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Meet the teachers – The PE Department

7th January 2021

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 again and find out a bit more about the teachers in trainers (or the PE Department as we like to call them). Lauren Weston – Director of Sport New…

New faces in the Upper School

6th October 2020

This term we’ve welcomed two new members of teaching staff to the Upper School. Lauren Weston joins us as Director of Sport (with some big Edo-shaped shoes to fill!) and Eileen McDonagh is taking over from Rita, another KAS legend, by stepping into the Geography Department. We caught up with them for a chat: Lauren…

Sailing Away – saying goodbye to Edo

8th July 2020

After 30 years at KAS, we’re sad to say goodbye to Head of PE, Edo. Here, colleague Claire Murphy pays tribute to a true KAS legend. “Edo left Croatia (then Yugoslavia) at 25, heading first to Germany and Switzerland to work on sports camps, before joining KAS as PE teacher in September 1990. At that…

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