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12/09/19

Our Year 8 buddies have visited the girls at their welcome drinks answering all questions and sharing their top tips for surviving Year 7! https://t.co/CmsrQbdkXw

12/09/19

Starting secondary - BBC Bitesize offers advice and support to help with the move! https://t.co/UOET8h9G5R

12/09/19

Good luck to all those students in Year 6 sitting their 11+ today! https://t.co/PNYeMzbwZT

11/09/19

Yesterdays Clubs and Societies Fair was a success. With students signing up for clubs ranging from Bee Keeping to Robotics, ready for starting them next week! https://t.co/LAXs6n3gnl

10/09/19

Year 7I enjoying their welcome drinks with the Leadership Team yesterday lunchtime. It was lovely to hear how you are all settling in and looking forward to Bewl Water on Friday! https://t.co/r0RcbK9Tzu

09/09/19

Our Autumn Fair is fast approaching, don't miss a day of family fun! 💥 https://t.co/bxlSpxQS35

05/09/19

Retweeted From VIPS@Kingshill

If you would like to book a place, please call the school office https://t.co/ZggUyzB8W2

04/09/19

This is an outstanding quote for the month! https://t.co/KffLEKuWrk

03/09/19

'Our favourite part of Invicta so far has been Maths, our teacher is nice and helpful, and the lessons are really fun!' - Diya and Emma Year 7

02/09/19

Our First Day in four words; 'Exciting, Amazing, Hectic and Incredible!' - Hannah, Hannah, Matilda and Scarlett Year 7.

02/09/19

'Today has been a very exciting and new experience for me. I can't wait to come back tomorrow!' - Izzy Year 7

02/09/19

Today we welcome a very excited and nervous new Year 7 cohort! https://t.co/x2ahqfKQno

22/08/19

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 63% of all grades at levels 7 to 9. We are extremely proud - a massive well done to all of our students! https://t.co/BhQtGA4xBO

20/08/19

We would like to wish Maddie Brant and Ella Fisher the best of luck, as they both embark on a new journey studying in America! Maddie has secured a place at Rutgers University, studying Sports Science, with Ella gaining a place at Connecticut College to study History. Well done!

15/08/19

We are immensely proud of each and everyone of our A Level Students today. Achieving a superb result of 63% A*- B grades. Congratulations to you all and well done for all your hard work! https://t.co/b5K42P7QFl

09/08/19

We hope all the girls thoroughly enjoyed our Primary Musical Theatre Summer School last week. We look forward to welcoming you back for more workshops in September! There is still time to book your daughter onto lots of our fantastic Transition Workshops: https://t.co/t27ZPDcRLs https://t.co/t8S8EJYBp8

09/08/19

Retweeted From SST Maidstone

Don't forget to book a place for your child (starting Year 6 in September) at the SST Maidstone open event on 12 October 2019 (two sessions: 9am-12.30pm & 1pm-4.30pm). These sessions will show students what our fantastic new school has to offer! Book here: https://t.co/gHY2ekVZc9 https://t.co/mB9X7GxlWa

23/07/19

Come to our 11+ Open Mornings! You'll be able to see what you will study, along with other exciting opportunities on offer! To book a place on either the 17 or 18 October please click here

23/07/19

Don't miss our 11+ Open Events! You'll be able to see what you will study, along with other exciting opportunities on offer! You don't need to book a place for our Open Evening on the 3 October 2019 6pm-9pm, and to book a place on one of our Open Mornings please click here

23/07/19

Come to our 11+ Open Events! You'll be able to see, what you will study, along with other exciting opportunities on offer! You don't need to book a place for our Open Evening on the 3 October 2019 6pm-9pm, and to book a place on one of our Open Mornings please click here

19/07/19

The end of the academic year is upon us and it has been another fantastic year for fundraising with £46,623.11 raised for numerous charities! A particular mention to Therapy Partners, Ronald McDonald, Cystic Fibrosis Trust, Holding On Letting Go and Breast Cancer Care Kent. https://t.co/X03QJrqAxZ

18/07/19

We hope you enjoy all the goodies inside our hamper! Also, congratulations to Louisa for a fantastic performance!

18/07/19

The Library Challenge 20 has been a fantastic success this year! The overall winner was Anusha in 10T who has read a phenomenal 100 books over the academic year and the runner up was Tash in 7T. Well done girls! https://t.co/skOeCDtaRK

18/07/19

Another year, another production and what a fantastic production it was! 4 performances later with over 1000 audience members - we hope you enjoyed as much as we did! https://t.co/VFB9S3c2Nv

18/07/19

Retweeted From Christopher gedge

Absolutely sensational performance of Beauty & The Beast!!! https://t.co/KRqNsPlYAO

15/07/19

Year 10 returned from work experience week today. Not only being excited about seeing their friends, they are spending the day reviewing their experiences and hearing about their post 18 options providing them with more careers education as they make their plans for the future! https://t.co/MoxHVaXSpK

11/07/19

What an achievement!

11/07/19

Retweeted From BeReady

Great to be working with in helping their students to for the future with . https://t.co/9TjI9Wrpzp

11/07/19

We are delighted to announce that we are the best grammar school in Kent and fourth nationally according to The Real Schools Guide 2019! https://t.co/ZpzCcv8aAi

11/07/19

Year 7 have been treated to breakfast this morning as a well done for all their hard work this year! The girls have all grown up considerably since September and are turning into some outstanding young ladies. https://t.co/KydhTWAI2U

10/07/19

All our Year 10's are working extremely hard with Eloise and Georgia , Bo-Erin in Larkfield and Stephanie at The Discovery School! https://t.co/5ZjRiOWIVB

10/07/19

Year 6 pupils from and have joined us today to learn about the world of work and living on a budget as part of their Careers Education Week! https://t.co/DcoDesEU77

10/07/19

Year 10 are working hard this week on their work experience placements! With Darcy , Honey and Lola . https://t.co/solripC7x8

10/07/19

As part of 'Set Your Hands Free' week our students have been pledging for what they will be doing instead of using their phones and tablets! https://t.co/dhNaZSzNOg

09/07/19

We can’t wait to see what they share with us! https://t.co/XeYfrz8EKw

09/07/19

Retweeted From VIPS@Kingshill

As part of the careers week 'The Real Game' Yr6 were visited by a range of work professionals. They spoke to the children about their career pathways & what is involved in their job role. Many thanks to https://t.co/RhIpo9Obs6

09/07/19

Our annual FIGS Fair 2019 will be held on Saturday, 21 September here at Invicta, a day not to be missed! https://t.co/0By7rfNXqB

08/07/19

On Wednesday, 3 July we held our annual Summer Concert - it was an evening full of wonderful music and talent! https://t.co/ehrY5RKPdr

05/07/19

Thank you for helping at Year 12 Career day it was lovely to have you back! https://t.co/XOCQA4N1NF

05/07/19

Year 12 students attended a Careers Day today and had a mock interview with visiting employers as well as time to research their post 18 options. They were nervous about the interviews but gained a lot from the experience! https://t.co/eRE5KTxZUj

Young Carers Group

We are keen to support the Young Carers in our school community to ensure that they receive the care and support they are entitled to. 

Are you a Young Carer?

What might a Young Carer do? You might do one or more of these tasks:

  •  Practical tasks, such as cooking, housework and shopping.
  •  Physical care, such as helping someone out of bed.
  •  Emotional support, such as talking to someone who is distressed.
  •  Personal care, such as helping someone dress.
  •  Managing the family budget and collecting prescriptions.
  •  Helping to give medicine.
  •  Helping someone communicate.
  •  Looking after brothers and sisters.

Being a Young Carer can have a big impact on the things that are important to growing up:

  • It can affect a young person’s health, social life and self-confidence.
  • Many young carers struggle to juggle their education and caring which can cause pressure and stress.
  • In a survey, 39% said that nobody in their school was aware of their caring role.
  • 26% have been bullied at school because of their caring role.
  • 1 in 20 miss school because of their caring role.

But young people can learn lots of useful skills by being a Young Carer and do it out of LOVE.  We understand this and provide understanding and practical support.

At Invicta, we offer a wide range of support to students who are Young Carers, as we know what an amazing job they do!

Young Carers’ club meets every week and participates in various activities: from board games, drawing, crafting, first aid and relaxation.  We have regular celebrations; a picnic this summer and a Christmas party every year. The club is an opportunity to make friends from across the school community, who each understands the unique position Young Carers can find themselves in.

All Heads of Year have had training in recognising the specific concerns that Young Carers can have and are able to guide the family through the registration process with local services.  We endeavour to support the student, and their family, to ensure that they can take full advantage of all the opportunities Invicta has to offer and can feel secure in the knowledge that their circumstances are understood and recognised.

If you think that your daughter/son is a Young Carer, please contact us. In the first instance, contact should be made with the Head of Year of your daughter/son.

Students ……

We have members of staff to turn to when you need support:  your Form Tutor; your Head of Year or Mrs Bonner.

 

There are also local services available to Young Carers:

 

0300 111 1110 – Kent Young Carers

03450 956 701 – Crossroads YC

From our group members...

"Coming to club on a Friday gives me a break from my worries."

 

"Being a young carer gives me responsibility in my family."

 

"I like being a young carer because it gives me a sense of responsibility. The club gives me a break from this. And biscuits."

 

"Being a young carer is normal everyday life. It doesn'™t make a difference. I don'™t think people understand; some days are easy and some days can be hard, every day is different. I have just grown up with it. That's life to me. And I love it."

 

"Being a young carer is rewarding because you get to see the person you care for from another perspective. I think I have connected with my mum in a really powerful way."

 

"Even though it might be tough at times, it prepares you for older life."

 

"Coming to club on a Friday has given me time on my own. You can be yourself."