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The value of volunteering

Friday 10th July 2020

Our students have a long history of community service. Their participation, hard work and commitment to our local communities is exemplified by the volunteer...

Lessons from lockdown

Tuesday 23rd June 2020

I am looking out of my office window and I am delighted. I see students. They are arriving on campus for their morning lesson – it is a wonderful sight to...

In memoriam Alan Cutler (MBE)

Tuesday 16th June 2020

I pay tribute to Alan Cutler (MBE) who sadly passed away on 17 May 2020.

Alan was a former pupil of the grammar school and turned his steadfast devotion to the...

Dear year 13 students...

Friday 15th May 2020

Dear year 13 students

Today is your official leavers day - Leavers Day 2020. I would have loved to be with you on campus to say farewell to you in person, but...

What does success look like?

Tuesday 5th May 2020

What does success look like? We hold ourselves and others to account with this concept. I think it’s time to look afresh at the concept of ‘success’.

Let me...

Fund their future and raise the rate

Wednesday 6th February 2019

I am passionate about education and I believe that everyone has the right to a first-class education: to learn, grow, develop and, ultimately, to be...

A note to our year 12 students

Monday 17th September 2018

As Principal of King Edward VI College, I extend a very warm welcome to you all. In June I spoke to you about new beginnings and now, you will begin to forge...

Welcome back to our year 13 Students

Monday 10th September 2018

It is with great pleasure that I welcome you back to college for this second, important year of your A level studies.

Over the summer, we have been busy making...


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