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20th Century Art Masterclass

24th September 2021

Today our pupils from all year groups attended a fantastic interactive virtual workshop from the V&A in London, the world’s leading museum of art, design and performance. The workshop focused on 20th Century Art such as Art Deco, Modernism and Postmodernism and was led as part of the V&A’s Virtual Classroom programme. The workshop was…

What is History?

21st September 2021

On Tuesday 21st September, our 1st Form boys and girls were treated to an extra special lesson by Hannah from the National Archives in London, delivered on Zoom in the Selbourne Room. First of all, they discussed what History is and debated whether it was about just important things which happened in the past before…

Oxford University Trip

20th September 2021

On Saturday 18th September, our 5th Form and Sixth Form pupils visited Oxford University as part of our Oxbridge programme. During the visit, they were warmly welcomed by former IB pupil Marcus who has just started his BA in History and Politics. Whilst there, pupils explored the University, including a trip up the many stairs…

Globe Theatre Trip

18th September 2021

On Friday 17th September, our GCSE, IB & A-level pupils visited the Globe Theatre in London, for a performance of Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night. The performance marked one of the first of many since COVID restrictions allowed for theatre performances to resume. Staff and pupils especially enjoyed inspirational performances from Nadine Higgin and Michelle Terry who…

Double Olympic Silver Medallist Jazz Carlin visits

17th September 2021

On Thursday 16th September, in the first of our evening series of Bridewell Talks organised together with our partner prep school and nursery Barrow Hills, we were delighted to welcome Double Olympic Silver Medallist Jazz Carlin to King Edward’s. She gave an inspirational presentation to prep and primary school parents about the importance of mental…

Pupils on cloud nine after record breaking GCSE/iGCSE results

12th August 2021

After the uncertainty over the past 18 months, pupils are celebrating a record-breaking haul of top grades. Head, Joanna Wright, commented: “Today, we celebrate with our pupils who have received their best possible results, not through artificial inflation of grades – but through their talents, determination and resilience. “Their effort has been exceptional – it…

Impressive A-level results as we invest for the future

10th August 2021

There was another day of celebration as our pupils continued to achieve impressive grades. On the back of the School significantly exceeding the world average for results in the International Baccalaureate, where pupils study 6 subjects, today A-level pupils, who have focused their study on 3 subjects, are being praised with all grades being awarded…

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…

Charity abseil by King Edward’s staff member raises hundreds

15th July 2021

In the middle of June, King Edward’s own Mr Dale Moroney took on the challenge of abseiling down Guildford Cathedral. We asked him all about the charity abseil and experience. What is your current role at King Edward’s and how long have you worked here? I am a general (electrical) fitter in the Estates Department,…

Best ever IB results

6th July 2021

Pupils following the IB Diploma Programme have, today, demonstrated their credentials, as knowledgeable, reflective and principled learners, with an outstanding set of results, scoring 35.9 points on average compared to the global average of 33.0. Pupils have had to grapple with considerable disruption to their learning, but through the School’s innovative approach to online teaching…

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