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Message from Robert – 22 May

26th May 2020

Robert looks back a half term like no other, and forward at the potential reopening of some of the school buildings and how we have been preparing.

Drawing between the lines – Y9

19th May 2020

In Art, Year 9 students have been doing a project on ‘Blackout poetry’. They’ve taken pre-existing pages from books and isolated words and phrases from the page to make a poem or story. They then illustrated around it. Head of Art, Will said: “I think their poems are rather wonderful.” We have to agree. Here…

Message from Robert – 18 May

19th May 2020

Roberts last video update before half term comes from the outdoor amphitheatre which should be the focal point of the Y8 Village Project this week. Despite another KAS landmark missed, the tone is optimistic as Robert talks about planning for potential reopening and the positive feedback from students and parents.

Performing on paper

18th May 2020

As our first cohort of UAL Performing Arts students finish the full course, Head of Drama, Lucy wanted to celebrate their achievements. On top of all their stunning performances, they’ve had to write mini-dissertations and the results can be found here. Lucy said: “It’s been really interesting to read these personal investigations. The UAL course promises…

Upper School Virtual Open Morning

15th May 2020

Despite the school buildings being closed – our Open Morning for the Upper School went ahead virtually. This is a recording of the webinar which featured Head, Robert, Sixth Former, Georgina and allowed prospective parents to ask questions and get a real feel for the school.

French fancies from Lower School learners

12th May 2020

All of our specialist teachers are still inspiring and educating the Lower School students with learning tasks which take them away from their computer screens. In French, Helen has set lots of different optional tasks for students to choose between. The results are tres bon!

Message from Robert – 11 May

11th May 2020

Following the Prime Minister’s announcement last night – Robert shares how the school will address the challenges of a potential return of pupils to the site and how the KAS Connected Education of ALL pupils will continue and evolve.

VE Day Video

8th May 2020

History teacher, Leon, reminds us what VE Day stands for. Though it celebrated the end of the war, many people didn’t have much to celebrate. However it also marked the beginning of many positive changes including the creation of our NHS.

Year 7 students are
on a Crusade

7th May 2020

Students in 7A have been studying the Crusades from their KASConnected classrooms at home. They discussed why some people would choose to go on a Crusade and the students designed recruitment posters using some of the techniques they had seen in First World War propaganda posters. Then the students looked at some source material which…

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