Telling the truth through poetry

11th November 19

October saw fierce competition break out among staff and pupils as the annual poetry competitions were announced. Staff and pupils submitted poems on the subject of ‘Truth’ while students from Years 7,8 & 9 were treated to a performance and workshops with poet, Adisa.

 The winners of the student poetry competition are powerful and poignant:

Y7 winner, Vincente:


Y7 winner, Eden:


Y7 winner, Jesse:


Special mentions in Y7: Amelie and Sasha

 Y8 winner, Lauren


Y8 winner, Elizabeth


Special mentions in Y8: Anis and Rosalinda

Y11 winner, Alana:


Special mentions in Y11: Isabel

Y13 winner, Georgina:



Where Next?

School Update

Due to the Covid-19 virus, and on the advice of the UK Government and the Department of Education, the school buildings are currently closed.

Teaching and Learning are continuing – distance learning has been set up and all students and parents have been notified.

We look forward to welcoming our students back as soon as it is safe to do so.

To contact the school please email kas@kingalfred.org.uk

Applications are open via our Admissions page.

If you have any enquiries about Admissions – please email admissions@kingalfred.org.uk  

All Upper School students have been set work to complete at home. A summary of the work can be found here.