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Sixth Form Stories

23rd September 2020

With construction on the new Sixth Form Center progressing rapidly it’s wonderful to look forward to the possibilities the new building will bring. With that in mind, we’re delighted to launch a new advertising campaign focused on the Sixth Form called ‘Live Your True Colours’. The Sixth Form experience at KAS is already an enriching…

VE Day Video

8th May 2020

History teacher, Leon, reminds us what VE Day stands for. Though it celebrated the end of the war, many people didn’t have much to celebrate. However it also marked the beginning of many positive changes including the creation of our NHS.

Year 7 students are
on a Crusade

7th May 2020

Students in 7A have been studying the Crusades from their KASConnected classrooms at home. They discussed why some people would choose to go on a Crusade and the students designed recruitment posters using some of the techniques they had seen in First World War propaganda posters. Then the students looked at some source material which…

Crafting Creative Costumes

7th May 2020

Our Y12 Theatre Studies students have been busy re-imaging and creating their own costume designs for Tennessee Williams’ The Glass  Menagerie.

Message from Robert – 1 May

1st May 2020

In his Friday update Robert visits the KAS archives and looks ahead to the VE Day Anniversary on Friday 8th May. He talks about how the school adapted when they moved back to Manor Wood after the war and found it in a bit of a state after it had been occupied by the Home…

Game on for Year 9 Biologists

30th April 2020

In Year 9 the students were given a two week project around Ecology and the resulting games they created are brain-boosting-boredom-busters.

Bringing science to life – from species to space

17th March 2020

This year the Science Department went all out to celebrate British Science Week. First they helped colleagues across the school integrate science into their subjects by sharing video clips on subjects like: ‘The Art and Science of Special Effects’ for Drama and ‘Communicating science…popular science writing’ for English.

You CAN judge these books by their (brilliant) covers

16th March 2020

In the Upper School World Book day doesn’t require last minute costume changes and face paint (though we know lots of the students would love that too) – instead we asked older students to design a new cover for their favourite book. Entries came in from across the school but the English Department chose some…

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