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‘Friends of ALNS’ – Upcoming Events

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The ‘Friends of ALNS’ intent to continue this academic year as we ended the last, providing resourced to benefit all students and staff at the school. We hope we can enlist your support in fulfilling as many as possible. Below are some of the events we have in the diary already and we look forward […]

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Sports Mark Gold!

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What better way to round off a hugely successful year than with even more great news? This year we completed the Sainsburys Sports Mark* application, which is a detailed process of analysing our sporting provision here at Admiral Lord Nelson School.  This ranks us nationally against other schools with regards to amount of in school and […]

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School Productions – Matilda and Our day out!

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In the last full week of term the Drama department staged one of our most ambitious productions to date. 2 shows; Our Day Out and Matilda in one night! After months of rehearsals we finally performed to almost full houses for 3 evenings. Students had all worked so very hard to create 2 amazing productions […]

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End of 2018 Letter from the Headteacher

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Dear Parents As the academic year 2017-18 draws to a close, I look back on an incredibly successful year. I am astounded by how much we have achieved as a result of the excellent teamwork that exists here at Admiral Lord Nelson School between students, staff, parents and volunteers. It has been another amazing term, which […]

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End of term arrangements – Tuesday 24th July 2018

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Dear Parents, We will be holding Celebration assemblies in the morning of the 24th July, 2018 and are planning to dismiss all students at midday for their Summer break. Students are being asked to empty their lockers to allow them to be cleaned before they return in September. Yours sincerely, Matthew Hutton Deputy Headteacher

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Mary Rose win Summer Sports Day!

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On Wednesday 18th July we had our Summer Sports Day. It was a huge success with our students taking part in a range of different activities such as Athletics, Cricket, Rounders and Capture the flag. It was the first sports day in our new houses which made it ultra-competitive and very exciting. All of our […]

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GCSE Art, Textiles and Graphics Exhibition

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On the 5th July we held our annual GSCE Art, Textiles and Graphics exhibition showcasing the amazing work from our GCSE students. To add to the successes this year we have also displayed 3D work from the Resistant Materials students. The display of the work was beautifully arranged and displayed by the talented Design Technicians […]

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Tom from Bletchley Park visits ALNS!

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In July, we welcomed Tom from Bletchley Park which is the home of “the Codebreakers” and computer scientist and mathematician, Alan Turing. Alan Turing is well known as being the inventor of modern computing and a crucial figure in the Allied victory over Nazi Germany in WW2, through the breaking of the famous “Enigma code”. […]

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Incident outside school today

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At the end of school on Wednesday there was an incident involving the police outside the school. There had been an issue involving 4 youths on the nearby industrial estate and the police had been called to deal with them. The youths had ran from the police and a couple of them tried to mix […]

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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 […]

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New Bus Service for Academic Year 2018/2019

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Dear Parents, I am pleased to inform you that as of 2nd September 2018 that First Buses will be operating new route. The number 17 will run a start and finish service from South Parade Pier to Admiral Lord Nelson School. It will run via Copnor Bridge, Eastney Road, Eastney, Festing Road and South Parade […]

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Chi Rocks 2018

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On the 19th of June, ten music students from ALNS got on the train to Chichester for three days of intense music! We were off to attend Chi Rocks, a three-day song writing and marketing workshops with a live gig to close.   When we arrived, we were split into groups with 5-7 people from […]

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Design Exhibition – 5th July

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Thursday the 5th of July sees the design department exhibition which will showcase the Year 11 GCSE work. This will include items from Art, Graphics, Textiles and Resistant Materials. It is a great opportunity for family, friends and staff of the school to see the talent of our budding Artists and Designers here at ALNS. […]

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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 […]

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Help us go Virtual!

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https://rocket.fund/p/alns-virtualreality/ Virtual Reality really is the future of the classroom. Being able to take a class “outside” and view trees and plants in parts of the spectrum that the human eye cannot normally process, like ultra-violet, or being “inside” the lungs as they explore the respiratory system in detail is fantastic. How about visiting remote […]