Month: March 2022

German Play

24th March 2022

On Wednesday 23rd March, we received a third visit from Onatti Productions, who came to put on a play in German for our pupils and guests from Rodborough School. Each year, Onatti visit us to perform plays in different languages our pupils learn in School: French, German and Spanish. In attendance this year, were pupils…

Who Cares

22nd March 2022

On Sunday 20th and Monday 21st March, our GCSE Drama pupils, led by Lower Sixth pupil Azariah, performed an adaptation of Matt Woodhead’s ‘Who Cares’ which focuses on bringing awareness to Young Carers. The play was performed by six of our pupils and was made up entirely of words from Young Carers from across the…

Remote Chess Tournament

19th March 2022

Our second Remote Online Chess Tournament of this academic year took place on Saturday 19 March. Due to the variety of ages, we divided the competition into two categories, which proved very successful. Category 1 was for children aged up to 10 years old and Category 2 was aimed at those aged 11 and above….

King Edward’s Spy Academy

19th March 2022

In the Autumn Term, we launched our Spy Academy video game as a pre-cursor to running Spy Academy on site at King Edward’s Witley. If you haven’t played yet follow this link to give it a go! So we were very excited to open the doors of our ‘real’ King Edward’s Spy Academy to 18…

Spring Art Competition

17th March 2022

The King Edward’s annual Spring Art Competition and Exhibition took place on Wednesday 16th March. Children from local Prep and Primary Schools were invited to create and submit up to five pieces of art in two categories: Year groups 5 & 6 and 7 & 8.  In total, a mix of 34 2D artworks were…

Bridewell Day

16th March 2022

On Tuesday 15th March 2022, the School celebrated Bridewell Day, marking 155 years since King Edward’s moved from our original location in Southwark to the Surrey Hills. The day consisted of a service at St Bride’s Church in Fleet Street, followed with a buffet luncheon in the Great Hall at Guildhall. 1st Form, 4th Form…

City of London Corporation Schools Chess Tournament

9th March 2022

From all years, a small number of pupils went on a day visit to London, to the Guildhall where they took part in the City of London Corporation Schools Chess Tournament. Out of a huge number of children from schools across the country, Lower Sixth pupil William won a silver medal and again Lower Sixth…

Stella Dadzie visit

4th March 2022

On Thursday 3rd March, we were honoured to have Old Witleian Stella Dadzie visit the School, in celebration of International Women’s Day. Ms Dadzie was a former pupil in Elizabeth House, from 1962-1968 on a bursary scheme which focused on providing education to deprived London children. Since then, she has become a published author, highlighting…

Slapton Sands Geography Trip

4th March 2022

During this week, our A-level Geography students visited Slapton Sands in Devon for a field trip as part of their studies. Throughout the week, they have taken part in a 10km coastal walk investigating coastal processes and management, and have investigated water and carbon cycles. The pupils also did a super job collecting beach profiles….

Café Scientifique

1st March 2022

On Tuesday night, Mrs Styles from the Physics Department gave a fascinating talk about Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering, covering the variety of experiences and skills that engineering encompasses, including her time as a Concord Engineer for British Airways. As we face economic and environmental challenges, the latest developments in aviation were explored with solutions being…

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