Dear Parents and Friends of King's
Please find details below of all the cultural and social events taking place during the summer term for the Senior and Junior Schools:
Thur 18th: Junior School's "Celebration of Performing Arts", Consterdine Hall, 1.15pm - Free Admission
The annual celebration of Performing Arts within the Junior School showcasing music, dance, speech and drama.
Fri 19th: Informal Lunchtime Recital, Vanbrugh Theatre, 1.15pm - Free Admission
Come and listen to the talents of our musicians in a range of solo performances.
Thur 25th: It's a Question of Sport, Dining Hall, 7.00pm - Tickets (including supper): £10 Adults, £5 Children
Come along in teams of 6-8, join in the sports quiz being organised by KSPA in conjunction with the Sports Department! A fun evening for all the family with an opportunity to win some fantastic prizes in the raffle including 4 tickets to see the recording of "A Question of Sport" in Manchester. Tickets are available by leaving cheques payable to "KSPA" in an envelope at either Senior or Junior School Reception marked "Sports Quiz".
Thur 25th: Piano Master Class with John Gough, Recital Hall, 6.30pm - Free Admission
A Master Class with one of the UK's leading concert pianists. This is a wonderful opportunity to watch as King's pupils perform with, and learn from, John Gough.
Mon 29th - Fri 3rd May: Poetry Soundscape, Gallery, lunchtime, 1pm-1.30pm - Free Admission - View Event Poster
Passion for Poetry is compiling a Soundfile of poems chosen and read aloud by members of the school. Approximatly 50 recordings of a miscellany of poems will then be played as a SOUNDSCAPE in the Gallery throughout the week beginning 29th April.
Fri 17th: Informal Lunchtime Recital, Vanbrugh Theatre, 1.15pm - Free Admission
Another opportunity to enjoy the talents of our musicians in a range of solo performances.
Mon 20th: Design and Technology Exhibition, Gallery, 7.00pm - Free Admission
An exhibition of GCSE and A Level Product Design projects opens on Monday 20th May when refreshments will be served. The exhibition runs in lunchtime and breaktime until Friday 24th May and features Thomas Heatherwick's spun chair (designer of the Olympic Flame Cauldron).
Sat 8th : KSRCPA Barbecue, The King's School, 4.00pm - Tickets: £15 or family (2 adults +2 children) £50 - View Event Poster
Enjoy the annual Rowing Club barbecue organised by the Parents' Association. Bring all the family. Booking: Guy Weatherly: email@example.com
Tues 11th : Junior Sports Day, The King's School , J1/J2 (9.30am), J3/J4 (1.15pm), Senior School Sports Fields
Junior Sports Day for all Junior pupils. Parents welcome and refreshments will be served. A reserve day of Thursday 13th June is in the calendar in case the weather forces cancellation of this event. J1/J2: Morning 9.30am and J3/J4: Afternoon 1.15pm.
Mon 17th: Senior Sports Day (Third/Fourth Years), Senior Sports Fields, 1.15pm
Support the annual Sports Day for pupils in the Third and Fourth Years. Parents are invited to attend and support. Refreshments will be provided by KSPA.
Tue 18th: Senior Sports day (Removes/Shells), Senior Sports Fields, 1.15pm
Support the annual Sports Day for pupils in the Removes and Shells. Parents are invited to attend and support. Refreshments will be provided by KSPA.
Tue 25th: GCSE and A Level Art Exhibition, Gallery , 6.00pm - Free Admission
Enjoy the annual exhibition to present pupils' GCSE and A Level art work. The exhibition opens on Tuesday 25th June when refreshments will be served and continues to be displayed until Monday 8th July.
Wed 26th : Schola Cantorum sing Evensong at Liverpool Anglican Cathedral, 5.30pm - Free Admission
The King's School Schola Cantorum has been invited for the first time to perform at Evensong in Liverpool Cathedral.
Thur 27th: Aspiring Medics Conference, Vanbrugh Theatre, 4.30pm - Free Admission by ticket
If your child is interested in Medicine as a career and is in Third, Fourth or Fifth Year (Year 9 - 11) they should come to this conference! Speakers include: two consultants, a university medical lecturer, a hospital Company Secretary and a current medical student. Entry is by ticket which can be booked: Booking Information.
Fri 28th: Jazz Night, in the grounds of King's School, 7.30pm - Suitable for Families - Tickets: £10 from www.kingschester.co.uk/theatre
The annual King's School Jazz night is on its way. With Bucks Fizz on arrival, a BBQ and a fully licensed bar, this Jazz night is promising to be better than ever. Tickets are priced at £10 with all donations going towards the Christine Cable Tribute Fund. Free parking available. Please feel free to bring your own small gazebos, picnic rugs and chairs. View Event Poster
Wed 3rd & Thurs 4th: J4 Play, Consterdine Hall, 7.00pm - Tickets are free and are being allocated from the Junior School
The always highly acclaimed production will see the talented J4 pupils perform under the direction of the Mrs Gibson/Mrs Roberts partnership for the final time before they retire! Not to be missed! Two free tickets will be issued to J4 pupils and J3 band members.
Fri 5th: Informal Lunchtime Recital, Vanbrugh Theatre, 1.15pm - Free Admission
A final chance this term to hear our talented musicians.
Fri 5th: King's Cabaret, Marquee in the grounds of The King's School, 7.30pm - Tickets: £5 (including strawberries) from www.kingschester.co.uk/theatre
Enjoy a fun night of cabaret! Come and bring your friends to this light-hearted, relaxed evening showcasing our talented pupils....and staff! Strawberries will be served and there will be a licensed bar. View Event Poster
Sat 6th: 007 James Bond Ball, Marquee in the grounds of The King’s School, 7.30pm - 1.00am, Tickets: £75 - View Event Poster
After the sell-out 50th anniversary ball at School in 2010, the KSPA are holding a 007 Bond themed ball in the grand marquee, in the School's grounds in July. Ticket price includes: 5 course dinner, cocktail on arrival, live entertainment, free entry into the Grand Prize Draw for some fantastic prizes. All the money raised is used by KSPA to enhance your children's experience with extra items which could not be otherwise provided by the School. For tickets contact:
Tues 9th: Junior School Prizegiving Ceremony, Marquee in School grounds, 2.00pm - By invitation
This is an afternoon to celebrate success as the Junior School award their prizes. Invitations will be sent to parents of prize winners. The Guest of Honour is Paul Hancock, Chief Fire Officer for Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service.
Tue 9th: Summer Concert, Vanbrugh Theatre, 7.30pm - Tickets £6 Adults, £5 Concessions from www.kingschester.co.uk/theatre
The annual Summer Concert rounds off the term and features performances from a wide range of school bands, choirs and orchestras.
Wed 10th: Senior School Prizegiving, Marquee in School grounds, 1.30pm - Admission by invitation
The annual awarding of academic, sporting and pastoral prizes to all Senior School pupils and 2013 leavers with Guest of Honour, Professor David Eastwood, Vice Chancellor of Birmingham University. Invitations will be sent to leavers, their parents, prize winners and their parents.
Wed 10th: Staff v School VIII Boat Race, Boathouse, 5.00pm - Free admission
Join the Rowing Staff as they take on the School VIII in a race. Open to pupils, parents and staff, immediately after the Prizegiving. Refreshments are available.
Wed 10th: Schools Out Disco! Marquee in the School Grounds 7.00pm - 9.00pm - Tickets: £10 - View Event Poster
Celebrate the end of term at the Ultimate "Schools Out!" Disco, for Junior School pupils. £10 ticket includes Bucking Bronco, Bungee Run, Ice Cream, Disco and Slush Puppy Machine! Tickets are available from:
Thur 11th: Leavers' Service, Chester Cathedral, 10.30am - Free Admission
The final Cathedral service of the year presented by the 2013 Upper Sixth Leavers with music from Schola Cantorum and the Chamber Choir.
Occasionally, times and dates do change, so please do check the main school calendar on the website for up to date information. We look forward to welcoming you to our events.