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19/09/18

Another week, another House Competition: Sixth Form Benchball! https://t.co/8zNIZtdisB

19/09/18

Year 11 have been taste testing their pastries and using the sensory vocabulary to write down their findings. Yummy! https://t.co/quuWRiAN75

18/09/18

Today we are holding our Year 7 Leadership Fair at lunchtime for students to see the Prefect Opportunities available and meet our Senior Prefect Team.

18/09/18

Don't miss out on the 'Catwalk Catastrophe'! All proceeds from the event will go to the Young Chamber and Interact chosen charities. To secure your tickets please contact k.finlay.viat.org.uk. https://t.co/ZnoJ6sRd2Z

17/09/18

On Sunday, 16 September a team of Invicta staff and students headed to Sandgate to take part in the Great British Beach Clean 2018. Well Done Team! https://t.co/U6uNbITXTi

17/09/18

Year 9 getting creative in Georgaphy, learning about tectonic plates. https://t.co/oGcPazjhbB

17/09/18

Year 8 kick-starting their Monday morning with double science, investigating the unusual properties of Transition Metals and the displacement reactions of Halogens. https://t.co/NasOcpbACG

14/09/18

Now, Forest Challenge!! https://t.co/F2vqUYOW27

14/09/18

Next stop Orienteering! https://t.co/ThNsNjnmyH

14/09/18

We've had a great time open canoeing, but definitely ready for some lunch! https://t.co/vUPtSeFnen

14/09/18

First activity of the day, open canoeing! https://t.co/FPRbZl4uwM

14/09/18

We've arrived! Quick welcome then off to the activites. Lets get started! https://t.co/WVJC1lCEA3

14/09/18

Year 7 all ready for their trip to Bewl Water. Smiles all round! https://t.co/xxyfqdkJ0o

13/09/18

What a great end to the day - Year 11 Yoga https://t.co/zFO4zWFVZO

13/09/18

Year 10 Food Tech, cooking sausage rolls and making butter! Very nice! https://t.co/caSEXv3rE0

13/09/18

As part of our Broadening Horizons programme we would like to welcome Vincent Fraser, President of Nottingham University Law Society for our first lecture of the year titled 'Pathways to Law'. Photos to follow tomorrow.

13/09/18

Year 8 creating new Charlie and the Chocolate Factory characters in their English lesson as part of the Roald Dahl Day Celebrations. https://t.co/qjb5vrk4Ni

12/09/18

Tonight we welcome Year 11 for an evening of sharing information to support students and parents in getting ready for GCSE and A Level options.

12/09/18

Another House Competition, Year 7 Benchball. Well Done to the Winners 7C and Runners up 7T, everyone played fantastically https://t.co/YlUbHwYDRV

12/09/18

The Summer Reading and Book Face Challenge Winners are in! Well done to Adena Rowan Year 8 and Claudia Pitcher Year 8. Keep up the great reading. https://t.co/5P9O26XY22

12/09/18

Year 7 displaying their beautiful summer work this morning, in English. https://t.co/IGVk7bSEwf

11/09/18

Students have enjoyed finding out about all the different Clubs and Societies available to them. https://t.co/EMhYa7nZfi

11/09/18

Today we are launching our Clubs & Societies Fair at lunchtime for all students to view and register their interest in over 60 clubs on offer. This is an opportunity for all students to Take on a new challenge.

11/09/18

Our Young Chamber and Interact hope that you can attend the Catwalk Catastrophe Murder Myster Evening on Saturday, 6 October! For more details or to book contact k.finlay.viat.org.uk. https://t.co/8r8vLg8rKw

11/09/18

Congratulations to everyone earning their bronze and silver awards for DofE. https://t.co/vjm1f2ceNt

10/09/18

Tonight we welcome over 250 guests to celebrate the success of our students completing their Bronze and Silver DofE awards. Well done girls!

10/09/18

Year 13 Investigating Capacitors in Series and Parallel - Keep up the great work! https://t.co/Rhrj98WiI7

10/09/18

'I did not think I would be using a sewing machine in my second Textiles lesson!' Year 7's enjoying their first go on the sewing machines today. https://t.co/yJqTfk25uo

06/09/18

On 6 September, Year 11 students were all in school, achieving 100% attendance for their year group. Well done Year 11, keep up the good work!

05/09/18

The House Competitions are underway! Year 8 playing Capture the Flag in Period 5 this afternoon. https://t.co/coHOY8V3v4

05/09/18

We would like to wish all Year 6 students sitting the 11+ test tomorrow the very best of luck. Remember that all you can do is try your very best. https://t.co/aDPGXAYu29

05/09/18

On 5th September, Year 7 students were all in school, achieving 100% attendance for their year group. Well done Year 7, keep up the good work!”

05/09/18

Tonight we welcome our Year 12 students and parents to our Post 18+ Options Information Evening (6-8.30pm). This will include Academic Support and Career Guidance including workshops for UCAS/Oxbridge/Apprenticeships/Student Finance.

04/09/18

For our second workshop of the week we look forward to welcoming another 65 students this afternoon for our 11+ Maths Preparation Workshop.

04/09/18

Exciting News : Invicta Grammar School has been nationally recognised as a Transforming Educational Practice under SSAT's Framework for Exceptional Education. More to follow in this weeks Invicta News.

03/09/18

We are looking forward to welcoming approx. 70 enthusiastic primary school students this afternoon for our 11+ English Preparation Workshop. We shall see you all soon

03/09/18

First Day Smiles for Year 7 - we hope you have had an amazing day! We look forward to seeing you all tomorrow! https://t.co/krQe8WNbEp

23/08/18

Students at Invicta Grammar School achieved not only an outstanding set of A Level results but also gained a superb set of GCSE results with 65% of all grades are 7 to 9 or A*/A grades; a superb achievement despite the high volatility of the reformed GCSE this year. https://t.co/NiKPmmNODG

22/08/18

Thank you!

16/08/18

Invicta is thrilled for their students’ future once again, as Year 13 students achieved superb results with 73% of all grades being A*, A or B grades this year. Out of 156 Year 13 students, nearly 200 A* and A grades were achieved, with 100% A* - E grades and 10.5% A* grades. https://t.co/j00UvJUZzT

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.