Congratulations to Robert Key (a 63) Awarded Freedom of the City of Salisbury

On Wednesday 6 December Salisbury City Council awarded the Freedom of the City to Robert  at a special Full Council meeting held at The Guildhall.

Born in Plymouth in 1945, Robert Key served as the Conservative Member of Parliament for Salisbury from 1983 until 2010. During his time in Parliament, Key was the Minister for Local […]

OSS and Friends of Sherborne (FOSS) City Carol Service

The OSS autumn events calendar concluded with the annual City Carol Service at St Olave in the City on Tuesday 5 December.

Over 100 OS and parents, past and current, gathered at Oliver Ross’s (a 76) lovely church, St Olave’s in Hart Street for a rousing carol service.  Our thanks to Oliver and Rico Tice (h […]

Friends of Sherborne School (FOSS) Lunch

One of the last events of the OSS autumn events programme is the FOSS Lunch held to coincide with the last home game of the 1st XV.  The membership of FOSS is largely made up of parents who no longer have a son at Sherborne but enjoy catching up with events here as well as […]

OS Media Lunch

Over 40 OS gathered at the Groucho Club on the last Thursday in November for the annual Media Lunch.  Host Peter Moeller raised a toast to Stanley Johnson, now resident in the jungle in Australia.  As ever it was a very convivial affair, with a wide age range and covering many branches of the media.

OSS Reception at The Royal Arcade Gallery

Over 40 OS met at the Royal Arcade Gallery where renowned artist Andrew Stock (b 78) was holding an exhibition of paintings “Mules, Mountains and Minarets” and his brother, acclaimed author Jon (b 84) was signing copies of his new book. The reception was supposed to run from 6pm to 8pm but many were still […]

The Second Sherborne Business Breakfast

The second Sherborne Business Breakfast was held at JM Finn, courtesy of Edward Rogers (a 92).

Some 75 OS and parents heard former Business Relations Advisor to 10 Downing Street and now Head of Venture Capital at NJF Capital, Chris Hopkins OS, give his views on the likely business and political implications […]

OSS and SOG Law Reception

Following the success of our inaugural Law Reception in 2015 we opened our second event to Sherborne Girls School.

Over 30 OS, SOGs and parents attended, representing a wide range of legal experience. The recent leavers benefitted massively from the constructive advice they received and OS and parents enjoyed the opportunity to meet old friends and […]

I’m a Shirburnian, Get me out of here!

Stanley Johnson (g 58) and father of Boris is heading to the jungle to take part in I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here. Read more:

Congratulations to Robin Brinkworth (m 13)

Robin is this year’s winner of Mind’s Student Journalist of the Year Award.

Saddle, Sand, Sea, the World’s Toughest Triathlon

Seamus Crawford (f 05) and his friend Paddy Montgomery are taking part in the Saddle, Sand and Sea Challenge.  They have already completed the Saddle and the Sand and are now preparing for the Sea.

The Saddle consisted of  a race across Europe, 2933 miles in 12 days, ( The Tour de France is a mere […]