Holocaust Educational Trust

Jack Downes, a current year 13 student has recently joined the Holocaust Educational Trust as a Regional Ambassador for a three-year term. Attending the launch event for new Regional Ambassadors at London Central Synagogue he said: "I hope that being Regional Ambassador allows me to provide the platform upon which we can offer holocaust education to all in our local communities, and amplify the importance of holocaust testimony and other genocides all across the world."The Holocaust Educational Trust was established in 1988, their aim is to educate young people from every background about the Holocaust and the important lessons to be learned for today. The Trust works in schools, universities and in the community to raise awareness and unde...

King Ed's student wins in local council elections

Jake Cooper has become one of the UKs youngest councillors after winning in yesterday's local elections. In a narrow victory Jake secured the seat for the Belle Vale borough for the Conservatives by just 126 votes ousting the sitting Labour candidate Ian Cooper. Jake was up all night at the count and admitted he was surprised when the victory was declared with him as the winner.  Jake came straight to college from the celebrations to resume his studies but took a few moments out to be congratulated by the Principal and record a piece to camera for the BBC.  

Tickets still available for annual dance show

The King Ed's dance department presents its annual dance show featuring the amazing talents of our Year 12 and 13 dance students. Tickets are available on the door for both the Wednesday 25th April and Thursday 26th April performances.  Curtain up at 7pm.  Everyone welcome.

Going for gold - Duke of Edinburgh

Have you completed your Bronze and Silver award and want to continue? Or are you interested in going straight for Gold.King Edward VI College, are an accredited supplier for the Duke of Edinburgh and are able to offer the Gold award as part of an enrichment activity in year 12.Each year we have around 50 students sign up to take part in the Gold award so across the two years we have approximately 100 students taking part.Some of the students who take part are direct entrants and go straight in for their Gold award while others have completed either their Bronze, Silver or both awards at high school.The Gold award itself has five sections the applicants must complete and they have until they are 25 years old to complete it. There are 5 secti...

Former dance students making waves at the Commonwealth Games

Two of our former dance students, Harriet Ellis and Stephanie Bentley have been heavily involved in creating a dance section of the commonwealth games hand over ceremony. They have been working with The Rosie Kay Dance Company on a large dance project involving hundreds of dancers from the region. They were part of the team that have auditioned performers, choreographed and rehearsed with them and are also performing live and as part of a pre-recorded film.Some of our current year 12 and year 13 dance students were selected to dance following successful auditions, these are: Emily Cox, Elana Scriven and Libbie Russell. Another former dance student Vicky Hawkins is also taking part. .The performance wi...

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