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 […]
Many 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. […]
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, […]
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.
Henry Jackson (c 16) along with his friend Charlie Godman have decided to undertake a series of fundraising events in support of Marie Curie as both have had relatives affected by cancer. They are taking part in several national challenges:
28 Jan The Wild Night Run
12 March The Bath Half Marathon
8 April Wolf Run
And finishing […]
Adam Crick, who died on 2 March 2016, taught English at Sherborne School for two terms in 2002, having previously taught at Tonbridge School and Winchester College.
The Bells of St George’s Chapel, Ypres
In 2014 the OSS undertook a battlefields tour to Flanders and The Somme to commemorate the centenary of the outbreak of WW1. The occasion gave us the opportunity to dedicate a plaque in St George’s Chapel, Ypres to all those Shirburnians who lost their lives in the conflict.
St George’s […]
Since the first broadcast in 1942 of the BBC Radio 4 programme Desert Island Discs, twelve Old Shirburnians have been castaway and one has been castaway twice!
The castaways’ music selections reveal that J.S. Bach and Mozart are Shirburnians classical composers of choice. As for their […]