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Summer 2018

Old Eds Gazette front
Issue 35 - Summer 2018
In this issue:
  • Staff service celebrated
  • Early Tolkien published
  • Lord Willetts Honorary Fellow
  • Charity Commission report
  • Biennial Dinner

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Excellent 2018 IB Diploma results

IB results 2018

Three boys gained the maximum score of 45 points, five scored 44 points and 43% of the cohort attained 40 points or above. Read more about our 2018 IB results.

Over 800 years of staff service celebrated

Long Service AwardsMembers of King Edward's School staff with a combined service of over 800 years have been celebrated at a special event this term. Find out more about the Long Service Awards Ceremony.

First publication of early Tolkien work

The Fall of GondolinAn unpublished work by JRR Tolkien (1911), The Fall of Gondolin, will be available in print for the first time this summer. Find out more about this new publication.

Lord Willetts elected Honorary Fellow

Lord David WillettsLord David Willetts (1974) has been elected as an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Society, one of only a few former politicians to have received the accolade. Find out more about his appointment.

Charity Commission report

King Edward's School Birmingham TrustThe King Edward's School Birmingham Trust has published its latest report to the Charity Commission. Read the report online.

Biennial Dinner
Biennial DinnerJoin us for the 43rd Biennial Dinner on Saturday, 29 September 2018. Catch up over a drinks reception, hear a concert from the Swing Band, and enjoy a four course meal. The guest speaker will be Professor Tom Shippey (1960), one of the world's leading academic scholars on the works of JRR Tolkien. Find out more and book to attend.


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