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Team of the Term

27th June 2022

Opening this article about achievements, is April Klein from the U13A Girls cricket who hit a large number of 50s. Alongside her at the top of the order is U13A Boys captain, Will Cook, who scored a total of 350 runs at an average of 39 plus taking 16 wickets. Coming in at three is…

Maths and Science Challenge Day

22nd June 2022

On Tuesday 21 June, Year 5 and 6 children from ten local prep and primary schools took part in the annual King Edward’s Maths and Science Day Challenge. With each school bringing six children, we were pleased to be able to welcome 54 children from Year 5 and six from Year 6 from Royal Grammar…

U13As run rampant in cricket fixtures

14th June 2022

The team of the week this week could have gone to several sides.  However, the standout performances, after much deliberation, came from the Under 13A boys cricket team who had an excellent week with two brilliant victories. Last Wednesday, we travelled to Feltonfleet School looking for revenge after they narrowly defeated us in the Surrey…

U15s victorious in Portsmouth

14th June 2022

Spirits were high on a blustery day, as King Edward’s Witley travelled to Hilsea Playing Fields to face Portsmouth Grammar. In what would be the final tennis match of the summer, the U15s, led by captain Pablo were excited to get going in what looked like to be a competitive fixture. Six singles started off…

Annual MCC cricket fixture

26th May 2022

On Thursday May 26th, King Edward’s Witley hosted the prestigious Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) in our annual fixture. It was a great spectacle of quality cricket, with great sportsmanship, and a fantastic BBQ. The 1st Team, which consisted of both pupils and a few staff members, including Rikki Clarke, Head of Cricket, put in a…

Hockey star Darcy Bourne visits

25th 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. Brought up in Surbiton by a very…

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,…

Finding Mat Finderling

23rd May 2022

On Sunday 22nd May, families, pupils, and staff joined us for an immersive, theatrical experience exploring the history of King Edward’s. The initial idea was imagined in 2020 by  Mrs Caroline Shouksmith, Head of Art. Working closely with Mrs Lynsey Cleaves, Director of Drama, the duo breathed life into the concept and it was truly…

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 lesson in Medieval Medicine 

27th April 2022

On Tuesday 26 April, the 1st Form were introduced to Master Aylward – a Medieval Physician who gave a zoom lecture to the pupils about medieval medicine from his clinic in the Jorvik Centre in York. The audience heard about Galen, a Greek physician, surgeon and philosopher who lived during the time of the Roman…

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