Students Receive Olympian Masterclass

April 30, 2014 Spilsby Online 0

Two King Edward Students were given the fantastic opportunity to take part in a Swimming Master Class taken by Olympic Gold Medallist and 800m Freestyle world record holder Rebecca Adlington in Bolton.   10 students from across the David Ross academies were nominated then chosen to take part in a one hour master class and then have a question and answer session with the Olympian. They started off with a warm up where she carefully […]

Spilsby rowers take to the water

May 23, 2013 Spilsby Online 0

Rowers from King Edward VI Academy in Spilsby tested themselves on open water for the first time recently. The 16-strong group travelled to Boston Rowing Club in a step up in their training. The students have been improving their competition fitness levels as part of the HALS (High Aerobic Low Skill) project initiated by the academy’s head of sport, Mike Irving. The project, funded by the David Ross Education Trust, has been operating indoors throughout […]

College Contributes Funds To Gruelling Cycle Challenge

May 17, 2012 Spilsby Online 0

A non-uniform day at a local school helped to raise a whopping £500 for a number of vital charities recently. King Edward VI Humanities College donned their best out-of-school clothes and fancy dress in a bid to help raise funds in support of a charity cycle ride that David Ross, Chairman of the David Ross Foundation was undertaking. Donating either £1 to wear non-uniform, or £2 to wear fancy dress, the students were inspired to […]

King Edward VI Humanities College Hosts Visit From Business Tycoon

December 6, 2011 Spilsby Online 0

King Edward VI Humanities College welcomed David Ross, Chairman of the David Ross Foundation, as he visited the college for a guided tour and to speak to staff and students. Headteacher Margaret Reeve said, ‘I am very pleased to welcome David Ross to our college. It’s a great opportunity for him to see the progress we’re making and to showcase some of our new facilities, such as our state-of-the-art eco-classroom and our refurbished humanities block. […]

Local School To Consult On Academy Status

July 14, 2011 Spilsby Online 0

Following the Governing Body Meeting on 11 July, King Edward VI Humanities College will be applying to the Secretary of State for an Academy order to become a Sponsored Academy later on this year. The decision taken by Governors follows on from an initial consultation, which began in February this year.  The school is looking to go into partnership with The David Ross Foundation by the 1st November 2011 or as soon as possible thereafter. This […]