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23/05/19

Year 8G had a fantastic afternoon for their 'Preparation for Employment Afternoon' thank you very much to ! https://t.co/FD5cRxpIGy

23/05/19

We asked students to suggest names, they were drawn from a hat and Bubbles was the winner!

23/05/19

Invicta students enjoying a lovely welcome breakfast from our host school Enrico Tosi here in Lombardy Italy! The students are loving the mini croissants.

22/05/19

We are delighted to welcome Bubbles into the world! A great opportunity for us to sponsor another Guide Dog and what a cute puppy she is! Welcome to our family Bubbles. https://t.co/3fa1a6wo8o

21/05/19

It was lovely to see so many girls and their parents at our Year 5 Open Evening last night. We hope everyone enjoyed their lessons and we look forward to welcoming you all to Invicta again, very soon! https://t.co/bMgteXSeCS

20/05/19

Tonight we welcome prospective parents and their daughter to our annual Year 5 Open Evening. We look forward to meeting you all soon!

20/05/19

Well done to all the Bronze D of E groups who carried out their practice expedition - you all worked very hard! https://t.co/28m3ZPQAQr

17/05/19

It is Flower Day! Today we welcomed summer and got our floral on - all in aid of our RAG charities! https://t.co/Tn1rDlX1ra

17/05/19

On Wednesday our Year 8 girls enjoyed a day in the sun in Ypres learning about WW1 and the trenches! https://t.co/zHXDHlAsUi

16/05/19

Yesterday Mrs Bolton attended with a small group of school librarians and Book Trust staff to select books for the Secondary Library Pack next year. She can't tell us what was chosen but promises we will be receiving some fantastic titles! " https://t.co/v8CX5tIBlS

16/05/19

Are you a former student of Invicta? Why not join our Facebook Alumni Group ... https://t.co/UQb5o3Lfky

15/05/19

Yesterday lunchtime Invicta teaching staff and Year 13 boys played a rounders match against Year 13 girls. With the staff showing the students how its done! A great afternoon had by all! https://t.co/CZj8fYQ0Jd

15/05/19

What a great afternoon of Beauty and the Beast themed biscuit icing, ahead of the production in July! https://t.co/iSccrbmUGq

14/05/19

Retweeted From VIAT

Don't miss Invicta Grammar School’s Year 5 open event on Monday 20 May, 6pm to 8pm. There will be a talk from Headteacher, Mrs Derrick, and lots of other helpful information, including a parent and child taster lesson! Book here: https://t.co/P9nchZ7EyM https://t.co/XjCQPZY09h

10/05/19

Win £5000 for our school library and £100 of book tokens for you too! https://t.co/YQGgARTrks

09/05/19

Invicta is excited to welcome the Wolfe/Zerpa Falcon duo (Violin and Piano) to the auditorium on Wednesday 15 May at 6pm for a recital of Beethoven and Mozart. Tickets are £5 adults and £3 for students, and all are welcome!

09/05/19

32 Year 9 students had the opportunity to attend the launch event of the new Adventure Zone in Mote Park last week. They loved it! https://t.co/jjllYK5412

08/05/19

Well done to Mrs Billingham and our Year 9 Students for the fantastic cakes they made for the Heart of Kent Hospice Bluebell Walk Cake Table on Sunday! £1,100 was raised for the from this cake table. 🍰 https://t.co/DcJVq59Ph0

08/05/19

Retweeted From Urban Blue

Thanks to for allowing us to come along this morning to talk to your students about "Safe socialising". You have the honour of being our first school talk 😀

03/05/19

With exam season starting, we feel this is great advice for all students who are feeling slightly anxious and overwhelmed - definitely worth the read! https://t.co/8GxyMhqbVL

03/05/19

Evia in Year 7 won the alternative book jacket competition at the recent Maidstone Area Book Awards for her beautiful alternative for Stargazing for Beginners https://t.co/iOZHbbg05C

03/05/19

What a fantastic opportunity! https://t.co/zTC9jHIolM

03/05/19

Congratulations to Nicole, the winner of the library Easter Photo competition for a superb photo of her reading whilst capsizing a canoe and to the runner up Charlotte for reading during an eye test. https://t.co/9fYjPnXAVd

02/05/19

Retweeted From VIPS@Kingshill

This week children from years 4, 5 and 6 participated in a samba music workshop run by Miss Fletcher, music teacher at . They learnt and practised a selection of different rhythms through a variety of fun activities, before playing them using some instruments. https://t.co/g6HwLgNxoU

02/05/19

Are you up to date with the latest Invicta News? No... why not catch up! https://t.co/XPVeBJWD7i

02/05/19

On Tuesday, Invicta hosted the Maidstone Area Book Awards , it was lovely to meet the visiting author and having so many local schools attend. https://t.co/3KOEYPAMnH

01/05/19

It was lovely to welcome you all to our school today and we hope you had a great time! https://t.co/WPQXLPfC7r

01/05/19

Retweeted From Maidstone Area Book Awards

Lovely afternoon spent celebrating books and reading. Even better that our guest author turned out to be the winner! https://t.co/K0sqKFt6W8

01/05/19

Retweeted From VIPS@Holboroughlakes

Year 6 were visited by Mr Crouch from Invicta Grammar School , who taught us how to dissect a heart. https://t.co/T8lpOesYug

30/04/19

The bees have arrived. This morning a colony of bees were delivered - ready for beekeeping club!🐝 https://t.co/2cKoI3qz5S

30/04/19

On Saturday we welcomed our new Year 7's to our annual New Entrants' Language Workshop, where they enjoyed learning new languages and making new friends! 🇪🇸🇫🇷🇩🇪 https://t.co/Da6kUMNQRQ

29/04/19

We’ve been lucky enough to have a professional photographer in today! Many thanks to & https://t.co/8mwrICLcdH

29/04/19

Retweeted From Laurie Boeshart

Thank you https://t.co/omCU1wn53w

26/04/19

All silver Duke of Edinburgh groups are off on the first leg of their three day journey, clouds looking rather ominous! https://t.co/u8ygE5QsMx

24/04/19

Today we welcomed Bethany, a former student, who spoke to our Year 13 Psychology students about her time studying the subject and her experiences at Lincoln University! https://t.co/l7h5Kr4g2z

24/04/19

Don't miss Invicta Grammar School’s Year 5 open event on Monday 20 May from 6pm to 8pm. There will be a talk from Headteacher, Mrs Derrick, and lots of other helpful information including a parent and child taster lesson!

24/04/19

Don't miss Invicta Grammar School’s Year 5 open event on Monday 20 May from 6pm to 8pm. There will be a talk from Headteacher, Mrs Derrick, and lots of other helpful information including a parent and child taster lesson!

24/04/19

Don't miss Invicta Grammar School’s Year 5 open event on Monday 20 May from 6pm to 8pm. There will be a talk from Headteacher, Mrs Derrick, and lots of other helpful information including a parent and child taster lesson!

24/04/19

Don't miss Invicta Grammar School’s Year 5 open event on Monday 20 May from 6pm to 8pm. There will be a talk from Headteacher, Mrs Derrick, and lots of other helpful information including a parent and child taster lesson!

24/04/19

Have you got your tickets yet? https://t.co/NvYihVxhKu

WWI Diary 1918

January Men working among the coppices in Kent helped with the war effort.  Charcoal made at Arketts Farm, Stalisfield Green, high on the Downs, was sent to France for use as a fuel in the battle areas.  The charcoal was smokeless and odourless and did not give away the soldiers' positions and it provided plenty of heat.  The Stalisfiled charcoal also went to the gunpowder makers at Faversham where a new factory was due to open.
2 January Lord Rothermere was appointed Head of the Air Council.
8 January Trees are to be planted in Kent under a state-sponsored forestry scheme to ensure that Britain will have sufficient home timber for military and commercial needs in the future.  Altogether, two million acres in England will be planted.
22 January The Government orders restaurants and all eating houses not to serve meat on two days a week due to the acute food shortage.
8 February The Representation of the People Act receives Royal Assent giving the vote to married women over 30.
9 March New Military Service Bill raised the maximum conscription age to 30.
20 March Coal, gas and electricity was rationed and theatres were told to close after 10.30pm.
25 March All traffic to the East Kent coast was suspended and it was assumed that a big raid was planned.
22 April Manfred von Richthofen, known as the 'Red Baron' and Germany's most feared pilot was shot down in flames and killed during the Battle of the Somme.
22 April An exploding mine completely destroyed Ramsgate Pier.
16 July Russia's Czar Nicholas II and his family were massacred by Bolshevik rulers in Ekaterinburg in the Urals.
23 July Heavy fighting resumed on the Western Front following a long lull caused by an influenza epidemic.  Von Ludendorff's offensive across the Marne was halted and the tide appeared to be turning for the Allies.
13 August The Government recognises the state of Czechoslovakia.
1 October A young British officer, Major T E Lawrence, led an Arab revolt against the Turks and captured Damascus.  Multitudes celebrated the liberation from the Ottoman Empire.
23 October Hundreds of schools in Kent were forced to close as the worldwide influenza epidemic hit England with a vengeance.  The outbreak devastated Maidstone, especially the poor.  In London more than 2000 deaths were reported.  Worldwide the total is 53000. 
31 October Germany appealed for an armistice as the shadow of defeat for the country and Allies grew.
11 November The Armistice was signed at 11am in a carriage in the forest of Compiegne.  Public revelry and rejoicing in Britain marked the end of the war.
27 November A memorial was unveiled in Gillingham Cemetery in memory of the men killed in the raid on the Royal Naval barracks in 1917.