OSS and SOG Property Careers Event

Our second careers event of the academic year was a Property Evening, kindly hosted by James Higham (m 94) at Savills on Monday 26 March.

The evening was aimed at OS and SOGs either considering a career in property or who had recently started in the industry.  A panel of 14 experienced OS, and SOGs were […]

Joint Schools Concert

Alumni and parents from both Sherborne School and Sherborne Girls enjoyed a Joint Concert held in the magnificent St George’s Church, Hanover Square on Thursday15 March .  The evening was opened by the Girls School Madrigal Society, who thrilled the audience with the beauty of their voices.  The tempo changed completely for the second half […]

Service of Thanksgiving for the Life of Charles Eglington (1938 – 2018)

Service of Thanksgiving for the Life of Charles Eglington (1938 – 2018)

Sherborne Abbey

Monday 9 July 2018



There will be a Service of Thanksgiving for Charles’ life in Sherborne Abbey at 11.30 am on Monday 9 July.

All are most welcome to come to remember Charles […]

A Testament of Truth: Charles Hudson and Vera Brittain

Charles Hudson (The Green, 1905-1910) was Sherborne’s highest decorated soldier of WW1. His actions as a platoon commander at the Battle of the Somme in 1916 had resulted in him being awarded a Military Cross and a French Croix de Guerre. In 1917, he again distinguished himself at both Messines […]

Sherborne Business Breakfast

The first of this year’s Business Breakfasts was held at Stephenson Harwood LLP, courtesy of current parent Lisa Marks.

Over 70 OS and parents were privileged to hear Alistair Harris (h 92) OBE, CEO of ARK and The Stabilisation Network talk about his insights […]

Two schools, one town. Separate yet together.

Two of the country’s leading single-sex full-boarding schools, Sherborne School and Sherborne Girls, have announced their decision to build on their long-standing relationship which comes from their unique co-location in the historic Dorset town, with the launch of their ‘separate yet together’ initiative.

The two schools have aligned their branding and some […]

Hubert Mainwaring-Burton (g 09) at the Noël Coward Theatre

Hubert Mainwaring-Burton (g 09) is currently performing at the Noël Coward Theatre in The Inheritance, inspired by the novel Howards End by E M Forster. The play runs from the 21 September to January 2019 and stars Vanessa Redgrave.

For more information visit the Noël Coward Theatre’s website.

OSS and Sherborne Old Girls University Visits

This February, John Harden and Anne Macfarlane were joined by the Secretary of Sherborne Old Girls, Fiona James, when they visited students in Edinburgh, Newcastle and Oxford.

It was, as always, a pleasure meeting up with our young, and in some cases, not so young OS, catching up on all their news and buying them some […]

Charles Eglington (1938 – 2018)

It is with great sadness that we report the death of Charles Eglington (g 56).

Our thoughts at this time are with his brothers, Walter and Michael and their families.

Charles was a fantastic supporter of everything Sherborne – the School, the Pilgrims, the OSS, the OSGS, the Sherborne Foundation – […]

Tragic Death of Ian Williams (f 09)

Sherborne is extremely sad to share news of the death of Ian Williams (f 09). Ian collapsed at training with Doncaster Knights at Castle Park on Tuesday 20 February and, despite the best efforts of the emergency response team, could not be resuscitated.

During his time at the School, Ian boarded in […]