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.
Our child-centered approach means that we always put the wellbeing of our pupils at the top of the priority list. This week we’re focusing on mental health and wellbeing with our students looking at ways to care for yourself and others. Fiona Parsons, Assistant Head – Personal Development and Wellbeing is co-ordinating activities in the Upper School, she said: “As...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.