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KAS Community Support for Ukraine

21st March 2022

As a school community we pride ourselves on helping others whenever and wherever we can. The news of war in Ukraine was something we knew we had to respond to and the students, staff and parents of King Alfred all felt the need to help. Ljudmila and Ivanna from our amazing cleaning team are both…

Fireworks Are Back With A Bang!

19th October 2021

The legendary King Alfred School Fireworks event is back thanks to our Parent/Staff who’ve been working tirelessly to pull it all together. When: 4-7pm on Saturday 13th November 2021 This great and much needed opportunity for the KAS community and friends to get together and raise money for Parent/Staff is back! There will be entertainment from The Flying Seagull…

Joys Found in Lockdown – order your copy now

10th June 2021

The dark, wintry days of this year’s lockdown feel a distant memory as summer finally seems to have arrived and the world is returning to some semblance of ‘normality’. However, it was only a few months ago that schools were still remote and we were all largely contained within our own homes. You will hopefully…

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 poems – and one which is read aloud by the author, Eden:   WW1 Poem by Mina S The deafening whistles of the fire filled…

Meet the teachers – The MFL Department

4th February 2021

  In order to really get to know our wonderful Modern Languages Department they asked their own students to interview them in their respective languages. Every day really is a school day! Camilla Parsons – Head of MFL and Spanish Teacher Interviewed by Natasha, Leni-Mae and Josh in Yr 12 Q. ¿Por qué quisiste ser…

Remembering the Holocaust

3rd February 2021

On 27 January our Upper School students watched this beautiful online Callover created by our Drama and Music Departments featuring moving readings and a piano recital. As a community we strive to embody the theme of this year’s remembrance day: Be the light in the darkness. It encourages everyone to reflect on the depths humanity…

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.

Cooking Historical Christmas Cakes

14th January 2021

Before the Winter break Y10 students taking part in cooking as their Choice activity were cooking up a festive storm. In fact they were continuing a KAS tradition — they just didn’t know it! “Apparently making Christmas Cakes is an old KAS tradition, I discovered this when I was about to bake the Y10’s cakes…

Sixth Formers perform Streetcar excerpts

11th January 2021

Head of Drama Lucy Hall writes: Last term Year 12 students (both UAL and Theatre Studies) were introduced to the work of leading theatre practitioner, Stanislavski. We explored Stanislavski and his system of building a character and then students had the opportunity to apply these skills to an extract of a relevant playwright. We chose…

Message from Robert – 10 January

11th January 2021

Robert updates parents on the schools planning for this half term in his video message.

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