School of Sanctuary

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Admiral Lord Nelson School is applying to become the first School of Sanctuary in Portsmouth. This simply means that our school is exceptionally welcoming to children and families from all backgrounds, faiths and countries. A School of Sanctuary is a school that is committed to being a safe and welcoming place for all, including those seeking […]

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 […]


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, […]

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 […]

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. […]

Portsmouth College’s ‘Studio 101’ work with ALNS students

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ALNS BTEC Music classes in Years 9, 10 and 11 have had an exciting day working with Portsmouth College’s ‘Studio 101’ to record, compose and be creative with music this term. After the success of last year’s NCOP recording project, Portsmouth College together with Southern Universities Alliance secured funding to start a new project called […]

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 […]