Thank you to Henry for delivering an interesting & topical talk about human rights in Qatar during today’s Diversity & Inclusion Society meeting. The talk set the stage for a thought-provoking discussion between pupils and staff about cultural differences, respect & human rights.
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Thank you very much to @WomackPhilip for visiting today. As a critically acclaimed author of fiction, he shared his experiences & read from his books Wildlord, Double Axe & The Arrow of Apollo. Pupils enjoyed delving into the world of fiction writing & asked some great questions.
Our Main School Production School of Rock premieres this Wednesday! Seats are limited but there's still time to book your tickets via the link if you haven't yet done so - it promises to be an amazing spectacle! bit.ly/3TZ0pBJ
Here's a sneak peek from the rehearsal:
A big thank you to @harrybakerpoet for his fantastic Spoken Poetry Performance (with a bit of maths) in the BLR. Now a full-time poet and spoken word artist, he became the youngest-ever Poetry World Slam Champion in 2012 and pupils greatly enjoyed his performance! #poetry
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First Formers enjoyed a fascinating talk about Jewish Life from Rabbi Berger as part of their #RPE curriculum & #InterfaithWeek. The Rabbi shared interesting information about Judaism, showed pupils important symbolic Jewish items & answered impressive questions.
Good luck to all mathematicians who started their Senior Kangaroo this morning! Following the Senior Mathematical Challenge, the Senior Kangaroo is a mathematical challenge focussing on solving interesting problems. All Gold certificate winners have been invited to take part.
Last night a group of pupils took part in the Interfaith event for #InterFaithWeek at @StAlbansCath. Pupils took the audience on a journey of reflection and shared readings and songs on the theme of peace and justice.
Today we welcome our local Partnership schools for their weekly swimming lessons in our pool. Our coaches help them meet their National Curriculum swimming targets, build confidence in the water & develop a love of swimming.
This morning, the School held its annual Act of Remembrance. After a commemoration service in the Abbey, wreaths were laid at the War Memorial and a moment of silence was held to remember those who gave their todays so that we may have our tomorrows.
Congratulations to Henry and Ethan for winning the Form 4.6 Reading Challenge! Both read three books last month & were suitably rewarded with two books to keep on reading. Other pupils didn't go home empty-handed & received some treats. Well done & thank you to all participating.
There are still tickets available for the Lower Sixth Improvisation Show (age 14+) on Thursday at 7pm. The stage is set and pupils are ready to entertain you! Any kind donations will go towards the Edinburgh Fringe trip in 2023. Book your tickets via: bit.ly/3NMih1p
Third and Fourth Formers enjoyed an evening at the @E_N_O in the magnificent surroundings of the London Coliseum. For most of the boys, this was their first trip to the opera - and what better way to start than Puccini's Tosca? #ENOTosca
Thank you to scientific associate at the Natural History Museum, Dr Lyal (OA 1970), for a fascinating lecture! Dr Lyal discussed his entomology research & how the work of museums & collections relates to global combatting of biodiversity loss & supporting sustainable development.
Upper Sixth Form Chemists enjoy learning about cutting-edge Chemistry and how it impacts the world around us. Talks include Nerve Agents, Atmospheric chemistry, battery chemistry and the periodic table.
A Level Chemistry students are enjoying an interesting lecture series of Science: Live! in London. Five chemists discussed burning issues and showcased the latest research, taking students from key concepts to cutting-edge science and future directions in style.
We were delighted to recently welcome staff and pupils from St Alban’s College in Buenos Aires in Argentina to St Albans School. We look forward to more opportunities to partner with you in the future.
Second and Third Form Classicists have begun their adventure along Hadrian’s Wall with a stop off in sunny Chester. Pupils enjoyed exploring the ancient ruins of the 20th Legion of Diva.
Well done to our First Form choir for their wonderful performance of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat on Wednesday evening! Pupils really enjoyed the opportunity to be part of the colourful production.
Lower Sixth Formers presented on a variety of Classical topics in a symposium including a discussion on topics ranging from ‘Emperor Augustus: how to be a tyrant’ to ‘What is in a word’. All students asked thought-provoking questions, which facilitated lively debates throughout.
a Self Defence workshop giving them practical skills to defend themselves if ever needed and had presentations from Shaun Attwood on his own life lessons and the Naked Truth Project on the impact porn use could have on their health and relationships. (2/2)
Upper Sixth Formers had their PSHEE Day focussing on Health and Safety as they begin to get ready for life beyond St Albans School. They had a busy First Aid training session, focussing on CPR, medicines, sexual health and alcohol poisoning (1/2)
This afternoon, Sixth Form students presented a cheque of the funds raised during our Founders’ Day Service, to Watling View School, a maintained special school in St Albans catering for pupils with a wide range of complex & profound learning difficulties.