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Category: Sixth Form – King Alfred School

Performing on paper

18th May 2020

As our first cohort of UAL Performing Arts students finish the full course, Head of Drama, Lucy wanted to celebrate their achievements. On top of all their stunning performances, they’ve had to write mini-dissertations and the results can be found here. Lucy said: “It’s been really interesting to read these personal investigations. The UAL course promises…

No time to say goodbye – a Y13 student on life in limbo

12th May 2020

Henry S, is a Y13 student who should have been taking his final exams and celebrating the end of his school journey. Instead, he’s at home, wondering what it all means. He shared his thoughts with us. “Despite the clear signs that we may enter some form of lockdown as draconian measures were adopted around…

Last exhibition before lockdown

2nd April 2020

In mid March – before the school buildings closed, our Sixth Form Critical and Contextual Studies students curated an exhibition in response to the artist Anselm Kiefer. Kiefer creates dystopian, visceral, immersive paintings and so the students turned The Areta Space into an imagined landscape of uncertainty and timeless disorder. Staff and students gathered for…

Remote learning for Upper School students

23rd March 2020

Though our school buildings are closed, our students are busy studying from home. We know this new way of working can be challenging. Here are some tips for remote learning and reminders of how we will be delivering lessons to different year groups across the Upper School.

Student’s film nominated for Into Film Award

7th February 2020

A film made by Sixth Form film student Rhodri B has been selected from hundreds of applicants as part of this year’s Into Film Awards.

KAS students grabbing a piste of the action

16th January 2020

The pre-Christmas school-trip to Tignes was full of fun and a great team spirit as beginners got to grips with the slopes and the more experienced students made full use of the ski area.

KAS Sixth Form Centre: A vision for the future

14th November 2018

Our Sixth Form is often described as the highlight of the KAS experience. Our inspirational teachers cover 26 academic subjects, provide a rich variety of extra-curricular activities, and build a strong sense of community. So that our students can fully reach their academic potential, maximise their enjoyment of school, and be well-prepared for the next…

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