At the heart of King Alfred’s philosophy is our child centred approach. This has been the practice here since 1898 when the school opened, and remains equally true today. We appreciate that every child is unique and has their own set of strengths, attributes and areas to develop.
The last week has been very challenging for students, families and schools throughout the country. How did we get into this mess and what lessons can we learn for the future? The algorithm On paper, the algorithm seemed like a good idea. It had two main aims. The first was to prevent grade inflation and thereby ensure the exam results...Read More
The village green setting of the main school site contributes to the community feeling with Lower School classrooms all opening out directly onto the play areas, parents encouraged to spend time in the grounds and all students offered opportunities for outdoor learning.