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Spring 2017

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Issue 30 - Spring 2017
In this issue:
  • Photography exhibition recreates the past
  • Legacy gifts exceed £2m
  • Andy Street elected West Midlands Mayor
  • Three OE reasons to visit the theatre
  • Pupils race into second place at Silverstone
  • Year Group Reunion: '77, '87, '97 and '07
  • Remembering Tony Trott

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Remembering Tony Trott

The late Tony Trott

Tony Trott taught English at King Edward's School from 1950 until 1987, and was Head of English from 1952 until his retirement. Read the memories shared with us by Old Edwardians and staff since the news of Tony's death on 17 February 2017.

Photography exhibition recreates the past

Inside the Thresholds exhibitionOne of the UK's first major exhibitions of photography, staged at King Edward's School in August 1839, will be virtually recreated at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery this summer. Find out more about the Thresholds exhibition.  

Legacy gifts exceed £2m

King Edward's School The receipt of three legacy gifts in the last few months, totalling over £100,000, has taken the amount of funds raised from donors who have chosen to remember the School in their Will to over £2m since 2009. Find out more about the impact of these gifts. 

Andy Street elected West Midlands Mayor

Andy StreetCongratulations to Andy Street (1981), who has today been announced as the first West Midlands Mayor.  

Three OE reasons to visit the theatre

Julius CaesarNeed an excuse to visit the theatre? Iqbal Khan (1988) and Angus Jackson (1991) are directing productions for the RSC and Sam Newton (2010) is playing the lead role in The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-TimeFind out more about the productions.

Pupils race into second place at Silverstone

The team of boys with their trophy and carA team of Sixth Form boys has claimed the runners-up spot in a national competition run by Land Rover to design and build a radio-controlled 4x4 vehicle. Find out more about the team's success.

Year Group Reunion: '77, '87, '97 and '07 

Year Group ReunionThe Year Group Reunion for Old Edwardians who left the School in 1977, 1987, 1997 and 2007 will take place on Saturday, 24 June 2017. The event provides an ideal opportunity to catch up with old friends over dinner and drinks. Find out more and book your place.

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