December 2017

Archive Maternity Cover

After 10 years in post archivist Katy de la Rivière is taking a short break away from the archive after the arrival of Finlay de la Riviere who was born on 6th November. Katy began her maternity leave at the end of October and is delighted that OS Jonathan Woof (S 2007 – 2012) is covering her maternity leave. After leaving Sedbergh, Jonathan Woof studied Classics at Nottingham University before beginning a distance learning Archive and Records Management Masters at Dundee University. Jonathan has been volunteering in the school archive since 2015 during which time he has helped numerous Old...
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Naomi Cox

I am sorry to write with sad and shocking news. Early in the evening of 11th December, our School Librarian, Naomi Cox, was found collapsed at the entrance of the School Library. The School Doctor and ambulance were called and medics tried to resuscitate her but without success. She is likely to have died from natural causes. The incident happened when the pupils were all on House outings so that no pupil was directly involved. Naomi joined Sedbergh as Librarian in September 2010 but her association with the School extended back to the mid-seventies when her husband Deryck became Director...
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