Month

December 2014

OLD SEDBERGHIAN CLUB 2ND PILGRIMAGE – GALLIPOLI

The Gallipoli Campaign Tour: – Monday 26 October – Friday 30 October 2015 Dear Old Sedberghian, After the highly successful tour to Mons in August, next year’s Pilgrimage focus shifts to the Dardanelles where, 100 years ago, 59 Old Sedberghians served, and 27 still remain – an astonishing proportion even by the standards of that war, and far surpassing the casualty rate on the Western Front. Yet this ill-fated campaign lasted barely 10 months, from April 1915 – January 1916, generating half a million casualties. We have teamed up with The Cultural Experience who are recognised as being one of...
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NEWS FLASH – CHANGE OF DATE FOR TURNER-PALMER MEMORIAL MATCH

FH Turner and RW Poulton Memorials To commemorate this friendship, Sedbergh School Football Club will play Rugby School on the Close on Sunday 11th January 2015. The DINNER the night before the Match (10th January), hosted by Rugby School, for the Teams, Coaching Staff & visiting OSs will be held in the new Collingwood Centre Hall, Rugby School. Arrangements for a Commemorative Service are being made for the Sunday morning and further details about local accommodation will be available shortly. DRINKS from 7pm. DRESS – BLACK TIE. Any OSs wishing to attend should contact Nigel Horsfall at the OS Club...
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THE PRIVILEGES OF BEING HEAD OF SCHOOL

The honour of being chosen as Head of School at Sedbergh comes with much responsibility but also a few privileges. The Head of School has traditionally been allowed the grow a beard, keep a goat and ride a bicycle around school but it isn’t clear when these traditions began. The current Head of School, Tom Robinson, is keen to investigate whether there have been any other privileges with the post in the past and when these came in to being. If you remember what Heads’ of School were allowed to do during your time here or have any documents that...
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