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Tag: Love Reading

The OA Author Who Learnt To Love Books At KAS

5th October 2021

Once students leave The King Alfred School, they go on to careers in every field imaginable. Recently our Old Alfredians office have been welcoming alumnae back to Manor Wood to talk to students about their experiences after leaving and what’s stayed with them from their time at KAS. OA Michael Mann is celebrating the publication…

World Book Day Dress-Up

1st April 2021

In Lower School we delayed the dressing up part of World Book Day (which fell during lockdown) and allowed our students to let their imaginations fly on the last day of the Spring Term. From Harry Potter to Varjak Paw, Tom Gates to Dennis the Menace the whole library was represented as the children paraded…

Meet The Teachers – The English Department

16th November 2020

What makes King Alfred School so special? Ask any of our students and they’ll say ‘the teachers’ – so we thought we’d peek behind the curtain and find out a bit more about some of our fabulous teachers. Alex Marrion – Head of Department Alex has been Head of English at KAS for the last…

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…

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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