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Stephen Campbell
15 Oct
2020

Stephen Campbell 1960-2020

Stephen Campbell, former Chairman of the Independent Schools Governing Body died suddenly on Monday 5 October. Stephen attended King Edward’s School from 1971 to 1978 and studied law at Liverpool University. He came from a family of many Old Edwardians including his father, who was also the KES School Doctor...

Bio3
12 Oct
2020

Biology Photo Competition

In the Summer, the Biology department held a photography competition and invited students from all year groups to submit photographs on various themes. Congratulations to the winners: Laila for ‘Patterns in Nature’, Roni for ‘Hidden Biological Worlds’ and Gull for ‘Habitats and Shelters’. The overall winner was...

Hello Yellow
12 Oct
2020

Hello Yellow

Over the weeks, yellow post-it notes started to appear around school displaying anything from positive, encouraging messages to cute drawings and jokes. These post-it notes were the first, subtle steps in a wider initiative to raise the profile of mental health. Hello Yellow is a campaign run by the mental health...

Fatma Poet Laureate 1
12 Oct
2020

Fatma crowned Birmingham’s Young Poet Laureate

Fatma in the Upper Fourth has been crowned Birmingham’s Young Poet Laureate 2020-22. She was among hundreds of talented youngsters who applied for the honour which, along with the adult Laureateship, is awarded every two years by the Birmingham Library and Writing West Midlands. She succeeds Aliyah in...