Lower School Students Reflect on Michael Morpurgo's Visit to KAS

25th April 2016

The King Alfred School was delighted to welcome Michael Morpurgo, author of over 100 books including War Horse and former Children’s Laureate, to Lower School on Monday 18 April. Michael spoke to all of our Lower School classes, plus visitors from Year 7 in Upper School.  In this funny and animated talk, Michael discussed where…

Year 10 Women in Physics Trip to Imperial College London

21st April 2016

On Wednesday 20 April, we took some of the Year 10 girls to an event at Imperial College London. This event was targeted at getting girls interested in physics, with a view to having a career as a physicist, or simply further study in physics. The speakers provided insight into a variety of perspectives with…

Electra Performance by Btec Students, May 4-6

21st April 2016

KAS Btec Performing Arts students will perform Sophocles’ play Electra May 4-6th.  This Greek tragedy follows the plight of Electra as she seeks to avenge the death of her father, murdered King Agamemnon. It is an exciting tale, full of twists and drama.  Student actors and actresses have been working diligently to perfect their performance…

KAS Summer Concert, Wednesday 27 April

19th April 2016

Join us Wednesday 27 April for the King Alfred School Summer Concert, a showcase of performances by our talented music students.  Performances will include orchestra, choir, small ensembles, soloists, barbershop, and a few surprises.  Doors open at 19:00. No ticket required. We hope to see you there!  

War Horse Author Michael Morpurgo to Visit KAS

15th April 2016

The King Alfred School is thrilled to announce that author and play write Michael Morpurgo will visit Monday 18 April. Michael is author of War Horse, which you will know from the moving National Theatre production of the story.  Michael is the beloved author of books and plays including An Eagle in the Snow, This Morning…

News from the Library: Carnegie Medal Shortlist

12th April 2016

This year’s Carnegie Medal Shortlist has been announced and we will be shadowing the prize with Year 8.  The CILIP Carnegie Medal is the UK’s oldest and most prestigious children’s book award, awarded by children’s librarians for an outstanding book written in English for children and young people.  All year 8 students at KAS are…

Last Chance to Register for KAS Summer Sailing in Croatia

12th April 2016

  This is your last chance to book a spot on the KAS summer sailing adventure, Aug 13-24 2016.  We are taking KAS boats to Pula in Croatia this summer and will be running local sailing trips to islands, beaches, coves and villages. We cater for all ages and levels of skill and knowledge.  These…

KAS Competes in European Youth Parliament Debate

1st April 2016

On Monday 21st March, seven YR12 students, who dressed up especially for the occasion, participated in the South East European Youth Parliament Debate Forum at the European Parliament UK Office,  Westminster. Accompanied by History teacher Ibrahim, this was the first year The King Alfred School participated in the debate. KAS representatives had prepared over lunch time…

KAS Sport Relief 2016 Proves Successful

24th March 2016

Staff and students pulled out all the stops and put in a brilliant effort last week to support Sport Relief. Sarah, PE led the charge on KAS’s Sport Relief campaign this year, which was one of our all time best efforts.The main events included staff versus student dodgeball and football, a healthy breakfast, mile runs…

Axe Monsters Concert, Wednesday 23 March

21st March 2016

  The annual KAS Axe Monsters concert takes place this Wednesday, March 23rd in the Main Hall from 7:00 pm.  Tickets will be available on the door and are £3.  Please come and support our students showcasing their multitude of talents. Music Technology Teacher Dan Aarons has put together a strong set this year and…

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