Anne Macfarlane

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The New Sherborne Connect

Our upgraded Sherborne Connect network will be released at the end of the month. We are really looking forward to showing you our new platform giving you access to a whole range of new opportunities.

Sherborne Business Breakfast

7.45am in the morning of the 28th February saw the fourth Sherborne Business Breakfast kindly hosted by Lisa Marks at Stephenson Harwood in Finsbury Circus. We were very fortunate to be able to hear the latest thoughts on Brexit and the political world from Charles Lewington OBE […]

New and Improved Sherborne Connect

We are really excited to announce that we are upgrading our Sherborne Connect network.

Not only have we added a personalised news feed, but the new platform is completely tailored to your needs, giving you exclusive access to our large network of alumni and parents.

Stay tuned for updates!

 

University Visits 2019

The second week in February is the traditional week for the OSS to undertake a vigorous tour of universities up and down the breadth of the country. We started the week with a journey up to Manchester where, in conjunction with Sherborne Girls, we hosted a bar evening in the Cosy Club. A quick drive […]

Cumberlege, Marcus Crossley (d 56)

My lifelong friend Marcus Cumberlege, who has died aged 80, was a prolific poet. He lived in Bruges, Belgium, for 46 years. Earlier he had had several poetry collections published in the UK. Another 20 collections were to follow in Bruges by the time his Selected Poems (1963-2009) was launched at the city hall in 2010.

Born […]

Mr Five Per Cent, The Many Lives of Calouste Gulbenkian, the World’s Richest Man by Jonathan Conlin (b 94)

When Calouste Gulbenkian died in 1955 at the age of 86, he was the richest man in the world, known as ‘Mr Five Per […]

Sherborne Market

We know that Shirburnians are a creative and entrepreneurial lot and we thought it was about time you had somewhere to advertise and share your products, services and ideas. Sherborne Connect is the ideal place and we have created a group especially for you called, Sherborne Market . Please feel free to promote your businesses […]

New Boarding House at Sherborne

It’s an exciting time for Sherborne School as today we announce the addition of a ninth boarding House to our boarding provision. In response to very high levels of demand for places, Westcott House will provide places for 65 new boarders. The additional boarding places will enable […]

Evita

UK politics appears in a state of  turmoil at present but its current machinations pale in comparison with the Machiavellian manoeuvres in 1940’s and 50’s  Argentina as told in the Joint Schools’ production of Evita. The School kindly gave us carte blanche to invite local […]

City Carol Service

St Olave’s Hart Street is one of those City of London churches so admired by John Betjeman and it provides an atmospheric setting for our annual carol service. Whilst in no way deflecting from the traditional format of lessons and carols, our service was enhanced with anthems sung beautifully by the St Olave Choral Scholars […]