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King Edward"s School, Birmingham - the Library of the Governors. by Donald Wright

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ContributionsKing Edward"s School (Birmingham, England)
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Frankley Library is open to the public and school pupils. Telephone: Email: [email protected] Websites: Birmingham City Council – Frankley Library. David was Interim Executive Director of the King Edward Foundation for six months in He is currently Chair of Governors at King Edward VI Handsworth School for Girls, a Governor of King Edward VI Camp Hill School for Boys, a Trustee of King Edward VI Academy Trust and a Governor of The King Edward Foundation. Alongside King Edward VI’s original Charter of , admissions registers, governors’ minutes, maps, plans, letters, photographs and school magazines all help to tell the story of one of Birmingham’s oldest surviving institutions. The King Edward’s Foundation Archive is currently being made available as a unique new online resource. The records of the King Edward’s archive are both extensive and of considerable historical significance. The collection includes material of great importance for the study of the history of education, the charitable work of the Foundation and the broader economic and social history of Birmingham.

King Edward VI High School For Girls, Edgbaston Park Road, Birmingham B15 2UB T F E [email protected] He was a Governor of the ISGB and of the Foundation from until , and served as Bailiff of the Foundation and as Chairman of ISGB from to In he became the first Chairman of The King Edward’s School Birmingham Trust, a position that he held until January of this year. The library occupies a large, purpose-built room in the centre of the school. There is plenty of seating suitable for formal study as well as 12 networked computers and a photocopier and printer. Adjoining it is the library annex, which houses the fiction section and DVD collection. Resources. The library has a stock of o printed books. Obaid Choudhry was a pupil at King Edward’s School before going on to read Natural Sciences at St John’s College in Cambridge. He is a Director at Rothschild & Co, having joined the firm in , and now advises both public and private clients on a range of corporate .

  By the s, however, even that most recent rebuilding was showing its age, and the ravages of Birmingham’s industrial air. A local architect declared its life expectancy to be about seven years. It was time to rebuild yet again. The governors of King Edward’s had rather more to spend on school building than the councillors of Sandwell. In , the King Edward’s School Governors purchased both the school building and the Portland Road playing fields for £9, The façade of the building at that time can be seen in the lithographs published in the book “Old and New Birmingham”. King Edward VI Camp Hill School for Boys: Mr Paul Bruten: King Edward VI Camp Hill School for Girls: Library System: MLS Connect, MLS Ecslipse, Heritage: The Schools of King Edward VI in Birmingham, Selima, Wirehouse: Solicitors: Stone King: Communication. General enquiries. King Edward’s School Edgbaston Park Road Birmingham B15 2UA. Tel: Email: [email protected]