College Taster Day

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Year 10 students had the opportunity to have a taster day on Wednesday 17th July at Havant College, Highbury College, Southdowns College or Portsmouth College.  Students were able to select from a huge range of sessions to get a real experience of  ‘ a day at college’.    This is the start of students starting […]

Thorpe Park Visit

Geography Trip to Thorpe Park

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55 thrill-seeking students travelled to Thorpe Park as part of the Year 9 Geography curriculum. They spent the day exploring the park and tackling the rides, some even showed off their skills and won some cuddly toys to take home! A great day was had by all. 

RRSA Visit 2

RRSA Preschool Visit 2

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Our second visit to the Parade preschool took place on Monday 15 th June. The RRSA ambassadors played with children and talked about superheroes. They coloured in superhero pictures and talked about what super powers they would like to have and how superheroes work to help others. Then the children came up with their own […]

Visit June 2015


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Year 10 RE GCSE students visited the Jami mosque in Portsmouth on Tuesday 16th June where we met the Imam and observed the midday prayers. We also spent time chatting to local shopkeepers and shoppers in Fratton as they were preparing for Ramadan the Muslim month when fasting takes place. The students asked pertinent questions […]

RRSA Visit

RRSA Visit to the Parade Preschool

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A group of year 10 and year 8 students who are all RRSA student ambassadors at ALNS went to visit The Parade Preschool, Hilsea. The students prepared a session to look at the ideas of kindness, helping others and sharing with the pre-schoolers. The Parade Head was impressed with both the ambassadors and RRSA and […]

Southampton University

Institute of Cryogenics Visit

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Year 10 Resistant Materials students recently visited the Institute of Cryogenics in Southampton University. Students had the opportunity to observe realistic design processes in action as well as getting the chance to talk with University students about further education in Engineering. We would like to thank Southampton University for this unique opportunity.

Poland 2015 1

History Trip to Krakow in Poland

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At 4am on Monday the 6th April, 34 excited students and 4 sleepy staff members left Admiral Lord Nelson for Krakow in Poland to support their GCSE history studies.   Arriving in snow we immediately set out for some city culture and took in the Castle and the overview of this beautiful and historic city. […]

Gambia 2015

Gambia Trip 2015

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We’ve just got back from another fantastic trip to the Gambia. We took 35 students and 5 staff. It was over 40 degrees on occasions but that didn’t put the students off throwing themselves into the activities each day with enthusiasm.   We visited our two sponsored schools and it was amazing to see how […]

Bowlplex 10 March 2015

PD Visit to Gunwharf

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The students involved in the Broadside Intervention area took part in their 4th PD Day visit of the year on Tuesday 10th March.   Students selected a trip to Gunwharf Quays, and helped with the arrangements for the trip to take place.  During the day they were allowed some independent time to enjoy the shops […]

Duchess of Cambridge

Meeting the Duchess of Cambridge!

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  10 students from Year 9 had the lucky opportunity to meet Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge on the 12th February. Last October, the 1851 Trust ran an art project to paint a mural on the BAR construction site hoardings which our students took part in. The school and the artists were all […]


The Gambia Trip Easter 2015

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      Current information states that The Gambia is safe to travel to and the trip at Easter will be going ahead as planned. The situation will be reviewed as time goes on.   Please click the link below for more information.     ‘The Gambia has always been and continues to be an Ebola free country. […]