President’s Message

A big hello to all OWs We all find ourselves in a very strange situation with Life in governmental lockdown


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News From The School – May / June 2020

In what has undeniably been the strangest two-month period I have ever experienced during my twenty years of teaching thus


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NTFS - Mr Wendes making visors

Schoolchildren team up with elderly pen pals to spread some cheer during social isolation

Children from the three Foundation schools are using the art of letter writing to help bridge the gap between generations


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News from the Hockey Club

The second half of the season saw Tom Norris take over the reins as player coach for our Men’s section,


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Mens 1st XI Squad:

Front Row: Coe-O’Brien, Fatodu (OW), Norris, Bernard (OW), Kumar-Shaw (OW), Ellis (OW)

Back Row: Foley (OW), Houghton, Henthorne (OW), S Thompson, Leuenberger, Simpson, Armstrong (OW), C Thompson, Dalman (OW), Baker, Roche

Winning Race Car Owner Returns to Whitgift

2013 Indy 500 winner, Kevin Kalkhoven OW (1955-62) returned to Whitgift to share his success by showcasing two of his


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News from the Golf Society – May/June 2020

The news is of course dominated by Covid-19 and understandably so. For the moment, we are in lockdown and the


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Report from the Rifles Club

Greetings from the WVRC in these unusual times. We hope you’re all well and safely inside. As you might imagine


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Congratulations Sir Gerry Grimstone

Congratulations on his new peerage to Sir Gerry Grimstone, OW (1960-67) now known as Baron Grimstone of Boscobel of Belgravia


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Sir Gerry Grimstone

OWs 5 Clubs Report

Although unable to play at the time of writing, the OW5s Club was fortunate in holding our annual South West


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500 Club – Spring Draw 2020

Spring 2020 Draw: First prize: John Straw – ticket 201 – £100 Second prize: David S Straw – ticket 4 – £50 Third prize:  Tony


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Deaths – May/June 2020

Graham ‘Paddy’ Crisp, OW (1953-56) d. 18/2/2019, aged 79


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New York’s First Whitgift Reunion

New York City had its very first Whitgift reunion. David Drinkwater OW (1976-1983) hosted an informal dinner in Manhattan. The


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New York's first Whitgift reunion

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