Category: Sport

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….

Red Nose Day Fun Run

23rd March 2021

As part of King Edward’s celebrations for Red Nose Day, all pupils were invited to take part in a fun run. On the 23rd, 24th and 25th March pupils across all the years had to run or walk between 3k and 6k on a cross country route across the school grounds with their year group….

“Your Careers Future in…” Sports

19th March 2021

As part of the ‘Your Careers Future…’ series hosted by our Careers Department, Jason Thomas, Regional Recruitment Manager at UCFB, talked to Elite Performance Pathway 3rd to Sixth Form pupils about his careers journey, and careers in sports more generally. Jason grew up in Fulham, London and explained how he struggled in school, only excelling…

Climbing Feat

17th December 2020

5th Form pupil, Toby Roberts, has succeeded in achieving his latest intrepid goal of climbing the extraordinary ‘Rainshadow’ following the 9a route. ‘Rainshadow’ is a huge amphitheatre-shaped limestone natural cliff formation rock rising to 260 feet high in the middle of Malham Cove in North Yorkshire. An excellent feat! Due to the COVID pandemic, all…

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…

Sports Report – Week commencing 9th March

16th March 2020

Girls Team of the Week – U15A Netball A fantastic finish to the season for our U15A side with a 15-15 draw against a very tall and physical Seafood U15 team! We began slowly and the score at quarter time was 8-2 to Seaford, however the girls were very determined to turn it around and…

Mrs Pullen wins Hampton Court Palace Half Marathon

15th March 2020

Mrs Hannah Pullen, Head of Girls’ Games, has had a run of success – winning as first female in the Hampton Court Palace Half Marathon, Senior Women Category, on 15th March and also achieving a new personal best at the Vitality Big Half London on the 1st of this month. Hannah was the first female…

Teacher set to represent Team GB at European Championship

11th March 2020

A teacher from our School has qualified to represent Great Britain as part of the Great Britain Age-Group team at the ETU (European Triathlon Union) European Championships which take place in Tartu (European City of Culture), Estonia, 2-5th July 2020. Mrs Anel Meyer from Frimley, Camberley – a teacher of Mathematics who also heads up…

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