Friday 11 November, 11am - every student and staff member joined together to honour the 2 minutes silence following a week of commemorative services and assemblies.
The whole school lined up to listen to Rev Tracey Bateson and to reflect on the sacrifices made by previous generations. Mr Edgeworth played the last post - a fitting memorial that was executed brilliantly.
Dan Davies, Henry Cook and a variety of student cadets delivered Remembrance assemblies throughout the week to ensure that all students were aware of the importance and relevance for the 2 minutes silence. Dan Davies organised Rev Tracey Bateson to deliver a full service for prefects, school council, peer mentors and uniformed students which saw Mrs Woodend laying a wreath on our memorial.
Our U16 and U13 girls’ football teams did The Abbey proud at this recent football festival with each student displaying exceptional talent with their football.
It was an extremely memorable day for them all with both the older girls and the new year 7s excelling with outstanding skills. Congratulations also to Beth who will be starting a coaching course in refereeing this half-term.
Year 10 student, Lauren Hunt, has been given the honour of the captaincy of Kent County U15s girls’ rugby team for the 2016-17 season.
This is a fantastic achievement for Lauren and she is rightly proud, as are we, to be given such an important role for the County.
Kent's first game last Sunday against Hertfordshire saw Lauren lead her team to a 22-12 victory.
Many congratulations Lauren, you are a fine example of how to “Be the Best You Can Be”
Helen Whately, MP for Faversham, said, ‘The Peace Fields Project twinned The Abbey Schools playing fields with one of the most famous areas of peace in history. It is great, Faversham has a Peace Pitch that we can all be proud of. A First World War centenary legacy produced by young people in memory of all the war dead ‘
For more information please visit. http://www.childrensfootballalliance.com/football-and-peace/abbey-school/
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