Month

January 2019

Job Opportunities

PART TIME TEACHER OF ECONOMICS AND BUSINESS AT SEDBERGH SCHOOL Sedbergh School is seeking an outstanding classroom practitioner to be responsible for the delivery of these important subjects. This role could equally suit an experienced teacher, or a Newly Qualified Teacher. The position is available for September 2019 and the closing date for applications is Friday 17 May 2019, at 12noon. Please click here for more information. Summer Staff Needed Graduate Resident Assistant Needed For Boys’ Sport at Casterton Sedbergh Prep School OTHER JOB OPPORTUNITIES AT SEDBERGH SCHOOL View all Sedbergh School vacancies. NOBEL INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL ALGARVE (LAGOA, PORTUGAL) Founded...
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Remembering Richard Thomas (‘RHT’)

Sedberghian Master 1967 – 2002 Richard Hugh Thomas, former Physics Master from 1967-2002, sadly passed away on Christmas Eve. He had become unwell and died peacefully at Lancaster Infirmary, having seen the whole family. Richard’s Funeral was held on Friday 4th January at St Andrew’s, Sedbergh. The following tribute written by John Sykes was published in the 2002 Sedberghian Magazine to mark Richard’s retirement from Sedbergh School. After thirty-five years, that is, 105 terms, RHT retires. The end of an era. It was in 1967 that Richard was appointed by Mr GMC Thornely and so it was he came to teach...
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Peter Allen – Memorial Evensong in Edinburgh

Peter Allen – Teacher, Chaplain and Second Master at Sedbergh 1987-93 – sadly passed away on December 25th, 2018. A Memorial Service was held in celebration of his life at St Mary’s Episcopal Cathedral, Edinburgh on Friday 3rd February. Information from the Diocese of Edinburgh can be found below. As many will already know, the Cathedral sadly lost a most loyal congregational member, and one of its dearest friends in the Rev’d Canon Peter Allen, who passed away peacefully in his sleep in the evening of Christmas Day, after a cordial Christmas Day with his family in Somerset. There will be a private committal...
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David Blanche 1933-2018 (P 47-51)

David Blanche 1933-2018 (Powell 47-51) David was an all-rounder, musically a wonderful pianist and he loved all sports, especially cricket which he continued playing after leaving Sedbergh. He excelled at cross country running and in his early teens his parents received a telegram from Mrs Cooper notifying them that David had won the three mile cross country race in an incredible eighteen and a half minutes! After leaving Sedbergh, David enlisted for national service and was sent to Egypt for 14 months, on returning home he joined the family business “MacLachlans Ltd” a brewers, distillers, wine and spirit merchants in Glasgow,...
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Peter Edward Rickitt 1947-2019 (E 60-64)

Peter Rickitt (Evans 60-64) sadly passed away on 15th January, 2019. As well was being an OS he was a Sedbergh parent and a Foundation Trustee. His support of the School enabled the Foundation to flourish in its early years. Outside of the School, he was largely known for his work in the corporate finance market in the North West from the 1970s, his joie de vivre and his interest in motor vehicles of all shapes and sizes! Peter suffered from poor health in recent years, but despite his decreasing ability to visit Sedbergh, remained a staunch supporter of the...
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