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Message from Robert – 15 June

15th June 2020

Robert updates the KAS community on how the limited return to school has been working and looks forward to September. He also talks about how the current situation has revealed the limitations of GCSEs and an opportunity to bring about positive change which he has been asked to participate in.

Going for Gold

8th June 2020

Y13 student Luca is the first KAS student to achieve their Gold Duke of Edinburgh Award. Take up of DofE awards has been growing and we’re proud of Luca’s achievement and hope it will be the first of many. We asked him about the experience: Q. Taking on the Gold award is quite a challenge…

Taking the stage

8th June 2020

Y11 student, Erica wrote a wonderful description of what it’s like to take part in a KAS production – with our Phoenix Theatre silent due to lockdown it’s a great way to experience the thrill of a production through the eyes of one of our talented students. “The process of the school production always makes…

Message from Robert – 8 June

8th June 2020

Robert reflects on the re-opening of the school buildings and on how the school is responding to the events around the killing of George Floyd and the lessons we can all learn.

Lower School Virtual Open Morning

3rd June 2020

Head of Lower School, Karen welcomed parents to a virtual Open Morning recently. Along with Head, Robert and students Rani and Oliver from Year 6 they talked about the ethos and aims of the school, answered questions and shared all that is great about The King Alfred School. You can rewatch the whole webinar here:

From KAS to NHS – letter from an Old Alfredian

2nd June 2020

David Kovar KAS 1988 – 2000 University of Leeds 2003 – 2006 Director of Operational Resilience at North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust I’ve been asked to share a couple of specific memories about my time at KAS, and there are just far too many to put on paper, so I will simply say that…

Message from Robert – 1 June

2nd June 2020

As we welcome students back to the site for the first time since March 20th, Robert outlines the measures which have been put in place to enable this to happen in a safe way for everyone.

Opening the gates

1st June 2020

This week we will see the return of a small section of our student population to both Ivy Wood and Manor Wood sites. Head of Lower School, Karen, and her team have been working incredibly hard to put in place measures which will make this return safe for students and staff. From staggered start times,…

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…

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