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Exploring San Sebastian

8th September 2023

At the end of the Summer Term, 23 Year 10 students and 1 Year 12 student embarked on the annual Spanish trip, accompanied by Ander, Nuray and Camilla, to enrich…

Who Run The World? KAS!

10th March 2023

The school has been celebrating recent successes in Cross Country running. In the Upper School a group of students took part in the regional ISA competition and came home with…

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…

Old Alfredians Are Out Of This World

29th April 2021

The new issue of the Old Alfredians newsletter is out now – full of stories from alumnae across the world, it’s amazing seeing the legacy a King Alfred education gives…

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…

A level Photography Masterclasses

5th January 2021

The photography department had the delight of welcoming Glen Erler to the school last month and had a chance to hear him speak about his work during a Q&A with Head…

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…

Pizza and Physics Evening for Y11

26th November 2020

On Friday 20th November the Science Department hosted a Physics Lecture and Pizza evening for the Year 11 triple scientists. Oxford University are broadcasting their public lectures virtually this year…

Posters with in-tense-ity!

25th November 2020

Year 9 Spanish were tasked with a flipped learning homework to come up with a creative poster that explains the how the ‘Preterite tense’ in Spanish is formed. The pupils…

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