Congratulations to Molly Needle

We are delighted to hear that Molly Needle, a current year 13 leaver, has been shortlisted to have her work featured in the Royal Academy A level summer exhibition online 2018.Over 2,000 aspiring artists attending sixth form colleges or schools enter having their worked judged by an expert panel featuring, Royal Academician Mali Morris, curator Desiree de Chair and Royal Academy student, Hamish Pearch. Having work featured in such a prestigious exhibition is a great achievement and we are so proud of Molly as it is a great opportunity for her to start showcase her work and showing her potential as an emerging artist.Mali Morris a judge for the A Level summer exhibition said: "Our thanks to every student who entered - all contributed to the...

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...

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