BeiBei Wang performing at Chinese New Year party


Nobel Prize winner Sir Paul Nurse officially opened our STEAM room.

21st November 23

“What drives scientists is the same thing that drives students like you – curiosity.” – Sir Paul Nurse Yesterday, we welcomed Sir Paul Nurse to officially open our STEAM room. After an insightful and inspiring talk from Sir Paul, students from both Kensington Wade and Melcombe Primary School presented the findings of scientific experiments they…

Kensington Wade Governor, Professor Li Wei, appears in BBC Ideas ‘Why being bilingual is good for your brain’

17th November 23

We are very proud to share with you a feature from the BBC Ideas site ‘Why being bilingual is good for your brain’. It includes an interview with Kensington Wade governor Professor Li Wei, director of the UCL Institute of Edcuation’ 

Incredible musical talents displayed at Kensington Wade’s informal concert

13th November 23

On Friday morning, our students presented their outstanding musical abilities to an invited audience. The audience was treated to a delightful blend of genres, from classical masterpieces to contemporary tunes. The concert not only highlighted the students’ musical talents but also demonstrated their ability to command the stage with confidence. A few clips from the…

Kensington Wade student achieves 4th place in Global 2023 ‘Chinese Bridge’ Chinese Language Show

3rd November 23

We are delighted to share the outstanding achievement of Myrah, a student from Kensington Wade, who represented the UK in the ‘Chinese Bridge’ Global Final (Primary section) held in China last week. Myrah’s exceptional skills and dedication earned her 4th place globally, showcasing her proficiency in Chinese language and cultural knowledge. Initiated by the Centre…

Our Head of Chinese wins prestigious Mulan Award

20th October 23

Congratulations to our Head of Chinese, Wang Jing, who was awarded the Mulan Award for Contribution to Education by Lady Blair CBE KC at an awards ceremony last night! The judges of the awards were impressed by Wang Jing’s dedication and her direct impact on the education of children, as well as her sharing of…

Kensington Wade appears in Focus magazine

19th October 23

We’re pleased to be included in this month’s Focus magazine. Huw May wrote an article for the magazine on the benefits of a bilingual education and the importance of learning Mandarin. Read the article here: FOCUS Magazine Autumn 2023

ISA Art Award Winners!

12th October 23

Some of our staff attended the ISA art awards this week. We won four awards and were highly commended in two additional categories, we will therefore be attending the national final. The day was insightful and inspiring as we also completed a CPD in the importance of art in the curriculum.

We Love Forest School!

28th September 23

Every week, our reception classes venture into the woods for their practical forest school lessons. This week we created clay faces with autumnal treasures that we foraged.

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…

We are all dressed in denim for Jeans for Genes day!

18th September 23

Today is Jeans for Genes day. We are all dressed in denim to support children and families affected by genetic disorders.

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