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20/09/17

Retweeted From Loose Primary School

Quartz observing chemical changes in Science by creating their own Goblet of Fire!! https://t.co/XEfQXW42go

20/09/17

Retweeted From The Lenham School

A huge thank you to Nathan, Chloe and Taryn at the who gave us an entertaining and educational show all about flight! https://t.co/YNpx5i0XSp

20/09/17

Students currently have a PSHEE lesson with external speakers covering a wide range of issues as part of the programme for this school year.

20/09/17

There will be a Year 9 Information Evening for parents and carers today. We hope you can make it to see what is planned for the year group.

19/09/17

Students have been signing up to become Prefects and Leaders in many different areas of the school today. https://t.co/DvBF9KFBOb

19/09/17

Well done Thibau 12V who spent 4 days in the Alps researching the effects of altitude on the human body as part of his EPQ project! https://t.co/zAztzgPByA

19/09/17

On, 2 September, Lucinda, 8C, held her 9th Coffee Morning! This year she has raised an incredible £454.49 for the charity! https://t.co/8ZHURocUqS

19/09/17

Isabelle, 9N, Rosie, 12V and Jessica, 7V, have all been selected to perform at the Hazlitt in the Pantomime ‘Cinderella’.

18/09/17

The Theme of the Week: Be open-minded about Politics and Economics. Assemblies and tutor time will be based on the theme.

18/09/17

Retweeted From Bryn Price

Hope some of the P E students will be taking up the option of doing kayak as an option. Maidstone Canoe Club is a great venue

18/09/17

We hope the event goes well! https://t.co/nu81z1mW2l

14/09/17

Invicta's 16+ Open Evening is on Monday 6 November 2017. We look forward to welcoming existing and external students to our school. https://t.co/x3gEANbPTf

14/09/17

Invicta's 11+ Open Evening is on Thursday 5 October. We look forward to welcoming you! https://t.co/hiuiMT7LL3

13/09/17

7I and 7S have enjoyed meeting the Leadership Team and Senior Prefects at lunchtime this week. https://t.co/kKduUBVQkC

13/09/17

Congratulations to former student, Laura Furner, who has received a First Class degree in English, from the University of Leeds.

13/09/17

Congratulations to former student Hannah Wells who has graduated from Homerton College, Cambridge University, with an Upper 2nd Class degree

13/09/17

Invicta is hosting a Welcome and Celebration Event for VITSA 14 Sept. https://t.co/bb157jcsOJ

13/09/17

Invicta's English department have come prepared for Roald Dahl Day! The English lessons are going to be even more exciting today. https://t.co/PcvN6kgMKM

13/09/17

Our students are looking forward to the event. https://t.co/A04rWgLd3g

13/09/17

Thank you! https://t.co/VBNFQue44o

12/09/17

Lots of students joining clubs to learn new skills today, at the Clubs and Societies Fair. How exciting! https://t.co/OWclMSwzXJ

12/09/17

Excitement is rising as the students look forward to the Clubs and Societies Fair at lunchtime today! https://t.co/6Lzb4Oy7tK

11/09/17

A reminder that there will be a Year 10 Information Evening today, 11 September, starting at 7.00pm and last for approximately an hour.

11/09/17

A lovely relaxing lunchtime in the school grounds with friends! https://t.co/A8up2kNFkk

11/09/17

Congratulations Amber 8V who completed a 35km walk to raise money for the Porchlight charity. It took 7hrs and 45 minutes and raised £435.

11/09/17

Retweeted From Queens' Admissions

and building Lego clocks and watching Lego tv. Not a bad first day back on the road.

11/09/17

Congratulations to Phoebe in 8V for being selected for the Kent Schools Under 14 Cricket squad for season 2017-2018.

11/09/17

Well done Zara 10N for being selected for the England Under 15 squad having been talent spotted at National Youth Day.

11/09/17

The Theme of the Week: Be Principled about Sport, Health and the Environment. Assemblies and Tutor Time will be based around the theme. https://t.co/ziODjCta2R

11/09/17

Retweeted From The Lenham School

We are excited to announce our school production of Little Shop of Horrors, coming this December! https://t.co/3pbfjK21GF

07/09/17

We wish students taking the 11+ Kent Test good luck today! https://t.co/VI6d6XCFuG

07/09/17

Invicta hosted a mathematics 11+ preparation workshop for pupils from local primary schools earlier this week. https://t.co/UoXnRnh20I

07/09/17

Pupils from local primary schools attended an 11+ English preparation workshop this week. https://t.co/2ar9f5OVWx

06/09/17

There will be a Year 12 Information Evening at the school today for parents and carers at 6.30pm.

06/09/17

Invicta is very proud of their charity fundraising. The following our the chosen RAG Charities for the new school year. https://t.co/5MaqYrzXYx

05/09/17

Make a date for your diary for our 11+ Open Events. We look forward to seeing you! https://t.co/jIoeuJsWBJ

04/09/17

The Theme of the Week: Broaden Your Mind. Assemblies and tutor time will be based on the theme. https://t.co/MFK5Xd7r9g

04/09/17

Year 7 are settling in really well and finding their way around the school and learning the names of the other girls in their form. https://t.co/JXtCheaYk6

04/09/17

Retweeted From Laurie Boeshart

Chance to see latest portrait of the 100 award-holders including girls https://t.co/qnkwXGYhc9

04/09/17

Retweeted From Laurie Boeshart

Looking forward seeing the finished portrait today. Silver awards https://t.co/COFNCpJxVy

WWI Diary 1915

1 January The strength of the British army stands at 720,000 men.
A great gale caused havoc in Thanet.  Two men were killed by falling trees and
a barge with all hands foundered at Margate and the South Goodwin Lightship
went missing.
19 January A Zeppelin airship bombed Great Yarmouth and King's Lynn. 
Bombs fell near Sandringham and 20 people were killed.
25 January A telephone call was made between New York and San Francisco
by Alexander Graham Bell.
2 February Germany started a submarine blockade of the British Isle in an attempt
to destroy the British economy.
4 February The youth who killed Archduke Ferdinand and his wife escaped execution
due to his age.  The other conspirators were shot.
21 March HMS Kent was present at the sinking of the German cruiser Dresden off
Juan Fernandez Island.
26 March Sylvia Pankhurst was told by Lloyd George that women on war work would
receive the same pay as men.
22 April A War Office communique says British forces have been successful after a
battle for a small hill around the town of Ypres.  The position was known as Hill 60.
  The Germans have introduced a new weapon of chlorine gas.  Victims have fled
the trenches coughing, half-blind and panic stricken.
26 April Allied troops have positioned themselves along the Gallipoli peninsula after heavy
fighting with Turkish forces.  Churchill would like to knock the Turks out of the war.
17-18 August An airship crossed the coast at Herne Bay and flew over the pier.  It was fired on
by members of 42nd Provisional Battalion but flew over Canterbury, Ashford,
Faversham and Whitstable for 2 hours.  The airship dropped 18 high explosives
and 40 incendiary bombs in the open countryside.
September King George V and Lord Kitchener visited Folkestone to inspect the Canadian
troops at Shornecliff Camp.

27 September

600 Germans and Austrians were arrested in England and taken to the
Alexandra Palace for internment.
12 October A British nurse, Edith Cavell, was executed for treason are being charged with
harbouring Belgians of military age and helping young English and French soldiers
to escape to freedom across the Dutch border.
29 October 10,000 people attended a memorial service for Nurse Edith Cavell at St Paul's
Cathedral.
11 November Winston Churchill resigned from the Government with the intention of re-joining
his regiment in France.  He was sacked from the Government six months previously.
8 December New flags were presented to HMS Kent by the County Society to replace those
damaged in the Battle of the Falklands.  The County Society opened a fund for
prisoners of war in Germany.
15 December Sir Douglas Haig, First Army Commander in Flanders, replaced Sir John French as
Commander of the British Forces on the Western Front.  The front runs from
Ostend across Flanders then above Paris and then east to the fortress town of
Verdun.  The line has not changed much for more than a year. 
19 December A major landslip in Folkestone Warren closed the South Eastern and Chatham
railway line between Folkestone and Dover.