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Y3 Overcome Their Nerves To Perform

19th May 2022

After Y3 performed their Callover ‘Ocean Commotion’ they took some time to reflect on the experience. Their notebooks show their pride in what they’ve achieved!

A Day For Dawn

10th May 2022

On a sunny May afternoon we gathered Dawn’s family, Old Alfredians, former and current staff, parents past and present in the Main Hall in memory of the warm, bright and compassionate woman whose impact as Head of KAS is a great legacy. Guests were invited to share their stories and memories of how Dawn touched…

Talking Shakespeare With Year 7

6th May 2022

Our Year 7 students aced the ISA Shakespeare Monologue competition! There were two categories – Learnt Monologue and Original Monologue where students were tasked with writing their own speech based on a character from a Shakespeare play. Huge congratulations to Polly K who came FIRST in the KS3 Original Monologue category: The judges said: First…

Year 2 Trashion Show Is Stylish Success

31st March 2022

Year two put on an amazing Callover themed around saving the planet. Both Y2 classes came together to share some useful info on recycling and why it’s important for all of us to take a look and see what we can do to make a difference. There were amazing poems written in the shape of…

Music, Music, Everywhere!

24th March 2022

Students from Y6 upwards took part in one of the regular informal concerts in the Music Department earlier this month. The concerts, hosted by our fabulous team of music teachers, give students a chance to hone their performance skills and get used to playing in front of an audience. Here Piano teacher Sophie accompanies a…

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…

Willow Wonder Wall

24th February 2022

Design Technology technician Chris Raymond has been working with students from Years 6 and 7 to create this beautiful living willow hedge which will form the entrance to the treehouse. Complete with ‘igloo’ areas to play in, it should prove popular with students for years to come as it grows and the new growth will…

Hatching Plans With Year 2

12th January 2022

Year 2 had some new names on the register last term; Brian and Wilder two newly hatched Frizzle Chicks. Students hatched the chicks in school, and they spent their first couple of months living in the Year 2 classroom. Teacher Natalie said: “The chicks joined us for circle time on the carpet where we made…

Trampolining Bounces Back

13th December 2021

This term the PE team have been so excited to be able to re-introduce trampolining to the curriculum. The students have been developing their skills and practicing the Barnet competition routine in Choice, with some of our Year 7s also having the opportunity to take part in their gymnastics classes this half term. The students…

T-Shirt Designs Show Love of Languages

24th November 2021

The MFL Department recently ran a t-shirt design competition around European Day of Languages. Students in Key Stage 3 were invited to come up with designs which represented what learning different languages means to them. The eventual winner was Y7 student Nathaniel! Congratulations. This is his design, representing Europe and the richness all languages bring….

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