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‘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…

Live organ recital from Old Witleian Jozef Gaszka

9th October 2020

The Guildford Music Society at GURC was formed in 1992 to make music of a high standard widely available. It is the music society of the Guildford United Reformed Church. Besides engaging well-established artists, the society encourages the many talented young musicians of today and wishes to foster the love of, and interest in, music…

Careers Sneak-a-Peek – UpSkill Me

24th September 2020

The first speaker in the Foundation for Life Sneak-A-Peek Speaker Series was guest speaker, entrepreneur, and old Witleian, Lucy Cranwell-Ward. Lucy’s presentation, focusing on entrepreneurship, was presented to our Upper and Lower Sixth Form last week. Lucy gave pupils insights into different career pathways, as well as tips in finding the career path that is…

Bridewell Day 2020

10th March 2020

On Tuesday 10th March the School celebrated Bridewell Day with a buffet luncheon at Guildhall followed by a service at St Bride’s Church in Fleet Street, marking 153 years since King Edward’s moved from our original location in Southwark to the Surrey Hills. Up bright and early, with uniform pressed and shoes polished, all 2nd…

Choristers unite the local community

1st March 2020

On Sunday 1 March, pupils from the Chapel Choir, joined forces with The Bridewell Singers from our partner school Barrow Hills as well as singers from within the local community, to perform Gabriel Fauré’s Requiem in front of pupils, parents, staff and local guests. The moving candlelit evening performance by a 90 strong choir, took…

Pupils introduced to the world of Film, TV and Media

7th February 2020

King Edward’s Witley pupils learned all about working in the world of film and TV when Media Guru Bruce Devlin visited the School to deliver a presentation as part of the 3rd Form careers programme. Internationally renowned consultant media scientist Bruce Devlin is co-inventor of media tech business Mr MXF* and Chief Media Scientist at…

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