Category: Events

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…

Stuart Lawrence visits during Black History Month

11th October 2021

On Friday 8th October, as part of Black History Month, the Honourable Stuart Lawrence visited the School to give a talk to an audience of pupils, teachers and staff. He was warmly welcomed and accompanied by Chelsea and Azariah, two 5th Form pupils, throughout his visit. Stuart’s story was powerful and thought provoking. He spoke…

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,…

Double Olympic Silver Medallist Jazz Carlin visits

17th September 2021

On Thursday 16th September, in the first of our evening series of Bridewell Talks organised together with our partner prep school and nursery Barrow Hills, we were delighted to welcome Double Olympic Silver Medallist Jazz Carlin to King Edward’s. She gave an inspirational presentation to prep and primary school parents about the importance of mental…

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,…

‘Mathmagics! – Online’ Scores Ten out of Ten!

23rd June 2021

Mathmagics! In June, children from Year 6 (and some from Year 5) from ten local Prep Schools enjoyed an hour of mathematical magic on Zoom hosted by actor David Hall. In total, 385 children watched, took part and learned many of new facts, figures and a bit of magic in this inaugural King Edward’s event….

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,…

Ex-cricketer talks about gambling

7th December 2020

The Sixth Form ‘Inspire Speaker Series’ on Friday 4 December was given by former first-class cricketer and recovering gambler Patrick Foster. Mr Foster gave a powerful and heartfelt 45 minute talk about his life’s successes and achievements and how it almost ended through an uncontrollable addiction to gambling. Born in Africa in 1987, his family…

Sir Isaac Newton Zooms into the 21st Century

20th November 2020

Sir Isaac Newton caused great excitement this week when he Zoomed in to the virtual Science Lecture! Due to the current COVID restrictions, our local feeder schools were unable to visit for our annual event, so thanks to modern technology, an alternative solution was instigated. Using individual Zoom links, QMH and six prep schools were…

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