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  • 06/02/2019
    Celebrating Academic Achievement

    At AKS we often talk about ‘Academic Ambition’. Our teachers find that challenging students to aim high translates into fantastic examination results. This was reflected last summer in our students achieving nearly five times the national average grade 9s at GCSE, with very strong ‘value-added’ scores, as well as the best A level results in the area. These comparative figures were published recently in the local media, results that led to such successful progression onto so many competitive university courses. I am also very proud of the way in which Academic Ambition comes alive in our Junior School. Our staff

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  • 16/01/2019
    A ‘Storybook of History’

    Two of our students and sisters (Anna, Year 8 and Penelope, Year 4) are regulars at the Classical Association lectures, which placed them in an excellent position to report on the 5th Anniversary Presidential Lecture with Academic, Author and Broadcaster, Professor Michael Scott. They are pictured with Katrina (founding member of the Association and AKS Alumni), Professor Michael Scott and Mr. Walton. Classical Association Presidential Lecture, 10th January, 2019 An overview by Anna, Year 8 and interview with Penelope Year 4. For our fifth year running and the largest branch of the Classical Association in the UK, I’d say that

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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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