Category: Community

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,…

Beginning of January Term Update

5th January 2021

Dear Parents/Guardians Further to the Government’s announcement yesterday evening, I write to update you about the arrangements for the beginning of term and the weeks ahead. I am sorry that the third lock-down launches another time of change. As a School, we understand the frustration that is felt by the constraints of a full lock-down…

Music and Art Christmas Competition

11th December 2020

As it has not been possible for us to have concerts and carol services with an audience this year, several local schools were invited to take part in our competition to record a Christmas song or carol to onto our Christmas CD, as well as to create a festive picture for the front and back…

Bringing the supermarket to School

14th November 2020

With current COVID restrictions, our boarders have been unable to leave the School for activities they usually would do every week, for example going shopping in Guildord and to Sainsbury’s in Godalming. Without these shopping trips, boarders have been missing this fun bonding time with their friends and even the ‘normal’ experience of going to…

Remembrance Day 2020

11th November 2020

This year marks 102 years since the signing of the ‘Armistice of 1918’, which signalled the end of World War One. It’s reported that around 1,500 Old Witleians served their country during the Great War, with 93 Old Witleians and 2 former members of staff losing their lives. To commemorate the war and those lost…

Chris Bicknell interview – King Edward’s Executive Chef

4th November 2020

At King Edward’s Witley, we take our food very seriously. A variety of options are on offer daily in our dining hall for breakfast, lunch and supper catering for all diets and preferences. Additionally, Piccadilly Café is open from 08:00 till 17:00 for pupils and staff to buy a range of light refreshments. In a…

New Head Boy, Head Girl and Head of School one-minute Q & A

16th October 2020

King Edward’s new Head Boy, Head Girl and Head of School were all announced this week. Each brings their own objectives and aspirations to the role. A new start, we look forward to the three Upper Sixth pupils putting their ideas into practice. Meet and hear about their objectives over the coming year while at…

Welcoming ceremony for the new 2020-21 Prefects

14th September 2020

This week, we welcomed twelve new Upper Sixth Form Prefects into their role and presented them with official ties or badges. Being a Prefect is a serious undertaking here at King Edward’s: representing the School at official events in Witley and the City of London; Dining Hall supervision alongside duty staff; acting as a mentor,…

Back to school update

10th July 2020

      Dear Parents and Guardians, As promised in my last communication, I am writing with an update on our planning for pupils’ arrival in School at the end of the summer break.  Everyone at King Edward’s looks forward to welcoming all our pupils at the start of next academic year and particularly all new…

Kindness and Community Art Project

24th June 2020

The Kindness and Community Art Project was established by our Art Department in May when the Covid-19 pandemic forced our School into lockdown. It was a new initiative that aimed to utilize and take advantage of art’s healing powers. The project provided an opportunity for pupils from both King Edward’s Witley and Barrow Hills School…

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