Year 8 History Independent Learning

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Year 8 history student’s were tasked to do a creative task for their independent learning focusing on an aspect they have been studying, some choosing to focus on the trenches whilst others decided to reflect on their recent visit to Ypres. Bellow are some examples of the excellent effort pupils put into their work Ms. […]

ALNS Cultural Capital

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Over the past few weeks every department at ALNS has looked at what they offer in terms of Cultural Capital. Our cultural capital helps form our understanding, knowledge, experiences, thoughts and opinions. It helps us achieve goals, become successful, try different things and share our experiences with others. Cultural Capital helps us achieve goals, become […]

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 […]

Year 10 Mock interviews – Volunteers wanted!

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We are looking for volunteers to help out with our Year 10 Mock Interviews on Tuesday 12 March we would like to ask if you or any of your colleagues would be willing to support us. The interviews will be running from 8.45 to 1.45 (there are breaks during the day). I appreciate that this […]

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, […]

ALNS Presents: FAME!

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There are just 4 weeks of rehearsals left until this year’s amazing School Play is performed in the Drama Studio. The cast are all working hard rehearsing almost every night after school. They are very excited to be performing at the Guildhall next Wednesday night as part of Soundsational where they will be performing the […]

Down Syndrome Awareness Week (18th – 24th March)

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The Portsmouth Down Syndrome Association provides a free School Advisory Service and Training for over 70 schools in Portsmouth and surrounding areas.  Monday 18th – Sunday 24th March is Down Syndrome Awareness Week and we are asking for your help to raise awareness by ‘liking’ them on Facebook  and Twitter!   To find out more […]

Non-School Uniform Day Postponed

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The non-school uniform day that was due to take place on Thursday 7th March has been postponed to Thursday 14th March.  Students are expected to be wearing their school uniform on Thursday 7th March.

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 […]

Message from the Friends of ALNS

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The winner of the Drink Hamper was Mrs Warren. Sponsor forms for the Comic Relief/ALNS event on 15th March will be available from Mrs Andrews before school next week in The Mall. All participating students will gain Individual and House Points and the opportunity to win a prize. This as well as helping good causes […]

Personal Development Day Six

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The sixth Personal Development Day of the year was held on Friday 15th Feb, just before half term and it was another fantastic day for everyone with yet more visitors into school and another international trip running, this time for Year 8. Year 7 had a day focused on “Looking after YOU!” They had 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 […]

Fame Production Rehearsals

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WHEN? WHAT? WHERE? WHO? MON 25TH FEB DANCE DRAMA STUDIO ALL CAST TUES 26TH FEB ACTING DRAMA STUDIO MAIN CAST TUES 26TH FEB DANCE DANCE STUDIO DANCERS WEDS 27TH FEB SINGING MUSIC ALL CAST MON 4TH MARCH DANCE DRAMA STUDIO ALL CAST TUES 5TH MARCH ACTING DRAMA STUDIO MAIN CAST TUES 5TH MARCH DANCE DANCE […]