Category: Trips & Visits

Art trip to London Galleries

5th February 2020

Pupils from the 5th and 6th Form studying Art, travelled up to the Royal Academy and Tate Modern at the beginning February for an inspirational, cultural and colourful day out. Eclectic and vibrant, the Art on display was a mix of both traditional and contemporary work. The exhibitions the group visited included the new Picasso…

Chapel Choir visit to Venice – day 4

27th January 2020

Finally, a lie in and a late breakfast! This set us up for the climax of the tour. A short trip over the water before putting cassocks on for a quick briefing before entering through a side door into the hushed awe of Saint Mark’s. It was wonderful to see the interior in all its…

Chapel Choir visit to Venice – day 3

26th January 2020

The quiet murmur of breakfast started our busiest day in Venice.  After a briefing we headed across the water to the Zattere to explore this quieter corner of Venice.  As we walked along the Zattere, Venetians were practising rowing in boats for hotly contested races being held later in the year.  It was fascinating to…

Chapel Choir visit to Venice – day 2

25th January 2020

We were woken by sub on our first full day in Venice. Pupils fortunate enough to have rooms looking over the Giudecca were greeted Venice sand the distant Alps on the horizon swathed in sun. After a hearty breakfast, it was off to the Zattere and a walk through the winding streets to Ca Macana…

Chapel Choir visit to Venice – day 1

24th January 2020

A quiet buzz of excitement descended the tarmac just before 5am on Thursday morning as 35 pupils, parents and staff all met at King Edward’s Witley. Cassocks, music and plenty of water were packed into suitcases before we set off for Gatwick where we were met by more pupils and parents, and helpful BA staff…

Annual Spanish Exchange

30th December 2019

December 2019 saw the return for a few days of King Edward’s to Jerez de la Frontera – the home of our exchange partners, Colegio Nuestro Señor del Pilar. Our second visit to Jerez, the pupils were met enthusiastically by their exchange partners, who they had previously encountered in June when King Edward’s played host….

A trip to the London Chess Tournament at Olympia

11th December 2019

A trip to the London Chess Classic Tournament at Olympia sponsored by current parent Mr Chylikin. On Sunday 8 December a King Edward’s Witley chess team consisting of myself, Sam and Harry went to the Olympia stadium Hammersmith London to play in one of the biggest tournaments in the UK. The blitz tournament hosted some…

4th Form Science trip to the Natural History Museum

6th December 2019

Science trip to the Natural History Museum followed by Ice-skating The entire Forth form recently undertook the annual pilgrimage to the Natural History Museum. A wonderful opportunity for Biology learning away from the restrictive boundaries of the school classroom. The focus of the morning was to see how art can make profound statements about science….

Boosting Creative Minds and Soul in Cornwall

15th October 2019

Year 10 enjoyed a long weekend immersed in artistic activity in beautiful Cornwall. En-route we visited Roche Court in Salisbury where brilliant workshops by the dedicated staff got everyone’s creative minds going in preparation for our time in St Ives. We were staying  in the Cohort Hostel, a perfect base, for an evening meal and…

Competition Fuels Success

4th September 2019

Gothia Cup Selection for King Edward’s Footballers. Four pupils from King Edward’s travelled to Gothenburg, Sweden during the summer holidays to take part in the world’s largest international youth football tournament, the Gothia Cup. This marked a major achievement for Tanvir Chahal, Sam Gray, Henry Perkins and Shem Kairuki who were all selected from 100…

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