2000: Kerr Fulton Peebles appointed Headmaster.
2002: Service of Thanksgiving held at St. Paul’s Cathedral for the founding of the hospitals of Christ, Bridewell and St. Thomas.
2003: King Edward’s joins the Lord Mayor’s Parade, celebrating 450 years of providing education and honouring Ridley’s vision of “A place to lodge Christ in”.
2004: King Edward’s introduces the International Baccalaureate (IB).
2006: HRH The Duchess of Gloucester becomes President of Bridewell Royal Hospital. New astro turf opened by HRH the Duchess of Gloucester.
2008: Dining Hall refurbished to increase capacity and re-opened with the addition of servery.
2010: John Attwater appointed Headmaster.
2012: Piccadilly Café opened, becoming a social hub for pupils, staff, parents and the local community. The tradition of lessons on Saturday mornings replaced with a programme of activities.
2013: Ridley House refurbished and re-opened by HRH The Duchess of Gloucester. The Foundation celebrates 460th anniversary with an event a Mansion House reaffirming historic links with the City of London.
2014: Business & Finance Centre opened as well as new Fitness Suite and resurfaced hard courts. Selbourne Room refurbished creating a venue for functions and performances.
We are sad to share the news that former Head, Mr Richard Roberts (1980-1985) passed away on 15th February 2021. Mr Roberts family have confirmed his funeral will take place this Friday, 5th March, at 11am at St Bartholomew’s Church, Orford. Given the COVID restrictions that are still in place, only family is able to...