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The Gospel According to Paul – Hari Thorpe (h 60)

The Gospel According to PaulActs of the Apostles quotes St Paul’s famous: “I appeal to Caesar!” and devotes two whole chapters to his sea journey to Rome. Then the story fizzles out. What happened next? One third of the way through Acts, St Peter miraculously escapes […]

Robert Ambrose (d 77) in memory of Jon Beazley

Dear Friends of Jon Beazley,

I have a place, and all being well I’ll run the 2017 London Marathon in order to raise money and awareness for both Leukaemia Care and the UCL Amyloidosis Research Fund (https://www.ucl.ac.uk/amyloidosis/research) it was of course Amyloidosis which led to Jon’s untimely death. Our fundraising efforts for Amyloidosis have been ongoing since Jon’s death and the link to […]

Alex Cree (b 98) Exhibition

Alex is holding an exhibition in March and April in Dorset. See the flyer below for details.

Alex Cree Ad for Exhibition

The Baron’s Tale vol i part i: The Autobiography of Baron Charlie Lush (d 74)

Charlie Lush Book CoverThe first of a six-volume autobiography, this volume takes us through the first sixteen years of the life of artist, author and media personality Baron Charlie Lush. After a stormy start, which saw him leaving the family home at the age of five and seeking refuge in a castle, a spell with his grandparents provided some stability before he was whisked away to a boarding school on the coast of Yorkshire where the regime was as bracing as the breeze that drifted in off the cold North Sea. […]

James Cochrane-Dyet (b 08) Fundraising for HCF

James Cochrane-Dyet is serving as a Lieutenant in the Household Cavalry and will be running the Hastings Half Marathon in March and the London Marathon in April in uniform, boots and carrying a 37lb pack. James will be running for the Household Cavalry Foundation (HCF). The charity provides charitable and pastoral support to all the […]

Insurance Drinks 12 January

On Thursday 12 Jan, despite scare stories of thundersnow and severe travel disruption over 40 OS and parents from the Insurance Industry convened for a convivial evening at The Lamb Tavern in Leadenhall Market.  It was an opportunity for OS working in the industry to meet up and compare notes and for young OS aspiring […]

Heald, Timothy Villiers (g 57-62)

Tim was President of the OSS between 2000 and 2004. We should always be grateful for the injection of energy and fun that Tim brought with his presidency. The Daily Telegraph published this obituary:

Tim Heald, who has died aged 72, was a journalist and writer whose ability to turn out well-wrought, amusing prose on almost any […]

Memorial to the Regiments of Devon and Dorset

devon-and-dorsetsMany OS served with the Devonshire Regiment and the Dorset Regiment both before and after the Regiments amalgamated in 1958. Indeed, nearly every OS would have worn the regimental cap badge during his time in the School the CCF.

The Regiments were far more than military units. […]

OSS and Friends of Sherborne School City Carol Service

At the School House Dinner in May Oliver Ross, (a 76), Area Dean to the City, suggested that it would be a good idea to hold a carol service for OS working in the City, and indeed it was.

On Monday 5 December over 100 OS and past parents gathered at Oliver’s lovely church, St Olave, […]

Sherborne School Cricket and Hockey Tour to Barbados

We wish the School’s cricket and hockey players a successful trip to Barbados next week. For more information please click on the link below.

Cricket and Hockey Tour Brochure