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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…

Bringing the supermarket to School

14th November 2020

With current COVID restrictions, our boarders have been unable to leave the School for activities they usually would do every week, for example going shopping in Guildord and to Sainsbury’s in Godalming. Without these shopping trips, boarders have been missing this fun bonding time with their friends and even the ‘normal’ experience of going to…

King Edward’s appoints new Housemaster

12th November 2020

Mr Josh Andrade has been appointed Housemaster of Queen Mary House from January 2021. His partner, Ms Emma Withers, will join him as a Houseparent. Living in the Lower School House Mr Andrade and Ms Withers will succeed Mr and Mrs Gardner. Mr Andrade is currently Head of Upper Prep (Years 6, 7 and 8,)…

Remembrance Day 2020

11th November 2020

This year marks 102 years since the signing of the ‘Armistice of 1918’, which signalled the end of World War One. It’s reported that around 1,500 Old Witleians served their country during the Great War, with 93 Old Witleians and 2 former members of staff losing their lives. To commemorate the war and those lost…

Covid Update from Deputy Head

6th November 2020

Dear Parents and Guardians, I hope you are well and, if you live under lockdown conditions in the UK or elsewhere in the world, that you are managing to remain positive as well as safe. I am sure I join you in hoping the current UK lockdown will truly be the last such significant imposition…

New Artist in Residence

5th November 2020

Miss Emma Trussler has joined the King Edward’s Witley Art Department as Artist in Residence. Miss Trussler was a pupil at King Edward’s before completing her Foundation Art course at Chelsea College of Art, University of London Art. Achieving a BA in Surface Design at London College of Communication, University of Arts London and a MA in Design Fashion…

Chris Bicknell interview – King Edward’s Executive Chef

4th November 2020

At King Edward’s Witley, we take our food very seriously. A variety of options are on offer daily in our dining hall for breakfast, lunch and supper catering for all diets and preferences. Additionally, Piccadilly Café is open from 08:00 till 17:00 for pupils and staff to buy a range of light refreshments. In a…

COVID update from Deputy Head

31st October 2020

As you may be aware, the UK Prime Minister announced a new national lockdown earlier today, scheduled to begin on Thursday 5th November. He also emphasised the principle of keeping all young people in education and therefore intends to keep all nurseries, schools and universities open. I wanted to keep parents, staff and pupils informed…

New Head Boy, Head Girl and Head of School one-minute Q & A

16th October 2020

King Edward’s new Head Boy, Head Girl and Head of School were all announced this week. Each brings their own objectives and aspirations to the role. A new start, we look forward to the three Upper Sixth pupils putting their ideas into practice. Meet and hear about their objectives over the coming year while at…

Sixth Form Programme discusses racism

12th October 2020

Every week the King Edward’s Witley Sixth Form pupils attend an event organised by Mr Richard Davies, Head of Sixth Form. The pre-scheduled Programme lasts for an hour focusing on a different subject each time. The series ranges from workshops and lectures to discussions and guest talks. The most recent in the series was a…

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Our upcoming Virtual Sixth Form Open Evening will be on Wednesday 2nd December at 6pm. Please follow this link to book your place.