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June 2018

From Birmingham To Buckingham Palace

From Birmingham To Buckingham Palace

King Edward VI Handsworth Grammar School for Boys ex-pupil Mark Rowley QPM was made a Knight in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List which was published at the weekend. Sir Mark was until very recently the Assistant Police Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police and the Head of UK Counter-terrorism. This position...

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June 2018

New Tolkien Exhibition Celebrates Author’s Illustrations

A brand new exhibition has been opened at Bodleian Library to celebrate the illustrations of influential author J.R.R. Tolkien. An alumni of King Edward’s School, Tolkien is known for creating a rich universe of fantasy in his novels. He is perhaps less well known for his artistic talent which is...

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June 2018

Handsworth Boys Welcomes Schools For Science Outreach

Handsworth Boys Welcomes Schools For Science Outreach

King Edward VI Handsworth Grammar School For Boys recently welcomed two primary schools for interactive workshops. St Matthew’s C of E Primary School and Sledmere Primary School both brought pupils to attend STEM workshops designed to give them a flavour of what KS3 is like. To begin with the pupils...

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May 2018

Romany Wood Project Features In Schools Together Magazine

Romany Wood Project Features In Schools Together Magazine

Two years ago, the rehearsals were well underway for the performance of Romany Wood, a project organised by Martin Leigh, the Director of Music at King Edward’s School. Its aim was to bring music and opportunity to Primary Schools in Birmingham with the chance for them perform at Symphony Hall....

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