Category: Academic

Biology, Physics and Chemistry in Action!

14th December 2021

On Monday 29th, Tuesday 30th November and Tuesday 7th December, our pupils from the 5th and Sixth Form took part in a series of Biology, Physics and Chemistry in Action virtual lectures. Over the duration, pupils had the opportunity to listen to an external speaker provide real life examples of the science they learn in…

Pupils attend Cranmer awards at Charterhouse School

3rd December 2021

On Wednesday 1st December, five King Edward’s pupils produced wonderful spoken pieces in the Senior and Junior Heats of the Cranmer Awards held at Charterhouse School in Godalming. The Cranmer Awards are a national competition to promote familiarity with the Book of Common Prayer amongst young people and to develop their public speaking abilities. The…

Café Scientifique presents: ‘Physics of Movies’

25th November 2021

On Wednesday night, the Physics Department hosted the second Café Scientifique of the term, this time focused on the Physics of Movies. Mistakes were highlighted, myths were busted and problems pondered. Movies dissected included Star Wars, Superman, The Italian Job, James Bond, Prometheus and The A-Team. Next term at Café Scientifique, themes will be “Extremes…

Virtual visit to the National Archives

12th October 2021

On Tuesday 12th October, Sixth Form pupils received an absorbing and interactive lesson via Zoom from the Keep of the National Archives in London. Hosted by Hannah, with her colleague Nathalie acting as scribe. Hannah informed the pupils of the variety of documents held at the National Archives and spoke about some examples such as…

GCSE performance of Cookies

12th October 2021

On Tuesday 12th October, our GCSE pupils performed to an audience their production of Cookies, as part of their GCSE in Drama. Pupils performed twice, throughout the afternoon as a Matinee performance, and in the evening, which our staff, parents and our boarding pupils were invited to attend. The event also doubled as the Drama…

Pupil success in Oxbridge Essay Competition

4th October 2021

Some of our Middle School pupils recently entered an essay competition in the summer for Immerse Education, as part of the School’s ‘Introduction to Oxbridge’ programme lead by Mrs Phillips. The Immerse Education Essay Competition offers pupils the opportunity to win a 100% scholarship to go on a residential summer school in Oxford or Cambridge….

What is History?

21st September 2021

On Tuesday 21st September, our 1st Form boys and girls were treated to an extra special lesson by Hannah from the National Archives in London, delivered on Zoom in the Selbourne Room. First of all, they discussed what History is and debated whether it was about just important things which happened in the past before…

Oxford University Trip

20th September 2021

On Saturday 18th September, our 5th Form and Sixth Form pupils visited Oxford University as part of our Oxbridge programme. During the visit, they were warmly welcomed by former IB pupil Marcus who has just started his BA in History and Politics. Whilst there, pupils explored the University, including a trip up the many stairs…

Pupils on cloud nine after record breaking GCSE/iGCSE results

12th August 2021

After the uncertainty over the past 18 months, pupils are celebrating a record-breaking haul of top grades. Head, Joanna Wright, commented: “Today, we celebrate with our pupils who have received their best possible results, not through artificial inflation of grades – but through their talents, determination and resilience. “Their effort has been exceptional – it…

Impressive A-level results as we invest for the future

10th August 2021

There was another day of celebration as our pupils continued to achieve impressive grades. On the back of the School significantly exceeding the world average for results in the International Baccalaureate, where pupils study 6 subjects, today A-level pupils, who have focused their study on 3 subjects, are being praised with all grades being awarded…

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