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Tag: Sixth Form Life

Vocal Masterclasses for Sixth Form Students

15th November 2021

Sixth Formers singers who are on our UAL Extended Diploma in Performance and Production Arts and those taking Drama and Music were fortunate enough to have Vocal Masterclasses recently. First we had acclaimed opera singers Yvette Bonner, who teaches vocal studies at the Royal Academy of Music, and James Cleverton who is currently performing La…

New Sixth Form Centre Opened by Old Alfredian

30th September 2021

On Friday 24th September we celebrated the addition of a stunning new building to the Manor Wood campus. The new Sixth Form Centre was officially opened by Old Alfredian Ian Lush OBE, CEO Imperial Health Charity and Chair of NHS Charities Together .   At the ceremony Ian spoke about his links to the school which…

UAL Students Perform Pinter

28th April 2021

Our Y13 UAL students were glad to return to The Phoenix Theatre for their performance of Harold Pinter’s ‘Old Times’ which forms part of the Contemporary Theatre project element of the course. We spoke to them after their dress rehearsal to find out about the play and how the performance went. Harriet: We chose the…

New Sixth Form Centre nears completion

26th April 2021

We can’t wait for our New Sixth Form Centre to be fully open and the day is fast approaching. With all the building work completed it’s the final touches which are now being worked on. From flooring to furniture, painting to power points and all the other things which will make this an amazing space…

Bringing History to Life

19th January 2021

Mark Levy joined Y13 historians (via Zoom) to talk about his experiences during the Freedom Summer. “Mark Levy was a volunteer in the Mississippi Freedom Summer of 1964 and he spoke to us because we’re learning about Civil Rights and Race Relations in the USA. It was interesting to find out about the complexity of the…

Let’s make up

18th January 2021

Back in October with students in school and in bubbles, Sixth Form students studying the UAL Performing Arts Diploma and those doing Theatre Studies were able to take part in a stage and screen makeup workshop as part of their courses. It happened to coincide with our regular photographer Emma Ziff popping in for the…

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…

New Sixth Form Centre on track for Spring opening

8th October 2020

The new Sixth Form Centre is on track to be completed before the end of this school year – great news for the current Y13 students who will get to use the new building before they head off into the wider world. The new centre will house a welcoming common room with a sheltered outdoor…

KAS Sixth Form Centre: A vision for the future

14th November 2018

Our Sixth Form is often described as the highlight of the KAS experience. Our inspirational teachers cover 26 academic subjects, provide a rich variety of extra-curricular activities, and build a strong sense of community. So that our students can fully reach their academic potential, maximise their enjoyment of school, and be well-prepared for the next…

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