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Y3 Overcome Their Nerves To Perform

19th May 2022

After Y3 performed their Callover ‘Ocean Commotion’ they took some time to reflect on the experience. Their notebooks show their pride in what they’ve achieved!

Talking Drama

19th May 2022

The Drama Department are always busy and this term has been seen The Phoenix Theatre constantly buzzing with rehearsals and performances. We caught up with some of the students who have taken to the stage. First up we spoke to A level Theatre Studies students Lili-Kitty and Ellie about their devised two-woman play. Tell us…

A Day For Dawn

10th May 2022

On a sunny May afternoon we gathered Dawn’s family, Old Alfredians, former and current staff, parents past and present in the Main Hall in memory of the warm, bright and compassionate woman whose impact as Head of KAS is a great legacy. Guests were invited to share their stories and memories of how Dawn touched…

Talking Shakespeare With Year 7

6th May 2022

Our Year 7 students aced the ISA Shakespeare Monologue competition! There were two categories – Learnt Monologue and Original Monologue where students were tasked with writing their own speech based on a character from a Shakespeare play. Huge congratulations to Polly K who came FIRST in the KS3 Original Monologue category: The judges said: First…

KAS Rated ‘Excellent’ In All Areas By ISI Inspectors

25th April 2022

We are delighted to announce that following a recent inspection by the ISI both the quality of pupils’ achievement, and their personal development, were judged to be excellent, which is the highest possible level. Head, Robert Lobatto said: “I am delighted to say that the Inspectors found KAS to be a unique and special place….

Author Talk: Britain’s Role In Slavery

20th April 2022

We are lucky to have bestselling author and journalist Thomas Harding paying a visit to The Phoenix Theatre soon to read from and discuss his latest book challenging our national amnesia around Britain’s role in slavery. The talk entitled, ‘White Debt – The Demerara Uprising and Britain’s Legacy of Slavery’ will take place on Monday…

Getting Into The Picture With Year 4

31st March 2022

We spoke to some Year 4 students about their recent production of Katie’s Picture Show. Lola: The show was about a girl called Katie and she climbs into pictures in a picture gallery. It’s based on the books by James Mayhew. Kaspar: Our topic this term has been ‘Picture our World’ so we decided to…

Year 2 Trashion Show Is Stylish Success

31st March 2022

Year two put on an amazing Callover themed around saving the planet. Both Y2 classes came together to share some useful info on recycling and why it’s important for all of us to take a look and see what we can do to make a difference. There were amazing poems written in the shape of…

Music, Music, Everywhere!

24th March 2022

Students from Y6 upwards took part in one of the regular informal concerts in the Music Department earlier this month. The concerts, hosted by our fabulous team of music teachers, give students a chance to hone their performance skills and get used to playing in front of an audience. Here Piano teacher Sophie accompanies a…

Reception Visitors Talk Pets, Patrol Cars and Proper Brushing

23rd March 2022

Our Reception children have been looking at people, culture and communities and as part of their Inquiry top of ‘Superheroes in our Community’ they’ve been lucky enough to have some fabulous visitors. First up was the Police who arrived with the blue lights flashing and the sirens going off! Police officers Billy, Rene and Tara…

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