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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.



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Junior Schools Chess Challenge at KES

More than 60 children joined our chess club on Friday 26th April for our inaugural chess challenge.



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U16 Hockey Team Reach National Finals

The U16 hockey team beat Hall Cross Academy 6-3 in the National Playoffs to reach the National Hockey Finals for the first time.



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England Rugby and Water Polo Success

Congratulations to Paolo Odogwu who has been chosen to represent England in the Rugby U16 Team.



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U16 County Hockey Champions

It has been a time of sporting success recently with a series of triumphs.



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Oxbridge Success – 24 Offers

24 boys have been offered places at Oxford and Cambridge after the December round of interviews.



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Greater Birmingham U15 Rugby Winners

The U15 A XV played extremely well to win the Greater Birmingham Tournament for the first time in their four years of trying, beating Camp Hill (5-0) KE Aston (10.-0) and Fairfax School (21-0).



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Leading author attracts large audience

Leading author, Jonathon Coe, returned to his old school to deliver a talk to current and former pupils, parents and staff.



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Top mark pupil receives prestigious engineering scholarship

A pupil from King Edward's School who gained top marks in the International Baccalaureate Diploma has added to his success an engineering scholarship worth £12,000.



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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








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