Year: 2020

3rd Form Pupil Produces Hand Sanitiser for over 100 people

19th May 2020

3rd Form pupil and Edward House member, Christopher, has been busy supporting his local community by making hand sanitiser in his back garden in recent weeks. He has been producing isopropanol hand sanitiser following the World Health Organisation’s formula using products kindly funded by his parents. Christopher’s hand sanitisers have not only been given to…

King Edward’s Weather Station supplies forecasts for the local community

12th May 2020

Pupils at King Edward’s are proud owners of their very own weather station which allows them to formulate daily weather forecasts for the local area and the wider community. The station operates 24/7 collecting data even when the School is closed. The meteorologists in the making, from Year 9 and upwards, collect and record vital…

School may be closed but the learning continues at King Edward’s

4th May 2020

Live science experiments, a series of debates on Odysseus, online chess tournaments …  school may be closed but the learning continues at King Edward’s, thanks to the distance-learning programme – #KESW@Home – launched ahead of the Easter break. Rather than rely solely on fixed project work, we are using Zoom to deliver a combination of…

Mrs Hooker sews scrubs for NHS

1st May 2020

A teacher from King Edward’s is helping to provide vital protective clothing to the local NHS frontline workers fighting the coronavirus pandemic. Julie Hooker, Food Technician and Teacher of Food Technology, is working as a volunteer for Scrubs4-NHS-North Hants, Surrey & West Sussex, sewing scrubs (hospital uniforms) at home in her spare time. The group,…

Bertie Mawer (1926-2020)

28th April 2020

Albert Edwin Mawer died peacefully at home on Monday 23rd of March, in the care of his beloved wife, Rosemary.   Bertie was at the heart of King Edward’s for thirty-seven years, arriving here in January 1949. At that time, the School was still lodged at Hambledon Workhouse having given up its berth at King…

Alan Towers Traill (1936-2020)

28th April 2020

It is with sadness that we share news of the death of our former Vice President and Aldermanic Governor Sir Alan Towers Traill, GBE QSO MA D.Mus.  Sir Alan died peacefully on Friday, 17th April aged 84.  He leaves his wife, Lady Sarah Traill, a son and two granddaughters. Sir Alan was a City of…

Science Department donates PPE to Surrey Search & Rescue

19th April 2020

King Edward’s has delivered much needed supplies of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), in response to an urgent appeal from Surrey Search & Rescue (Surrey SAR). When the Woking-based charity, Surrey SAR – a voluntary specialist search team of more than 80 people – posted an urgent request on Facebook asking for vital supplies of PPE…

Curatorial rationale – IB Art Exhibition

23rd March 2020

Edwina Keary, a talented Upper Sixth Form IB pupil from Guildford, had been due to receive a prestigious award from the Worshipful Company of Painter-Stainers and exhibit her painting ‘Girl in Wood’ at Mansion House this month.  However, due to the COVID-19 situation, the presentation has sadly had to be cancelled.  Always her passion to…

Sports Report – Week commencing 9th March

16th March 2020

Girls Team of the Week – U15A Netball A fantastic finish to the season for our U15A side with a 15-15 draw against a very tall and physical Seafood U15 team! We began slowly and the score at quarter time was 8-2 to Seaford, however the girls were very determined to turn it around and…

Mrs Pullen wins Hampton Court Palace Half Marathon

15th March 2020

Mrs Hannah Pullen, Head of Girls’ Games, has had a run of success – winning as first female in the Hampton Court Palace Half Marathon, Senior Women Category, on 15th March and also achieving a new personal best at the Vitality Big Half London on the 1st of this month. Hannah was the first female…

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Virtual Open Morning Saturday 20th June

In response to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, although King Edward’s Witley is closed, our learning continues with #KESW@Home. Discover more here.

Our next open morning will be run online on Saturday 20th June at 10am. Click here to book your place.