Category: Sport

Hockey star Darcy Bourne visits

26th May 2022

On Monday 23rd May, we were delighted and honoured to welcome Darcy Bourne, England and International Hockey player, to King Edward’s.  In her presentation to the 3rd, 4th and Lower Sixth Form pupils, Darcy spoke candidly about her journey and career in the worlds of football and hockey. Born and brought up in Surbiton by…

Football star progresses at Portsmouth Academy

24th May 2022

Luke, one of our rising footballers and ISFA representative, has been awarded an extra 8 week trial at Portsmouth Football Club Academy. He has spent the past few months trialling with the Club, in the hope of getting an extension at the Academy. After dedicating himself every week to playing one day at the Academy,…

Rain disrupts girls cricket tournament

16th May 2022

It was all set to be a fantastic day of girl’s cricket, with King Edward’s Witley all ready to host a U13 softball cricket tournament. However, the weather had different ideas and the heavens opened minutes before play commenced. A quick decision was made and the girls instead headed to the sports hall for an…

A learning experience in our week one cricket fixtures

18th April 2022

Five cricket fixtures on Saturday kicked off the beginning of the busy cricket term. With three teams at home and two away, Gordon’s presented to be competitive within all matches in the summer sun. Although the fixtures did not go our way, our pupils displayed some excellent cricket, with some promising individual performances. From the…

County Cricketer hits 50 runs in game one

18th April 2022

2nd Former and Youth County Cricket player Will displays his excellence after retiring at 50 runs against Gordon’s on Saturday. As the opening batter in the U13A’s, Will partnered up with Tom to hit 86 between them. Will is the first pupil in the school to receive our signed certificate of achievement award, alongside a…

Olympic Gold Medallist unveils fantastic new Astro

9th February 2022

Today, Hockey Olympic Gold and Bronze medallist Giselle Ansley MBE, visited our school to launch our newly resurfaced Astro.  Giselle was part of Team GB’s victorious 2016 women’s hockey team and continues to represent England and Great Britain. As part of the celebration, Giselle led a masterclass for our pupils on the new surface from…

Two pupils celebrate National Football Success

29th November 2021

Celebrations were held as Luke and Cameron were selected by The Independent Schools Football Association (ISFA) as best players in their age group. In a national ISFA trial held on 19 September the two boys took part in the Under 14 and the Under 15 categories respectively. Each succeeded in going through to the second…

Rikki Clarke named as new Head of Cricket

20th July 2021

King Edward’s is delighted to announce the appointment of Surrey and England cricketer Rikki Clarke as our new Head of Cricket. Rikki played a key role as Surrey secured the County Championship title in 2018, has scored over 17,750 runs and taken nearly 800 wickets during his career. He has also represented England on over…

Historic Feat for King Edward’s Cricketer

28th June 2021

Miss Matilda Callaghan, a King Edward’s Cricketing Sports Graduate became the first female in Surrey to take part in the Men’s Premier League with 1/22 off 6 overs. Her success was recognised and applauded by BBC Radio Surrey in an interview on Tuesday 22nd June. Growing up playing cricket with her father, it was in…

First XI Cricket team play The MCC on their home turf

27th May 2021

An exciting start to the Cricket season for the First XI who played the awe inspiring London based MCC in an exhilarating one day match on 27th May.  Chosen through the normal selection process, the home team (5th Form and Sixth Form) players were selected as a result of their training attendance, commitment and attitude….

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