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Creating Chemigrams With Y12

13th July 2022

Artist Sayako Sugawara paid us a visit in the last week of term to run a workshop with Year 12 photographers on chemigrams. Chemigrams are a creative and expressive process of using natural and photographic chemicals to act as mark making mediums and resists, which result in unpredictable collisions of colour and texture. A large…

Smiles All Round At Kastonbury

6th July 2022

On Saturday 2nd July Kastonbury returned to the school field after a two year absence. With music by KAS students, fundraising stalls, food, drinks and lots of friendly faces. Head Robert was there (in his Kastonbury t-shirt). He said, “It’s a fantastic afternoon with a great community spirit, wonderful creativity and it’s fantastic seeing everyone…

Imperial College Success for Y12 Physicists

29th June 2022

The Year 12 Physics students, Sammy, Bogues, Luka and Rowan, spent four days at Imperial College London taking part in a competition on Simple Harmonic Motion. The contest included performing practical laboratory work and then coding a simulation in Python to compare and calculate based on their measurements. After the practical work the students then…

Welcome to The Village

23rd June 2022

The Village is like nothing I’ve ever done before. When you go camping normally, you just put a tent up. But we actually made our how hut, we’re making all our own food, it’s really independent which I like.

High School Musical Is Magic

20th June 2022

Last week students from Years 7-9 presented the all American ‘High School Musical’ full of cheerleaders, jocks, brainiacs and some fabulous musical numbers including ‘We’re all in this together’ performed by the whole cast. The band also included three students from Years 8 & 9 who took on the score alongside the professional musicians. Cydney…

Eco School Accreditation Success

20th June 2022

We are delighted to share that King Alfred School has been officially designated an Eco-School and awarded an Eco-Schools Green Flag with merit. The award is an international accreditation that has recognised and rewarded young people’s environmental actions for over 25 years and is a way to acknowledge, reward and celebrate the ecological achievements of young…

Year 2 Bringing JOY

13th June 2022

In 2NP children have been working with the charity JOY (Joining Old and Young) which seeks to bring together the elderly and younger generations through shared activities and experiences. The children each wrote a letter aiming to bring a smile to the face of some of the elderly members and the charity will be delivering…

Growing For The Future With Year 7

8th June 2022

Year 7 students have become farmers as part of their Interdisciplinary Enquiry (IE) topic this term. They have been tasked with answering the question: How do we feed an overpopulated world? As part of their investigations they have been growing pea shoots under varying conditions to work out how to get the best crops. Student…

Creativity On Display In The Year 13 Final Show

24th May 2022

The combined forces of the visual arts were on display across both KAS sites in a recent exhibition of work by Y13 students. The staff and students were proud to display the fruits of all their labours across the last two years and there was a party atmosphere as the exhibition also marked the last…

Kastonbury Tickets On Sale

20th May 2022

Join us for the event of the season as the glorious Kastonbury Festival returns on 2 July (12-4pm). There will be stalls, food, drink and musical performances from KAS students. Tickets are free for staff, £5.60 for children aged 3-17 and £10.80 for adults – you can get yours by clicking here.

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