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Finding friends and facing fears on Y7 camp

15th October 2019

In mid-September all our Y7 students put down their books and pick up their rucksacks and head off on camp for a week. The aim is to bring together the students who’ve moved up from our Lower School and those new to KAS for some team and confidence building, adventurous activities. Here are some of…

Tickets on sale now

10th October 2019

  The wonderful KAS Parent/Staff have once again organised a fabulous night of fireworks and tickets are now on sale. Expect delicious food, a well stocked bar, wonderful mulled wine, kids entertainment from the Flying Seagull Project, dazzling stilt walkers, great music and the best fireworks display in North London. Get your tickets now as…

Artists impressions

30th September 2019

In the Main Hall of the school there are some new artworks on display. One of the lovely new additions are a plethora of plaster casts by our new Y7 students. At the end of Y6 the teachers and children thought it would be a good idea to reflect on their time in Lower School,…

Hard work pays off with excellent GCSE results

22nd August 2019

King Alfred School Year 11 students celebrated today with a set of excellent GCSE grades. The school continued to demonstrate how it supports all of its students to achieve great results with over a third of results at grades 9 and 8 and half at grades 9-7. Overall, 96% of results were graded 9-4 which…

Outstanding A level results for our students

15th August 2019

There were smiles all round at King Alfred School as the Y13 students picked up their A level results.  With over a third of all grades at A*-A, and 91% of the grades A* – C, they are now looking forward to their next step, with the majority of students securing places at their first…

Worming our way to sustainability

27th June 2019

 A couple of years ago, we started worm composting in Ivy Wood to deal with the waste from the children’s morning and afternoon snack, cookery left-overs such as egg shells and birthday cup-cake wrappers. This term, Eco MAD club set up two new worm composting bins to add to the four that are already up and…

KAStonbury: bringing the community together

25th June 2019

The sun shone and the sound-system was turned up to 11 at this year’s KAStonbury. With musical performances from across the school, stalls, games, the forge, grafitti wall, tasty food, cakes and cold beverages, it couldn’t have gone better. Parent and organiser, Kirsten was beaming (between drawing the raffle and managing the event). She said:…

YR7 feel free to be creative

20th June 2019

YR7 spend a week towards the end of the Summer Term working on their projects. The theme this year is ‘Freedom’ and the projects are as varied as the passions of the students involved.  Project week is the culmination of six weeks work where students spend their form time researching and planning what they’d like…

Environmental warriors create works of art

4th June 2019

If you’ve walked past the Lower School staff room recently you will have seen the striking, blue raindrops adorning the window. These beautifully tactile objects were produced by YR4 students during their art sessions with Kat.  The artwork reflects some of the issues they were looking at during their topic entitled ‘Environmental Warriors’.  One thing…

Salamanca trip is an Easter treat

8th May 2019

Over the first week of the Easter holidays teachers Camilla, Izzy and Ander took 21 YR10 students to the Spanish city of Salamanca for six days. Students stayed in small groups with Spanish families, attended lessons every morning and attended cultural activities in the afternoons. Highlights of the trip included a visit to Salamanca’s University,…

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