St. Philip's School
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Histoire[modifier | modifier le code]
Étudiants notables[modifier | modifier le code]
- Alfred Knight VC, OBE served in WW1 and later at Ministry of Labour
- Anthony E. Pratt, l'inventeur du Cluedo.
- Don Maclean, entertainer and presenter of Crackerjack.
- Eamon Duffy, Professor of the History of Christianity at the University of Cambridge
- John Jenkins, Ambassador to Iraq since 2009
- Terence Rigby, actor
- J.R.R. Tolkien and his brother Hilary Tolkien: In 1902, the Tolkien family moved to a house in Edgbaston next door to the Birmingham Oratory and the school. Tolkien had been attending King Edward's School but was moved to St Philip's. Later, he won a Foundation Scholarship to King Edwards and returned to his former school.
- Patrick Gallaher CBE, Chairman of North West Gas from 1974–82, and of Wales Gas Board from 1970-74, and President of the IGasE from 1977-78
- Paul Francis Leighton, Broadcaster and BBC Radio 2 Newsreader, 1981-2000.
- Sir Francis Griffin, Director of the NEC from 1970-74, 1976–80
- Squadron Leader Peter Latham, later Air Vice-Marshal, Station Commander of RAF Tengah from 1969–71
- Jim McCarthy, CEO of Poundland
- William Slim - Between 1903 and 1910, William Slim attended St. Phillip's and King Edward's. As Field Marshal Slim, he served as the British commander-in-chief in Southeast Asia during World War II.
- Paul Keenan, compositeur
- John Warnaby, acteur
Voir aussi[modifier | modifier le code]
- Saint Philip Neri
- A History of St Philips, from Beginning to Beginning, Margaret Worsley, Wine Press, Tamworth, 1997, (ISBN 1-86237-078-8)
Références[modifier | modifier le code]
- A History of St Philips, from Beginning to Beginning, Margaret Worsley, Wine Press, Tamworth, 1997; (ISBN 1-86237-078-8)
- Friesen, Darryl, « The Tolkien Timeline », The Grey Havens, (consulté le 13 mars 2006)
- A History of St Philips, from Beginning to Beginning by Margaret Worsley, Wine Press, Tamworth 1997, (ISBN 1-86237-078-8)
- Matthew Lynn, « Poundland's Jim McCarthy: 'We don't sell £1 products. We sell incredible products.' », Management Today, (lire en ligne)
- Janus, The Papers of Field Marshal Slim
Liens externes[modifier | modifier le code]
- Tolkien Trail
- Détails de la base de données classée monument historique (217210) Former St Philips school hall, now part of the Oratory complex - Grade II*. Images of England. English Heritage.
- Discussed in Parliament in October 1993