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Head’s Blog – AGM speech 2022

21st February 2022

Head Robert Lobatto gave this speech at the recent AGM of The King Alfred School Society:   Tucked away in a semi-subterranean space and nestled between the Photography Studio and the stationery cupboard is a small, air-conditioned room.  Inside, you find treasure, not of the shiny sparkling pirate variety, but photographs, documents and artefacts that…

Message from Robert – 22 January

25th January 2021

Reflecting on a week with some high points and looking forward to when we might be able to return to site – Head, Robert shares this week’s video message.

Message from Robert – 10 January

11th January 2021

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

Message from Robert – 5 January

6th January 2021

With the last minute announcement of school closures lasting until half term – Robert looks ahead to the challenges of the next six weeks and how we will face them together as a community.

Head’s Blog –
‘The Terror’ of exam-driven assessment

1st October 2020

As part of the Rethinking Assessment group, our Head, Robert, is helping to drive conversations around GCSE reform. Rethinking Assessment is a group of state, independent and special schools, business people, academics and stakeholders, united in the desire to create something fairer and more fit for purpose than the current exam-driven system. Robert’s latest blog…

Head’s Blog – Thoughts on the 2020 exam fiasco

24th August 2020

The last week has been very challenging for students, families and schools throughout the country. How did we get into this mess and what lessons can we learn for the future? The algorithm On paper, the algorithm seemed like a good idea. It had two main aims. The first was to prevent grade inflation and…

Message from Robert – 8 June

8th June 2020

Robert reflects on the re-opening of the school buildings and on how the school is responding to the events around the killing of George Floyd and the lessons we can all learn.

Message from Robert – 11 May

11th May 2020

Following the Prime Minister’s announcement last night – Robert shares how the school will address the challenges of a potential return of pupils to the site and how the KAS Connected Education of ALL pupils will continue and evolve.

Message from Robert – second holiday update

17th April 2020

As the Easter Break comes to an end, Robert finds inspiration in our history and looks forward to the new term.

Message from Robert – Good Friday update

10th April 2020

Robert isn’t in school this week as it’s the Easter Holiday – in this holiday update he reflects on what we’ve learnt so far about online learning and how the KAS community are finding their way together in this new educational landscape.

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