Category: Community

Finding Mat Finderling

23rd May 2022

On Sunday 21st May, families, pupils and staff joined us on a journey around the School for an immersive, theatrical experience exploring the history of King Edward’s. The initial idea for the immersive experience was born in 2020. It was truly worth the wait. The evening was a collaboration between art, drama, and sport and…

Bridewell Day

16th March 2022

On Tuesday 15th March 2022, the School celebrated Bridewell Day, marking 155 years since King Edward’s moved from our original location in Southwark to the Surrey Hills. The day consisted of a service at St Bride’s Church in Fleet Street, followed with a buffet luncheon in the Great Hall at Guildhall. 1st Form, 4th Form…

School Concert to celebrate our pupils’ musical talent

22nd December 2021

On Friday 26th November, pupils, staff, parents and families from our King Edward’s Witley community, gathered in our Chapel for the School Concert, a celebration of the musical talent in our School. Due to Covid restrictions, the Concert was the first in two years, and it was wonderful to welcome everybody to our Chapel. With…

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…

Spy Academy video game launch

18th October 2021

King Edward’s Witley has launched a Spy Academy video game alongside the interactive 360° virtual tour. The game is an interactive and innovative way for children to explore the School and earn their Spy Agent status. Director of Admissions and Communications, Mr Justin Benson, says “Choosing the right secondary school is one of the most…

A spectacular ceremony to welcome new pupils

13th October 2021

On Wednesday 13th October, the first Admissions Day for two years took place at Guilford Cathedral. 220 pupils from 1st Year through to Sixth Form were ‘sworn in’ by Mrs Justine Voisin, Treasurer, and Alderman Sir Peter Estlin. The service was conducted by The Venerable Stuart Beake, Archdeacon Emeritus, Honorary Sub Dean, Guildford Cathedral, who…

King Edward’s Witley supports Godalming Community Store during Harvest Festival

4th October 2021

This year, as a School we celebrated Harvest Festival appeal with two main foci, Afghanistan and The Godalming Community Store. On Sunday 3rd October we celebrated Harvest Festival in Chapel in a service led by our Chaplain Reverend James Radcliffe. Together with Barrow Hills School, this year we requested donations to The Godalming Community Store….

Pupils perform in House Variety Show

30th September 2021

On Thursday 30th September, our Senior Houses: Elizabeth, Tudor, Edward, Grafton, Ridley and Wakefield all took part in the 2021 House Variety Show. The Show was a chance for each House to show off their talent and to perform to pupils and staff from across the School. Each House was required to perform three different…

Heritage Day guests explore 150 years of history

20th September 2021

Despite the weather being a little dismal, 28 visitors took part in the National Heritage Open Day programme on Sunday 19 September when King Edward’s opened its doors to the local community. Tickets were booked in advance through The Godalming Trust for both the afternoon tours. The comprehensive route was designed by Miss Tara Cox,…

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,…

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