Category: Co-curricular

Antigone Performance

12th February 2021

During the current lockdown, boarders who have needed to have remained on site and staff have been working hard to keep them entertained and busy. Some of our pupils, who are in a bubble together, have been working hard on a theatre project. These pupils have been working together in the brand new Studio Theatre…

Climbing Feat

17th December 2020

5th Form pupil, Toby Roberts, has succeeded in achieving his latest intrepid goal of climbing the extraordinary ‘Rainshadow’ following the 9a route. ‘Rainshadow’ is a huge amphitheatre-shaped limestone natural cliff formation rock rising to 260 feet high in the middle of Malham Cove in North Yorkshire. An excellent feat! Due to the COVID pandemic, all…

Check Mate

7th December 2020

On Saturday 5 December, the School held its first remote Chess Tournament. A total of 31 players took part in the Tournament consisting a mix of feeder school guests and King Edward’s pupils. Last year we hosted a ‘Simultaneous Exhibition‘ at the Old Bailey in London with the UK number one player Michael Adams.  This…

Roche Court Art Trip

28th September 2020

On Monday 28th September, our 5th Form went on a trip to the local Roche Court gallery. “The weather was again on our side to visit such a beautiful space tucked away in such a stunning location, there was so much to see throughout the day, with pupils really engaging and getting involved with each…

Our first virtual Sixth Form Options Evening

23rd September 2020

We are delighted to announce that our very first virtual Sixth Form Options Evening taking place this evening and hosted on our website, is now live – please click here to view the full page.  Our live Q&A will start at 18.30 on the live YouTube stream and run for about half an hour. Your…

Watts Gallery Art Trip

22nd September 2020

On Tuesday 22nd September, we visited the Watts Gallery, and it absolutely lived up to its name. The grounds and galleries were beautiful with the weather on our side. The pupils thoroughly enjoyed their day, looking at all exhibitions that were on offer that day, we also had the wonderful opportunity to take a look…

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…

Pupils introduced to the world of Film, TV and Media

7th February 2020

King Edward’s Witley pupils learned all about working in the world of film and TV when Media Guru Bruce Devlin visited the School to deliver a presentation as part of the 3rd Form careers programme. Internationally renowned consultant media scientist Bruce Devlin is co-inventor of media tech business Mr MXF* and Chief Media Scientist at…

Art trip to London Galleries

5th February 2020

Pupils from the 5th and 6th Form studying Art, travelled up to the Royal Academy and Tate Modern at the beginning February for an inspirational, cultural and colourful day out. Eclectic and vibrant, the Art on display was a mix of both traditional and contemporary work. The exhibitions the group visited included the new Picasso…

Inspirational Sixth Form Lecture from co-founder of Sky School

3rd December 2019

Sky School was conceived in 2016 and is an organisation whose co-founders, Polly Akhurst and Mia Eskelund Pedersen, exemplify the next generation of ethical leaders and creative social entrepreneurs seeking to incite change. In 2015, 50 million children were uprooted from their homes. For 27 million, this was as a result of violence and insecurity….

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