The English Department organised a Shakespeare Fayre on 19 May – an immersive Renaissance experience for KS3 students. There was an array of activities for students to take part in, from acting to sonnet writing, costume design and Elizabethan games. The students really threw themselves in, encouraged to ask important questions about the challenges and affordances of the Bard’s wonderful works whilst also having fun. It was one to remember! (more…)
In February the year 7 students made pots out of newspaper and potted some salad leaves, chilies and tomato seeds. They have been putting together a garden as part of their enrichment and here are some of the rewards of their efforts. Please see the beautiful salad leaves and raddish grown by year 7.
We’re excited to announce that Elevate Education will be hosting a free webinar for our parents on Tuesday 23rd May at 6:00pm about how to help your child manage stress.
Elevate Education works with our students, delivering high impact workshops on study skills, motivation, wellbeing, and exam preparation. By tuning into their webinar series you will learn how you can help better support your children at home through reinforcing the skills they learn at school: (more…)
On Tuesday 25th April, two teams of our Year 12 students took part in the final of the ‘Artemis Profit Hunt’ challenge run by the Artemis Investment Management bank in Central London. (more…)
Twelve Year 12 students are members of the Brent Youth Ambassador programme which provides young people with an opportunity to learn about leadership, community engagement and social issues. These meetings have been held on a monthly basis throughout the year with other local schools and involve discussions, workshops and activities aimed at developing young people’s skills and knowledge. (more…)
We are delighted to announce that our Head of Careers, Mr Rayleigh, has been shortlisted for the UK Career Development Award for Careers Leader of the Year! (more…)
On Wednesday, 19th April, our school hosted an excellent Careers Fair for the KS3 students in the sports hall at Ealing Road. There were almost 20 companies attending including McDonalds, John Lewis, Balfour Beatty, Barclays and the Army and there were a wide range of different professions represented such as: Health, finance, engineering, artists, acting, construction and retail. (more…)
Last week our students were very excited to take part in Earth Day 2023, the world’s largest environmental movement. The theme of this year was Invest in our Planet and focused on bringing everyone together to recognize our collective responsibility to help accelerate the transition to an equitable, prosperous green economy for all. It engaged more than 1 billion people, governments, institutions, and businesses who took part in the event. (more…)
On Thursday April 20th, Alperton welcomed the London Fire Brigade, London Ambulance Service and the Metropolitan Police to our school. Year 9 students took part in workshops about road safety, staying safe from serious violence, and what services are available in emergencies. (more…)
The music GCSE group along with some talented year 9 students attended a performance of Mahler’s Symphony No.2 as part of a Philharmonic Orchestra performance titled Transcendences. The music was thought provoking and emotive. The students gasped at the sights of the Royal Albert Hall and the streets of Kensington as they took in the sights.
At the end of the performance, which received a standing ovation, a few audience members took the time to come over to congratulate our students on their impeccable behaviour throughout the 2 hour sitting.