Category: Community

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…

3rd Form Pupil Produces Hand Sanitiser for over 100 people in his local community

19th May 2020

3rd Form pupil, Christopher, is helping to ease the shortage of hand sanitiser in his local community by producing the essential antibacterial cleanser in his back garden. Christopher Hooper (aged 13) is from Chichester and usually boards at King Edward’s. He has been making isopropanol (also known as isopropyl alcohol) hand sanitiser to a formula…

King Edward’s Weather Station supplies forecasts for the local community

12th May 2020

Pupils at King Edward’s are proud owners of their very own weather station which allows them to formulate daily weather forecasts for the local area and the wider community. The station operates 24/7 collecting data even when the School is closed. The meteorologists in the making, from Year 9 and upwards, collect and record vital…

Mrs Hooker sews scrubs for NHS

1st May 2020

A teacher from King Edward’s is helping to provide vital protective clothing to the local NHS frontline workers fighting the coronavirus pandemic. Julie Hooker, Food Technician and Teacher of Food Technology, is working as a volunteer for Scrubs4-NHS-North Hants, Surrey & West Sussex, sewing scrubs (hospital uniforms) at home in her spare time. The group,…

Science Department donates PPE to Surrey Search & Rescue

19th April 2020

King Edward’s has delivered much needed supplies of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), in response to an urgent appeal from Surrey Search & Rescue (Surrey SAR). When the Woking-based charity, Surrey SAR – a voluntary specialist search team of more than 80 people – posted an urgent request on Facebook asking for vital supplies of PPE…

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