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 […]
Photographs of the School Gym Squad dating from 1920 to 1970 are now available online.
Notable former members of the School Gym Squad include Christopher Chataway (1947 & 1948 Gym Squad) who went on to become a record-breaking athlete and set the pace for Roger Bannister’s sub-four minute mile. Another member, John Cordingley (1933 […]
A series of charts recording the weather in Sherborne between 1874 and 1886 have been digitised and are now available online at: http://oldshirburnian.org.uk/sherborne-school-weather-charts-1874-1886/
The daily reading taken from a weather station located at Sherborne School reveal the temperature, humidity, atmospheric pressure, ozone and rainfall during a period known as the Agricultural Depression.
Between 1873 and 1896 […]
Sing the Sherborne School song along with the boys of Sherborne School by scanning the QR code (left) or by visiting: Carmen Saeculare, sung by the boys of Sherborne School (mp3). Words below:
‘The steaming Punch Bowl in our midst seemed the very spirit of Christmas and jollity.’
Read the full account of Christmas at Sherborne School in the days of Headmaster H.D. Harper (pdf).
Visit Sherborne School Archive News for more stories from the archives.
Posted 8 December 2015 by […]