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The Hirst Centre

Saturday 7th July saw the official opening of the Hirst Centre with a packed hall of over 900 students, staff, guests, OS and parents being entertained with music and dance, some excellent speeches and the prize presentations. The Hirst Centre recognises the exceptional leadership provided by Christopher and Sara Hirst of the School between 1995 and 2010. Christopher and Sara were honoured guests and opened the building during the Speech Day ceremony. It was fantastic to have three Old Sedberghians back to speak and present the prizes. George Biggar (SH 98-03) and Dicky Taylor (SH 98-03) spoke about their record-breaking...
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2018 OS Golf Fixtures

Old Sedberghian Golf Society Autumn Meeting for the Hardwick Trophy at Hankley Common Golf Club on Tuesday 18th September 2018 Queen Elizabeth Alumni Schools Golf Tournament at Royal Burgess Golf Club, Edinburgh on 22nd – 24th September 2018 Old Sedberghians Vs Ampleforth at Ganton Golf Club 28th September, tee booked 2pm – 3pm on Friday 28th September Old Sedberghians Vs Old Lorettonians at Prestwick Golf Club on Sunday 14th October 2018 Old Sedberghians Vs Old Wellingtonians (4-ball matches 8.45 am & Lunch) at Royal Wimbledon Golf Club on Thursday 25th October 2018 If you are interested in playing in any of these golf fixtures please contact Benjamin Collins at bpc@sedberghschool.org at your earliest convenience.

OS Hockey Players Needed For Girls’ Alumni Sixes Hockey Tournament in Cheltenham

Following the success of last year’s inaugural Dean Close Sixes hockey tournament where the OS team made it to the final, we are pleased to announce that the Old Sedberghian Club will be entering an OS ladies hockey team into this year’s Girls’ Alumni Sixes Hockey Tournament on Sunday 21st October 2018. Tournament Details: • 6 a side, max squad of 12. • Team briefings at 10.30am, First group push back 11am, Final at 3pm. • Final will be played for the Denys Carnill Cup. • Latest laws of hockey apply. • All players must be genuine ‘Old Girls’. • Lunch provided for...
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New App for the OS Platform – Please register

OSs please can you register for the OS Platform. The site provides you with OS and School news, enables you to search and connect with fellow OSs, informs you of upcoming OS events, enables you to find mentors and be mentors and enables you to network. You can also post job opportunities on the site and it has the functionality for you to support younger OSs with their career development if of interest. You can register by Facebook, email or LinkedIn and it only takes a few minutes to complete and is free. The link to register is: www.oldsedberghianclub.com. If you...
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Ewan Dowes (W 97-99) Breaks Record in European Cycle Race for Steve Prescott Foundation

Ewan Dowes was part of an eight man cycle team representing the Steve Prescott Foundation which completed the extreme challenge of cycling 3000 miles arriving in Gibraltar in the early hours of 10th July. The official finishing time for the Team K3 Zadara was 6 days, 19 hours and 7 minutes, smashing the previous course record. The team tackled the cycling endurance Race Across Europe starting in Boulogne Sur Mer, crossing seven countries, including the tough terrain of the Alps and the Pyrenees. Speaking after the event Ewan said: “The challenge was certainly one of the toughest mentally and physically...
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Sedbergh Shooting Team win at Bisley

The National Rifle Association School’s meeting was held at Bisley between 16th and 19th July. Many OSs will remember competing in this and apart from some minor changes, the format and intensity of competition remains much the same. The School team had an excellent week culminating in winning the Ashburton Shield for the first time in 20 years and only the 5th time in the history of the competition which dates back to the 1800s. Results to note are: The Ashburton for the School VIII with a score of 761.47 beating Victoria College Jersey by 5 points The Schools’ Fours...
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Last Chance to Join the Final Old Sedberghian Pilgrimage to France and Belgium

  Dear Old Sedberghian, Following our highly successful and most enjoyable visits to Mons in August 2014, Gallipoli in October 2015, the Somme in September 2016 and Passchendaele in 2017. This year the focus of our Final Pilgrimage will be Mons and Ypres. We have teamed up once again with Cultural Experience, one of the market leaders in the provision of high quality, expert led military history tours, and I am delighted to announce that we will again have the benefit of the services of Dr Bruce Cherry whose extraordinary knowledge, enthusiasm and passion for our cause has kept us...
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Inviting all OSs to sign up to the OS Platform

OSs please can you register for the OS Platform. The site provides you with OS and School news, enables you to search and connect with fellow OSs, informs you of upcoming OS events, enables you to find mentors and be mentors and enables you to network. You can also post job opportunities on the site and it has the functionality for you to support younger OSs with their career development if of interest. The site will also be available to download as an app in the next week so you can access it via your mobile phone or tablets. You...
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OS Hong Kong Drinks Reception 13th Nov 2018

OSs are warmly invited to the next OS Hong Kong event. The Chairman of Governors, Hugh Blair, Principal, Andrew Fleck and Chief Operating Officer, Peter Marshall will be attending the reception at the Foreign Correspondents Club with the Old Sedberghian Club of Hong Kong. The evening will be a special occasion as it will celebrate the opening of the new Sedbergh School in Fuzhou, China. The reception will be held on Tuesday November 13th from 6.30pm. The Foreign Correspondents’ Club, Hong Kong, North Block, 2 Lower Albert Road, Central, Hong Kong If you are interested in attending please use the...
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OS WEEKEND 2018- SATURDAY 10TH AND SUNDAY 11TH NOVEMBER

OS Weekend 2018 will be on Saturday 10th November and Sunday 11th November 2018. The weekend will mark the special 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War and will also mark the end of the OS Pilgrimage. OS WEEKEND PROGRAMME OF EVENTS Saturday 10th November 2018 12.30 pm  President’s Reception in the Black Bull Hotel  (Dress – Informal) 2.15 pm   Rugby Vs Lancaster RGS at Buskholme 4.00 pm    Tea and Coffee served in the Hirst Centre 4.30 pm    AGM in School Library 7.30 pm    Drinks Reception in Powell Hall (Complimentary glass of Prosecco on arrival) 8.00 pm    Dinner in Powell...
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