Lower School students make their mark

13th November 19

Lower School students have all left their mark after taking part in a big drawing project which took over the Lower School Hall.

Each year group was allocated a different colour and, taking a marker in each hand took turns to lay down on the floor-sized canvas and make circular designs using their whole bodies as pivots.

Kat says: “This video is called Making Our Mark,  and it started life as an idea, a germ of an idea that grew into a huge enormous drawing. I had worked with children in the playground, with huge sticks of chalk making chalk angels (similar to snow angels). Over a period of time and revisiting this activity with various children, we discovered that if children rotated on a pivotal point of their body, then they could become a human compass. It didn’t take long before some of the children challenged me to doing a whole school drawing.”

Making Our Mark is collaborative, huge and visual way of marking the presence of all the Lower School students at The King Alfred School.

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.