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29/11/23

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28/11/23

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27/11/23

One of our VI pupils has been practising his braille and how to structure a letter with paragraphs.He used his skills to write to Tottenham Hotspur and received this response ! What a lovely letter to get back.#cdsvi pic.twitter.com/Tqa3zvf4FE

24/11/23

Sustrans were in school for the second session with our Pupil Voice team last week. We looked at with an Engineer, and suggested ways that we can improve the roads to make them safety and user friendly for cyclists, and pedestrians. pic.twitter.com/GTssfxhrpJ

23/11/23

Our VI pupils have been raising money for two charities close to their hearts – Porchlight (the School’s chosen charity) and Great Ormond Street Hospital.Our leading girls took on a sponsored walk raising a staggering £222.00 (£111.00 for each charity). pic.twitter.com/8ZcZeZeGMy

23/11/23

Please see attached a poster advertising an upcoming Under 18’s disco for Year 9 upwards (ages 13-17) at Retort House, Broadstairs. Broadstairs and St Peters Town Council are really keen to promote Retort House as a welcoming, safe environment for young people in the town. pic.twitter.com/fDppjcE9aD

23/11/23

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23/11/23

Congratulations to our Term 1 Take it Further task competition winners! Pupils submitted a range of fantastic work The quality of work was very impressive and well done to these pupils for pushing their learning the extra mile. pic.twitter.com/Jjcpbe1arB

22/11/23

This Wellbeing Wednesday, we are looking at how to cope with ‘worry’. How do you explain worry? - It is a caution signal, a natural response to a big event, change, or challenge, a way of thinking and feeling ahead: "Am I ready for this?How do I train my brain to stop worrying? pic.twitter.com/tP5W22n6ZR

22/11/23

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20/11/23

The Children’s Commissioner is encouraging our young people to complete her survey. She will be using what they say to inform what she says to politicians and decision makers. The survey is open for a few more weeks. https://t.co/pLlNbGF1iX .

20/11/23

Our wonderful Anti-Bullying team worked hard to promote Anti-Bullying week last week . They set up a stall for pupils to write a Random Act of Kindness card to give to other pupils/staff. There were many Acts of Kindness so well done to the Team!#cdsantibullying pic.twitter.com/EDj9cJ2uyC

16/11/23

CDS will be taking part in Disability History Month this year - The focus is childhood and youth. As well as sessions in tutor time, pupils will be able to create presentations/posters showing how things have improved for children and young people through history. pic.twitter.com/pp3VbO0Gh0

14/11/23

This year’s Black History Month theme our Sisters, brought about some amazing work and thought provoking work from our pupils that we are proud to showcase. Well done everyone who took part!#cdsblackhistorymonth pic.twitter.com/1NHI5yk9am

13/11/23

The rain held off for the majority of the Remembrance service held at the Broadstairs War Memorial on Remembrance Sunday this year. Our head pupils, Amelie and Teaghan, honoured the memorial by laying a wreath on behalf of the School.Lest we forget ....#cdsremembrance pic.twitter.com/UnVSaStRzU

13/11/23

The Charles Dickens School is the highest performing non-selective school in East Kent - see our Headteacher's press release attached for more details. pic.twitter.com/flUdKwQiIe

13/11/23

Year 7s went to RHA for a dodgeball tournament. CDS were in the final game against RHA and came out victorious winners after a sudden death catch! It was an amazing show of teamwork and dedication from both teams!#cdsdodgeball pic.twitter.com/TUYPjLWdwg

09/11/23

Anti-bullying week is 13 to 17 November. The theme this year is “Make a Noise About Bullying”.Pupils will carry out Random Acts of Kindness and they will also be able to purchase anti-bullying bracelets for 10 pence, on sale in the Heart.#cdsantibullying pic.twitter.com/2h2tmHMQHX

09/11/23

Y7 had a fire safety talk from Kent Fire and Rescue Service. They looked at the dangers and consequences of arson, as well as considering the ways that they can keep themselves safe in the community. Thank you to KFRS for coming in!#cdsY7 pic.twitter.com/Jmk0EcBiIm

09/11/23

CDS pupils recently enjoyed a trip to the Houses of Parliament, in which they had the opportunity to visit the House of Commons and learn about the history of democracy and devolution in the UK. We can’t wait for the next Houses of Parliament trip!#CDSSociology pic.twitter.com/RZRqxQO7u0

08/11/23

This Wellbeing Wednesday we are looking at techniques for ‘Writing for wellbeing’. Writing for wellbeing, also known as expressive writing or creative writing for therapeutic purposes ,is a simple and rewarding way to develop self-expression and make space for reflection. pic.twitter.com/rNeyjv5Sxq

08/11/23

A reminder that our senior prefect team are selling poppies and British Legion merchandise at both break time and lunchtime in the Heart. Pupils can purchase these items for a donation,Thank you for your support.#cdscharities pic.twitter.com/70hVTwXuBK

03/11/23

Ever feel like your voice isn’t heard as a young person? Vote in the Kent Youth County Council elections! KYCC is open to all young people aged 11 to 18 years. We have two candidates applying – Amie and Zoe. Read their policies below!#kycc pic.twitter.com/IRQyRvo0a8

03/11/23

CDS have an opportunity for our Y7 pupils to take part in a 7-week workshop with the Emotional Wellbeing Team looking at ways to better manage worries and maintain our wellbeing. See the poster for information on signing up. pic.twitter.com/9ETD33yKrb

02/11/23

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Exploring Colour & Shape in Textiles

Posted on: 10/02/2022

CDS Textiles students have been looking at cells through an exciting workshop where part of the project was to explore plastics to create transparent pieces. 

They were asked to create the line, colour and shape seen under a microscope and to use their research to create their own microscope slides.   

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