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Salamanca Exchange, February Half Term

4th March 2016

During the February half-term a group of Year 10 students and 2 Year 12 students accompanied by Camilla and Jess went to Salamanca, Spain for a language and cultural visit. Pupils completed a rigorous regime of Spanish classes every morning, from 9.00am – 1.00pm, followed by lunch with their host families and various cultural activities in the…

YR9 Girls Netball Team Places Third in the Borough

3rd March 2016

  The Year 9 girls came third in the borough netball tournament. They lost to Mill Hill in the semi final and then beat Wren Academy to be awarded 3rd place overall.  The girls played very well considering they have had a lot of league fixtures cancelled this year.  Well done girls!  Sarah, PE   

World Book Day at KAS, Thursday 3 March

29th February 2016

  Upper and Lower School students and staff at KAS will celebrate World Book Day, Thursday 3 March, with a week of literary themed events and activities. Upper School Jenny, Upper School Librarian, is hosting the first ever “KAS Shelfie Competition.” Staff submitted photographs of their bookshelves at home, which have been compiled into a quiz sheet. It is now up…

Forest School Visits Year 2

29th February 2016

  Year 2 children thoroughly enjoyed their afternoon with Ivana, a Forest School teacher. An excited‘buzz’ evolved into intense focus and immersion as the children listened to the story of ‘mother Africa’ before creating their own clay creatures using natural ‘found’ materials. The level of engagement was palpable as children worked collaboratively to create habitats…

YR9 Fair Trade Breakfast, Thursday 3 March

25th February 2016

  YR9 Geography Students are holding a Fair Trade Breakfast -7:30-9:00 on Thursday 3 March. Parents, staff, and students are invited to drop by for a bite to eat and to learn more about ethical food production and sales. Year 9 Geographers are currently studying development issues and how to make the world a fairer…

KAS Boys Hockey Team Wins the ISA Tournament

15th February 2016

  On Thursday 11 February The King Alfred School Boys Hockey Team competed in the ISA Tournament held at the Olympic Park in Stratford. The team, shown after winning the championship above, includes hockey players from YR7,8&9. We’re thrilled to announce that the team took first place overall. This is a tremendous achievement and congratulations are in…

Update From The Village Project 2016

15th February 2016

The Village Project 2016 Launches The Village Team has been busy making preparations for The Village Project 2016, which take place May 23rd-27th. This year’s village core team includes Stephen, Claire, Rod, Adam, Marc, Juliette, Emma, Fiona and Sheila. Last week, we introduced the project to YR8 parents at an information meeting. This week in…

KAS Through Pinhole Cameras

12th February 2016

YR10 and 11 Photography Students captured haunting images of The King Alfred School with the pinhole cameras they made in class with Cliff and Rosie. You can see one of our student photographers at work in the image above using a cleverly concealed pinhole camera. A selection of student work can be seen in the Pinhole Camera Photogallery. …

Festival de Theatre Francophone, March 2nd

10th February 2016

The King Alfred School MFL Department is the proud organiser of the Festival de Theatre Francophone, a celebration of French language drama performed by students. This year’s French Drama Festival marks the second instalment of the now annual event and will take place Wednesday 2 March 2016. Our jury will be made up from representatives from…

Thanks for Supporting the KAS/AWTF Food Drive

9th February 2016

Each year, the KAS community collects food and presents for North London families in need of support celebrating the holidays. The Alexandra Wylie Tower Foundation, who we work with on this drive, has written to thank all the students, parents, and staff who helped make the drive a success. Lindsey from AWTF writes: Dear KAS parents, staff and…

Where Next?

School Update

Due to the Covid-19 virus, and on the advice of the UK Government and the Department of Education, the school buildings are currently closed.

Teaching and Learning are continuing – distance learning has been set up and all students and parents have been notified.

We look forward to welcoming our students back as soon as it is safe to do so.

To contact the school please email kas@kingalfred.org.uk

Applications are open via our Admissions page.

If you have any enquiries about Admissions – please email admissions@kingalfred.org.uk  

All Upper School students have been set work to complete at home. A summary of the work can be found here.