carpet premiere of their film 'War Children' at the school.
Year 8 pupils from the school
in Mayfield, East Sussex, have written, filmed, edited and produced 'War
Children', which was filmed in the local area and features Year 7 pupils from
the school as the cast. The characters
Tunbridge Wells' parents are being reminded that today (Monday, 2 July 2012) is the closing date for applications for the Kent Test.
Whilst it's now too late to register via post, you can apply online. The Kent Test is used to identify whether a child meets the criteria for a place at a grammar school, for the start of secondary school in September 2013.
Parents can apply at www.kent.gov.uk.
818 Kent pupils have been denied places at their three preferred primary schools, leading to claims that Kent County Council failed to plan ahead according to the BBC today.
In Tunbridge Wells alone, one of the worst hit, 87 pupils were not offered a place at one of their three preferred schools.
KCC said it had and would continue to make more reception places available.
The report says that Alex King, of Tunbridge Wells, whose...
Parents in Tunbridge Wells are being urged to support a campaign to persuade Kent County Council to approve a grammar school in Sevenoaks.
Why? In a nutshell, it seems to be to try put a stop to many children living in Sevenoaks taking as many places in our local grammar schools in the future.
If you'd like to see a grammar school open in Sevenoaks (for this or any other reason) then you just need to click here to sign...