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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 […]

Drama

Macbeth Live at Admiral Lord Nelson School

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On Thursday 22nd March, Year 9 and Year 11 students had the wonderful opportunity to see Shakespeare’s Macbeth performed live in school by the fantastic Box Clever theatre company. Year 9 enjoyed this experience as part of their PD day ‘Hubble Bubble Toil and Trouble’ during which they explored the language and characters of some […]

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‘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 […]

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School Improvement Planning: 2018-2021

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Dear Parent, I am writing to inform you that we have now completed our School Improvement Planning process for this year. Thank you to all parents who provided us with feedback last month which helped to guide the Senior Leadership Team and Governors in identifying our priorities for the development of our school over the […]

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Hampshire Mock Trials

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On Saturday 17th March, 14 students from Year 9 went to Southampton Crown Court to compete in the Hampshire Mock Trials against schools from Southampton, Winchester and Salisbury. Mock Trials competitions give young people the chance to experience the drama of the court room first hand. Students work in teams to prepare their case and […]

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Down Syndrome Awareness Week

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Portsmouth Down Syndrome Association provides a free School Advisory Service and Training for over 70 schools in the region, as well as a range of specialist educational services and social opportunities.   This week is Down Syndrome Awareness Week (19th – 25th March).  Please help Portsmouth DSA to raise awareness and funds by ‘liking’ them on […]

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Matilda at Soundsational!

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On Wednesday 14th March 2018, most of the cast of our school production Matilda, performed at the Soundsational event at the Guildhall in Portsmouth. Soundsational is a celebration of Music and Performance which secondary schools and colleges in the city can attend and perform something from their Performing Arts team. We saw lots of choirs […]

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BBC School Report

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On Wednesday 14th March, ALNS students spent the day finding, writing and reading the news, for the BBC School Report. They didn’t have to look far to find some incredible news stories including; Ms Lucas’ Influential Women Award, the school’s work with The Gambia and the recent snow day. Matthew said: “It’s really tense trying […]

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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 […]

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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 […]