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A Brief Profile of Jimmy Edwards

Early Life The British comedy actor Jimmy Edwards was born in Barnes, Surrey on 23 March 1920. The son of a mathematics professor, he was christened James Keith O’Neill Edwards. He had eight siblings, four brothers and four sisters. He was schooled at St Paul’s Cathedral School in Wimbledon and later attended St John’s College…

Six-of-the-Best Old-school Headteachers
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Six-of-the-Best Old-school Headteachers

The expressions “headmaster” and “headmistress” have traditionally been used in UK schools for centuries. They obviously refer to a headteacher, whose primary task is the running of a school. Although the phrases are still in use today, particularly in public schools, the imported American term “principal”, is becoming increasing common. However, I think it’s fair…

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