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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,…

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…

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