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British Summer Swimming Championships

swim medal 2017During the summer holiday’s, Olivia Miles, 10H, took part in the British Summer Swimming Championships in Sheffield.

Zimmer Vs Williams Concert Trip

IMG 0505On Friday 6 October 2017, eighteen musical students made their way to The Royal Festival Hall, SouthBank Centre, London to watch a fantastic performance with The London Concert Orchestra playing all the very best film scores from two of the best composers of the 20th century. 

IMG 0502We heard music from Hans Zimmer, highlights including Pirates of the Caribbean, Inception and Gladiator and music from John Williams such as Jurassic Park, Harry Potter, Star Wars, Superman and E.T.
The group had seats in the choir stalls, with excellent views of the orchestra from above, which meant we could see all of the conductor's direction first hand.

Unexpectedly, the conductor had themed outfits for each piece and added a lot of comedy to such a fantastic night.

Wicked Trip

wicked musical 250pxOn Wednesday 27 September, thirty lucky students travelled to London to take part in a musical workshop at Pineapple Studios and watch the Matinee performance of Wicked the musical.

We were incredibly lucky to have the assistant director of music (of the show), who took the students on a musical journey of how to sing short excerpts from ‘One Short Day’ and ‘What Is This Feeling’. The students learnt how to project their voice and how to add stage presence to their performance to create a convincing performance!

The matinee performance was excellent and it is likely we will be repeating the trip next year.

Year 6 Open Day - Wednesday 18 October 2017

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Dane Court Grammar School is a mixed selective secondary school, set on a spacious site in Broadstairs in the heart of Thanet. The school is a friendly and inspiring place in which our students learn and thrive.
Learning at Dane Court is an enjoyable and exciting experience. Students are encouraged to develop the skills to learn independently, to lead and work in groups and to research and present information effectively. Our modern classrooms, laboratories, workshops and creative spaces are stimulating places in which to learn.
We continue to work hard to improve teaching and learning and to provide a high quality education for our students. We are proud of our students’ examination achievements this year on the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme and Career-related Programme, where the results were outstanding; the school’s best ever, in fact. Grades at GCSE, including the new English and Mathematics qualifications, were also excellent.
y6openday15 250pxDane Court has a busy extra-curricular life, providing wonderful opportunities for students to extend their learning and social experiences. Students have the chance to participate in a full range of activities and the school has an excellent reputation for success at local, county and national level in a wide range of sports.
We offer a wealth of exciting opportunities for our students and would like to invite all pupils who have taken the Kent Test this year to visit the school on Wednesday 18 October. For more information call 01843 864941.

 

Open Day Schedule - Wednesday 18 October 2017

Morning Session

For those attending Broadstairs, St Peters, Westgate and Birchington schools.
Doors will open at 9:00 am and prospectuses will be available.
The Headteacher, Mr Fowler, will give an introduction to the school, starting at 9:30 am, and this will be followed by a guided tour of the school until 11:15 am.

Afternoon Session

For those attending Margate, Cliftonville, Ramsgate, Monkton, Minster, Herne Bay, Reculver and St Nicholas schools.
Doors will open at 1:15 pm and prospectuses will be available.
The Headteacher, Mr Fowler, will give an introduction to the school, starting at 1:35 pm, and this will be followed by a guided tour of the school until 3:20 pm.

Evening Session

For those attending any school.
Doors will open at 5:45 pm and prospectuses will be available.
Guided tours of the school will begin at 6:00 pm.
The Headteacher, Mr Fowler, will give an introduction to the school at 7:30 pm.

Bach to the future music roadshow

IMG 0435 250pxOn Monday 18 September 2017, the whole cohort of year 7 were treated to a musical feast with the Bach to the Future Music Roadshow. Three musicians came to talk about the instruments of the Orchestra, how the instruments work and also got to join in singing some well-known songs!
We would really like to get as many students in year 7 involved in instrumental lessons at Dane Court. If you would like to learn an instrument, please collect a letter from the music room or speak to Mrs Cooper or Mr Dunn.

Creative Jazz Orchestra Workshop

IMG 0418 250pxOn Thursday 14 September 2017, 12 students from years 7 to 12 joined two accomplished jazz musicians (one ex- Dane Court Pupil) in a Jazz Journey workshop in conjunction with The Deal Festival. Pupils learnt about improvising, leading and performed Watermelon Man (Herbie Hancock) as a group.

Students will also be working with other musicians from other schools, performing and composing their own piece. The workshops will end in a joint performance on Sunday 26 November 2017, 6:30pm at Godwin Academy, Hamilton Road, Deal, CT14 9BD.

GCSE results 2017

MO1L7344 250pxOur students celebrated the results of years of hard work today as they collected their GCSE results.

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Diamond Day - 1 July 2017
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Spanish Exchange 2017
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General Election 2017 Question Time
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