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Category: Lower School – King Alfred School

BubbleFest 2021

15th July 2021

To celebrate the end of term our Reception Teachers and TAs hosted the second annual BubbleFest! Reception teacher Emma explained the day: “BubbleFest started last year when we returned after the first lockdown, the names comes from the fact we were in our own socially distanced bubbles. I wanted the children to have something very…

Raised Voices in Lower School

23rd June 2021

The sound of singing has been echoing round Lower School over the last couple of weeks as the children have been able to enjoy performing together. First came the Year 5 & 6 students who took part in the Young Voices Biggest Sing challenge. Along with thousands of other schools across the world, they learnt…

Hamlet Brings Drama to Years 5 & 6

9th June 2021

The Young Shakespeare Company came in to perform Hamlet for our Y5 & 6 students. Here’s what Zach’s Y5 class had to say about it: Tierney: The play was about this king called Hamlet, and he’s murdered by his brother. Felix: I thought the performance was really good and I liked the fact that some…

Science brought to life – Y6-9 Science Week

24th May 2021

This year’s National Science and Engineering Week coincided with our first week back to school back in March. At KAS, we decided to have our events later in the year and so we arranged some very exciting events for May.   Our first visitor, from Zoolab, brought his family of ‘pets’ with him to show…

Learning brought to life with Year 6

5th May 2021

Each year our Y6 children become curators of their own War Museum exhibits.  This year we were once again able to invite parents in to look at their amazing displays in a socially distanced way. They demonstrated knowledge, pride and energy when talking about their projects – all of which had been thoughfully made and…

Old School Education for Y5

22nd April 2021

The sun shone for Y5 Victorian Day which saw them dressing up in historically inspired outfits and receiving their lessons from from newly strict teachers! Students had already spent time looking at what Victorian children would typically wear and their projects were on display in the Victorian classroom.

World Book Day Dress-Up

1st April 2021

In Lower School we delayed the dressing up part of World Book Day (which fell during lockdown) and allowed our students to let their imaginations fly on the last day of the Spring Term. From Harry Potter to Varjak Paw, Tom Gates to Dennis the Menace the whole library was represented as the children paraded…

Feeling The Rhythms With Year 5

31st March 2021

In Year 5 our students have been using dance to express themselves. In the Y5 newsletter Mollie and Micaela explained what they’ve been up to: “In drama lessons we’ve done lots of ‘The Five Rhythms’. They are five rhythms that are designed for everyone. It takes you through life from the start to the finish;…

Pop Art Portraits – A Hit For Year 6

16th March 2021

Walking past the Year 6 classrooms you can’t help but notice the bright and bold portraits covering one wall of Adele’s room. 6S have been busy looking at pop art and there are artworks inspired by Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein creating a riot of colour. The Lichtenstein-inspired portraits also feature bold descriptive words, which…

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