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, Paul Beer and Alan Lewis, 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