Salam and Greetings...
This is the 'tigers' territory. This is where the 'cubs' were taught and turned into the mighty 'tigers'. With the tiger's spirit in them, they will become powerful and thoughtful leaders in their packs. And under the shadow of the great name, they had and will survive this challenging world, as long as the Taiping Hills stand.
This is King Edward VII School of Taiping, Malaysia. Established in 1883, it was known then as The Central School. The original school compund was located at the present Nurses' Hostel in the current hospital grounds.
Initially began in a very small way, the enrolment to the school had increased tremendously by time. Thus, in the year 1905 the school has moved to the current compound which stand tall until now. And not known to many, one of the school block used to be the first railway station office in Malaysia.
By then, with the outstanding personality of Mr. Roger Francis Stainer, the Headmaster from 1905 till 1921, the school had a strong tradition of being excel in academics and sports,especially rugby.
Mr. Stainer also has adopted the school's motto, Magni Nominis Umbra. It means 'Under the Shadow of A Great Name', not the then King Edward VII of England but the great name is the school itself and the tiger spirit that reflect the loyalty and devotion towards the school.
And as mentioned in the school song, this great King Edward VII School will live forever, as long as the Taiping Hills stand...
More can be read at the School Official website and Old Edwardian website.
Magni Nominis Umbra.
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