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Head’s Blog –
The truth behind ‘inflated’ exam grades

23rd August 2021

You can listen to Head, Robert Lobatto talk about this year’s exam results in this vlog or the same content is available as a blog immediately below. Making sense of the exam results this year With exams cancelled for the second year in a row, grades were once again determined by teachers. Using grade descriptors…

Message from Robert – 15 January

15th January 2021

As we complete week 2 of KAS Connected learning – Robert updates parents on the work being done around Covid testing and the ongoing decisions about what will replace GCSE and A level exams.

Head’s Blog –
‘The Terror’ of exam-driven assessment

1st October 2020

As part of the Rethinking Assessment group, our Head, Robert, is helping to drive conversations around GCSE reform. Rethinking Assessment is a group of state, independent and special schools, business people, academics and stakeholders, united in the desire to create something fairer and more fit for purpose than the current exam-driven system. Robert’s latest blog…

Message from Robert – 29 June

29th June 2020

In the penultimate week of term – Robert talks about the return to school of many students last week and looks forward to September.

Message from Robert – 22 June

22nd June 2020

Robert talks about the fundraising campaign to replace the astro-turf on the lower court and about plans for bringing students back, both in the Summer Term and looking ahead to September. If you’d like to donate to the astroturf fund, you can do so via the donation page here on the school website and select…

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.

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.

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.

Message from Robert – 18 May

19th May 2020

Roberts last video update before half term comes from the outdoor amphitheatre which should be the focal point of the Y8 Village Project this week. Despite another KAS landmark missed, the tone is optimistic as Robert talks about planning for potential reopening and the positive feedback from students and parents.

Message from Robert – 11 May

11th May 2020

Following the Prime Minister’s announcement last night – Robert shares how the school will address the challenges of a potential return of pupils to the site and how the KAS Connected Education of ALL pupils will continue and evolve.

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