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Category: Sixth Form – King Alfred School

Bringing History to Life

19th January 2021

Mark Levy joined Y13 historians (via Zoom) to talk about his experiences during the Freedom Summer. “Mark Levy was a volunteer in the Mississippi Freedom Summer of 1964 and he spoke to us because we’re learning about Civil Rights and Race Relations in the USA. It was interesting to find out about the complexity of the…

Let’s make up

18th January 2021

Back in October with students in school and in bubbles, Sixth Form students studying the UAL Performing Arts Diploma and those doing Theatre Studies were able to take part in a stage and screen makeup workshop as part of their courses. It happened to coincide with our regular photographer Emma Ziff popping in for the…

Sixth Formers perform Streetcar excerpts

11th January 2021

Head of Drama Lucy Hall writes: Last term Year 12 students (both UAL and Theatre Studies) were introduced to the work of leading theatre practitioner, Stanislavski. We explored Stanislavski and his system of building a character and then students had the opportunity to apply these skills to an extract of a relevant playwright. We chose…

A level Photography Masterclasses

5th January 2021

The photography department had the delight of welcoming Glen Erler to the school last month and had a chance to hear him speak about his work during a Q&A with Head of Photography, Cliff. Glen spoke about his upbringing in California and his project and book ‘Family Tree’ which revisits his family environment and significant places…

Upper School Show – Coming Soon!

8th December 2020

Nothing stops our Drama and Music Departments putting on a show. If a pandemic means no mass gatherings, so be it. Instead they’ve created a cavalcade of Hollywood classic clips which is (as we speak) being edited. Hours of recording and filming have taken place this term, on weekends, evenings and all times inbetween to…

New Sixth Form Centre on track for Spring opening

8th October 2020

The new Sixth Form Centre is on track to be completed before the end of this school year – great news for the current Y13 students who will get to use the new building before they head off into the wider world. The new centre will house a welcoming common room with a sheltered outdoor…

Sixth Form Stories

23rd September 2020

With construction on the new Sixth Form Center progressing rapidly it’s wonderful to look forward to the possibilities the new building will bring. With that in mind, we’re delighted to launch a new advertising campaign focused on the Sixth Form called ‘Live Your True Colours’. The Sixth Form experience at KAS is already an enriching…

GCSE students shine with excellent results

20th August 2020

In these most unusual of times, King Alfred School Year 11 students today celebrated their excellent GCSE results which were a real tribute to their hard work over many years. We pride ourselves on providing an environment where students achieve great results without unnecessary pressure and this year was no exception. Alana who achieved 9s…

A challenging year ends on a high note for A level students  

13th August 2020

After a school year unlike any other, results day had a very different feel this year as Y13 students gathered at Manor Wood to collect their A level results. King Alfred School students have performed brilliantly achieving the school’s best ever results with 53% of the grades at A*-A, and 80% of the grades A*…

Farewell to the Class of 2020

1st July 2020

Today we said goodbye to our Y13 students as they move on to their next adventures. Head, Robert, hosted a virtual Callover where students, parents and staff could gather and look back over the amazing contribution this year group have made to the school. Head of Sixth Form, Takako, spoke first. She said: “Kindness, a belief…

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