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, […]

Year 8 Trip to Ypres

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Over half term, some of our budding Year 8 historians visited Ypres to develop their learning of World War One from their History lessons. The students were able to explore the preserved trenches, awe at the artefacts in the various museums and remember the sacrifice of Allied and German soldiers at their respected cemeteries. However the […]

Rock Challenge 2019

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On Monday 11th February 70 students participated in this years 2019 Rock Challenge. The theme was based upon the ‘Evolution of Tituba’, a witch who was persecuted in the Salem Trial.. Throughout the day the performers, stage crew and production crew conducted themselves fantastically. We walked away with 6 awards: Best Stage Crew, Best Set […]

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 […]

Portsmouth Sports Awards Evening

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On 5th June,  we took a group of ALNS students to the Portsmouth Sports Awards evening.  It was a great evening of sporting celebration where many of our students were recognised for their sporting success.  These awards are very prestigious as our students have been recognised for their efforts from the Portsmouth School partnership. Awards […]

Year 7 Challenge Club Visit Copnor Primary School

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On Wednesday 4th July, 16 members of the Year 7 Challenge Club headed over to Copnor Primary School to take part in a new Mentoring project with Year 4 pupils.   What a bunch of stars all the students were! The pupils spent the afternoon discussing the progress they had made in school so far. […]

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 […]

School Play time

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Rehearsals are in full swing for our end of year School Production – Skools Out! This year you get 2 shows for the price of one. The first half of the evening will be “Our Day Out” and the second half will be another opportunity to see our brilliant 20 minute version of “Matilda”. The […]

Dance Department – trip to the New Theatre Royal

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On 9th May the dance department had a exciting trip to the New Theatre Royal. Dance students were invited on the trip to go and watch a professional dance company: Motion House.  They are a world class contemporary dance-circus company who have athletic physicality, powerful narratives and incredible digital imagery. Students were amazed by the performance and have used […]

Hampshire Schools Cup Final – Wednesday 23rd May

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The amazing year 8 football team have for the first time in ALNS history, made it to the final of the Hampshire Schools Cup Final. In even more exciting news, the venue for the final has now been confirmed as Portsmouth F.C’s home ground of Fratton Park. The final will be played on the evening […]

French School Visit!

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     On the 7th of February ALNS welcomed 29 pupils from Collège Saint Michel in Bourgoin Jallieu, which is near Lyon in France. They were befriended by Year 8 Admiral pupils, who showed them around the school and took them to lessons, as well as participating in bilingual quizzes and activities. We all discovered that […]

Year 9 Dance BTEC Trip

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  On Friday 23rd February, 15 Year 9 BTEC Dance students attended a careers day at, The Point Theatre, Eastleigh. The day consisted of a variety of fun workshops in: Contemporary Dance, Choreography, Physical Theatre and Drama Skills. The experience gave students an insight into career opportunities in the performing arts and in professional dance. […]