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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

‘Friends of ALNS’

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Thank you all for supporting the ‘Friends of ALNS’ this term. We have been able to donate books to The Science Department, visualisers to The Maths Department and have given a donation to The Performing Arts Team. Please find below the winners of our Easter Egg draw: Ticket Pink 397 – Mrs Etherington Ticket Pink […]

Young Engineers Lego Competition

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Last month the Computing Club competed against other schools to see who had the best young engineers. Students competed using their brains and two Lego Mindstorm’s kits that were kindly donated to us by AIRBUS. The competition was broken down into several categories; Speed Challenge, Team Work, Research Presentation and the Robotics Rescue Challenge. The […]

Teen Tech Event

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Ten Year 8 students attended the annual Teen Tech event at Portsmouth Guildhall on Thursday 18th May 2017. The Teen Tech event is an award winning insight into Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths industries which allows the students to take part in practical challenges, intriguing encounters and explore different industries and career possibilities. The event […]

Primary STEM Event

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On Monday the 9th November the members of the ALNS Challenge Club organized a session for primary schools (Westover and Copnor) to come to ALNS and take part in lots of challenging STEM activities. This included: bridge building; an acid and alkalis experiment; sweet destination; musical maths; tower building and parachute building. A competition was […]