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World Book Day Is A Characterful Affair

9th March 2022

Activities for World Book Day were back in full this term with Author visits across the year groups in Lower School and dressing up as favourite book characters a must! The children really embraced the day and enjoyed talking about their cherished stories and sharing recommendations with friends. Click on the images below to reveal…

Here be dragons

21st October 2020

Sara’s Y4 class were excited to show off the work they’ve been doing on Dragons this term. The topic, which has encompassed all aspects of the curriculum, started with the class reading ‘The Boy who Grew Dragons’ by Andy Shepherd. The class bookshelf was stuffed with other dragon-based works so they could immerse themselves in…

Poetry please: National Poetry Day

13th October 2020

World Poetry Day came around again on October 1st which the school marked with our annual poetry competition in the Upper School. This year’s theme was ‘Vision’ and we were thrilled to be inundated with entries. Some of the poems we read were thought provoking, some humorous, all were carefully crafted and a joy to…

Getting brains buzzing with cross-curricular learning in Year 2

7th October 2020

Y2 students in Ilona’s class have been busy bees in this first half term. A project which started out with students looking at masks has led them all the way to our beehives. Students first looked at different sorts of mask and talked about the pros and cons of masks in different areas of life….

A New Chapter –
Cathy leaves the Lower School Library

8th July 2020

She is a Lower School legend who has instilled a love of books and reading in hundreds of students in the 25 years she’s been at the school. Here she looks back on her time at the school. “My association with KAS began when my son, Daniel, joined reception in 1992. Four years later, in…

World Book Day costumes delight and inspire

10th March 2020

Across the Lower School – imagination and creativity were on display when the students chose their favourite book characters to dress up as. World Book Day is always an excuse to raid the dressing up box but the real joy is in sharing favourite books with friends and celebrating stories and reading. We had visits…

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