All Together Now… Romany Wood and Swing Band Tours
Two King Edward's Music Outreach projects feature in The Schools Together Group's first series of case studies on music partnership projects between schools.
Awards ‘hat-trick’ for King Edward’s School
King Edward's School has won the 'Best Independent-Maintained School Collaboration' at the 2015 TES Independent School Awards, making it the third award the school has won since September.
Children get a buzz from new outreach programme
A group of primary school children have learnt about beekeeping and seed planting as part of a new outreach initiative between Winterbourne House and Garden and King Edward's School.
Primary schools compete to be crowned maths champions
Ten primary schools from Birmingham and beyond are through to the final of a city-wide maths competition organised by five boys from King Edward's School, Birmingham.
Junior Band takes swing at West House
Our Junior Swing Band performed a concert of jazzy numbers at West House on Friday 10th May. Cheered on by an audience of pupils from Year 2 to Year 6, they played rousing versions of 'Take Five', 'Mission: Impossible' and 'Soul Bossanova'. The West House pupils were delighted to see some of their alumni performing solos.
Ruckleigh School at KES for wildlife day
Year 4 from Ruckleigh School in Solihull joined us on 10 May to explore the contents of the KES pond and the Edgbaston Nature reserve. Led indefatigably by Dr Galloway and Mr Porter, find of the day was a Caddisfly larva, which had built itself a protective suit of twigs and leaves. The children were delighted to spot a peregrine falcon through their binoculars.
Outreach Success With Author Visit
Popular author Pete Johnson holds Year 5 and 6 pupils from 20 local junior schools spellbound in the Ruddock Hall. This annual event sees over 250 pupils come to KES to meet well known authors and find out how to write a great story