Year: 2021

The Nativity

4th December 2021

Well done to our Pre-Prep children who performed in our 2021 Animals Nativity this week. What a fantastic performance! As Mary and Joseph made their way to the Inn with the Donkey by their side, they met lots of animal friends along the way. The children took us on a journey with each song introducing…

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St Lawrence College named Top 100 UK Cricket School for second year running

26th November 2021

The Cricketer has published its School Guide 2022, featuring the Top 100 Senior and the Top 50 Prep Schools in their bumper annual supplement. St Lawrence College have been placed in the ‘Top 100 Cricket Schools in the UK’ in this prestigious guide for the second year running. “Here at St Lawrence College we are…

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NCH Essay Writing Competition Finalist – Economics

25th November 2021

Oliver Danes, an Upper Sixth pupil at the College, has been awarded ‘finalist’ in the international New College of the Humanities (NCH) Essay Writing Competition 2021. This competition is open to students who are currently in their ‘penultimate year of secondary education’. The essay itself has to be approximately 1,500 words in length and be…

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Culture Appreciation Day

11th November 2021

On Friday 5th November,  St Lawrence College celebrated all the wonderful cultures within the school community with a Culture Appreciation Day. The day was organised by our student voice leads, Elen and Amir as part of an East Kent Schools Together International Week. Pupils were invited to wear their national dress to school as well…

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Founders Day 2021

27th October 2021

As we celebrate the foundation of the College on this day 142 years ago (27 October 1879), the Head of College, Barney Durrant, has recorded a video of thanks and acknowledgement for all those who have made St Lawrence College the school that it is today. In particular, he pays tribute to countless individuals, past…

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Combined Cadet Force Field Day

19th October 2021

Our Cadets had a fantastic time on their CCF Field Day. The day was split into two separate round robins where the pupils moved between two sets of stands in their sections. The continued onus on the cadets to take increased responsibility meant some stands were entirely run by the Senior Cadets. This was the…

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EKST – The Big Design Challenge

14th October 2021

Pupils from the 11 schools in the EKST partnership (East Kent Schools Together) were invited to take part in the Big Design Challenge, hosted by St Lawrence College. The pupils were challenged to develop empathy with their product users, all the better to boost their creativity and to develop really innovative and exciting ideas. Designing…

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Junior Interschool Football Tournament 2021

7th October 2021

On Saturday September 25th we hosted our annual local interschool football tournament. Due to the pandemic putting it on hold for a year, it was an extra special moment welcoming pupils, teachers and families from the local area to play football here once again. Alongside St Lawrence College, the schools that took part were Upton…

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Making a Difference Day 2021

5th October 2021

Last week our Junior School children took part in our annual ‘Making a Difference Day’. Head of Junior School, Mrs Ellen Rowe said: “We host ‘Making a Difference’ day every year as it gives children the opportunity to actively support charities, which in turn develops their sense of empathy and awareness. I am always excited…

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Barclays Bank Workshop for Year 5 and 6 pupils

30th September 2021

Thank you to Barclays Bank for the brilliant live online workshops for our Year 5 and 6 pupils covering Fraud, Scams & Cyber Security and Future-proofing your profile. Mrs Rowe commented on the excellent session led by Asif, ‘Our Digital Eagle coach for the session was Asif, who combined high-quality professional advice with a good…

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