Category: Co-curricular

5th Form Activity Week

22nd June 2021

To celebrate the end of GCSEs and the end of the Summer Term, the 5th and Pre-Sixth Form pupils, currently in Elizabeth and Wakefield Houses, have been taking part in an activity week organised by Miss Condy, Elizabeth Housemistress, Mr Macmillian, Wakefield Housemaster, and Mr Campbell, Head of 5th Form. Campout On Saturday 12th June,…

KESˣ: Executive Summer Programme

7th June 2021

Following the cancellation of all IB and A-level exams, Mr Richard Davies, Assistant Head (Academic) and previous Head of Sixth Form, and Mr Mark Harrison, Deputy Head Co-Curriculum,  put on a wonderful programme for the Upper Sixth Form pupils to enjoy during the Summer Term. The initial idea became the KESˣ: Executive Summer Programme, a…

Lower School Art Exhibition

28th April 2021

From the beginning of the Summer Term the QMH art club run by Artist in Residence, Miss Emma Trussler, has taken place every Tuesday in the activity slot after School. On 27th April 2021, the new QMH exhibition opened in the Bunker Gallery displaying their work. The Lower School pupils had worked on different topics…

Red Nose Day Fun Run

23rd March 2021

As part of King Edward’s celebrations for Red Nose Day, all pupils were invited to take part in a fun run. On the 23rd, 24th and 25th March pupils across all the years had to run or walk between 3k and 6k on a cross country route across the school grounds with their year group….

Sixth Form Wine Tasting

20th March 2021

On Saturday evening, 20th March, our Sixth Form boarders were invited to take part in a wine tasting event as part of their Sixth Form co-curriculum activities. The event was held for the Sixth Form to give them an opportunity to learn about wine and its relationship with food in an appropriate fashion. A total…

Digital Free Day

3rd March 2021

From midday 2nd March 2021, all pupils were encouraged to move away from their computer screens for 24 hours. With the temporary switch to online learning, most pupils were spending the majority of their day staring at computer screens, and the School decided it was important for their physical and mental wellbeing to give them,…

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…

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