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Summer 2017

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Issue 31 - Summer 2017
In this issue:
  • 'Excellent' inspection report
  • The future of Assisted Places
  • Outstanding IB results
  • Chris Walker
  • Languages careers evening

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King Edward's School and King Edward VI High School for Girls are recruiting for a Database Manager to oversee the financial reporting and analysis requirements of the Schools' development offices and to assist with the Regular Giving programmes. Application deadline: Monday, 17 July 2017. Find out more about the role.

KES receives 'excellent' inspection report

Boys in a lesson at King Edward's SchoolKing Edward's School has received the highest possible rating of 'excellent' in all areas in its recent inspection from the Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI). Read more about the findings from the inspection.

Looking to the future of Assisted Places 

King Edward's School Following the incredible success of the AP100 Campaign, which has enabled 100 boys to access a life-changing education, over the coming months we will be outlining our vision for maintaining and securing this level of support. Find out more about our upcoming events.

Outstanding 2017 IB Diploma results

Boys receiving their IB resultsThe sixth year of the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma at King Edward’s School has produced another set of outstanding results. Two boys gained the maximum score of 45 points, four scored 44 points and 49% of the cohort attained 40 points or above. Read more about the 2017 IB results. 

Chris Walker

Chris WalkerThe School was very sad to learn of the death of Chris Walker on Saturday 1 July. Chris taught Design & Technology at KES from 1998 until his retirement in 2016. The School is compiling a collection of memories of Chris to share with his family. If you have any that you would like to share, please email:

Languages careers evening

Languages careers eveningOld Edwardians and parents who have either studied a foreign language or have a language-related career are invited to share their knowledge and experience with current pupils at our careers event entitled ‘Where can languages take you?’ on Wednesday, 1 November 2017. Find out more and book your place.

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