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  • 05/04/2019
    USPs

    In schools we talk about our USPs. If some are unfamiliar with yet another acronym (there are so many in education), a Google search suggests that USPS stands for ‘United States Postal Service’, which is self-explanatory, or ‘United States Power Squadrons’ which is something to do with boats. Clearly this does not help much. As I’m sure many of you will know, USPs in our context stands for Unique Selling Points (or Proposition). This term was originally used in the 1940s to explain a pattern of successful advertising that might convince customers to switch brands. In other words, a definition

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  • 25/02/2019
    A Junior School Perspective – Classics

    By Samuel, AKS Juniors After hearing that Anna had got through to Classical Association final, I wanted to go and hear her speak – and see who would win… Anna went up first and she started talking about the Rosetta Stone. She thought it was a good ancient object talk about because it was very interesting. The first thing she said about it was that it had three different languages on it, French Egyptian and Greek ( her favourite language) Her next artefact was the Lapith + centaur carving it was a carving that showed the centaur attacking the Lapith

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  • 25/01/2019
    International Day

    After weeks of planning AKS had its first International Day lunch on 16th January. Thank you to Isla, our Year 11 student, who first proposed the idea for this event and to our team of students, parents and catering staff for creating such a successful celebration of international cultures through the medium of food. This event brought the spirit of internationalism to the school in a way that instantly connected with many of the pupils. We are grateful to the parents who supported the initiative by preparing the food, providing recipes and serving the dishes on the day. Isla (Year

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