Category: Community

Charity abseil by King Edward’s staff member raises hundreds

15th July 2021

In the middle of June, King Edward’s own Mr Dale Moroney took on the challenge of abseiling down Guildford Cathedral. We asked him all about the charity abseil and experience. What is your current role at King Edward’s and how long have you worked here? I am a general (electrical) fitter in the Estates Department,…

Award’s Day 2021

2nd July 2021

On the last day of Term (2nd July) the annual Awards Ceremony was held. A chance to reward exceptional pupils, to thank staff and to say goodbye to leavers.  The ceremony was held slightly differently this year and due to COVID regulations, parents were unable  attend.  To ensure everyone was able to see the ceremony,…

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,…

COVID update from Deputy Head

17th May 2021

Following the government’s recent updated guidance for schools, I am delighted to provide details of King Edward’s measures and precautions against COVID. In the interests of brevity and clarity I shall list bullet points of changes:  Masks are no longer compulsory or recommended for pupils in School, either in classrooms or in communal areas around…

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…

COVID Update from Deputy Head

7th March 2021

Monday 8th March – Return to School Timings: We shall be staggering the return of pupils on Monday morning to allow us to meet with each group to welcome them back and to remind them of the rules and guidelines in place at school. All day pupils must go through the temperature scanner at Piccadilly…

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,…

COVID Update from Deputy Head

28th February 2021

Dear parents and guardians, Two months is a long time in education (as Prime Minister Harold Wilson never said)….. Since your child was last in School, momentous changes been playing out across the country and across the world. Paradoxically, though, many young people’s domestic lives have followed a more limited and repetitive routine dominated by…

COVID Update from Deputy Head

23rd February 2021

Dear parents and guardians, Many of you will be aware of the UK Prime Minister’s announcement today of a “roadmap” for the release of restrictions imposed by COVID. The first and most important aspect of his plan is that all pupils will be able to return to School on Monday 8th March. Face-to-face lessons will…

Appointment of School Counsellor

13th January 2021

King Edward’s is delighted to welcome Vanessa Edworthy as our new School Counsellor. Vanessa brings a wealth of relevant experience to the School, from previous similar roles at Alton College (as Lead Counsellor) and Frensham Heights, and as an accredited member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP). From a very strong field,…

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