Rhubarb 2019

72 ST EDWARD’S r h u b a r b

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Old St Edward’s Lodge No 5162 Of Ancient, Free

and Accepted Masons within the Province of Oxfordshire Secretary: Guy Williams  (G, 1970-1973) The Lodge is now entering into its 90th year, having been started by the Common Room in 1930. We are using the new Grand Lodge venture of Solomon, this will enable us to become a lodge of Learning and Instruction for all. The Lodge is still looking for anyone who has a connection with the School and would be interested in visiting/joining.  Meetings are held at Cardinal House OPGL, Baldon Lane, Marsh Baldon, Oxon OX44 9LT, usually from 2.00pm until 6.00pm. Next meetings are: Saturday 9th May, 2020 For further information and to record your intention to attend the meetings please contact  secretary.oldstedwards@ oxfordshirefreemasons.org or follow us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/OSEL5162 and Twitter @OSEL5162 Saturday 12th October, 2019 Saturday 14th March, 2020

Publications • The new digital archive can be found at https://archive.stedwardsoxford.org/ • Members of a Very Noble Friendship by School Archivist Chris Nathan (G, 1954- 1957) is available priced at £15.00 + £1.50 for postage and packing within the UK. • A New History of St Edward’s School, Oxford, 1863-2013 by former History teacher Malcolm Oxley. £25.00 + £1.50 for postage and packing within the UK. • The 150th Anniversary Roll details the history of the School, former pupils and former teachers. £25.00 + £1.50 for postage and packing within the UK. • St Edward’s: 150 Years by Nicola Hunter is a hardback celebration of life at St Edward’s, beautifully illustrated with 250 photographs. £10.00 + £1.50 for postage and packing within the UK. These publications are available via the online school shop at https://www. stedwardsoxford.org/whats-on/ school-shop/ or by contacting the OSE Office on ose@stedwardsoxford.org or 01865 319438


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Results 2018

Armela Lasku , 42, Oxford, Law Natalya Meade , 42,

Baccalaureate. When it was first offered only a handful of pupils took it up, on its 10th anniversary 76 pupils – more than half the year group – chose to study the IB. The upsurge in numbers has been accompanied by increasingly strong grades achieved too, with 57% of Higher Level results at the top levels 6/7. There were many particularly strong individual results among the class of 2018, including: Jack Riddick , 44, St Andrews, Philosophy Jamie Curtis , A*A*A*A, Geography, Oxford

Sirawich Arjparu , A*A*A, History, St Andrews Flora Lloyd , 40, Edinburgh, Applied Sports Science Valery Orlova , 40, Imperial, Biomedical Sciences Georgia Paymaster- Billington , 40, Edinburgh, French and Spanish Willa Robertson , 40, St Andrews, Geography Jack Verschoyle , 40, UCL, Philosophy Harvey Elvidge , A*AA, Economics and Finance, Exeter Jamie Chen , A*AA, Law with German Law, with Choral Scholarship, Oxford

UCL, Modern Languages Campbell Nelson , 42, St Andrews, Chemistry Molly van der Heiden , 42, Bristol, Medicine Maddie Luke , 41, Exeter, English and Modern Languages Oliver Tao , 41, Edinburgh, International Relations and Law John de Pauw , 41, Warwick, International Management Edmund Elvidge , A*A*A, Business and Accounting, Exeter

Many congratulations to our newest members of the OSE community who delivered on their academic potential, recording the school’s strongest ever exam results. More than half of all grades awarded for A Levels and the IB were A*/A or Level 6/7, whilst over 81% were A*-B or Levels 5-7. In 2018 St Edward’s marked 10 years since the introduction of the International

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