BeiBei Wang performing at Chinese New Year party


Author Camille Goodman visits Kensington Wade

5th May 23

Pupils were very excited to meet Camille Goodman yesterday when she came to visit Kensington Wade. Camille led a Coronation-themed workshop to different year groups and read her best-selling book ‘Mister Finch and the Queen’.

Chick ‘Eggcitement’

3rd May 23

We took delivery of eight eggs yesterday and three of these have already hatched into adorable, very squeaky chicks! Pupils are taking it in turns to carefully look after the chicks and they are monitoring them in their incubator before they are able to go into their big cage. Their arrival is causing great egg-citement…

British Values Week

28th April 23

In preparation for the King’s Coronation, the whole school has been celebrating British Values Week. The children have been reflecting on British people of significance and were reminded of the 5 British values that are the cornerstone of our country: democracy, the rule of law, tolerance of other faiths, mutual respect and individual liberty.  

Chinese Immersive Education Breakfast

26th April 23

We welcomed a number of Mandarin teachers from local senior schools to Kensington Wade this morning to our first Chinese Immersive Education Breakfast! At this event, our Head of Chinese, Wang Jing, explained how our bilingual immersive model works. Our visitors also heard from some of our pupils, observed one of our Year 2 lessons…

Kensington Wade Great British Bake Off

24th April 23

Here are just some of the amazing entries we had at our GBBO on Friday! Thank you so much to all the parents and children who donned their aprons and entered the competition, to our celebrity Bake Off judge Chigs Parmar, to the Friends of Kensington Wade, our sponsors and, last but not least, parent…

Super Science Workshops

21st April 23

We have had a busy week back filled with science workshops! Parent, Mr Weinhammer came to meet Years 3, 4 and 5 on Wednesday to lead a chemistry workshop. He helped the children to create a method to inflate a balloon by ‘waking up’ yeast and letting the carbon dioxide release. The children also built…

ISA Art Competition Win

18th April 23

Welcome back to all our pupils, we hope everyone had a lovely Easter break. We discovered during the Easter break that Aroa in Year 3 has won the award for the Most Creative Egg, KS2 in the ISA Easter Egg Competition 2023. Congratulations Aroa, what lovely news for the start of term!  

Case Study by the Independent Schools Association

3rd April 23

Following our success at the ISA Awards in November, when we won the ISA Award for Innovation in Independent Education, we were visited by ISA and our Head, Suzanne Haigh, was interviewed for a case study. We’re delighted that this has now been published and you can read it here: ISA Kensington Wade Case Study….

Kensington Wade is featured in Education Choices magazine

27th March 23

We’re delighted to be included in the Spring issue of Education Choices magazine. Please take a look at Suzanne Haigh’s piece on the benefits of a bilingual education on page 14!

Happy Easter!

24th March 23

We have had a very busy last day of term – children came into school wearing some fabulous Easter bonnets and we finished off the day with our KS2 Dance Off. Happy holidays everyone!

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