News From The School – November / December 2020

Following an unprecedented extended closure of the school due to the Corona virus pandemic, Whitgift opened its doors again to

News from the School – Sept/Oct 2020

News From the School For the last few years, the summer holiday period has been a very rewarding time for

We Make Events / Light it in Red

On Tuesday 11th August, Whitgift School’s Big School, along with hundreds of venues around the country, was lit red as

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

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

News From The School – Mar/Apr 2020

At what event might you expect to hear an eclectic programme including the likes of George Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue

News From the School – Jan/Feb 2020

Whitgift’s theatrical production this term was the ‘big and beautiful’ popular musical, Hairspray. Best known for the 2007 film version

Aircraft Over Whitgift

David Linney OW (1959-66) and I were both cadets in the Whitgift School CCF RAF section. David chose the RAF

News From The School – Nov/Dec 2019

An annoying feature of my timetable this year is that I have lessons on Wednesday afternoons, meaning I can never

News From The School

What do a cricket world cup winner, Jason Roy, Ashes centurion, Rory Burns, up-and-coming capped England footballer, Callum Hudson-Odoi, world

News from the School – National Champions!

During my eighteen years teaching at Whitgift, I have been lucky enough to be present at Twickenham for our last

News from the School – Mar/Apr 2019

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year!”…Well, not anymore, but where is the harm in a little Christmas nostalgia