Videos tagged with King Alfred

FAMILY LIFE IN THE CONGO

FAMILY LIFE IN THE CONGO

Oliver grew up in the Congo but was sent abroad for his education so that he could eventually return to run the family business. However the Congo is now a dangerous place to be, and Oliver is settled in London with his family. He now works as a chef at the King Alfred Scool in Golders Green. He would still like to return one day, but was asked if he would be afraid to do so.......

JONAH KAPLAN'S

JONAH KAPLAN'S "WHO DO YOU THINK YOU ARE?

The pupils of King Alfred's School in Golders Green recently held a Heritage Day in which they were asked to find out what they could about the background to their families. This is Jonah's story, as told to the Head-teacher, Dawn Moore.

Fleeing from the Nazis in 1938

Fleeing from the Nazis in 1938

This is part 2 of Harry's story of fleeing from the Nazis in 1938, as told to the children of the King Alfred School in Golders Green. It includes the kids' questions about what life was like for him during and after the war, and ends with an arresting and salutary thought

HOW A LAND-LOCKED SCHOOL CAME TO TAKE UP SAILING!

HOW A LAND-LOCKED SCHOOL CAME TO TAKE UP SAILING!

How does a land-locked school between Hampstead and Golders Green in north London develop a fine tradition of sailing? Physics teacher and sailing-enthusiast John Peisley tells the story to Dermot Murnaghan. And by the way, this is John's last year at the school and it's plain that he will be sorely missed!

Niamh's

Niamh's "Who Do You Think You Are?"

On 1st October 2010 the King Alfred School in north London held a "heritage day". Lots of fascinating friends of the school came in to tell marvellous stories, and the pupils were encouraged to find out about their own family history. One friend of the school is Dermot Murnaghan, and he asked Niamh Rowe what she had discovered.