When young people live together, they learn how to work together for collective and individual success. In a House-based environment as warm and supportive as ours they also learn self-confidence. They discover that they can do far more than they ever imagined they could.
Life for boarders at King Edward’s is thrillingly varied; anything and everything is possible. Boarders enjoy a wealth of opportunities to pursue personal interests and to develop a habit of excellence. Our immersive 24/7 routine provides more time for all aspects of personal development: academic, social, physical and spiritual. Boarders have the time and space to be themselves, to discover what makes them tick and to develop empathy for fellow pupils.
Two exeat weekends in every term
Full-time boarders live at School seven days a week throughout the term, apart from exeat weekends. Each term has two exeat weekends when boarders leave for home at 16:00 on Friday and return the following Sunday evening. Exeat weekends are for strengthening family bonds.
As part of King Edward’s celebrations for Red Nose Day, all pupils were invited to take part in a fun run. On the 23rd, 24th and 25th March pupils across all the years had to run or walk between 3k and 6k on a cross country route across the school grounds with their year group....