Choir sing at Westminster Abbey
Date: Thursday 28 June 2012A boys' choir from St Edmund's School, formed entirely of former Canterbury Cathedral Choristers,...
U15 Cricket and Tennis
Date: Wednesday 27 June 2012The U15B XI hosted Ashford School on a glorious (finally this term) sunny afternoon yesterday. After losing the toss, St. Edmund's were put into bat and were quickly in trouble after a superb spell from the Ashford opening bowler. Some ‘stalwart’ batting, coupled with some aggressive hitting from the middle order pair of James Pooley and Brindley Kinch, gave some respectability to the scoreline as St. Edmund's posted 88 from their 20 overs. ...
Lower Sixth Extended Project Training
Date: Tuesday 26 June 2012The lower sixth students undertaking and Extended Project Qualification spent two days at the University of Kent to attend seminars and carry out research. Seminars on action planning, Gannt charts, research methods, referencing and the formulation of research questions set the students up to plan their individual projects. The afternoons were spent carrying out a literature review of their topics in the Templeman Library and designing their plans of attack. All of the students are now "good to go" and are well on track to complete an excellent project. Thanks go to the excellent UKC staff who delivered the seminars and helped each student. Topics being researched include EU and US law on GM crops, the production of a film score, growth rates of fish, perception in the blind, bass guitar design, punishment in the UK, economic development in Kenya, psychological techniques in the courtroom and the alternative music in the '90s...
St Edmund's in the Iron Age!
Pre-Prep, Junior and Senior Schools
Date: Tuesday 26 June 2012This week the History department has been making the most of the archaeology on site, as well as the good weather at last!...
Sports Day and Summer Gathering
Date: Monday 25 June 2012Sports Day and Summer Gathering
Pre-Prep Sports Day
Date: Saturday 23 June 2012The Pre-Prep Sports Day had an Olympic theme this year to celebrate the London Olympics. The children...
L6 Careers Talks
Date: Friday 22 June 2012L6 Careers Talks Friday 22nd June
Lower Sixth Biology Trip to the Isle of Wight
Date: Wednesday 20 June 2012The Lower Sixth Biologists spent four days carrying out ecological fieldwork, learning statistical tests and carrying put a full set of practical examinations. It was a full and busy weekend! We headed for the Isle of Wight on Friday morning and, after a ferry ride and lunch, embarked on a comparison of the invertebrate communities of three ponds using the Simpson's Index of Biodiversity. Saturday morning saw a comparison of wall epiphytes and a Qualitative practical exam, followed by a saltmarsh transect and a woodland walk. The evening brought mud analysis and graph drawing. Sunday was spent learning and applying statistical tests in relation to individual investigations on a rocky shore, and a Quantitative exam. Monday morning saw an Evaluative exam and we headed for home, tired but happy...
If you go down to the woods today...
Date: Tuesday 19 June 2012The Ladybirds enjoyed a lovely afternoon today in our wonderful school grounds. The weather looked grey and dismal but, suitably booted and suited, the Ladybirds had great fun making their own Forest Hats using all sorts of different natural resources they had collected. ...
Save the Children charity tennis tournament
Date: Saturday 16 June 201222 tennis-playing Junior School pupils in Years 6 to 8 took part recently in a sponsored tournament in aid of the Save The Children charity following an inspiring talk at the school on the worldwide work of the charity by Jan Cobley, who told pupils: "Play tennis, have fun, save lives." The players in the tournament raised more than £600...