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12/07/24

Kooth are running online talks for parents on 21 and 26 July. They will be talking about parenting pressures over the summer holidays, and how they can support.Please feel free to sign up directly if this is of interest to you.https://t.co/JmGNzGGUME pic.twitter.com/gpQCpADbGC

05/07/24

Our final Wagamama club ended with a sweet treat – banana katsu! Served with ice cream, restaurant style.The club is open to all KS4 pupils who study Hospitality and Catering at CDS, so sign up for Term 1 in September!#cdshospitality pic.twitter.com/sSh872wS4v

04/07/24

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04/07/24

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03/07/24

Week 4 of Wagamama club was making gyozas, ably assisted by an ex-pupil who learned to make these for her exam last year. The tasty little parcels were professionally finished and tasted delicious. Watch out for next week’s mystery recipe!!#cdshospitality pic.twitter.com/wz3in5YoGD

01/07/24

In Year 10, our young artists are exploring a range of themes for their personal project. Topics range from identity, to landscape, to food. Currently researching the work of others to feed their ideas.#cdsvisualarts pic.twitter.com/RsJbf6voBC

01/07/24

Year 9 pupils are embarking on an exciting new project, ‘objects as art’, exploring the work of Sarah Graham who is a photorealist artist painter, documenting childhood memories through sweets and toys.#cdsvisualarts pic.twitter.com/o1ziaWMgFf

26/06/24

Our doors open at 5pm tomorrow, Thursday 27 June, for the School’s Academic Exhibition (formerly Arts Festival).We really hope that you will be able to join us to celebrate the talents and the work of our amazing pupils.#cdsacademicexhibition pic.twitter.com/zH3LaGNJAB

21/06/24

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20/06/24

We know that the Summer holidays can increase social isolation for some pupils, spending more time inside and on their mobile phones. are encouraging young people to get outside and “go somewhere good” this summer holiday. https://t.co/rj9SHPJzeV#GoSomewhereGood pic.twitter.com/OsTJQMxeQE

19/06/24

This week’s recipe was all about a comforting and healthy ramen bowl.Making their own stock, garnishes, and seared chicken, KS4 Hospitality Club pupils smashed “Cook Wagamama” week 3!#cdshospitality pic.twitter.com/daJLuTjiJ2

17/06/24

sharing their journey as a and it's role in sustained school improvement. What worked, the challenges faced and how to build a culture of pic.twitter.com/8UYgOkDHNW

17/06/24

This free workshop is brought to you by Broadstairs and St Peter’s Town Council. There are limited spaces so make sure that you book a space today. To book email retorthouse.gov.uk or call us on 01843 263609. Limited spaces available. pic.twitter.com/l6oF7pPwzc

14/06/24

We were delighted to be invited to a Time Capsule planting at the newly opened, Copperfield Court care home. Our new head pupils planted a time capsule, to be opened in 2074. We wonder what they'll think of what's in there when it’s opened 50 years from now! pic.twitter.com/GVpfXTpJPH

14/06/24

This week pupils were tasked with making either chilli squid, with dipping sauce, or bang bang cauliflower.Both dishes were presented professionally and tasted amazing!Look out for our next post as it’s Ramen week next week!#cdshospitality pic.twitter.com/8eOs665Iob

12/06/24

Congratulations to CDS TA Alice, who is the Overall Winner of the Heart of KAB Appreciation Award.We are so proud of the work she does in school with our VI pupils, offering a tremendous amount of encouragement & support, and opening doors of opportunity for them. pic.twitter.com/jZ0UPX33XE

12/06/24

Year 10 are creating some fantastic work in their Visual Arts lessons and so we wanted to celebrate and share with you some of the great work being developed across the department.#cdsvisualarts pic.twitter.com/LwO5avuo3P

12/06/24

KS3 Food Club did a great job creating their own Cake Pops in Food Club – Just as good as you’d find in a well-known high street coffee shop, we reckon!Well done team, they look amazing!#cdsfoodclub pic.twitter.com/9HqclDy9xL

07/06/24

Dance pupils had the opportunity to go to the Marlowe Theatre in Canterbury to watch the musical ‘Everybody’s Talking about Jamie’. This musical has become part of the dance curriculum and so this theatre trip will give pupils a deeper understanding of the course.#cdsdance pic.twitter.com/i5HBEKkORV

07/06/24

Year 9 Visual Arts pupils have Just completed their “natural forms” project exploring the work of everyone from Henry Moore to Georgia O’Keeffe.#cdsvisualarts pic.twitter.com/gXuWYcsfJZ

07/06/24

Year 7 Visual Arts pupils have recently completed a Hundertwasser landscape project with some very colourful outcomes and are now working on studies of bugs.#cdsvisualarts pic.twitter.com/AVjimSMZNa

06/06/24

The first Wagamama cooking club was a resounding success with KS4 pupils making a chicken katsu curry with sticky rice. I’m sure you’ll agree the outcome looks very professional!#cdshospitality pic.twitter.com/3T078Y7eRH

05/06/24

Today is World Environment Day; the perfect day to consider how you can make small changes to improve the impact that we all have on the world around us. Here are ten easy ways to achieve actions, that we can all try! pic.twitter.com/DA666t0FjM

Uniform

 

Please visit our Uniform Suppliers website for online ordering, as well as helpful fitting and measurement guides.

Schoolwear Centre Website

Monkhouse Schoolwear Website


The aim of the school uniform & dress code is to:

(a) promote a shared identity and foster pride in the School.
(b) ensure dress appropriate for the working day.
(c) promote equality and avoid issues of comparison & peer pressure.

Students are expected to be smart. School uniform is to be worn correctly at all times during the school day including to and from School as well as for visits and school events unless otherwise noted. Non-school uniform days students clothing should be smart casual and suitable for the business of the day, normal regulations regarding jewellery, hair and make-up apply on these days.

 

Pupils - Year 7 to 9

Blazer

Grey blazer with badge (available from uniform suppliers)

Trousers

Plain, Dark grey formal trousers of a polyester/viscose type fabric.

Plain, Dark grey formal Shorts of a polyester/viscose type fabric (optional terms 1, 5 & 6).

Shirt

Plain white with shirt-type collar.  The shirt can be long or short sleeved.

Skirt

Kilt in the school tartan (available from uniform suppliers).

Jumper

Plain grey stocking stitch jumper with collarless V-neck.  The jumper can be long sleeved or sleeveless.

 

Pupils - Year 10 to 11

Blazer

Black blazer with badge (available from uniform suppliers)

Trousers

Plain, black formal trousers of a polyester/viscose type fabric.

Shirt

Plain white with shirt-type collar.  The shirt can be long or short sleeved.

Jumper

Plain black stocking stitch jumper with collarless V-neck.  The jumper can be long sleeved or sleeveless.

Pupils - All Years

Tie

College tie (available from uniform suppliers)

Shoes

Plain black formal Leather shoes. No boots, canvas shoes, trainers or suede shoes should be worn.  Shoes must not have coloured soles or trims.  Coloured laces are not permitted, they must be black.

Socks

Plain grey or black socks.

  • Denim, brushed cotton or corduroy trousers are forbidden.
  • Coats should be removed during lessons and NO hoodies or sweatshirts should be worn in replacement of a coat or jumper.
  • Hats, scarves and gloves should NOT be worn in the school building.
  • Extreme hairstyles or colours will not be permitted.

 

Jewellery

  • The wearing of jewellery in school can be an obvious source of danger and therefore is forbidden. Students wearing jewellery will be asked to remove it and should they refuse then the Behaviour Policy will be instigated.
     
  • Discreet studs (one per earlobe only) may be worn at the owner’s physical risk where a student has pierced earlobes.
     
  • Body, facial and other ear piercings are considered a danger and MUST NOT be worn for school.
     
  • Students who cannot remove jewellery for any reason may be excluded from lessons and be placed into isolation.
     
  • DISCREET makeup is acceptable for KS4 students only.
     
  • Nail varnish and acrylic nails are NOT acceptable.

Under no circumstances will the school be willing to accept responsibility, financial or otherwise, for the loss on school premises of any items of jewellery worn or brought to school by students.

PE Kit - All year Groups

A new PE kit is being phased into school for September 2023 for year 7,
but older year groups are welcome to wear this when kit is replaced.

Required Kit:

  • Joma red PE shirt with logo
  • Joma black shorts or black Skort (no logo)
  • Red football socks
  • Training shoes
  • Football boots
  • Shin pads
  • White PE socks
  • Gum shield

PE/Games

Phasing in for Y7 only for Sept 23 but older years can wear if they want.

Optional Items

  • Joma red long-sleeved quarter zip neck top with logo
  • Black Falcon PE track pants (no logo)
  • Black PE leggings (no logo)
  • Black base layer (no logo)

PE Kit - Examination Based - KS4

Boys:

Required Kit:

  • Falcon G920 Sports Polo – Black/Scarlet/White - Embroidered with school badge and ‘Examination PE’
  • Falcon R150 Fully reversible sports top – Scarlet and White – Embroidered with school badge
  • White PE sport shorts
  • White ankle sports socks (for indoor PE)
  • Red football socks (for outdoor PE)
  • Trainers
  • Football Boots
  • Shin Pads
  • Mouth guard

Optional Boys PE kit:

  • Falcon B250 ¼ Zip Top – Black/Scarlet/White – Embroidered with school badge
  • Falcon T008 Panelled Rain Jacket – Black/Scarlet/White – Embroidered with school badge
  • Falcon T030 Performance Jacket – Black/Scarlet – Embroidered with school badge
  • Falcon ZR35 Training Trouser (Performance Fit) – Black/Scarlet – Embroidered with school badge

 

Girls:

Required Kit:

  • Falcon G925 Girls Cut Sports Polo – Black/Scarlet/White - Embroidered with school badge and ‘Examination PE’
  • Falcon G203 Black/Scarlet/White Skort
  • Falcon ZR38 Black Girls Legging - Embroidered with school badge
  • White ankle sports socks (for indoor PE)
  • Red football socks (for outdoor PE)
  • Trainers
  • Football boots
  • Shin Pads

Optional Girls PE kit:

  • Red PE sport shorts
  • Falcon B250 ¼ Zip Top – Black/Scarlet/White – Embroidered with school badge
  • Falcon T008 Panelled Rain Jacket – Black/Scarlet/White – Embroidered with school badge
  • Falcon T030 Performance Jacket – Black/Scarlet – Embroidered with school badge
  • Falcon ZR35 Training Trouser (Performance Fit) – Black/Scarlet – Embroidered with school badge

Uniform Suppliers & Other Information

Schoolwear Centre

Monkhouse Schoolwear

56 Addington Street
Margate
Kent
CT9 1QS

Phone: 01843 293555

Email: sales@school-shop.org

Website: https://www.schoolwearcentre.net/

Unit 15 Newnham Court Shopping Village
Bearsted Road
Maidstone
Kent
ME14 5LH   

Phone: 01622 230845
Email: newnhamcourt.shop@monkhouse.com

Website: https://www.monkhouse.com/

 

Please note:     

(1) Official school badges only

(2) No jewellery - except for watch & one small, discreet stud in each earlobe if necessary.  (To be handed in for PE).

(3) No other visible body piercing or tattoos

(4) Make-up: none visible Years 7 – 9; minimal & discreet (if worn)  Years 10 - 11.   No coloured nail varnish.

(5) Hair: no extremes of fashion; no obvious dyes (natural colour only). Hair clips/scrunchies, etc. should be discreet.

(6) Hair, shoulder length or longer, must be tied back for science and all practical lessons

(7) The following items are not allowed:   

  1. denim coats/jackets,  sweatshirts, hooded sweaters, etc
  2. jeans, denims, cords, laced or  decorated trousers;  extremes of width  for trouser legs 
  3. suede / leather boots   
  4. visible polo–necked or other sweaters etc. under shirts
  5. caps/hats - except outside in extreme weather then plain navy blue  

(8) In the event of a medical condition necessitating trainers these must be black & student must have a dated

letter of explanation from parent/doctor

All clothing and kit must be clearly named with the student’s full forename & surname

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