Prom 2015

The Class of 2015 Prom Wednesday 24th June

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The Marriott Hotel in North Harbour proved a fitting venue to bring to an end 5 years at ALNS.   The girls looked stunning and the boys matched them with an array of colourful attire as they danced the night away.   We wish to thank all our Year 11 students attending for contributing to […]


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 […]


Prepare for Camp – PD Day

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Yesterday was so fun because there was lots of different; activities during lesson 1 we made a banner and that was good because we all joined in and wrote our names on the banner and personalised it for our tutor group ready to take on camp. Next we went down to drama and played lots […]


Heatwave Weather Warning

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The Met Office has issued a level 2 (alert and readiness) “heatwave is forecast” weather warning for the period between Mon 29 Jun 2015 to Fri 03 Jul 2015. With this in mind, we recommend that your child comes to school with a refillable water bottle. If they are due to participate in PE or […]

STEM Celebration Day

STEM Celebration Day

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Portsmouth University are inviting local schools to each bring 10 students to participate in an interactive STEM celebration day at the University of Portsmouth. The event will be held at Portsmouth University in conjunction with the Winchester Science Centre on Wednesday 15th July 2015.   This free event, aims to celebrate students’ achievements, inspire them […]

Mars Rover

Mars Rover to Visit ALNS!

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We are delighted that ALNS has been chosen to host a visit of a Mars Rover, which will be a key focus of the planned mission to the red planet in 2018. This amazing craft is being designed, developed and built by Airbus Defence and Space who have a large site in Portsmouth. STEM Ambassadors […]

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 […]

Changes to timings of School Day 2015-2016

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Dear Parents I am writing to inform you that we will be changing the timings of the school day slightly next year as we have decided to increase the length of our lessons from 50 minutes to 1 hour.  We believe that this will have a positive impact on your child’s learning and that they […]

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 […]

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Safeguarding – it’s everyone’s business!

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Portsmouth Safeguarding Week (22 – 28 June) is a vital way of raising awareness of safeguarding issues and an understanding that safeguarding is everyone business. Safeguarding means protecting people’s health, wellbeing and human rights, and enabling them to live free from harm, abuse and neglect. Abuse and neglect can happen anywhere – in a person’s […]

Practice Expedition 2015

Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Practice Expedition

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On the 13th and 14th of June, three Duke of Edinburgh’s Bronze Award groups took part in their practice expedition. The practice expedition is a similar format to the qualifying expedition, but is designed to find any skills that need to be developed or equipment faults, and also the groups had access to a staff […]

Early School Closure on Tuesday 23rd June 2015

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EARLY CLOSURE ON TUESDAY 23RD JUNE 2015   Dear Parents   I am writing to inform you that we are holding a special “Leavers” function for Year 11 students on the afternoon of Tuesday 23rd June 2015.   To enable us to set up the function we would like to close the school early for […]

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 […]


Year 6 Students and Parents Welcome

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6 JULY & 7 JULY: Year 6 Induction Days   On July 6th and 7th 2015 we will be welcoming our new Year 7 students for their induction days. These days are designed to give the Year 6 students a taster of the exciting challenges ahead for them. During the 2 days they will have […]


Leavers Hoodies and Leavers Books

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LEAVERS HOODIES 2015 If you would like to order a Leavers Hoody you must pay your money £20.00 in cash or cheque (made payable to Admiral Lord Nelson School) by Friday 12th June. The orders will take 4 weeks to be made and so you will receive them around the 12th July.   See Mrs […]