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  • 09/05/24

    Former student and Olympic gold medallist, Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill, visits KES

    We were thrilled to welcome back one of our former students, Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill, the remarkable athlete who made history at the 2012 Olympic Games. Jessica’s journey began right here at King Ecgbert School, where she honed her skills, formed lasting friendships, and left an indelible m...
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  • Six students from Youth Cabinet pose with teachers with their certificates

    KES Students Represent Sheffield's Youth in Important Cabinet Positions

    In January, 16 students from KES stood in the Sheffield Youth Cabinet elections. These students submitted a manifesto detailing what their top three priorities would be in they were successfully elected to the Youth Cabinet as well as campaigning in school or their local area. We are pleased to a...
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  • 15/04/24

    Shrek the Musical Success

    Our 2024 musical production was Shrek the Musical, and the show was a huge success! The massive cast of student actors, including a live orchestra, back-stage helpers, technical crew and many more worked together to pull off 4 highly-polished performances in March. Putting on a professiona...
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  • 21/03/24

    Celebrating the Grand Opening of Our New Sixth Form Building

    We're very proud to announce the official opening of our stunning new Sixth Form building! This modern, eco-friendly space, reminiscent of a university setting, boasts 15 classrooms, flexible study areas, and ample social spaces tailored to enrich the learning experience of our Sixth Form st...
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  • 19/03/24

    Equipment Upgrade for Design & Technology

    We're thrilled to share the latest update on our equipment upgrade, made possible through our successful bid to The Wolfson Foundation. The machinery has arrived, and we're already witnessing its transformative impact in our classrooms! Here's a glimpse of what's new...
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  • 15/03/24

    Careers Related Opporunities at KES

    We are looking for people and organisations to get involved with some upcoming careers education events. Year 11 Careers Carousel - 26th April On 26th April we will be running our popular Year 11 Careers Carousel sessions. This event involves visitors rotating round 4 classrooms and taking...
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  • 06/02/24

    Celebrating Computational Brilliance at KES!

    The Bebras Competition is a global challenge for students of all ages, promoting problem-solving and computer science interest. Participants tackle interactive problems that enhance creative thinking and computational skills. This competition introduces fundamental computer science concepts and is c...
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  • 31/01/24

    King Ecgbert School Secures Prestigious Funding for Design and Technology

    We are very excited and proud to announce that King Ecgbert School has been successful in winning a bid for funding from the Wolfson Foundation! The school has been awarded £36,300 towards the cost of specialist equipment for Design and Technology. The Wolfson Foundation funding will...
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  • 28/11/23

    KES featured on BBC national news story

    King Ecgbert School students and staff featured on BBC network coverage on the hot topic of AI in education. Due to our pioneering staff body who are exploring ways to reduce workload and improve lessons using AI tools, we were approached by the BBC last week to help them make an article on the s...
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  • 16/11/23

    Sheffield Youth Voice Award for Tobias

    This week, Tobias W (Y8) won the Sheffield Youth Voice Award at Cutlers Hall in Sheffield. His award was for 'Young Residents Campaigner of the Year'. This award recognises the ongoing changes to local playgrounds and parks in Sheffield. He hopes to improve accessibility so that children...
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  • 17/10/23

    Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion Champion Award

    We are honoured to receive the Sheffield Business Award for Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion Champion. Assistant Headteacher, Charlotte Bowyer, shared her pride, stating, We are really proud to accept this award on behalf of our fabulous students, staff, and families. We are committed to...
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  • 12/10/23

    'Captain' Tobias Honour

    'Captain' Tobias Weller has been invited to the Palace of Westminster this week to receive the British Citizen Youth Award. Tobias has made headlines in recent years for tackling endurance challenges on his walking frame and has to date raised over £168,000. Some examples of t...
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