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Category: Sixth Form – King Alfred School

Creativity On Display In The Year 13 Final Show

24th May 2022

The combined forces of the visual arts were on display across both KAS sites in a recent exhibition of work by Y13 students. The staff and students were proud to display the fruits of all their labours across the last two years and there was a party atmosphere as the exhibition also marked the last…

Talking Drama

19th May 2022

The Drama Department are always busy and this term has been seen The Phoenix Theatre constantly buzzing with rehearsals and performances. We caught up with some of the students who have taken to the stage. First up we spoke to A level Theatre Studies students Lili-Kitty and Ellie about their devised two-woman play. Tell us…

UAL Devised Drama Is A Cult Hit

10th February 2022

In January mysterious posters started appearing around the school—we asked Y13 UAL student Talitha to explain what went down when delegates signed up to attend the Exe-one Conference. “Myself, along with the other Year 13 UAL students, wrote and produced Exe-one international, a promenade piece inspired by Scientology and modern day cults. For the performance,…

Vocal Masterclasses for Sixth Form Students

15th November 2021

Sixth Formers singers who are on our UAL Extended Diploma in Performance and Production Arts and those taking Drama and Music were fortunate enough to have Vocal Masterclasses recently. First we had acclaimed opera singers Yvette Bonner, who teaches vocal studies at the Royal Academy of Music, and James Cleverton who is currently performing La…

Year 12 Peer Educators Begin Teaching Year 7

11th November 2021

A group of Year 12 students have been training as Peer Educators and today they began delivering lessons on mental health to our Year 7 Crews. The initiative, led by the Mental Health Foundation, was inspired by the idea that young people with mental health problems often feel the best support and advice comes from their…

TEDxKingAlfredSchool Talks Are Live

6th October 2021

The TEDxKingAlfredSchool event has become a highlight of the school calendar and, despite being delayed from February, the September 2021 event didn’t disappoint. Fourteen speakers took to The Phoenix Theatre stage and wowed the (small) audience with their confidence and creativity, talking about subjects close to their hearts. Head, Robert Lobatto acted as MC for…

New Sixth Form Centre Opened by Old Alfredian

30th September 2021

On Friday 24th September we celebrated the addition of a stunning new building to the Manor Wood campus. The new Sixth Form Centre was officially opened by Old Alfredian Ian Lush OBE, CEO Imperial Health Charity and Chair of NHS Charities Together .   At the ceremony Ian spoke about his links to the school which…

The Return of TEDxKingAlfredSchool (finally!)

21st September 2021

On Sunday 19th September the third TEDxKingAlfredSchool finally took place. Originally scheduled for January 2021 it had been postponed twice due to the pandemic. It was with great joy and relief that 14 members of the KAS community, staff, parents and students, took to the Phoenix Theatre stage to present short talks on what excites, terrifies…

Outstanding Academic Success for A level students

10th August 2021

Students gathered at Manor Wood today to pick up their A level results after a difficult two years with their studies interrupted by the pandemic. Despite the challenges the results are great with 73% of grades at A*-A, 88% at A* – B and a 100% pass rate. After navigating all the uncertainty which came…

Visual Arts Exhibition – Year 13

8th July 2021

Our Visual Arts Departments teamed up to display work by our Year 13 students in an end of year show which took over the school on a rainy Friday in June. Parents, staff, current and ex-students were treated to work from Art, Photography, Film Studies and Design Technology. Click on the images below to scroll…

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