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Mountain Bikes Our PE staff and students were very excited to receive 30 mountain bikes and cycling equipment earlier this month. The bikes are now being used within our PE lessons and are an absolute hit with the students! We are extremely lucky at... Read more
6th Form Art Trip – Northampton University   The Art Department was offered a fantastic opportunity for our A Level Art & Design students to attend a life drawing workshop at Northampton University. We were first given a tour of the Fine Art & Photography departments allowing the... Read more
Northamptonshire School Library Scoops Top Award   Kingsthorpe College has been honoured with Northamptonshire’s first ever Gold Library Award in recognition of its work to promote a love of reading. The accolade has been awarded by Learning Resources for Education, Northamptonshire County... Read more
Year 7 Questionnaire Our Year 7 students have now completed their first term at Kingsthorpe College and they have settled in really well and we are extremely pleased with their progress over the past 8 weeks. So we can continue our drive to become Outstanding we... Read more
Art Trip –The Royal Academy of Art, London Wednesday 8th October was the Art Departments second visit to the Anselm Kiefer exhibition in London.  This time it was our Year 10 students’ turn to experience this renowned German Artist’s work in the flesh. After an initial look around the... Read more
Art Trip to The Royal Academy of Art, London On Wednesday the Art Department took students from years 11,12 &13 to London’s Royal Academy of Art to see the new retrospective exhibition by Anselm Keifer.  It was said to be “the most significant exhibition of the German artist’s work... Read more
Brilliant Club A group of Year 11 Gifted and Talented students have been working on a project called the Brilliant Club since the spring term last year.  The Brilliant Club is an organisation that aims to widen access to top universities for outstanding pupils... Read more
Year 6 Multi-Sport Festival 2014 On Tuesday 23rd September, we welcomed over 90 children from Parklands, All Saints and Kingsthorpe Village Primary schools for a Year 6 Multi-Sport Festival. The pupils were given the chance to take part in four activities; dance, football,... Read more
Kingsthorpe College Summer School   Day 1 9.00am - Arrival The students arrived bright and early at 9am this morning. It was great to see so many excited new students queuing at reception to get in. Everyone was excited, albeit a little nervous about what the week might... Read more
Congratulations Year 11 A huge congratulations to our Year 11 students who have just become the best performing students in the history of Kingsthorpe College. The class of 2014 have set a new standard for others to follow! Despite the national decline in results... Read more
Congratulations Year 13 A huge well done to all our Year 13 students who have now completed their Post 16 studies with us. We are thrilled that they have got the results they desire and are now able to move on to the Universities of their choice. 96% of students have... Read more
PPPP Poetry! Dreadlockalien gives Kingsthorpe College a fresh approach to poetry Dreadlockalien (also known as Richard Grant) has an impressive C.V. - former Birmingham Poet Laureate, BBC Radio 4 host of ‘Poetry’, UK representative at the World Poetry Championships, host of Glastonbury Festival ‘Poetry and Words’, to name... Read more
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