Professional Wasps Rugby deal

Alfie’s High as a kite as he signs his first Professional Wasps Rugby deal Alfie joins the Wasps senior squad in the summer having joined King Henry VIII School in the sixth form. A robust and aggressive 2nd row, his talent was spotted…

BKHS ‘bowled over’ by the MCC

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Bablake & King Henry VIII School ‘bowled over’ by the MCC Wednesday 23 June saw the first official BKHS sports team of 2021. The fixture has been played for many years across both school sites, where a joint team has competed against…

Lauren 1st Degree Black Belt

Lauren in Year 8 now holds a 1st Degree Black Belt in Taekwando. It’s not called a 1st Degree for nothing – the minimum time period of training to achieve this is three and half years, and children who start training at a young age often…

Worcester Warriors Dream

Worcester Warriors dream starts for Tom as his Professional Rugby journey begins. It has always been Tom's dream to become a professional rugby player since a very early age. Having come all the way through the school from Prep to Senior…

This Henry's Girl Can

‘This Henry’s Girl Can’ is a campaign that promotes female sporting success within the school. We want to start moving away from women’s ‘firsts’ and more towards the norm within the industry. With posters around the school as inspiration,…

80TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE SECOND COVENTRY BLITZ

Taken on the afternoon of 8th April 1941, this photo of the 1st XV is the last image of the School before it was destroyed in the blitz later the same day. Read all about the raid in the full version here:  The Most Disastrous…

80TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE SECOND COVENTRY BLITZ – PART 3

In this third and final part of The Most Disastrous Year, we hear of the efforts required to keep the School going in the years after the blitz and the determination to rebuild! The Most Disastrous Year - Part 3

KHVIII Relay Race 2021 Announcement

This year, due to the Covid19 pandemic, we will be organising a fun (but also highly competitive) event! It will take place between 25th April – 2nd May. Schools are finding their own local 5km routes. Breaking news: Dave Moorcroft (Coventrian,…

80TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE SECOND COVENTRY BLITZ - Part 2

Part 2 of 'The Most Disastrous Year' is now available. In this section we hear the vivid recollections of those who witnessed the raid on 8th/9th April 1941, supported by some amazing images from the School Archive. The Most Disastrous…

80th Anniversary of the second Coventry blitz - Part 1

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We are excited to share with you a very special publication created by Mr Phillips along with Chris Holland (former Head of History). Many of you will know that this Easter is the 80th anniversary of the second Coventry blitz, during which…