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.
On Friday 16th May a group of students took part in Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution Day. Over 115 countries from around the world took part with over 1,000,000 students cooking meals from scratch all at exactly the same time.
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.
Starts at 10am on Thursday 1st May.
In total there are 40 students competing from across all year groups. Students will be completing the event by each bouncing on a 2 minute rotation.
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 PTA invites you to a Bingo Night with an Easter theme in the School Bistro on Friday 28th March 2014; please arrive from 7pm ready to start at 7.30pm.
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.
Pent Valley students will be taking part in a Mile for Sport Relief on Friday 21st March 2014; all interested students should speak to a member of the PE department.
Following on from Pent Valley's involvement in artist Matt Rowe’s Cheriton Lights window trail last year, once again students from the school produced artworks for the second Cheriton Lights Festival.
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.
The PTA invites you to a Bingo Night with a Spring Cleaning theme in the School Bistro on Friday 28th February 2014; please arrive from 7pm ready to start at 7.30pm.
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.
In preparation for Safer Internet Day on 11th February 2014 the UK Safer Internet Centre has produced a quiz to see if you are helping to create a better internet; click here to take part.
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.
The latest edition of our newsletter is now available to view by clicking here.
To raise funds for Sport Relief we are hosting a Sport Relief Mile for students during the school day on Friday 21st March 2014.
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.
The latest edition of the Vodafone Digital Parenting Magazine is now available to view online by clicking here.