Abbie Parsons (08-13)

          England Women U20 Head Coach Jo Yapp has named her team to take on the Army at Aldershot Army Rugby Stadium on Tuesday 17 February, kick-off 7pm. It includes Abbie Parsons (08-13) in the front row. Yapp, who fronts a new coaching line-up for the season has handed Darlington Mowden…

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Class of ’84 reunion

                As sent in by A.J. Hoffman. The lunch took place 4 July, 2014, in The Swan.   On the left from front: Ralph Arundell; Patrick Gildart Jackson; Karen Politzer; Albert Jan Hofman; Ian Busby; Simon Higginbottom.   Top right: Stephen Cunningham; Will Parry; Josh Risso-Gill; Peter Politzer;…

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HELP US TO FIND LOST OPs!

The OP Society wants bring its contacts database as up to date as possible and increase communication with OPs. Currently over 600 OPs who are listed on the database are classed as ‘Lost’ – meaning that we no longer have any means of making contact with them. The list linked to at the bottom of…

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Tim Seeman (47-51)

Timothy John Seeman (47-51) died on 8th September, 2014, aged 80, after a long illness. Tim was brought up in Esher and joined the Nautical College, Pangbourne, in 1947. On leaving  in 1951 he became indentured to the Brocklebank Steamship Company before his first trip to sea as an apprentice in 1951 on the ship…

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OPGS 2014 update

The OP golfing society events are normally well attended, writes OPGS Secretary Charlie Parry (81-85) and 2014 has been no exception. We played our summer meeting in June at Huntercombe Golf Club, near Henley, and were once again treated to a fine day of golf and hospitality. In the morning we played for the President’s Cup. This…

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Calling all OPs involved in Motor Sport!

OP Anthony Fenwick-Wilson (53-57) would like to make contact with any OPs who are, or have been, involved in motor sport.  Please see his message below: “Now I am racing again (a 1935 Railton, see BYW 574 in the photo) I am trying to put together the story of any OPs that were involved with…

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Arrow Trophy success

Early October saw the return of an OP/Pangbourne entry in The Arrow Trophy after seven years of abstinence writes Peter Kewish (84-89). With 12 individuals on board, having never sailed together and with three crew members who had never sailed before, we raced a fleet of 24 other public schools in Sunsail’s F40s yachts.  …

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Sponsor a College 1st XV rugby player!

On November 19th the College 1st XV will be playing one of its great rivals, Oratory, under floodlights at Newbury Rugby Club (Monks Lane, Newbury RG14 7RW). Kick-off is at 7.00pm To help defray the cost of hiring the ground and using the floodlights, the College is appealing for OPs to sponsor a member of…

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