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Spring 2019

Old Eds Gazette front
Issue 38 - Spring 2019
In this issue:
  • New sports centre
  • US Ambassador visit
  • Exceptional Pupil Achievement Award
  • Tell us your news
  • Back to School Day

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Author of the Year

Lee Child with his award

Congratulations to Lee Child (1973), who was named Author of the Year at the British Book Awards 2019 on Monday 13 May. Read more about Lee's award

New sports centre opens

The Andrew Brode Sports CentreThe Andrew Brode Sports Centre, a £5m development, has been officially opened by Anurag Singh (1994). Find out more about the new facility and view photos from the opening. 

US Ambassador presents blue plaque

Keith Phillips and Ambassador JohnsonThe US Ambassador has presented a blue plaque to King Edward's School to commemorate an all-female, African-American battalion that was stationed at the school during the Second World War. Read more about the 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion. 

Exceptional Pupil Achievement Award

Shonak Joshi and Phil BalkhamShonak Joshi (2018) and Phil Balkham, Head of Design and Technology, have jointly received the Exceptional Pupil Achievement Award at the Design and Technology Association Excellence Awards 2019. Find out more about the award. 

Tell us your news

Pen and notepadWhether you have a new job, recently got engaged, married, or had a baby, written a book, or done something out of the ordinary, we and your contemporaries would be interested to know. The next Gazette is due out soon and will contain a selection of OE news. Complete the online news form by Friday 31 May to submit your news. 

Back to School Day

History lessonFor the first time, we are offering Old Edwardians the opportunity to become pupils at KES again. At our Back to School Day on Friday 21 June, Old Edwardians will be assigned a form teacher, experience a selection of lessons, go for lunch in the dining hall, and take part in afternoon games. Find out more and book your place.

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