Michael Thompson (g 63)

WarGen-Poster-Soldier no addressWarGen, set up late last year by broadcasters and historians Dan Snow and James Holland, is a group of volunteers who are trying to find and interview people who have lived through the Second World War, whether as civilians, as Servicemen and women, or […]

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 ( 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 […]

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 […]

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

Henry Jackson (c 16)

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 […]

St George’s Church, Ypres

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 […]

OS Pilgrims – King Henry VIII School Old Boys Trophy

Dear OS

I’m not sure how closely you follow the School’s news but I’m sure you’ll be delighted to hear that the OS Pilgrims have won the annual Alumni Cross Country race for the prestigious King Henry VIII School Old Boys Trophy an unprecedented three years on the trot.

We are aiming this year not only to […]

OSS Property Reception

Some 50+ OS, and parents met for a very successful and enjoyable evening at Forsters LLP in Mayfair for our first Property Reception, on the hottest September evening since 1911. […]