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August 19, 2019

New Sedbergh School Promotional Video – ‘The Spirit of Sedbergh’

Sedbergh School’s new promotional film, ‘The Spirit of Sedbergh’, recently launched on 9th September. The film features both Casterton Sedbergh Preparatory School and Sedbergh Senior School, highlighting the relationship between the two. The focus on the pupil journey at Sedbergh is key to capturing the spirit of both Schools. Using a clever, and very real, take on the famous Sedbergh wolf, the film brings the unique spirit of Sedbergh to life in this captivating and emotionally driven film.

Deaths & Obituaries

OBITUARIES Graeme Marrs MBE 1939-2019 (Honorary OS) It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Honorary OS Graeme Marrs, who passed away on Friday 16th August, at the age of 79. His Memorial Service will be held on Tuesday, 10th September at St Bridget’s Church, West Kirby, Wirral, Merseyside, at 1.30pm. Please see below for an obituary written by Peter Greville, Vice President and Press Office, Birkenhead Park Football Club. Graeme made a huge contribution to rugby at Birkenhead Park over many years from the 1970’s to the current day. A proud old boy of Rossall School...
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Philip Thomas (H 95-00) Completes 1218km Cycle Challenge

The OS Club extends a heartfelt congratulations to Philip Thomas (H 95-00) who completed the gruelling Paris-Brest-Paris (PBP) Cycle Challenge on the 18th-22nd August this year, in aid of cancer research. Philip completed the race in a time of 79:32:49 or an average time of 15.27km/hr over the five punishing days. Philip tackled the 1218 km (761 mile) marathon event in memory of a former school friend, Sam Barker (E 95-00), who tragically died of cancer last year, leaving a wife and two young children. “I wanted to do something I could dedicate to Sam’s memory and look back on with...
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Graeme Marrs, MBE (Honorary OS) 1939-2019

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Honorary OS Graeme Marrs, who died on Friday 16th August at the age of 79. His Memorial Service will be held on Tuesday 10th September at St Bridget’s Church, West Kirby, Wirral, Merseyside, at 1.30pm. Please see below for an obituary written by Peter Greville, Vice President and Press Office, Birkenhead Park Football Club. Graeme made a huge contribution to rugby at Birkenhead Park over many years from the 1970’s to the current day. A proud old boy of Rossall School he played also for Rosslyn Park a club...
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INVITING ALL OS TO PARTICIPATE IN THE ALUMNI WIMBLEDON RUN

Calling OS Runners to participate in the annual Alumni Cross Country Race in London which will be on Saturday, December 14th 2019. This is a long standing race hosted by Thames for old boys of schools with strong cross country running traditions. It started in 1953 and has grown in popularity, now attracting around 300 runners from around 60 schools. The course of 5 miles on Wimbledon Common is a shortened version of the Blues Race course. All ages are welcome. Seventy year olds compete with eighteen year olds – the fastest time is usually close to 25 mins and...
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