IET Faraday Challenge

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Year 8 students had the opportunity to take part in this year’s IET Faraday Challenge. The IET is one of the world’s leading professional societies for the engineering and technology community. The Faraday Challenge Days give students across the UK the opportunity to research, design and create solutions to genuinely tough engineering problems. This year’s […]

Garden Club Bonfire

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One of the fun features of previous weeks was the Garden Club bonfire, which was held after school. Prizes were awarded to the winner & runners up of the cooking competition from last week. The students then enjoyed toasted marshmallow smores, garlic bread & roasted chestnuts all cooked in the open fire. A great time […]

Soccer Aid Playground Challenge

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  On Friday 8th June schools up and down the country took part in UNICEFs Playground Challenge for Soccer Aid. As a Rights Respecting School we decided that we wanted to try and raise as much money as possible for UNICEF knowing that the UK government was going to match whatever we made so the […]

ALNS visit No.10 Downing Street!

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On Wednesday 6th June all 15 of the Right’s Respecting Ambassadors were invited to Number 10 Downing Street to build their own version of UNICEFs Playground Challenge, teach it to the Soccer Aid teams and MPs and to meet the Prime Minister Theresa May.   It was an exceptionally proud day for us. We were […]

ALNS taking the lead

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Last year ALNS became a Global Learning Expert Centre and received the highest level of the International Schools Award in recognition of the work we do as a Rights Respecting School and our Global education of our students. Part of our role as an Expert Centre is to share our work with other schools and […]

ALNS wins debating competition!

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28, Year 8 and Year 9 students have been taking part in UNLOCs You Speak programme over the past few weeks. The programme was delivered by a member of Unloc Student Voice Academy who ran 2 intensive days with the students to develop their communication skills and put them into action through debating. The course […]

ALNS Theatre Company highlight the UNCRC

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Every year ALNS Theatre Company run by the BTEC Acting students stage a thought provoking piece of issue-based theatre to an invited audience. This year they chose to workshop the play “One Million to Stop the Traffik” by Mark Wheeler. One million to… STOP THE TRAFFIK tells true stories of people who are trafficked. Sunni […]

Visit from Professor David Wilson

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Professor Wilson Visit

On Wednesday 28th April, Years 9, 10 and 11 students were fortunate enough to have the opportunity to meet Professor David Wilson.  Professor Wilson is Professor of Human Developmental Genetics within Medicine at the University of Southampton. Professor Wilson was appointed to the Chair of Human Developmental Genetics in 2000. He completed general professional training […]

Council of Portsmouth Students and ALNS

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On Monday 23rd April 4 students once again headed to a CoPs meeting to represent the views of all ALNS students. This time we were at Portsmouth Grammar School with about 50 students representing secondary schools from the city to share ideas and demonstrate true Student Voice in action. The day started with ice breakers […]

Chris Lubbe at ALNS!

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During Aspiring Futures on Wednesday 9th May Year 10 were fortunate enough to hear the inspirational Chris Lubbe share his life story. Chris talked about his life and his experiences and how he has arrived at this point in his life: “My life began in the rural surroundings of Port St Johns, in the eastern […]

Follow us on social media!

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Did you know Admiral Lord Nelson School is now on social media? Follow us on your network of choice to see the latest news and information. Plus, we’re trialling something new this holiday – our teams on the various trips (The Gambia and the ski trip) will be updating live with photos and videos throughout […]

Hampshire Mock Trials

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On Saturday 17th March, 14 students from Year 9 went to Southampton Crown Court to compete in the Hampshire Mock Trials against schools from Southampton, Winchester and Salisbury. Mock Trials competitions give young people the chance to experience the drama of the court room first hand. Students work in teams to prepare their case and […]

PD Day Three – 19th October 2017

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PD Day 3

  PD Day three took place on Thursday 19th October. The day was quite simply amazing with staff and students experiencing a range of new activities, learning in different ways, having their opinions challenged and engaging with a huge amount of visitors in the school all sharing their experiences and knowledge with us. Year 7 […]

Careers Fair

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Careers Fair

  On Thursday 21st September,  we held our annual Careers Fair for Year 10 and 11 as part of the Information Evening.  There were representatives from a number of colleagues, training providers and employers.  The event was attended by a high number of parents and students from both year groups where they were able to speak with […]

Apprenticeship Open Evening

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Apprentice Open Evening

Airbus Defence and Space in Portsmouth are having an Apprenticeship Open Evening on Wednesday 16th of November. This is aimed at anyone from school leaver + that are passionate about Engineering, Science, Maths and Technology. Please see the poster (click here to open) for more details.