Inspirational Speaker from the world of football!

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Next Friday during Year 11 AF Period 3 we are hosting David Dein at Admiral Lord Nelson School. He was Former Chairman of Arsenal and the Football Association and comes with a great reputation as an inspirational speaker. If you would like to pop into the hall to hear him speak during Period 3 please […]

ALNS Cultural Capital

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Over the past few weeks every department at ALNS has looked at what they offer in terms of Cultural Capital. Our cultural capital helps form our understanding, knowledge, experiences, thoughts and opinions. It helps us achieve goals, become successful, try different things and share our experiences with others. Cultural Capital helps us achieve goals, become […]

Mr O’Neil cycles the length of Gambia

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During the half term I took part in a challenge which was to ride 440 kilometres in 7 days. I cycled this distance to raise money for the students of ALNS as there had been a unexpected expense in the trip to Gambia which could not have been foreseen. My target was to raise £500 […]

Year 10 Mock interviews – Volunteers wanted!

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We are looking for volunteers to help out with our Year 10 Mock Interviews on Tuesday 12 March we would like to ask if you or any of your colleagues would be willing to support us. The interviews will be running from 8.45 to 1.45 (there are breaks during the day). I appreciate that this […]

ALNS students visit the apprenticeship bus

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To celebrate National Apprenticeship Week and Careers Week our Year 11 students had the opportunity to hear firsthand from Apprentices from across the city completing some of the many Apprenticeships that are now available. The ‘Apprenticeship Bus’ visited ALNS this morning. Many students have now registered to receive updates and notifications of the latest vacancies, […]

Down Syndrome Awareness Week (18th – 24th March)

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The Portsmouth Down Syndrome Association provides a free School Advisory Service and Training for over 70 schools in Portsmouth and surrounding areas.  Monday 18th – Sunday 24th March is Down Syndrome Awareness Week and we are asking for your help to raise awareness by ‘liking’ them on Facebook  and Twitter!   To find out more […]

Personal Development Day Six

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The sixth Personal Development Day of the year was held on Friday 15th Feb, just before half term and it was another fantastic day for everyone with yet more visitors into school and another international trip running, this time for Year 8. Year 7 had a day focused on “Looking after YOU!” They had the […]

An exciting opportunity for anyone aged 16-30 ONE Youth Ambassadors

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ONE is a campaigning and advocacy organisation of more than nine million people around the world taking action to end extreme poverty and preventable disease, particularly in Africa. We believe the fight against poverty isn’t about charity, but about justice and equality. Whether lobbying political leaders in world capitals or running cutting-edge grassroots campaigns, ONE pressures […]

NCS Parents Meeting

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Parents attended the NCS (National Citizen Service) Information Evening at Admiral Lord Nelson School last night – a fabulous turnout with many signing up. The EARLY BIRD offer of £35.00 is only available until Friday 25th January!

Year 8 Challenge Club

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The Mentoring Project with Year 8 Challenge Club pupils and Year 4 and 5s from Copnor Primary School is going strong. On 11th December pupils met to engage in mentoring again, this time in the context of art. The pupils took part in a printing workshop led by Mr Spacagna. Pupils worked together creating Christmas wrapping paper. […]

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 […]

Design Ambassadors Become the Teachers

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This afternoon the Year 7 Cookery Club were skilfully led by our newly appointed Design Ambassadors from Year 10.They spent the afternoon session making Christmas food favourites under the watchful eye of Mrs Martin. Again, this is a wonderful example of how our Student Ambassadors are developing their leadership skills and love of learning in […]

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 […]