The Arrow is a magazine which is published annually by a Year 12 Sixth Form editiorial team, reflecting various highlights of the school year; news articles, interviews, reports on school trips and events and the wider aspects of school life. It is available to purchase during the Spring/Summer Term from the editorial team at various school events, including our July Open Afternoon and usually sells out, with proceeds to our partner school in Tanzania. You can read past copies here which are posted several months after publication, after the Autumn Half Term in November.
The Arrow - a brief history (reference "A History of Owen's School (1613-1976)" R.A. Dare B.A.)
James Easterbrook (Headmaster 1881-1909), started the first school magazine during his time at the school in Islington, called "The Owen's School Magazine". It was sold at one penny a copy and produced monthly for just six months in 1892, containing mainly articles with information from outside of the school.
"The Arrow" was born in May 1899 under a separate team, still with support from the Headmaster, entitled "New Series" and began to be published twice a term. It continued it's long life, until during Gerald Jones's period as Headmaster, (from 1962-1973 (Islington) and up until 1981 in Potters Bar) when due to costs, it reduced from three issues to two magazines a year. The oak paneled Old Library, now displays archived copies of The Arrow and its equivalent in red leather bound books from 1886-1953.
The Arrow 2013 - Special 400th Anniversary Edition!
Selling at St Paul's Cathedral on April 30th and available thereafter from Friday 3rd May 2013 and every Friday afterwards outside the Dining Room! £3.50
Editors: Emily Faint, Edwina Otira, Amy Mace, Kelly‐Anne Taylor and Rhianna Reechaye
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The Arrow 2012 (5.80 MB - 36 pages - original price £4)
First published in school June 2012 - copies sold from the School Office and at most school performances and our July Open Afternoon. Proceeds raised sent to our partner school in Tanzania.
Editors: Alice Robinson, Helen Rampton, Tara Gibbins-Klein, Sophie Richardson
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The Arrow 2011 (21.4MB - 40 pages - original price £3.50).
First published in March 2011 - copies sold at most school performances and our July Open Afternoon. Proceeds raised sent to our partner school in Tanzania. Note - if you click on the bookmark logo on the top left side of the PDF, it will reveal the index for you - just click on the title to read the article you are interested in.
Editors: Nikki Zhao, Eleanor Diamond, Ellie Hicketts, Catherine Liu, Kirsty Wastell
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The Arrow 2010 (2.19MB - 28 pages - original price £3). First published summer term 2010. Note - if you click on the bookmark logo on the top left side of the PDF, it will reveal the index for you - just click on the title to read the article you are interested in.
Editors: Owen Carter, Leila Glen, Oliver Arnoldi, Robert Scanes, Pascale Frazer- Carroll
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can be viewed by page using the following
Page 1 - Front Cover
Page 2 - Inside Cover Artwork
Page 3 - Editorial
Page 4 - Felix Article - part 1
Page 5 - Felix Article - part 2
Page 6 - The Arrow Revision Guide - part 1
Page 7 - The Arrow Revision Guide - part 2
Page 8 - Head for a Day
Page 9 - The Great Gig in the School
Page 10 - Wes Interview - part 1
Page 11 - Wes Interview - part 2
|Page 12 - Ben Goodson Interview
Page 13 - Summer Choral Concert
Page 14 - Fashion Show Final - part 1
Page 15 - Fashion Show Final - part 2
Page 16 - Venice Trip
Page 17 - China Trip - Christina
Page 18 - Alchemist Book Review
Page 19 - Artwork
Page 20 - China Trip - Jenny - part 1
Page 21 - China Trip - Jenny - part 2
Page 22 - The Garden Swing (creative writing entry)
Page 23 - Gym and Dance
Page 24 - Guys and Dolls - part 1
Page 25 - Guys and Dolls - part 2
Page 26 - Year in Review - part 1
Page 27 - Year in Review - part 2
Page 28 - Charity SkyDive
Page 29 - A Level Artwork
Page 30 - Photography - part 1
Page 31 - Photography - part 2
Page 32 - GCSE Artwork
Page 33 - Fang Manor Short Story - part 1
Page 34 - Fang Manor Short Story - part 2
Page 35 - The Spikers - creative writing
Page 36 - Crystal Stilts - part 1
Page 37 - Crystal Stilts - part 2
Page 38 - The Wire Review - part 1
Page 39 - The Wire Review - part 2
Page 40 - 2666 (A Novel) - Review - part 1
Page 41 - 2666 (A Novel) - Review - part 2
Page 42 - Passing on the Word - part 1
Page 43 - Passing on the Word - part 2
Page 44 - Editors Poetry
Page 45 - Michael Hammond
Page 46 - Economic Review - part 1
Page 47 - Economic Review - part 2
Page 48 - Torture Article - part 1
Page 49 - Torture Article - part 2
Page 50 - ASI Article
Page 51 - Back inside cover artwork
Page 52 - Back cover
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