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It’s All Greek for Year 7

24th February 2022

Year 7 took a step back in time for their Greek-themed creativity week. They stepped away from their normal lessons to take part in a variety of different activities which were all linked by the myth of Medusa. They learnt about the Ancient Greeks and the variety of ways they’ve contributed to Western civilisation. They…

Feeling The Rhythms With Year 5

31st March 2021

In Year 5 our students have been using dance to express themselves. In the Y5 newsletter Mollie and Micaela explained what they’ve been up to: “In drama lessons we’ve done lots of ‘The Five Rhythms’. They are five rhythms that are designed for everyone. It takes you through life from the start to the finish;…

Remembering the Holocaust

3rd February 2021

On 27 January our Upper School students watched this beautiful online Callover created by our Drama and Music Departments featuring moving readings and a piano recital. As a community we strive to embody the theme of this year’s remembrance day: Be the light in the darkness. It encourages everyone to reflect on the depths humanity…

LAMDA success for KAS students

9th December 2020

Even in the strangest of times the show must go on. In true KAS style the LAMDA students came out shining. Some had to take their exams remotely, due to lockdown, whilst others were able to perform in front of a live examiner this October. All showed their star qualities! The results prove how hard…

Upper School Show – Coming Soon!

8th December 2020

Nothing stops our Drama and Music Departments putting on a show. If a pandemic means no mass gatherings, so be it. Instead they’ve created a cavalcade of Hollywood classic clips which is (as we speak) being edited. Hours of recording and filming have taken place this term, on weekends, evenings and all times inbetween to…

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…

Les Miserables show success for Upper School Students

12th December 2019

Upper School students from The King Alfred School poured their hearts and souls into a dramatic production of Les Misérables this term, culminating in a three-night run in The Phoenix Theatre.

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