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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 […]

Adam Crick (1957-2016)

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.

Obituaries for Adam Crick are available in the November 2016 issue of The Trusty Servant and also online at Totham 1821.  In January 2017, Winchester College will be displaying in […]

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 […]

Desert Island Discs castaways

desert-islandSince 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 […]

Alec Waugh’s postcard from Mainz

the-doom-of-youth-prisoner-of-mainz-1919-illustrated-by-captain-rt-rousselOn 6 April 1918, nine days after he had been captured by the German army, 2nd Lieutenant Alec Waugh wrote a postcard from Mainz POW Camp to a schoolmaster at Sherborne School.

Follow the link to find out what Alec wrote on his postcard from Mainz.

Information about […]

We will remember them: 2nd Lt. Robert Vinter MC

Today, 31 October 2016, is the 100th anniversary of the death of Robert Bagster Wilson Vinter who died from the result of injuries received at the Somme.  Robert Vinter attended Sherborne School from 1909 to 1914, during which time he was Head of the School, Head of Abbey House, and had secured a […]

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. […]

Remembering the First Day of the Battle of the Somme

Sherborne School War MemorialOn 1 July 2016, Sherborne School will commemorate eight of its former pupils who died in the fighting on the first day of the Battle of the Somme.

To discover their stories visit The First Day of the Battle of the Somme: We Will […]