Geologists visit Liverpool University

On Saturday 16th February Geology students attended the annual Herdman Symposium at Liverpool University. Geologists from around the country (and the world) gathered to attended talks on volcanoes, plant fossils, and the latest findings on Mars. The students involved also had a tour of the University's Earth Science Department and the opportunity to chat to the experts. Students involved (left to right): Alice Hopkins, Ben Wareham, Daisy Marshall, Sophie Edwards, Momoto Craddock, Jack Batty, Nathan Hyatt.

King Ed's rugby having great season

The rugby season culminates over the next week with a crunch home match that could see King Ed's crowned champions of the AOC West Midlands Division 3. The team has already had one of their best seasons ever racking up 6 league victories and only 1 defeat and the team sits joint top with just one league match to play. Their most recent match, a 40-34 victory at Tresham College, reversed their only defeat of the season so far. Trailing 22-0 the result was all the more pleasing with Tom Hartley scoring three tries. A great all round performance! Whilst success has been built on powerful team performances with superb individual contributions from every member of the squad there have also been particularly notable season long performances fro...

Half term ski trip

39 of our students enjoyed a fantastic ski trip to Les Deux Alpes over half term. This year they had fantastic conditions in one of Europe's highest winter resorts. They enjoyed 7 hours of skiing per day and some fantastic evening activities too. A great time was had by all.  

Tribute to Kath

It is with great sadness that we report the recent death of Kath Jackson.  Kath had a long career in education which included teaching locally at our near neighbour Stourbridge College. Kath first joined the board of governors at King Edward's as a parent governor later becoming a Foundation Governor and a Trustee.  We would like to pay tribute to Kath's expertise, dedication and service, both to education and the local community and send our condolences to her family. Kath was a true friend to the College and we'll all miss her greatly...

December Trips & Visits

In December we had quite a few departments take their students on trips and visits to enrich their studies with us.   Psychology On 5 December 2018, 40 psychology students attended a hands-on psychology day at the University of Central Lancashire, an event which was exclusively arranged for King Ed's students. This offered our students the chance to experience what psychology is like at degree level, whilst also getting the chance to see what attending University would be like. During the visit, students got to see working psychology labs including an observational suite with two-way mirrored glass; have a go at some hands on cognitive psychology by taking part in a memory experiment and also interact first hand with UCLAN's break ...

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