Month

January 2017

Pilgrimage Visit Map

The OS community is well on track to honour all OS’s that fell in the Great War – so far we have visited 154 of the 256 Old Sedberghians’ burial grounds which is a phenomenal achievement. View the interactive map here

SEDBERGH GIRLS DOMINATE AT ALL AGE GROUPS COUNTY LEVEL HOCKEY AND NETBALL

Well done to Sedbergh School girls who dominated all age group tournaments for Cumbria, in Netball and Hockey, this term. Sedbergh School girls now hold the title of county champions in all age groups, for the second year running. Head of Girls Sport Lucia Sdao, said: “What this shows is how far the girls’ sport at Sedbergh has come. We put this down to a change of attitude with the girls in the last five years: they believe they can win, they work hard, train hard, support each other and learn from their losses – we currently have a brilliant...
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SNOW FALLS ON SEDBERGH’S CHILLING CHRISTMAS CAROL

Sedbergh School’s Powell Hall was transformed from 19th-Century school hall into a Victorian in-the-round theatre with falling snow, perfect for a suitably cold, eerie whole school production of A Christmas Carol last week; the play ran for four nights. Clever lighting effects and custom made projections by Andrew Allan and Chay Turner Richards, and the sound collages such as ‘tick, tick, tick… scratch scratch’ – the Clerks in Scrooge’s office – added to the atmosphere, and a striking set, designed and built by James Wilbye and Chay Turner Richards set a professional tone. White boxes with a central raised area...
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DEATHS & OBITUARIES

DEATHS Zeke (Edward Stuart) Smith (E 46-50) Sadly Zeke Smith (E 46-50) passed away on the 2nd November last month. At School Zeke was a School Prefect from 1949, Under Officer in O.T.C and was awarded House Colours in rugby as Captain of the 1st XV in 1949. Pictured: Zeke (centre) as Captain of the 1st XV in 1949. He was actively engaged with the School after leaving and had several roles within the OS Club, including a term as OS Club President from 1999-2002. He was a 1525 Society member and generously gave to School projects including the Cloisters renovation, the Roger Lupton Scholarships and the archive digitisation...
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