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In October, Year 12 students enjoyed an intro-

duction to the world of motoring in order to

encourage safe driving and road awareness.

The students started the session with a short lecture

on safe driving practice and then got to grips with the

real challenges of skill and awareness with opportunity

to try driving on the school tennis courts.

As they took to the wheel they were assessed for their

reaction to speed using the simulators, and attempted

the theory test hazard perception, researched road sta-

tistics for Somerset and were able to see what effect

alcohol could have on their reactions.

The students thoroughly enjoyed the experience with

many driving for the first time!

By Miss R Hopwood, Head of Sixth Form

Year 12 Driving to Success!

REMEMBER students!

Look for the colour of the instructor’s license

to see if they are fully qualified and drive safely.

Sixth Form Taster Day:

Liberté, égalité, fraternité

- perhaps as much the motto of Kings’ Sixth Form as that of France.

For it isn’t just during your frees and when you go out at lunchtime that you feel the respect and liberty that is

entrusted to you: but also in everything which you do as a Sixth Former. From the interaction in lessons to the

conversations with your teachers, it makes you feel every bit an adult.

For me it was History that really got my brain working, and posed many questions - but beautifully - very few

definitive answers. Yes, there’s more work to do and longer sources to read; but to be able to study the things

you really love in a way that really suits you… Sixth Form is definitely something to look forward to.

By Sam Kail Dyke, The Kings and Queens News Team

Look out for an exciting season of films at

Cheddar Arts@KingsTheatre

You can book tickets online: cheddararts

Payments for online booking is by

credit/debit card only.

Or tickets are available on the door (cash only).


Film tickets: