OS Club Dinner, 1912

Odd Squad Ride for Odd Balls

August 11, 2020

Old Sedberghians Andrew Jarman (W 06-09), Jordan Anderson (W 06-11), Josh Phillips (SH 07-11), and John Marshall (W 08-13) are part of a team that will undertake an inspiring challenge of cycling 240 miles in support of their friend Adam…

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COL. DUNCAN S A BOYD (SH 45-49) 1931-2020

July 31, 2020

The OS Club has received the sad news that Col. Duncan Boyd (SH 45-49) passed away on 9th June 2020 at the age of 88. Please see below an extract from his book ‘Where I Am From’, sent by his…

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July 27, 2020

David Ridgway (W 59-64), Former Mayor of Kirklees, has released a debut novel, titled Thursday. Thursday is an attempt to to demonstrate how sharp is the knife-edge on which we all live – many cities around the world will inevitably…

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Sedbergh School Rugby Squad donates £20,000.00 to South African Rugby Charity Connect Sports Academy

July 24, 2020

Please see the following message from Sedbergh School: You will probably know that our South Africa Rugby Tour had to be cancelled this summer due to the pandemic and there is a huge sense of disappointment for the squad, staff…

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July 16, 2020

Recently, racing manager and former Head of School, Max Pimlott (P 04-09), and his trainer brother Ollie Pimlott (P 01-06), announced the plan of starting an owner’s syndicate, with a ‘Sedberghian’ horse available for shareholding. Owing to a great response,…

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David Pearce’s (P 81-86) Memorial Fundraiser For Fallen Old Sedberghians

July 14, 2020

Inspired by the recent Sedbergh School VE Day Assembly in May, Old Powellian David Pearce (81-86) has initiated a superb fundraiser in support the Royal British Legion by purchasing a Commemorative Tommy figure for each of the 198 Sedberghians who gave the…

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Invitation to Attend Virtual Speech Days at Sedbergh Prep School and Sedbergh School

July 4, 2020

The OS Club warmly invites all Old Sedberghians to attend the first ever Virtual Speech Days for Sedbergh Prep School and Sedbergh Senior School, which will take place tomorrow in Powell Hall on Saturday 4th July.Please see the timetable below which gives…

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SEDBERGH WEBINAR SERIES: 20 YEARS OF SSFC (with Dan Harrison, Stuart Oliver & Simon Mulholland)

June 22, 2020

In another recent edition of the Sedbergh Webinar Series, hosts Stuart Oliver, John Fletcher and Jason Duffy were joined by three key members of staff who gave an insight into the last 20 years of SSFC, delving in to all…

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Chairman’s Address – It’s a Bad Time for Martians to Invade

June 17, 2020

No one would have believed in the last years of the nineteenth century that this world was being watched keenly and closely by intelligences greater than man’s and yet as mortal as his own; no one gave a thought to…

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Chairman of the Governors

June 17, 2020

Some time ago Hugh Blair signalled his intention to step down as Chairman of the Governors. Now, finally, having served a magnificent eleven years, his tenure draws to a close as at the end of this term. Hugh has been…

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OS News – June

June 16, 2020

Watt A Challenge: Rugby Star Ewan Dowes (W 97-99) Raises £20K for Charity Ewan Dowes (W 97-99) was recently among a host of former players who attempted to cycle on wattbikes for 30 consecutive hours to raise funds for the…

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Bracken’s Library: Archives in Lockdown

June 8, 2020

Although the Archives are still physically closed during lockdown, work continues behind the scenes including the transcription of the hand-written catalogue of Brendan Bracken’s book collection. Not only did Bracken (SH 1920) fund a complete refurbishment of the school library…

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