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  • 12/11/18

    Non-uniform day - Thursday 15th November

    We will be having a non-uniform day this week, on Thursday 15th November, in order to raise money for three wonderful charities – the Ellenor Hospice, the Anti- bullying Alliance & the Royal British Legion. The reason we have chosen the Ellenor Hospice, apa...
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  • 13/11/18

    National Service of Remembrance, The Armstice

    The National Service of Remembrance recognising the Centenary of the Armistice was held at Westminster Abbey on November 11th at 6pm. The main guests were Her Majesty, The Queen, His Royal Highness, Prince Charles and other leading Members of the Royal Family and His Excellency, the President of Ger...
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  • 13/11/18

    Borough Remembrance Service

    The annual Borough Remembrance Service was held at the War Memorial on Windmill Hill and for the second year the School played a prominent position. Some 12 students reported at 9am to assist in planting the 565 poppies around the base of the Memorial - one poppy for every serviceman listed on the M...
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  • 13/11/18

    Remembrance Day at the Cenotaph

    The School was singularly honoured by being asked for a member of staff and a student to take part in the National Service of Remembrance at the Cenotaph ion London; some months back the School was selected by the Big Ideas Group to have an inset on wreath making and since then the School has,. of c...
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  • 13/11/18

    Denton war memorial remembrance service

    The annual Remembrance Service at Denton Memorial was held at 1pm on November 9th 2018. The History Society organises the event with Commander Iain Dunkley, the master of ceremonies on the day and the Reverend Graham Herbert officiating. Students from the Junior School, Gravesend Grammar and St John...
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  • 13/11/18

    BBC1 Breakfast TV 9/11/18

    Did you see the programme which featured 12 students from the school and in particular Ella Leydon, Callum McNeill and Erykah Farrel talking of Remembrance and the future of Remembrance. The students were filmed with Mr Andrew Robertshaw with a tour of the new trench system at Elham near Canterbury...
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  • 13/11/18

    School Award 2018

    Mr Murphy and 4 students, Erykah Farrell, Patrick Barron, Sofia Gorbarenko and Ella Leydon were guests of the Institute of Education, Department of Local Government and Department of Education at an awards ceremony recognising the work done by Schools commemorating the First World War. Mr Murphy and...
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  • 13/11/18

    Gravesend Cemetry Visit

    Some 12 students and two staff with Mr Walton in charge met the Mayor of Gravesham, Councillor David Hurley on Wednesday November 7th to recognise the fallen of the Borough who are buried in Gravesend Cemetery. Some 30 servicemen were honoured through the placing of special School crosses and biogra...
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  • 13/11/18

    Remembrance Assembly

    The Remembrance Assembly on November 6th took on a whole new composition this year. We enjoyed the company of 6 members of the Salvation Army Band who played suitable music as the students entered for assembly and again when the students left to go to classes. The assembly comprised of four songs wi...
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  • 08/10/18

    RECOGNITION OF THE HISTORY SOCIETY

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  • 08/10/18

    Remembrance – BBC

    Focusing on Remembrance and why it is done and why it should be done and what happens in the future are difficult questions to answer. On October 3rd, 12 students visited the newly created trench system at Eltham, near Canterbury. On arrival they were welcomed by Andrew Robertshaw, TV personality an...
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  • 08/10/18

    Remembrance at St John's

    The School diary for Remembrance week recognises the Centenary of the Armistice and the importance of Remembrance. 6/11/18 - The Poppy Appeal will be launched in the Whole School Assembly. The Mayor, Councillor David Hurley, will be in attendance and will judge the Inter-House event after the ass...
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