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Winter 2019

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Issue 37 - Winter 2019
In this issue:
  • New Chief Master
  • Inventors secure funding
  • Water polo award
  • Welcome to Adelaide
  • London Dinner

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Debut OE feature film


View the trailer for Cosmos, the debut feature by OE filmmakers Elliot (2006) and Zander (2009) Weaver. This independent sci-fi mystery follows three amateur astronomers and their accidental, out-of-this-world discovery.

Dr Katy Ricks appointed as Chief Master

Dr Katy RicksIn the 2019-20 academic year, Dr Katy Ricks will become the 33rd headteacher of King Edward's School and the first female Chief Master in its 466-year history. Find out more about Dr Ricks's appointment.

Award-winning inventors secure funding

Dr Amrit Chandan and Carlton CumminsTwo award-winning inventors, Old Edwardian Dr Amrit Chandan (2007) and Carlton Cummins of Aceleron, have secured £150,000 to help launch the world's first fully serviceable lithium battery. Find out more about Aceleron and their latest product.

Water Polo Player of the Year award

Matthias MaddenMatthias Madden (2017) has been crowned Men's Water Polo Player of the Year at the British Swimming Awards 2018, following his captaincy of Great Britain's U19 men to their first full European competition in a decade. Find out more about Matt's award.

Q&A with new Development Director

Adelaide BaileyWe are pleased to announce the appointment of Adelaide Bailey as Development Director of KES and KEHS from 1 February 2019. As an alumna of KEHS and the current Alumnae Engagement Manager for the girls' school, we took the opportunity to find out a bit more about our new Development Director ahead of her taking up the role. Read our Q&A with Adelaide.

London Dinner

London DinnerThe London Dinner for Old Edwardians living in or around the capital will take place on Monday, 11 March 2019. The guest speaker at this year's event will by Guy Woodward (1991), Deputy Editor of Harrods Publishing. Find out more and book your place.

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