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. […]

Moynahan, Brian Patrick James (a 54-59)

Brian Moynahan will be best remembered for his history books

Brian Moynahan will be best remembered for his history books.  Despite reporting carnage not only from Vietnam and Laos, but also Beirut, Israel […]

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 […]

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 […]

Building On Our Success

We are thrilled with the success of Sherborne Connect since its launch at the beginning of December.We now have 1,500 members which means that over 30% of the OS we are in contact with by email have already joined.

We are now, by popular demand, going to open it to the alumni […]

Friends of Sherborne School (FOSS) Lunch

One of the last events of the OSS autumn events programme is the FOSS Lunch held to coincide with the last home game of the 1st XV.  The membership of FOSS is largely made up of parents who no longer have a son at Sherborne but enjoy catching up with events here as well as […]

I’m a Shirburnian, Get me out of here!

Stanley Johnson (g 58) and father of Boris is heading to the jungle to take part in I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here. Read more: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/11/13/boris-johnsons-father-stanley-arrives-australia-celebrityget/

Good Schools Guide

Sherborne has just received its latest review in the Good Schools Guide, click on their logo below to see the full review.

Good Schools Guide







“Fagging is Real Tough” by Tim Heald (1944-2016)

fagging-the-shirburnian-lent-1960In Summer term 1958 an article about fagging written by the 14 year-old Tim Heald (Lyon House 1957-1962) appeared in The Shirburnian.  Tim later recalled that he had been commissioned by Stanley Johnson (then editor of The Shirburnian)  to write an attack on fagging for […]

Just a Minute, Mr Parry-Jones

In his autobiography, My Life and Other Games (1990), Ian Messiter describes how an incident during a history lesson at Sherborne School became the inspiration for the Just a Minute radio panel-game:

‘On one occasion a master known as Mr Parry-Jones, or P-J for short, was telling the form about Edward V, […]