The Music Departments Friends and Family Concerts are an informal opportunity for students to perform to their peers, friends and family in groups and as soloists. All students are welcome to perform and we heard a range of performances from across the school. Performances included the year 9 GCSE class ensemble, Simran and Kirusana performing Buffalo Soldier a piece they have learnt in their year 7 Music lessons and the Year 12 A level students performing solos. We heard pianos, guitars, ukuleles, vocals and the drum kit.
The next Friends and Family Concert is on Wednesday 15th November at 4pm and the Winter Concert is on Thursday 30th November at 6pm. The Winter concert will feature the departments ensembles.
KHS is excited to announce that this year’s school product is Peter Pan!
Over the last two weeks we were holding a number of workshops and auditions to launch the production. The auditions for the cast had an amazing turn out with over 60 students performing on stage for the chance of a main role. The Schools’ expressive art department is thrilled to have so many talented students at Kingsbury High School and it was great to see them shine. The audition panel had a great time and really enjoyed the evening.
Special thank you to the Six Formers for their help and the staff that attended and supported the evening. Congratulations to all the students involved in the production, we are excited to work with you all and make this our best show yet.
Save the date, the show dates are 12th March 2018 to the 17th March 2018.
There were some fiercely competitive events that took place and several school sports day records fell! Despite the levels of determination all the competitors showed great sportsmanship and the hordes of spectators for each event helped create fantastic atmospheres that spurred the competitors on. What was most enjoyable to see was that everyone attended participated in one way or another and it seemed that everyone enjoyed themselves. The day really was a credit to the pupils and I hope they are looking forward to next year and the sporting year ahead.
KHS celebrated two days where all the students and staff came together for the schools’ third Olympiad in its history. The Year 13 students had to organise an event for about 30 students as part of one of their modules, instead they turned to Ms Woodrow, wanting to organise an event for the whole school, over two days. They have worked hard to organise such a huge project. We are very proud of our student leaders and the work that they do for the School.
91 teams, all named after former members of staff, baked, made art, danced, completed team challenges, went on a treasure hunt, took part in quizzes and maths challenges, sang, performed, competed in relays, posed as a 50 for a drone and all ended up in the K sports hall for a big finale.
The KHS flag was handed over from the former head boy and head girl to the new student leadership team and all 1700 students sang the Kingsbury song they were taught during one of the sessions. Huge congratulations to all the students for organising this event and creating the legacy.
Watch the school singing here:
The 2017 art exhibition held in the TOLC on Wednesday 28 June showcased a diverse and eclectic range of work from our talented GCSE students, Year 12 and Year 13 A level Art and Btec students as well as AS and A level photography students.
Private viewings were held including our senior citizens who enjoyed seeing the work of the younger generation and how creative methods have evolved over the years.
Below is a link to a video to remember our ’50 up’ celebrations back in April.
Thank you to Ali for creating this nice piece of work capturing some further nostalgia.