Alfriston Blog

Message from Mrs Male

Message from Mrs Male Dear Parents, It’s the end of the term, and Christmas is nearly upon us. We have had a wonderful time here at Alfriston, celebrating all things festive, and enjoying our many events and activities. It was especially nice to be able to welcome many of you into school to share some of these times with us. It seems such a long time ago that the whole school went on a trip to the seaside, and sat on the beach, but it was only at the start of this term. What a contrast to our latest whole…

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A Message from Mrs Male

A Message from Mrs Male Dear parents, Welcome to the final newsletter of the year.  We have enjoyed many events and activities, and have been pleased to be able to welcome you into the school to share some of these with us.  I was delighted to see so many of you attend our annual prizegiving, and very proud to be able to celebrate some of the many achievements made by our girls. One of our highlights was Sports Daywhen the girls competed in a wide range of sporting events, and we even had a bit of competition for which parent…

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Santa Dash

Santa Dash On Friday 8th December, the whole school took part in the annual Santa Dash following on from the Christmas Fayre festivities. The girls wore their house colours and each lap they completed earned them a house point for the house. Their enthusiasm and Christmas cheer was catching – fantastic participation from staff and pupils! The results for the winning house will be revealed in the end of term assembly.

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Staffing Updates for the Spring Term

Staffing Updates for the Spring Term We have some changes within our staffing here at Alfriston for the Spring term, we are pleased to welcome back Ms Owusu after maternity leave. We have two new members of staff supporting within the classroom, we are pleased to welcome Mrs Clark within Performing Arts and Mrs Child within Environmental Studies, we are sure they will settle in quickly bringing their skills and experience to their departments. Miss Gonzalez will finish her one term contract with us here at Alfriston this term, we all wish her well for the future. Miss West will…

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News from Post 16

News from Post 16 The Post 16 students have had an action-packed term full of Community Engagement placements at the likes of Wycombe Food Hub, The Ark Café, Age UK and Beaconsfield Heights Care Home, Community Network sessions at Bury Lodge, Lady Ryder Garden, One Can Trust, Great Missenden Primary School and the Walled Garden, Work Experience placements, College link courses and not to mention weekly Social Enterprise, Home Management, PE and other academic lessons. Monday afternoons have seen the students involved in Dance workshops, Yoga sessions and Art lessons where they have continued to develop their resilience, risk taking,…

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Students Shine in Drama and Filming Collaboration

Students Shine in Drama and Filming Collaboration In an exciting teamwork project, drama students, led by Mr. Fox, created two funny silent movie-style scenes. Meanwhile, Mrs. Denham’s filming group filmed and edited the project with skill. Ms. Devlin provided great support. Ms. Holmes from Stony Dean School brought along six students to join in the collaboration. The result was a cool blend of drama and film, showcasing the students’ talents. The collaboration demonstrated excellent teamwork and social skills from both groups, making it a fantastic learning experience for everyone involved.

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