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Category: Lower School – King Alfred School

Year 2 Bringing JOY

13th June 2022

In 2NP children have been working with the charity JOY (Joining Old and Young) which seeks to bring together the elderly and younger generations through shared activities and experiences. The children each wrote a letter aiming to bring a smile to the face of some of the elderly members and the charity will be delivering…

Y3 Overcome Their Nerves To Perform

19th May 2022

After Y3 performed their Callover ‘Ocean Commotion’ they took some time to reflect on the experience. Their notebooks show their pride in what they’ve achieved!

Getting Into The Picture With Year 4

31st March 2022

We spoke to some Year 4 students about their recent production of Katie’s Picture Show. Lola: The show was about a girl called Katie and she climbs into pictures in a picture gallery. It’s based on the books by James Mayhew. Kaspar: Our topic this term has been ‘Picture our World’ so we decided to…

Year 2 Trashion Show Is Stylish Success

31st March 2022

Year two put on an amazing Callover themed around saving the planet. Both Y2 classes came together to share some useful info on recycling and why it’s important for all of us to take a look and see what we can do to make a difference. There were amazing poems written in the shape of…

Reception Visitors Talk Pets, Patrol Cars and Proper Brushing

23rd March 2022

Our Reception children have been looking at people, culture and communities and as part of their Inquiry top of ‘Superheroes in our Community’ they’ve been lucky enough to have some fabulous visitors. First up was the Police who arrived with the blue lights flashing and the sirens going off! Police officers Billy, Rene and Tara…

Sporting Success Near And Far

15th March 2022

There is always a lot of sport going on around KAS, from after school clubs to Choice on Wednesdays and Fridays and competitive team matches against other schools. Last week was a great example of the variety of sporting talent we have here. FOOTBALL Year 6 students, along with PE teacher/coach Tom Franklin, headed to…

World Book Day Is A Characterful Affair

9th March 2022

Activities for World Book Day were back in full this term with Author visits across the year groups in Lower School and dressing up as favourite book characters a must! The children really embraced the day and enjoyed talking about their cherished stories and sharing recommendations with friends. Click on the images below to reveal…

Solving Problems With Y2 Waste Hunt

27th January 2022

Year 2 students have been working on their observation and problem solving skills this week by going on a ‘Waste Hunt’. The toured the school looking at areas where there were problems including the staff room and KASBucks coffee shop and identified what the problems were. They then spent time thinking about how they could…

Y7 Exhibition: A New Way Of Learning

24th January 2022

This year we have begun to introduce an innovative new curriculum for Years 6-8. Our Year 7 students have just completed their first full Term experiencing this innovative and balanced learning experience. Our provision prioritises these critical years in early adolescence which are often overlooked in British schools. We combine exciting ‘Interdisciplinary Enquiries’ with rich…

Footballs & Frisbees Teaching Students Responsibility

24th January 2022

Last week the playground shop arrived in Lower School. Conceptualised by Pupil Council, the idea of running a shop was created to address two issues -wanting more things to play with and finding a way to help children look after the resources they are given. Pupil Council designed their own bank notes (KAS Bucks) and…

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