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Category: Upper School – King Alfred School

Online safety advice for parents

9th September 2021

Our Designated Safeguarding Lead, Tracy Preston has written to parents with a helpful guide to online safety. With information on the most used apps, what we teach as part of PSHE and some of the problems young people can encounter online along with links to helpful website – its a must read.

Head’s Blog –
The truth behind ‘inflated’ exam grades

23rd August 2021

You can listen to Head, Robert Lobatto talk about this year’s exam results in this vlog or the same content is available as a blog immediately below. Making sense of the exam results this year With exams cancelled for the second year in a row, grades were once again determined by teachers. Using grade descriptors…

Well Deserved Success for GCSE Students

12th August 2021

Celebrations were in order today as Year 11 students came into school to collect their excellent GCSE results. 51% of results were at grades 8 and 9 (equivalent to A*), and 74% at grades 9-7 (equivalent to A* and A). Overall, 99.5% of results were graded 9-4 (equivalent to A* – C). With the support…

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…

Year 11 Graduation and Prom 2021

21st June 2021

The never-ending assessment period was over, the sun had come out and it was time to say goodbye to our intrepid Y11 students who have had a turbulent last couple of years as they completed their GCSEs under the additional pressures brought by Covid-19. The day started with an outdoor Graduation Ceremony in the Amphitheatre….

Y9 Latin Projects Are Ancient History

17th June 2021

Y9 Latin students were tasked to create personal projects on an aspect of Roman or Greek History which particularly interested them. Working either in groups or solo, the finished presentations were made in front of Head, Robert Lobatto. Some students were led by their stomachs, producing a fun and informative booklet showing how to make…

Here’s Looking At You, Kids!

25th May 2021

Missed the premier of our Upper School Show? You can enjoy the whole show right here. On Friday 21st May the cast and crew gathered in the Phoenix Theatre for a red carpet event and to watch the film together. Because of Covid restrictions all filming had been done in Year Group bubbles and so…

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…

Unplugged concert sounds like success

19th May 2021

Upper School students from across the year groups took to the Phoenix stage recently to perform in our annual Unplugged concert. With live audiences not allowed, each performance was filmed and recorded by OA Rhodri Beynon and has been made into this fabulous film.

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