Winter Sports Day 2015

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Winter Sports Day

Another sunny & successful Winter Sports day saw students perform across the activity range. Great Salterns was invaded with footballers & cross country runners. ALNS played host to students in Netball, Hockey, Table Tennis, Dance, Gymnastics & Basketball.   As always the ALNS staff were superb … with many stepping in to make up the […]

Big Cookathon 2015

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Cookathon 2015

Scores of people chopped, stirred and diced their way to a speedy biryani dish in a day-long Cookathon at Admiral Lord Nelson School.   The Cookathon aimed to teach people how to cook a healthy, quick and easy recipe using fresh food.   As part of the Children’s Food Trust BIG Cookathon 2015, during lesson […]

Sports Day – Tuesday 10.03.15

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Winter Sports Day

Students should wear the correct PE kit to school on the day.   They can wear tracksuit bottoms and the school sweatshirt for warmth NOT a tracksuit top – especially hoodies.  Shorts must be black or they can wear black or navy tracksuit bottoms.  No alternative!!  Socks should also be black – normal PE kit […]

Fair Trade Cooking

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Fair Trade

As a fair trade school we have been involved in Fair trade fortnight. On Thursday year 7 students were given the opportunity to learn about fair trade and were able to cook using fair trade ingredients with Mrs Bartlett and the canteen staff.   Thank you to everyone involved!             […]

Launch of the Garden Challenge

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Garden Challenge

On Tuesday 3rd March, the Garden Challenge was launched at ALNS.   9 students are taking part in the Garden Challenge with adult mentors (community allotment holder, caretaker, teachers, support staff, catering manager & Andrew Beecher), and are competing to win a 7″ Android Tablet donated by Novatech.   What is the competition about? The Garden […]

Appointment of Headteacher and Executive Headteacher at ALNS

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    Dear Parents, On behalf of the Salterns Academy Trust, I am pleased to inform you that Steven Labedz has been appointed as the Executive Headteacher.    Following the recent recruitment for Headteacher at Admiral Lord Nelson School I am delighted to announce the appointment of Nys Hardingham.                […]

Year 10 Students Help Develop App

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App Development

BP (British Petroleum) and ‘Everywoman’ – a global women’s network who produce products and services to advance women in business, are working to launch an app called Modern Muse aimed at helping young women explore future career opportunities, be advised by Muses – women mentors already in those roles, and in some cases offer work […]

Scarlet Fever

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Due to an unusually high number of Scarlet Fever cases being reported both nationally and locally, we would like to draw your attention to the symptoms and what you should do if you think your child has contracted the infection.   Symptoms Symptoms of scarlet fever generally take two to five days to appear after infection. The illness often […]

World Book Day – 5th March

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World Book Day takes place on Thursday 5th March 2015, and as a school we’re getting involved to make the most of this special occasion.   World Book Day celebrates the joy and value of books and reading, especially for young people. To help get them started on their reading journey, students will receive a […]

Fair Trade Fortnight!

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  For the next two weeks it is Fair Trade fortnight. As a fair trade school we fully support the fair trade ideals of making life fair for everyone in particular the producers of the goods we buy.   Fairtrade is about better prices, decent working conditions and fair terms of trade for farmers and […]

Year 9 University Workshop

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On the first two periods of an otherwise normal Monday morning, a class of year nine students were selected to partake in a couple of workshops hosted by students studying various artistic subjects. After introductions, the group was split in two and each half was given a lesson to complete each activity. Firstly, we focused […]

Meeting the Duchess of Cambridge!

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Duchess of Cambridge

  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 […]

Year 11 Maths Revision Information

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Maths Revision

Electronic copies of the exam papers, revision questions and solutions given to students on the Maths PD Day are available on the school website. They can be found in:Learning – Departments – Mathematics – Year 10 & 11 Curriculum. Then at the bottom of the page there is a link for: Year 11 Maths Revision […]

Year 11 Mock Exams – February 2015

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Dear Parents/Guardians   I wanted to make you aware that your child will be partaking in their Mock examinations from Monday 23rd February 2015 for approximately one and a half weeks.  Please see the timetable attached below, which will help you support your son/daughter with revision appropriate to the exams that they will be taking.   All Year 11 […]

Ypres Trip – Reminders

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Meeting at school bright and early Thursday morning at 5:45am! Need to bring packed lunch for the first day Have any medication in your back pack Wellies in a separate bag Don’t forget plug adapters Warm clothes and a proper coat! Euros (10 euros needed for the museums)   You can take ipods, iphones etc […]

Careers Fair and Curriculum Evening

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Thanks to all the parents who attended the careers fair yesterday. We had hundreds of students and parents from all different year groups coming to speak to the Colleges, Universities and other organisations represented.   We hope all the Year 9 parents found the Curriculum Evening valuable and that they can help to guide their […]