Reception at the Royal Ocean Racing Club

August saw a new departure for the OSS, a drinks reception at the Royal Ocean Racing Club during Cowes Week, kindly hosted by parents Lisa and Stuart Childerley.

Around 30 parents, staff and OS of all ages from this year’s leavers to the class of 1956 enjoyed drinks and canapes in the lovely setting of the […]

Sherborne Connect Hits 2,000 Members

We are delighted to announce that just seven months after launching the 2,000th member has signed up to Sherborne Connect, our exclusive networking platform.

Over 1,300 members have volunteered their services as mentors, so if you are at university or considering a career change, sign up today and benefit from the advice and help of fellow […]

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


A Service of Thanksgiving for the life of Charles Eglington will be held in Sherborne Abbey at 11.30 am on Monday 9 July.

All are […]

Cricketer Cup Success

Congratulations to the Pilgrims Cricket XI who beat the Old Cheltonians in the first round of the Cricketer Cup on Sunday.

They now go on to play the Old Cranleighans on The Upper on Sunday 1 July, 11.30 start. All welcome, bring a picnic.

10 Year Reunion

The Clarence in Dover Street, Mayfair was the venue for the 10 Year Reunion for the leavers of 2008. Over 60 OS and SOGs came along many of whom hadn’t seen each other since they left Sherborne.  The initial reserve was soon broken and the room was buzzing with chat and laughter.[…]

Simon Trist (d 84) is raising money for Julia’s House

Simon Trist (d 84) will be undertaking the Tour du Mont Blanc, a 180km walking trail through France, Italy and Switzerland to raise money for Julia’s House the Dorset and Wiltshire Childrens’ hospices.

To read more and to donate to this incredible cause visit Simon’s Just […]

Privacy Notice Updated

As you are no doubt aware, the General Data Protection Regulation comes into force on 25 May 2018.

Both the OSS and the School have produced Privacy Notices which set out the arrangements which each has for using an individual’s personal data.

The OSS’s Privacy Notice can be found at:

The Schools’ Privacy notice can be […]

Mount Elbus Charity Climb

This July, over a 12 day period, James Ritchie (e 12) will be attempting to summit Mount Elbus, Europe’s highest mountain and one of the Seven Summits.  At 5,642 m (18,510ft) it is the tenth most prominent mountain in the world and is located in the Caucasus Mountains on the Russian/Georgian border.

James is hoping to […]

OS Day, Saturday 12 May 2018

OS Day is one of the highlights of our Events calendar and OS Day 2018 surpassed expectations.  The weather held, dry if not hot and the School looked wonderful as we welcomed back nearly 200 OS, their families and friends.

The day started with the traditional Chapel Service, led by our new Senior Chaplain, the Rev. […]

England Hockey National Finalists

The Mini Colts will be playing in the England Hockey National Finals, the first Sherborne team to do so since 1992, on Monday 23 April at Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park – E20 3AD.

They would very much welcome your support.  Please click here to see the schedule