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Wakefield Music Scholar raising funds for a Christmas single

18th September 2020

3rd Form Wakefield music scholar from Farnham, Cai Thomas, has launched a crowdfunding campaign to record the song ‘Wherever you are’ by Welsh composer Paul Mealor, accompanied by choristers from St Thomas on the Bourne in Farnham. 12 months ago, Cai recorded his first album ‘Seren’ which was nominated both a Classic FM and Scala…

New Head of History – Mrs Phillips

1st September 2020

Megan Phillips has been appointed Head of History at King Edward’s, effective from September 2020. Mrs Phillips first joined King Edward’s in 2017 as a History teacher, prior to this she taught at Tiffin School in Kingston, where her role included Acting Head of Department and teaching A-level history at the boys’ grammar school. After…

GCSE and IGCSE Results celebrated by pupils

20th August 2020

Today, our candidates received their GCSE and IGCSE results: we are delighted to say that they have been awarded grades that reflect their hard work and commitment throughout the two years of the courses they undertook. Our teachers prepared, analysed and evaluated a wide range of data which allowed us to predict grades with rigour…

King Edward’s students celebrate A-level results

13th August 2020

13th August 2020: 18 students from King Edward’s have received their A-level results this morning, marking another successful year for our Sixth Form. King Edward’s Head, Joanna Wright, congratulated the students, commenting: “I am delighted with the results and share the relief of pupils and colleagues that hard work and resilience have been rewarded. This cohort…

Back to school update

10th July 2020

      Dear Parents and Guardians, As promised in my last communication, I am writing with an update on our planning for pupils’ arrival in School at the end of the summer break.  Everyone at King Edward’s looks forward to welcoming all our pupils at the start of next academic year and particularly all new…

Pupils celebrate outstanding IB results

6th July 2020

Despite the challenges and disruption that COVID-19 has caused for schools everywhere, the Upper Sixth pupils studying the International Baccalaureate now have reason to celebrate as they receive their IB Diploma results today. They have demonstrated tremendous resilience with over 43% achieving 6 and above (equivalent to A*and A at A-level) and 74% gaining 5…

5th Form Inquiry Projects show depth of knowledge

26th June 2020

We have been blown away by the high quality of our 5th Form pupils’ Inquiry Projects this year. The Inquiry Project is an independent research project with the opportunity to explore whatever topic is of greatest interest to each pupil. It offers a chance for 5th Form pupils to develop their creativity, explore their motivation,…

Drama Scholar keeps on acting during lockdown

24th June 2020

4th Form pupil and drama scholar, Felix, has been practising his acting skills during lockdown and getting involved in online plays. Felix has been developing his skills by getting into character and practising around the house and online with other actors. This Friday night, 26 June, Felix is starring as PC Stumps in the Peaslake…

Kindness and Community Art Project

24th June 2020

The Kindness and Community Art Project was established by our Art Department in May when the Covid-19 pandemic forced our School into lockdown. It was a new initiative that aimed to utilize and take advantage of art’s healing powers. The project provided an opportunity for pupils from both King Edward’s Witley and Barrow Hills School…

Ridley House is on the move

23rd June 2020

I am delighted to be able to share with you information about the future direction of Ridley House and our day pupil model, and to lay out what I believe is an exciting development for the School. We will continue to provide day and boarding facilities for all Ridley pupils in the academic year 2020-2021…

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