St. Philip's School

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Birmingham Oratory - Hagley Road - St Philip's Grammar School.jpg

St. Philip's Grammar School est une grammar school pour garçons située à Hagley Road à Birmingham en Angleterre.

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[1].
  • 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[2].
  • 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[3].
  • Sir Francis Griffin, Director of the NEC from 1970-74, 1976–80
  • Squadron Leader Peter Latham, later Air Vice-Marshal[1], Station Commander of RAF Tengah from 1969–71
  • Jim McCarthy, CEO of Poundland[4]
  • 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[5].
  • Paul Keenan, compositeur
  • John Warnaby, acteur

Voir aussi[modifier | modifier le code]

Références[modifier | modifier le code]

  1. a et b A History of St Philips, from Beginning to Beginning, Margaret Worsley, Wine Press, Tamworth, 1997; (ISBN 1-86237-078-8)
  2. Friesen, Darryl, « The Tolkien Timeline », The Grey Havens, (consulté le 13 mars 2006)
  3. A History of St Philips, from Beginning to Beginning by Margaret Worsley, Wine Press, Tamworth 1997, (ISBN 1-86237-078-8)
  4. Matthew Lynn, « Poundland's Jim McCarthy: 'We don't sell £1 products. We sell incredible products.' », Management Today,‎ (lire en ligne)
  5. Janus, The Papers of Field Marshal Slim[1]

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