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World Book Day 2024

14th March 2024

This World Book Day, the Lower School welcomed a variety of different authors in the week leading up to, during and after World Book Day. It was a brilliant opportunity…

Year 4 Enter The Dragon’s Den

8th February 2024

The Lower School Library was transformed into a TV studio this morning as Year 4 put their hard work into practice pitching their newly invented food products to a panel…

Two Sides to Every Poem – Blake-Inspired Verse by Y9

11th February 2021

English students in Year 9 have been studying Wiliam Blake’s ‘Songs of Innocence and of Experience’. Teacher Zoe explains: “These poems are influenced by Blake’s ‘The Lamb’ from ‘Songs of…

Well Versed In History – Y8 WW1 Poems

10th February 2021

Students in Y8 have been looking at the poetry which came out of WW1 and writing their own verses, inspired by the war poets. Here are three of their moving…

Meet The Teachers – The English Department

16th November 2020

What makes King Alfred School so special? Ask any of our students and they’ll say ‘the teachers’ – so we thought we’d peek behind the curtain and find out a…

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