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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…

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 perform to pupils and staff from across the School. Each House was required to perform three different acts,…

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,…

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…

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