I have heard from a former East Howe Boys school pupil, Jack Randall, who tells me Rex joined around 1959 and was involved In the once a month debating society meetings and also enjoyed gymnastics.
Thanks to Mandy Das, Marilyn Leigh, Justin Roles and Paul Beer, for these names
Esme Vardy started at the girls school as a P.E Teacher in 1943 She was deputy head there 1951-1967. The two schools merged into Kingsleigh in 1967 Where she remained deputy head until retirement In 1979 after 36 years. She was acting head twice in that time January -May 1973 and June 1978-January 1979