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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

04/09/17

Retweeted From Kent Young Chef

Inspire budding chefs open until 16th Oct. Charlotte Fife of made last yrs final - Are you this yrs winner?

04/09/17

We look forward to welcoming all our students, old and new, to school today for the first day of the new term. https://t.co/eH1yxsaEra

WWI Diary 1917

1 January William Waldorf Astor, who converted Hever Castle, was given a peerage following generous munificent gifts to war funds and British charities. William Astor was also the owner of the Pall Mall Gazette, the Pall Mall Budget and he also founded The Sunday Observer.
11 January The Prime Minister, David Lloyd George and the Chancellor, Andrew Bonar Law appealed for the entire nation to subscribe to the new War Loan.  The issue is to help finance the staggering cost of the war which was running at £5.7 million a day.
14 February The Royal Flying Corps' wireless testing park moved from Joyce Green to a new airfield at Biggin Hill.
16 March A provisional government took over power in Russia.  The monarchy fell as Czar Nicholas II signed the form of abdication on the Imperial train.
24 March Three smack boats from Ramsgate were sunk by German submarines.
6 April American President Woodrow Wilson signed the declaration of war which had been passed by Congress following a 17 hour debate.
25 May A Zeppelin dropped a bomb in St Leonard's churchyard, Hythe, killing the verger and the vicar found shrapnel in his clothing.  Folkestone was also bombed.
7 June There was a new offensive in Flanders.  The British, under General Haig, captured territory held by the Germans South of Ypres.
13 June Twenty Gotha twin-engine bombers reached London in perfect weather and returned to Belgium unscathed.  They dropped 72 bombs which killed 162 people and injured a further 400 people.
26 June The Royal Family have dropped their German titles.  Saxe-Coburg-Gotha becomes Windsor and Battenberg becomes Mountbatten.
17 July Winston Churchill is back in the Cabinet as Minister of Munitions.
27 July Loyal East Kent Yeomanry and Queen's Own Royal West Kent Yeomanry have been combined as the Kent Yeomanry.
28 July The Sheerness electric tramway became the first tramway in Britain to be replaced by buses.  The services, run by the Sheerness and District Electrical Power and Traction Company, has been unique in Britain for using German equipment which is no longer available.  Standen's Sheppey fleets have taken over the route.
11 September More than 200,000 women are now working on the land.
30 September Russia's former Czar, Nicholas II and his family moved to Tobolsk in western Siberia to protect them from the Bolsheviks whose leader is Vladimir Lenin.
30 September The 56 Squadron was back in France, after defending the Kent coast, claimed its 200th victim.
19/20 October                           Four German airships out of seventeen, have been lost in the sea following terrific gales encountered at 16,000 feet.  One of the airships dropped bombs near Maidstone and Leeds.
7 November Russia's Bolsheviks overthrew the provisional government in Petrograd in a sudden coup and brought Vladimir Lenin and Leon Trotsky into power.
3 December Britain refuses to recognise the Bolshevik regime in Russia.
December Prince Belosselsky, an aristocrat and Colonel in the Czar's army, was among the many Russuian's to flee the country when the monarchy collapsed earlier in the year.  The Prince has made his home in exile in Tonbridge, Kent, where the townsfolk made him very welcome.
December An attempt by the crew of an armed trawler to salvage a Gotha which had been brought down in the sea not far from Folkestone Harbour failed.  The bomber had been fitted with a time fuse which one of the crew set off just before he was rescued.