King's St Alban's

15 January

Celebration Assembly 15th January 2021

We began today’s assembly with a fantastic piano performance of Grieg’s In The Hall of the Mountain King from Rory.  He played superbly and was definitely an inspiration to our many budding musicians!

Our full Celebration Assembly can be viewed below, but here are this week’s special mentions:



  • Mrs Thorp and Mrs Hadfield have been amazed by the work they have seen from ALL of our Reception children and Mrs Gunter congratulated them all on learning a new song in thier music lesson.


From Year 1

  • Kasvika for sending in videos of her excellent reading
  • Alban for super focus and for being kind and helpful to his friends
  • Zack for challenging himself in maths
  • Cerys for using this week’s story time as inspiration to draw a wonderful picture of a unicorn


From Year 2

  • Albert for his wonderfully imaginative creative writing about a polar bear
  • Skye, who always goes ‘above and beyond’ in all of her work
  • Marnie for an excellent week’s work on all subjects


From Year 3

  • Reuben, Phoebe, Aelwen, Charlotte, Florence, Lily G and Shreya for their excellent descriptions of an Aboriginal Rainbow Serpent
  • Monty, Ollie and Martha for super effort with some tricky problem solving in maths
  • Magnus for very impressive use of language in English
  • Humph for much improved independent working


From Year 4

  • Oliver for showing such determination and thinking very carefully in English
  • Emily for submitting some super project work
  • Emily, Leo, Ralphie, Erin, Jack, Sienna, Arthur and Eshal for writing excellent Mr Men books
  • Leo for his hard work and perseverance in maths
  • Ace for following instructions and using the tricks of the writer’s trade to improve her writing
  • Harry and Jack for consistently producing work of a very high standard
  • Georgia and Barnaby for super science work on skeletons
  • Oliver for making an outstanding Lego skeleton and also taking on board advice and completing all of his corrections in maths
  • Peter for an all-round excellent attitude to his learning
  • Sienna and Mortimer impressed Mrs Kilbey with their clear and accurate voice notes in French
  • Georgia, Ace and William for such neat presentation on their work on maps


From Year 5

  • Jack and Evie produced a poster about the KSA 10 Point Plan for good mental health
  • Liv and Mihika were congratulated on their delicious French menus, as were Felix and Jess who will receive their Head Teachers Awards in the post very shortly
  • Eddie wrote an excellent story about a selfish giant, taking on board feedback and producing an improved second draft
  • Olivia has worked very hard on her handwriting and made great improvements
  • As well as putting in huge effort in maths, Jess wrote a very entertaining weather report which certainly brightened Mrs Lewis’ day!
  • Alice, Ivy, Adil and Henry S worked hard on their times tables
  • Aiden, Ollie J, Olivia, Ivy, Lex, Harry, Henry S and Eamon impressed Mrs Pitts with their creative writing about climbing a rock face
  • Mihika, Ollie J, Seb, Taym, Lucia and Tommy worked incredibly well in maths when subtracting decimals
  • Ollie J and Henry S receive a Head Teacher’s Award for their creative writing
  • Lily, Harry, Felix and Jack were congratulated on the time and effort they put in to their maths, as was Aiden for his proactive approach
  • Harry, Alice, Henry and Liv created excellent character compositions in music


From Year 6

  • Well done to Angus on his immaculate presentation and accuracy when working on probability
  • Lilly-Mae for an excellent story titled “Snap Goes A Crocodile”
  • Benedict for his excellent ‘slow news day’ report about an escaped chicken!
  • Stephanie, Sazan and Jinc worked very hard when looking at direct and reported speech
  • Daniel wrote an excellent piece about how to write a newspaper report
  • Heidi produced clear and accurate maths
  • Willoughby submitted very neat long multiplication
  • Maheen produced excellent work on the area of triangles
  • Well done to Benedict, Florence and Evie on their maths work this week.
  • Benedict, Lilly-Mae, Gracie and Willoughby impressed Mrs Gunter with their research on composer John Cage


Sporting achievements

  • Well done Sam, on his Keepy Uppy challenge
  • Zara swam 10km and sent a lovely picture with her well-earned medals
  • Henry is going to row from school to Malvern and back again (without leaving home!), a distance of 32,000 metres.  He is currently 1000m in, so keep up the good work, Henry!