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Summer 2022

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Issue 45 - Summer 2022
In this issue:
  • IB Diploma Results 
  • Telephone Campaign 
  • Biennial Dinner 2022 
  • Remembering Simon Stacey 
  • A Royal Visit in 1955
  • The Inside Track Series 
  • Hear from Andy Street

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Andy Street

Andy Street

Current KES pupil, Dharam Cheema, interviews the Mayor of the West Midlands and Old Edwardian, Andy Street. He talks about the economics of the Commonwealth Games for Birmingham, the challenges of the pandemic and his favourite KES memories. Read now. 

Excellent IB Diploma Results

Excellent 2022 IB Diploma ResultsThe class of 2022 are planning for the future after receiving excellent results in the IB Diploma. The average point score was 39.6 points. Find out more about the impressive range of university destinations that awaits our pupils

2022 Telephone Campaign

2022 Telephone Campaign Students have enjoyed catching up with OEs over the last few weeks as part of our annual telephone campaign. A big thank you for all donations. The total pledged over the past two weeks is just over £73,000. Find out more about how to donate to Assisted Places. 

Biennial Dinner Recap 

Biennial Dinner 2022On 14 May, 180 OEs came back to school to celebrate the much-awaited Biennial Dinner. It was a joyous occasion where guests were able to walk the school corridors once more. View photos from the evening. 

Remembering Simon Stacey 

Simon Stacey It was with great sadness that we announced, last term, the death of Mr Simon Stacey, much-loved Teacher of English, Head of Oxford and Cambridge Admissions and Debating Coach. There is still an opportunity for you to share memories of Simon here

A Royal Visit in 1955

A Royal Visit in 1955Her Majesty the Queen became the first British Monarch to celebrate a Platinum Jubilee after 70 years of service. Archivist Charlotte Gallant has researched the Queen's visit to KES in 1955. Charlotte has spoken to OEs about their memories of the day. Watch the video now.

Get set for the Commonwealth Games 

The Inside Track Series As Birmingham is getting ready for the biggest event the city has ever staged, KES has launched the Inside Track. The series will share insights from the KES community, including an interview with OE Ian Metcalfe, Chair of Commonwealth Games England. Learn more.

Keep up to date with upcoming events

Biennial DinnerWe are delighted our events programme has been able to resume in some form of normality. We are now in the process of finalising dates for our events calendar next year. Keep an eye on our website for details of upcoming events.

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