Welcome to the King Alfred School

King Alfred School is an informal independent day school situated on the edge of Hampstead Heath in London. With students from Reception age through to a flourishing Sixth Form, we are a vibrant and friendly community where the emphasis, both academically and socially, is on discovering and maximising the potential of each child.

If you would like a prospectus or have any enquiries regarding admission to the school, please contact the Registrar, Linda Fraser, at admissions@kingalfred.org.uk.


Happy Holidays from The King Alfred School!

Friday, December 12, 2014

We had a lovely last week of term, with plenty of Christmas cheer as we prepared to head off for the holidays. Students were busy with form parties, the annual Christmas concert, festive outings including ice-skating, an all school sing song,  a lovely Christmas lunch prepared by Christine and the kitchen team. Thursday 11 December, […] (Read More)

Happy 10th Birthday to our Friends at Kinnaya King Alfred Pre-School, Sri Lanka

Friday, December 12, 2014

Following the Tsunami on 26th December 2004, Sri Lanka was devastated around most of its coastline. Throughout the world, support and fundraising ensued to help the victims. Many thousands died, whole towns and villages were ruined and so many children became orphans. The King Alfred School wanted to do something significant. Julian Cottenden contacted a […] (Read More)

The Great Utopia: Upper School Art and CCS Exhibition, Dec 8th-Jan 16th

Monday, December 08, 2014

    King Alfred School’s Art and Photography Department warmly invite you to The Great Utopia, an Exhibition by Year 13 Art History (Critical and Contextual Studies) & Photography Students, December 8th-January 16th.     Art History (CCS) students Sara and Honey have been studying social housing projects from the late 19th and 20th century, […] (Read More)

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Mon 5 Jan 2015: Staff Meeting Day

Tue 6 Jan 2015 18:30 - 20:30: Governance Mtg, OL

Wed 7 Jan 2015: YR12 & 13 French trip to Paris (Truffaut Exhibition)

Fri 9 Jan 2015 15:30 - 16:15: Friday Cafe - Year 5

Tue 13 Jan 2015 09:00 - 10:50: Student Options Convention, MH (with Androulla)

Tue 13 Jan 2015 18:00 - 20:30: Grounds & Buildings, M4

Wed 14 Jan 2015 19:30 - 23:00: YR11, 12, 13 Theatre Trip, Shaksp in Love

Wed 14 Jan 2015: YR9 Sculpture workshop

Wed 14 Jan 2015 14:15 - 15:10: Sixth Form Academic Lecture: Caitlin Moran, Px

Thu 15 Jan 2015 18:30 - 20:30: KASS Mtg, OL

For a full list of dates, please visit our Diary of Events.