Month: January 2020

Chapel Choir Venice visit – day 5

28th January 2020

Heavy fog descended on Venice for our final morning. Looking out over the Giudecca it was hard to see boats close by yet alone over to the Zattere and San Marco. After checking out of our rooms, we caught the boat to San Giorgio Maggiore built by the great Palladio. The white classical facade was…

Chapel Choir visit to Venice – day 4

27th January 2020

Finally, a lie in and a late breakfast! This set us up for the climax of the tour. A short trip over the water before putting cassocks on for a quick briefing before entering through a side door into the hushed awe of Saint Mark’s. It was wonderful to see the interior in all its…

Chapel Choir visit to Venice – day 3

26th January 2020

The quiet murmur of breakfast started our busiest day in Venice.  After a briefing we headed across the water to the Zattere to explore this quieter corner of Venice.  As we walked along the Zattere, Venetians were practising rowing in boats for hotly contested races being held later in the year.  It was fascinating to…

Chapel Choir visit to Venice – day 2

25th January 2020

We were woken by sub on our first full day in Venice. Pupils fortunate enough to have rooms looking over the Giudecca were greeted Venice sand the distant Alps on the horizon swathed in sun. After a hearty breakfast, it was off to the Zattere and a walk through the winding streets to Ca Macana…

Chapel Choir visit to Venice – day 1

24th January 2020

A quiet buzz of excitement descended the tarmac just before 5am on Thursday morning as 35 pupils, parents and staff all met at King Edward’s Witley. Cassocks, music and plenty of water were packed into suitcases before we set off for Gatwick where we were met by more pupils and parents, and helpful BA staff…

Nothing matters but your will to succeed

22nd January 2020

On 22 January, two 4th Form Elizabeth House girls led the King Edward’s Assembly which was held in our Chapel. After their introduction, they conducted a competition between two teachers each of who had a small bottle of bubbles for blowing.  Each bubble represents a part of who we are; a factor of life that…

3rd and 4th Form Acting Showcase 2020

15th January 2020

King Edward’s pupils frequently perform to their teachers and classmates during drama lessons, however having a ‘real’ audience adds an extra challenge. Live performance opportunities enrich the pupils’ overall educational experience and are crucial in developing the skills and talents of our young actors. In mid January, Mrs Lynsey Cleaves, Head of Drama, produced and…

Mental Health First Aiders

8th January 2020

As part of King Edward’s Wellbeing and Development Programme, Miss Laura Sessions (PSHE Co-Ordinator) organised a two day training course for fifteen members of staff from both Barrow Hills School and King Edward’s  Witley to complete their Youth Mental Health First Aid qualification. This was an internationally recognised two day course delivered by trainer Jane…

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