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Category: Upper School – King Alfred School

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.

Bringing science to life – from species to space

17th March 2020

This year the Science Department went all out to celebrate British Science Week. First they helped colleagues across the school integrate science into their subjects by sharing video clips on subjects like: ‘The Art and Science of Special Effects’ for Drama and ‘Communicating science…popular science writing’ for English.

You CAN judge these books by their (brilliant) covers

16th March 2020

In the Upper School World Book day doesn’t require last minute costume changes and face paint (though we know lots of the students would love that too) – instead we asked older students to design a new cover for their favourite book. Entries came in from across the school but the English Department chose some…

Jumping for ISA netball joy

27th February 2020

Congratulations to our Y8 netball team who are through to the finals of the ISA tournament

The long walks for fundraising

12th February 2020

Students across Y11 are working towards a trip to Namibia later in the year with a variety of fundraising schemes. The King Alfred School will be working with a local charity in Namibia for the 14th year in a row when they head back there this summer. You can read about last year’s trip here….

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.

High Fives all round for Y8 fundraisers

14th January 2020

Students from Y8 handed over a cheque for £1000 which they raised for the North London Hospice with last term’s High Five Challenge.

Where Next?

School Update

Due to the Covid-19 virus, and on the advice of the UK Government and the Department of Education, the school buildings are currently closed.

Teaching and Learning are continuing – distance learning has been set up and all students and parents have been notified.

We look forward to welcoming our students back as soon as it is safe to do so.

To contact the school please email kas@kingalfred.org.uk

Applications are open via our Admissions page.

If you have any enquiries about Admissions – please email admissions@kingalfred.org.uk  

All Upper School students have been set work to complete at home. A summary of the work can be found here.