BeiBei Wang performing at Chinese New Year party

School News

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 .

Kensington Wade is featured on ‘Which School Advisor’

13th June 23

We’re delighted to be included in ‘Which School Advisor’s’ piece on ‘Chinese: A growing rival to French in UK Schools?’ The article examines how and why students are increasingly looking to master Mandarin Chinese in classrooms across the UK today. To read the piece, please read here    

Kensington Wade appoints Mr Huw May as Head

13th June 23

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Mr Huw May as the new Head of Kensington Wade from September 2023. Mr May is a highly respected leader in the preparatory school sector and joins Kensington Wade from Eaton House Belgravia where he is Head of School. He has been a Head within the Eaton…

Chinese Bridge Competition Finals

26th May 23

We have just found out that all pupils who entered this year’s Chinese Bridge speaking competition made it to the final! The competition organisers received an unprecedented 90 entries from 34 schools across the country with more than 400 pupils taking part. Congratulations to the pupils and teachers involved and good luck for the final…

Our VR Headsets have arrived!

25th May 23

Year 4 have had an exciting afternoon using our brand new VR headsets. They were fascinated to look at sites in China including the Great Wall and the Forbidden City. The VR headsets are the first purchase for our new STEAM room which will be built over the summer.

ISA Digital Art Competition Success!

23rd May 23

Congratulations to Kaia in Year 2 who has been awarded Highly Commended in the Key Stage 1 ISA Digital Art Competition. Kaia created this piece in her own time using the skills learnt in class and also by discovering some of her own creative flair! She used the Seesaw app to create the image and…

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