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 […]

Lord Coe to play part in tournament

April 3, 2013 Spilsby Online 0

Spilsby students will have a special guest watching them compete at a sports tournament in July. Lord Coe will be the guest of honour at the inaugural summer cup, a competition between the seven academies in the David Ross Education Trust. Spilsby’s King Edward VI Academy will have strong representation at the event, taking place at the Grantham Sports Stadium in July. Lord Coe will hand out the medals as part of DRET’s Play your […]

Local Students Experience London Paralympics

September 10, 2012 Spilsby Online 0

On Friday 7 September it was destination ‘London 2012 Paralympics’ for 31 students and staff from King Edward VI Academy, Spilsby, sponsored by the David Ross Education Trust. Students experienced the Olympic Park first hand and savoured the amazing atmosphere created by spectacular stadia and backdrops. It was Team GB all the way as the group supported the 7-a-side football team against Argentina. In the blistering heat of the mid morning sun, Team GB were […]

Primary School Pupils Practise Olympic Moves

February 8, 2012 Spilsby Online 0

Primary School pupils had the opportunity to show off their dancing skills at a specially organised event at a Spilsby College last week. King Edward VI Humanities College hosted their very own Festival of Dance for pupils from nearby Primary Schools, with the College’s Head of PE, Mike Irving, and Head of Expressive Arts, Kate Walker leading the Festival. 150 Primary School pupils from Halton Holegate, Great Steeping, Toynton, Burgh Le Marsh, Stickney, Spilsby and […]

Spilsby Students Meet Olympic Star

February 3, 2012 Spilsby Online 0

Olympic fever swept King Edward VI Humanities College yesterday as a group of lucky students met with Britain’s U21 national table tennis champion and London 2012 hopeful, Hannah Hicks. The college’s table tennis squad were first to take advantage of Hannah’s expertise, gaining practical advice to use to help them build on their table tennis skills. The athlete, who is aiming for a place on the British Olympic table tennis team, also shared her stories about […]

Spilsby Student Races Ahead

January 26, 2012 Spilsby Online 0

A Spilsby college student was crowned Lincolnshire County Cross Country Champion this weekend. Blake Kenneally-Forrester, a student at King Edward VI Humanities College, came first in the U13 Boy’s race at Spalding on Saturday. Blake, representing the Coastal and Wolds team, took an early lead and managed to stay in pole position until the finish line. Blake will now go on to represent Lincolnshire in the Anglian Cross Country Championships at Ipswich in February. Mike […]