Junior School News
Girls' Hockey - Unbeaten U10s
Date: Wednesday 5 October 2011The Under 10 girls’ hockey team has had a first class start to the term. After 4 matches against some...
Form 8 Cross-Curricular Residential Study Trip to France
Date: Thursday 29 September 2011On Wednesday 14th September, the boys and girls of Form 8 assembled at the school at the unholy hour of 5.10 a.m. to take an early ferry to France in order to catch the Boulogne market at lunchtime. There the pupils were able to practise what they had learned in the classroom by ordering some food for their lunch. ...
Form 4 Visits Bigbury Hillfort
Date: Thursday 29 September 2011On Monday 26th September Forms 4B and 4J visited the site of Bigbury hillfort. Lying just outside Canterbury, it is said to be the place where the Celtic leader Cassilvelanus had a stronghold and where Julius Caesar was victorious in his first battle with the Celts when invading Britain in 54 BC. Today it is owned and managed by the Woodland Trust who are clearing the land of dense woodland to expose the ancient earthworks. There have been a number of archaeological digs on the site and remains of a hut, a plough and chains have been found...
Form 3 Visit to the Annual East Kent Ploughing Match
Date: Thursday 29 September 2011On 28th September Form 3 visited the annual Ploughing Match, this year held at Lees Court Estate, Sheldwich...
Ex-Choristers' atmospheric recital in the Crypt
Date: Monday 26 September 2011Back in April, I wrote an article for the Canterbury Cathedral Old Choristers' Association about the...
Prep Schools visit St Edmund's
Date: Monday 19 September 2011Prep Schools' Day
New Probationers in Choir House
Date: Wednesday 14 September 2011Each year sees a small group of 8 year old boys join Choir House, to become Probationers, apprentice...
Date: Tuesday 6 September 2011St Edmund’s achieves Fairtrade status
Date: Thursday 4 August 2011What a fantastic time! With more courses than ever and more children than ever, this is the biggest SummerFest...
National Schools Chess Competition
Date: Tuesday 21 June 2011As part of the National Schools Chess Competition four Junior School pupils took part in one of the three Kent Schools Chess Megafinal's at Sandwich Technology School on Sunday 8th May: Seung Kim from Form 6, and Lily Gibbons, Alice Mount and Sophie Hopkins from Form 5. Each competitor had to play 6 matches and it was a long day, stretching from 9.30am until 5pm. Although they are all members of the Chess Club at school, competition chess was new to these pupils and they all came away from the day with a great deal of experience and will now look forward to next year...