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19/01/21

Retweeted From VIPS@Leybournechase

We are currently looking for a Parent Governor - do you have a passion for education and would you like to help make a difference? Find more details here: https://t.co/pDYmWrR4fE

19/01/21

7A Geographers enjoying their discussion on TNCs such as and why they alter their products for the markets in different countries. https://t.co/07Ufg3TQ2L

19/01/21

7A presenting their upcycled fish drawings to Miss Brown & Mr Mena which they will now make over the next few lessons, hopefully we will be able to share with you some shots of the final products later on! https://t.co/r3w1zWwa8T

18/01/21

Jan-u-Fit Update: Staff have travelled an amazing 1800km in 15days, however our students are in the lead with a staggering 3318km a superb effort! Don’t forget to donate to via our just giving page. https://t.co/diuo1bAzE0

18/01/21

Don’t forget the other important religious and cultural events happening this month! 23rd Jan is Chinese New Year this one is the year 4710 – The Year of the Dragon! 31st Jan is the birthday of Guru Har Rai the seventh prophet/teacher of Sikhism. https://t.co/1ny8iSyvrx

18/01/21

Our Year 12 Geography students are studying Maidstone and a contrasting area -Middlesbrough as part of Regenerating Places. Here is a selection of their academic posters displaying the initial data researched. https://t.co/uMiFGV2rXX

18/01/21

Mrs Bolton was out and about early this morning delivering to our KS4 Book Group - we are looking forward to exploring this title https://t.co/e2xD1omGbO

18/01/21

With thanks again to another great week ahead with https://t.co/0hdg7dJaYe

18/01/21

Retweeted From Mid Kent Mind

Today is day - so we wanted to share one of our favourite graphics we have seen with Pooh and Piglet. This graphic emphasises how invaluable friends can be - supporting us when we may not feel like ourselves, until we feel a little bit better. 💙 https://t.co/MUKLaFeCND

15/01/21

In Psychology today we explored why we forget and will cover ‘interference’, i.e. forgetting because one memory blocks another. https://t.co/S5oECOOeLC

15/01/21

Part 1 of 2: Our WDYW campaign has really shown our students creativity this week! https://t.co/viBLAD9tP9

15/01/21

Well done Emma these look amazing. https://t.co/OAjPcaA1y5

15/01/21

8A had a “bring your pet to form time” day today! The girls loved showing the class their pets and telling funny stories about them. https://t.co/2tK3evpnx8

15/01/21

Well done to all Year 11 students who completed their English GCSE Speaking and Listening exams this week. Such a wide range of topics, from fashion to discrimination – the English team certainly learnt a lot! https://t.co/vAFUmXDnts

15/01/21

Willow Update: She is making lovely progress with her training on lead. Off the lead, Willow’s recall to voice and whistle is very good, although whenever it’s windy it takes her longer to return as she loves to chase the leaves blowing in the wind! https://t.co/eN9v9NJpKy

14/01/21

Happy Pongal! Pongal is a Hindu harvest festival celebrated particularly among the South Indian and Tamil communities. Learn more from our Year 9 expert Chandana! https://t.co/igc6aYbWoy

14/01/21

Glad to hear our Year 8 'Virtual' Parent Consultations were a success. https://t.co/dFt4fLcRVb

14/01/21

Students in Year 7 RS are studying Hinduism this term. Today, they grapple with the way Hindus view God, or rather Brahman – the supreme spirit. These analogies bring us closer to wisdom. https://t.co/3i5nJUE9me

14/01/21

Thank you to Daniel for making these delicious treats for all 9 VIAT schools. So glad to hear you all enjoyed them. https://t.co/R1TzHXZgHu

14/01/21

Year 9 photography taking their cars off on an adventure in the style of https://t.co/PI42wqubu3

14/01/21

We are excited for our second virtual workshop taking place this afternoon – Year 5 Computer Science! https://t.co/Yn18SgoLFi

13/01/21

We love connecting with our transition students! Yesterday saw our first virtual workshop – Year 6 Dance!’ Jaunita and Katy performing the dance they created during the Workshop https://t.co/v8mUynzuEr

13/01/21

Exploring ethical debates with Year 8 in RS this week, “Do we ever face a conflict of morals?” https://t.co/G4WVjscgrc

13/01/21

In Psychology today: Next in our exploration of models of memory comes ‘Types of long-term memory’. Here’s a podcast about ‘the man who couldn’t remember’. https://t.co/1YSZoZaQgl

13/01/21

What will you all be doing for 'Why don't you Wednesday' Don't forget to send your photos into Keepingbusy. https://t.co/RZlAiEClYr

12/01/21

Today in Psychology we looked at the first of three models of memory, the so-called ‘multi-store model’. Here’s an explanation we viewed. https://t.co/LoVMe2ZnvL

12/01/21

Our teachers are looking forward to meeting our Year 8 parents this evening and again tomorrow for 'Virtual Consultation Evening' https://t.co/VerOQDaHbA

12/01/21

Celebrating religion and culture at Invicta. January will also host the 3rd World Religion Day, this year on the 19 Jan. A day to foster interfaith understanding and harmony by emphasising what religions share in their values and teachings. https://t.co/nyWjOvKgtS

12/01/21

Brilliant resources for those on a budget or Thanks to https://t.co/RVwBSYzHDM

11/01/21

Our RS department recommends The Dalai Lama in conversation with Greta Thunberg and leading scientists about The Crisis of Climate. https://t.co/y0COkZ9VUD

11/01/21

Teaching our students about other cultures and religions, look out for the Mahayana Buddhist New Year. This year it’s the 28th Jan. Mahayana Buddhists light candles to bring happiness and good luck. https://t.co/YQq3C44956

11/01/21

Murran in Year 8 has been very busy over the weekend cooking a delicious meal. This looks really tasty! https://t.co/mf0Rzj0uIf

11/01/21

Today in Psychology classes we start our study of ‘Memory’ by exploring coding, capacity and duration of memory. Here’s a great demonstration of a good memory. https://t.co/7Dc27Cp4pv

11/01/21

This weeks Geogglebox watching! With thanks to https://t.co/RmaMVUq55m

08/01/21

Miss Baudean is loving 10R French Students for taking ownership of their learning and letting her know what they think would be more beneficial for them. 🤣👍 https://t.co/U1W5KRUr1d

08/01/21

Wow what a success 'Why don't you..Wednesday' was. We loved seeing all your photos sent in. We look forward to seeing your activities next week! https://t.co/h7D4jgDQ1g

08/01/21

For all students 16+ will continue online. Delivered by world-class experts and include lecturers like Professor Chris Whitty , Edith Hall (Classics), QC (Law) and (Cultural History) https://t.co/GxXU0y3dgM

08/01/21

Retweeted From Leeds Castle, Kent

Back to home learning? The resources are once again here to help! 👩‍🏫 Visit the Home Education section on our website to download useful learning activities and test your knowledge with online quizzes: https://t.co/1EobOU7X5h https://t.co/o0qEp1y5Cr

08/01/21

Emily in Year 9 challenges you to solve the riddles as part of her Year 9 Classical Civilisation Labyrinth work. https://t.co/3sVx3EF8jI

FIGS - Friends of Invicta Grammar

 

FIGS is the school PTA. We run a range of events throughout the year to raise funds for extra-curricular projects and needs .

Previous contributions from FIGS have included:

  • Book Buzz (Each student in Year 7 and Year 8 receives a free book)
  • Library wellbeing resources.
  • Robotics Club - Funding for electronics, parts and spares.
  • Water dispenser machines.
  • Decking.
  • Benches.
  • Canopies and ‘sails’ for outside areas.
  • Plus the outdoor games next to the extension building.

This year FIGS plan to make contributions towards the wellbeing and environmental programs, as well as a range of proposals from school clubs and societies.

FIGS Favourites

  • Autumn Fair - The 2019 Fair raised close to £2000 and was a wonderful and enjoyable afternoon. Our thanks to all Year 8 and 9 students who contributed their time and resources, the house bands and solo musicians and to staff, parents and families that joined us for the day.  The FIGS Fair 2020 is scheduled to be held on Saturday 19 September - TBC.
  • Pamper Evening - The next Pamper Evening is scheduled for 14 March 2020. Tickets will be made available on Wisepay this year. We are excited to see the return of a very popular event and encourage students and parents to find out more.
  • Quiz Night - The 2019 Quiz Night was a roaring success. Our thanks to the Parents and Staff that joined us for the evening. The inclusion of a teenage friendly round and a broader range of quiz questions made the evening much more competitive. The 2020 Quiz Night, Saturday 2 May, will continue with the same broad family appeal. Tickets will be available on Wisepay after Christmas.

Where to find us

FIGS comittee members are all parents of students at the school and can frequently be found wearing a FIGS name badge at many school events:

  • 11+ Open Evening
  • School Productions
  • New Entrants Evenings

If you are unable to find us at any of these events, please contact us at: figs@invicta.viat.org.uk

We are always eager for new members with enthusiasm and new ideas to help bring the wider school community together.

We look forward to meeting you,

The FIGS Committee

         

 

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