Newton’s apple tree plants inspiration for pupils
A graft from the apple tree that is believed to have led to Sir Isaac Newton discovering gravity has been planted at King Edward’s School to inspire the next generation of scientists.
Lecture by renowned scientist inspires audience
Professor Lord Robert Winston, renowned scientist and Britain's leading fertility expert, visited King Edward's School to talk to an audience of over 400 pupils, parents, former pupils and staff about the importance of being scientifically literate.
Winning comes naturally to young biologists
A team of four boys from King Edward's School, Birmingham has fought off competition from 50 teams from over 40 schools in and around Birmingham to win the Biology Big Quiz 2015.
Boys discover almost 150 species in 24-hours
BBC nature presenter and former pupil, Brett Westwood, led twenty-five boys from King Edward's School, Birmingham in a 24-hour BioBlitz to watch, survey and document as many wildlife species as possible.
Young chemists come top of the table
A team of four boys from King Edward's School, Birmingham has faced tough competition to come top of the table and win the West Midlands Chemistry Quiz 2014.
Pupil puts eyes to the test in India
A Sixth Form pupil from King Edward's School, Birmingham has spent Christmas working on a community project assisting with eye operations in India.
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.