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KES Community Issue 9

Pupils and staff help feed Birmingham!

Mr Petrie writes about how he has been inspired to start collecting for a food bank, Ronav Jain and Harry Hawkesford reflect upon setting up their food bank collections, and Louis Bowker provides information on his CAS group’s fundraiser for the Trussell Trust. Read more about how pupils and staff are helping to feed Birmingham.


Pupil success in TeenVC Challenge

Author: CRT

Congratulations to Divisions Economics student Shirom Aggarwal whose winning entry in a national venture capital competition has earned him an exciting work experience opportunity.

A word from Vince House

Dr Ricks provides an introduction to KES Community Issue 9.

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The great KES House Race Across Europe: the results are in!

Author: AWP

Congratulations to Levett on taking first place in the virtual House race. Find out about the statistics behind the results in this article from Mr Petrie.


KES Sustainable Commute Challenge

Author: JB on behalf of Sustainability Society

Mr Butler continues in his quest to persuade more staff and pupils to consider walking or cycling to school from September.


KES Sustainability Dragons’ Den Competition

Author: Pranav Gajula on behalf of Sustainability Society

Pranav Gajula outlines the Sustainability Dragons’ Den Competition due to take place in October 2020.


KES Model United Nations Conference

Author: Jimmy Yuan

Jimmy Yuan writes about the inaugural KES MUN Conference, due to take place in September 2020.


Clef Club

Author: Shizhe Liu

Discover what has been happening in Clef Club this term in this article by Shizhe Liu.


School Captain’s thought of the week

Author: Emil Ali

Emil Ali, School Captain, provides his final thought of the week.


Societies in focus

Author: Tristan Hooper and Junias Wong

This week we hear from Dungeons and Dragons Club and Physics Society. A full list of societies and how to join in can be found on Firefly.


Teachers talk lockdown

Author: Tom Roberts

In this issue, Tom Roberts interviews Mr Orchard and Mr Petrie to see if they are finding ways to fulfil the CAS ideals during lockdown.


Litness Fitness

Author: Bavesh Jawahar

A group of Divisions are encouraging fellow students to stay fit using what they have available at home. 


Birdwatching Club

Author: Rohan Gibson

Rohan Gibson writes about how enjoyable the Club has been during lockdown.


The view from the (Remote) Classroom

Author: GJW

Mr Watson provides the final view from the (Remote) Classroom for this academic year.

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