New Chair Elected
Congratulations to Rory White-Andrews, (Devine 2008), on being elected Chair of the Old Clayesmorian Society.

Rory writes "I am absolutely...
What an honour!
Incredibly proud of Rosie Adcock (nee Hellewell), (Wolverton 2016), who played the piccolo in the Band and Bugles of the Rifles as part of the Guard o...
Joyce MacDonald RIP
We are deeply saddened to report the death of Joyce MacDonald on 19th March 2021 aged 97. Joyce was a Honorary OC and a much loved member of the Clay...
Debut book for Old Clayesmorian
Congratulations to Maddie-Louise Smith (King's 2010) on the publication of her first children's book 'Not Today Frank'. Maddie teach...
Man on a mission
We were thrilled to see OC, Gus Casely-Hayford in the Guardian talking about his hopes for the new V&A East. You can read it online here...
The Wailing Nun Nailed
Hugh Thompson (59-64) on a lockdown walk recently visited the grave of the much reviled Bruce Ismay in the enormous and star studded Putney Vale cemet...
RADA Offer
Congratulations to Lottie Wellbeloved (Wolverton, 20) who has been offered an unconditional place at RADA. Lottie is enrolled ont he FdA Technical Th...
Memorial Bench for Nick
Following the sad loss of Nick, we would like to have a suitably inscribed hardwood bench placed near the cricket pitch in his memory. If you would l...
Debut book for Old Clayesmorian
Congratulations to Tom Hicks (Manor 1995) on the publication of his first book.

Bowler's Name is a tale of a life in cricket's margins....
Old Clayesmorian inspires pupils
It was wonderful to welcome Old Clayesmorian, Anthony Allen, back to Clayesmore (albeit remotely). Anthony joined Clayesmore at the age of 13 and was...
PRADA Cup Final Winners
Huge congratulations to OC and former Head Boy Shannon Falcone and his team mates at Luna Rossa on winning the PRADA Cup Final. An incredible achieve...
Funeral for Bill Chennells
Bill's funeral is taking place on Tuesday 16th February at 12.00 noon. Anyone wishing to pay their respects can join his family virtually by fol...
Ancestor Worship
Hugh Thompson (59-64) has just published a book, “When Nelly met Arthur, A Victorian Romance, 1885”. This is based on the correspondence t...
Bill Chennells RIP
We are deeply saddened to report the death of Bill Chennells on 24th January after a short illness.

Bill was at Clayesmore from 1952 until 1956...
Master Musician
We were thrilled to hear that Old Clayesmorian, Daniel Gray (Manor 2017), has been offered a place on the post graduate Master of Music course at Trin...
H-Art Auction
OC Tony Hart, much loved artist and children's TV presenter, left Clayesmore in 1943 and went on to inspire and educate generations of children ab...
Stephen Levinson RIP
We are sad to report the death of Stephen Levinson on 13 January after a short illness.

Stephen was at Clayesmore from 1962 to 1967 and on leav...
Royal Regiment of Scotland for OC
Congratulations to OC Gregor Sandiford (Devine 2015) commissioned from Royal Military Academy Sandhurst in December into the Highlanders, 4th Battalio...
Nick Goumas RIP
We are most sorry to report the death of Nicolas Goumas after a short illness.

Nick left Clayesmore in 1965 and continued a close association w...
Remembrance Day, Clayesmore Roll of Honour. We will remember them.
Due to current restrictions this year's Act of Remembrance was held in the Chapel and live streamed to the school community.

Highland Cathe...
Howard Burnham (1965) shares his work
Old Clayesmorian and Actor, Howard Burnham impersonates famous people in history. Here, he shares his characterisation of Churchill in 1944 which was...
New role for Verity
Congratulations to Verity Ellis, Wolverton 2017, who graduated with a 1st in Paramedic Science from Surrey University. Her final practice hours were ...
Royal Engineers for Barney Huthwaite, Manor 2015
We were delighted to hear that Barney, passed out of Sandhurst at the recent Sovereign's Parade with a commission to the Royal Engineers.

G...
New English Master for Harrow
Congratulations to Thomasin Bailey, Wolverton 2007, on gaining a PhD in English and Comparative Literary Studies from Warwick University. We wish her ...
Anne Beeby RIP
We are very sad to announce that Anne Beeby has passed away. She is fondly remembered by all who knew her. There will be a small family funeral and ...
On Cloud Wine
OC Joe Fear and wife Becky have always had a passion for good food and wine, and decided to set up Breezy Ridge Vineyard in Melbury Abbas initially as...
Old Clayesmorian shortlisted for prestigious award
Charles (Manor 2006) works as a portrait painter and we were delighted to hear that he has been shortlisted to exhibit in the BP Portrait Award for th...
James Seddon RIP
James Seddon was an old boy of both the Prep and the Senior School and you will see his name on the prefects board outside the Head’s study in t...
Royal Academy Scholarship for George
Congratulations to George Maddison who has been awarded a scholarship to join the Royal Academy of Music to study an MA in Musical Theatre in Septembe...
Property Networking Lunch enjoyed by many
The inaugural Property Lunch on Wednesday 26th February was a great success. Former Group Chief Executive of Savills, Jeremy Helsby, gave an insightf...
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