21st November 2019
Earlier this month, the Elizabeth House girls ordered 100 Christmas shoeboxes and distributed them around the other Houses for pupils and staff to fill with toys and gifts for children in need around the world. Once filled, the boxes had to be labelled with the relevant age range and gender and a 5 donation left inside each box to pay for the delivery.
Before sending, the girls checked through every box to ensure each one contained enough items of a high enough quality, if they needed anything further this was added.
Operation Christmas Child is run by the charity Samaritan’s Purse and King Edward’s takes part every year.
Despite the challenges and disruption that COVID-19 has caused for schools everywhere, the Upper Sixth pupils studying the International Baccalaureate now have reason to celebrate as they receive their IB Diploma results today. They have demonstrated tremendous resilience with over 43% achieving 6 and above (equivalent to A*and A at A-level) and 74% gaining 5...