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Students Reflect on WWI in Belgium

23rd November 2023

This November, Year 9 visited the battlefields in Ypres and the Somme for two days. They stood along the front line of trenches and imagined themselves in the same situations…

Remembrance Day Service Honours Old Alfredians

14th November 2023

On Friday 10th November, the School held it’s Remembrance Day service in the Old Library, which was open for everyone to attend. Head of History, Leon, led the service starting…

Year 10 Berlin Trip

27th March 2023

Recently, thirty five of our Year 10 historians had the incredible opportunity to spend an intense and stimulating three days in Berlin. The trip focused on the period when the…

Battlefield Reflections For Y9 At Ypres

28th November 2022

After a beautiful Remembrance Day service in the Amphitheatre here at KAS, our Year 9 students headed off to Ypres to discover more about World War 1 on a trip…

Author Talk: Britain’s Role In Slavery

20th April 2022

We are lucky to have bestselling author and journalist Thomas Harding paying a visit to The Phoenix Theatre soon to read from and discuss his latest book challenging our national…

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…

Learning brought to life with Year 6

5th May 2021

Each year our Y6 children become curators of their own War Museum exhibits.  This year we were once again able to invite parents in to look at their amazing displays…

Old School Education for Y5

22nd April 2021

The sun shone for Y5 Victorian Day which saw them dressing up in historically inspired outfits and receiving their lessons from from newly strict teachers! Students had already spent time…

Making History With Y8

30th March 2021

Year 8 students have been learning all about the slave trade in their History lessons this term. They were tasked with designing memorials to those whose lives were lost as…

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…

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