BeiBei Wang performing at Chinese New Year party

School News

Kensington Wade wins five awards at the Chinese Bridge Speaking Competition

22nd September 23

Yesterday, new headmaster, Huw May attended the Chinese Bridge Speaking competition with six of our pupils. Our pupils won the first and second prizes in both the KS1 and KS2 individual competitions, as well as third prize in the KS1 group category. The UK representative to attend the global final in China in October 2023 will…

Our nursery children are loving their new reading tree

12th September 23

Our nursery children love sitting under our new ‘Reading Tree’ to look at their favourite books. This new addition to our nursery will change its leaves depending on the season – so watch this space! We still have a few places in our nursery for this year, if you would like to come and visit…

We are finalists for the Independent Schools of the Year 2023 Awards!

6th September 23

We learnt at the end of the summer term that we had been shortlisted for one of the categories in the Independent Schools of the Year 2023 Awards. We have found out today that we have been selected as a Finalist for the Outstanding New Initiative category – great news for the start of term!…

Talk Education Awards – we’re on the shortlist!

31st August 23

Some great news for the start of term… we have been shortlisted for another award! We have been shortlisted for Talk Education’s Awards for Innovation in Education in the category of ‘Thinking beyond the curriculum’. Other schools which have been nominated are: Copperfield International School (Verbier, Switzerland), Dean Close School (Gloucestershire), Harrow School and Notting…

Coverage in School Management Plus

3rd August 23

We are pleased to have been featured several times in recent months on School Management Plus. In November 2022 we became the first winners of the ISA Award for Innovation in Independent Education and were included in their coverage of the awards. Following this win, we were asked to appear in their Spotlight on a…

Kensington Wade appears in China Daily

28th July 23

Following their visit to Kensington Wade in the Summer term, we are pleased to appear in China Daily’s recent piece on Chinese Immersion programmes. You can read the article online here

We are shortlisted for the Independent Schools of the Year 2023 Awards!

5th July 23

Fantastic news! We have been shortlisted for the Independent School Parent Awards 2023 – in the category of Independent School of the Year for Outstanding New Initiative!

Embassy visit

4th July 23

We welcomed representatives from the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China yesterday. Minister Counsellor for Education Affairs, Ms Zhang Jin, and her colleague, Jing Li, enjoyed touring the school, meeting pupils and finding out more about Kensington Wade.

David Summerscale retires as Chair of Governors

3rd July 23

We wish Mr David Summerscale the very best on his retirement as Chair of Governors of Kensington Wade. Mr Summerscale has been our Chair of Governors since the launch of the school in 2017 and will be sorely missed. He was instrumental in setting up our governors’ committee and, with his wealth of educational experience,…

Kensington Wade is featured on ‘China Daily’

26th June 23

We were recently visited by China Daily for a new series they are making on why people choose to learn Chinese in the UK, how it is taught and what the language can deliver to people. Please watch the short episode .

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