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PV Does the Oscars!

Awards

Pent Valley held a glittering ‘Oscars’ style awards ceremony yesterday evening at the Leas Cliff Hall.

Seventy-eight students had previously been nominated for an award by the Heads of Faculties, under the three following categories:  Excellent Progress, Outstanding Achievement, or Exceptional Effort.  One student was then chosen on merit from each category to receive an engraved trophy.

Kent School Games

KSG

On Wednesday 26th November 37 students from Pent Valley entered the Kent School games table tennis tournament held at Medway Park. All students participated well. One of our teams successfully achieved 3rd place receiving a bronze medal. These students are Brooke Colyer, Topaz Gilson, Charlotte Redmond, Beth Harman. Well done to all who took part on in this event

Macmillan Coffee Morning

Pent Valley students from Year 10 held a Coffee Morning in aid of MacMillan. The Coffee Morning is MacMillan’s biggest fundraising event, and last year 154,000 people signed up, raising a record £20 million pounds.

Astrophotography Competition

Pent Valley Year 11 student, Nicole Worthington was awarded runner-up status in a national photographic competition, after Mrs Debbie Downey, AST Science & ITT Teacher, suggested she submit a photograph.

Cricket

Pent Valley visited Canterbury Cricket Ground last week to watch the first day of Kent vs Gloucestershire as part of the Chance to Shine 'Schools Day Out' initiative. The sun was shining and Gloucestershire came out to bat....

Careers Crowd Workshop

6th Form students at Pent Valley were given the opportunity to attend an exciting and innovative careers education programme.  Supported by a range of partners including the National Careers Service and the National Apprenticeship Service, the aim of the workshop was to get the students to discuss their future careers, and to make informed decisions about their life after school.

Becoming a Leader

As part of the INSPIRE programme, Olympic and Commonwealth Swimmer Chris Cook held a workshop at Pent Valley initiating the Year 8 students into the art of becoming sports leaders.

GCSE Exam Results

All secondary schools in Shepway have decided that we will release a joint statement on our examination outcomes for our year 11 students. We feel that students who complete year 11 in this area have excellent outcomes and there are individual examples of outstanding success in every Shepway secondary school.

Development and Well-Being Fayre

Year 10 Childcare students from Pent Valley Technology recently held a Development and Well-Being Fayre for the children from Morehall Pre-school.  The Fayre, organised and run by the students was overseen by Hannah Wiles, Teacher of Childcare.

Is it worth it?

Pent Valley students from years 7 to 10 participated in the ‘Is It Worth It?’ school tour on Monday 14th July.  In an exciting sound and light experience the production consisted of a mix of interactive games, dance, musical performances, and information, using a multi-sensory way of learning about anti-social behaviour and e-safety.  

Think Big

Twenty Year 7 students from Pent Valley Technology College got a front-row seat to the country’s first ever first-aid lesson, streamed through a live link with St John’s Ambulance. This interactive online first aid lesson, was offered to 1,000 schools around the country, and was aimed at teaching students basic first-aid skills that can save lives.

Maths Challenge

Congratulations to Year 8 students Daniel Andrews, Lewis Goss, Kieron Kilpatrick, James Kingsley, Samantha Heath, Adam Boswell, Angel Metalle and, in particular, Lewis Jackson for taking part in the United Kingdom Mathematics Trust  Junior Maths Challenge.  Lewis ‘s excellent score earned him a Silver Certificate, along with the title ‘Best in School’. 

Eco-School Bronze

Pent Valley’s Eco Club have recently achieved the Eco-School Bronze Award.  This award is given to a school when the school has met particular criteria including forming an Eco committee and having regular committee meetings. 

First Aid at Work

At Pent Valley our Nurse is fully trained to deliver Emergency First Aid at Work and First Aid at Work Requalification courses. This training takes place in our Care Suite and is designed to be delivered to small groups (maximum of 8 participants) in a friendly, fun and supportive learning environment.

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Pent Valley,
Surrenden Road,
Folkestone,
Kent,
CT19 4ED
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