Pent Valley Technology College are once again this year very proud of the students and their achievements in the Sixth Form.
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.
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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.
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.
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’.
Pent Valley Technology College were overwhelmed to hear the news that they had been specially selected as only one of three schools in Kent to receive a Commonwealth Games visit on Thursday 5th June 2014.
Two members of Pent Valley Technology College staff who were involved in two separate incidents, were confident enough to use their first aid skills to promote recovery and potentially save two lives this week.
Congratulations to our Pent Valley team who played in the Kent School Games Boccia finals on Tuesday 13th May.
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.
From Tuesday 6th May the school bus will be departing the Black Horse in Densole at 07:50hrs and Hawkinge Primary School at 07:55hrs for 6 weeks. This is 5 minutes earlier than normal and is due to the White Horse Hill being closed for roadworks.
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.
Pent Valley have just been notified of the results of the United Kingdom Maths Trust Intermediate Mathematical Challenge.
The school has been asked by KCC to remind students that Kent Freedom Passes and Kent 16+ Travel Cards which cannot be read by on-bus electronic ticket machines due to damage or cards that are reported lost or stolen are not valid for travel.
To take the next steps in developing our ex-students Alumni network we would like to invite all ex-students to sign up to the Pent Valley group of the charity website FutureFirst.
Pent Valley hosted a focus day for Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) students from Canterbury Christchurch University.
Pent Valley were recently visited by Honda’s ‘School of Dreams’ who provide a free two-day ‘thinking skills’ workshop for 9-13 year old pupils.
As the host school for the Shepway School Games Organiser we often host a range of local sporting events designed to engage local young people from across the district.
Pent Valley has been recognised for its outstanding contribution in promoting an ethos of inclusion and the growth of mutual understanding.
Year 9 boys at Pent Valley Technology College enjoyed a second session of science, technology, engineering and mathematics, with STEM ambassador for Canterbury Christchurch University, Martin George.
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Following on from last year’s 75th Anniversary celebrations of there being a school on Pent Valley’s site, the school is seeking ex-students and ex-members of staff to form an Alumni group.
Congratulations to our Year 8 Boys indoor football team who retained their Shepway title on Tuesday night!
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Pent Valley Technology College students spent time with Belgian students and British Prime Minister David Cameron in Tyne Cot Cemetery, Belgium as part of a cross-border World War One project.
Pent Valley's Variety Show showcased the work that the students from Years 9, 10, 11 12 and 13 have learnt and choreographed over the last two terms.
As part of Pent Valley Technology College’s involvement in the INSPIRE programme piloted by Great Britain swimmer Chris Cook, Paralympian Tim Prendergast spent an afternoon with Year 8 students.