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Joys Found in Lockdown – order your copy now

10th June 2021

The dark, wintry days of this year’s lockdown feel a distant memory as summer finally seems to have arrived and the world is returning to some semblance of ‘normality’. However, it was only a few months ago that schools were still remote and we were all largely contained within our own homes. You will hopefully…

Hamlet Brings Drama to Years 5 & 6

9th June 2021

The Young Shakespeare Company came in to perform Hamlet for our Y5 & 6 students. Here’s what Zach’s Y5 class had to say about it: Tierney: The play was about this king called Hamlet, and he’s murdered by his brother. Felix: I thought the performance was really good and I liked the fact that some…

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.

Premier role for KAS students

12th May 2021

The Performing Arts Department is hugely excited to announce the premiere of their movie, ‘Here’s Looking at You Kids’. Due to Covid, they were unable to put on the normal school production and so they made a film instead, consisting of songs, dances and scenes from the Golden Age of Hollywood. All cast and crew…

Learning brought to life with Year 6

5th May 2021

Each year our Y6 children become curators of their own War Museum exhibits.  This year we were once again able to invite parents in to look at their amazing displays in a socially distanced way. They demonstrated knowledge, pride and energy when talking about their projects – all of which had been thoughfully made and…

Old Alfredians Are Out Of This World

29th April 2021

The new issue of the Old Alfredians newsletter is out now – full of stories from alumnae across the world, it’s amazing seeing the legacy a King Alfred education gives to our students. OA Tom Bernard worked on shuttle launches for NASA and has some amazing photos to share, OBE recipient Ian Lush talks about…

UAL Students Perform Pinter

28th April 2021

Our Y13 UAL students were glad to return to The Phoenix Theatre for their performance of Harold Pinter’s ‘Old Times’ which forms part of the Contemporary Theatre project element of the course. We spoke to them after their dress rehearsal to find out about the play and how the performance went. Harriet: We chose the…

New Sixth Form Centre nears completion

26th April 2021

We can’t wait for our New Sixth Form Centre to be fully open and the day is fast approaching. With all the building work completed it’s the final touches which are now being worked on. From flooring to furniture, painting to power points and all the other things which will make this an amazing space…

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