First OP billionaire

                According to The Sunday Times Rich List 2015, published at the end of April, David Harding (72-78) has joined the billionaires’ club “proving the appliance of science in finance really does add up.”   The latest annual Rich List, the 27th to date, claims that Harding, a…

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OP Yacht Club collects Charterhouse Bowl

                For those who are unaware, the ARROW TROPHY is a yacht-racing weekend, held annually in the Solent, off Cowes in early October, under the auspices of the Royal Corinthian (RORC) YC. The competitors are all from former pupil associations of British Public Schools. Entry is currently restricted…

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Outstanding OP Dinner April 17

                Friday 17th April, 2015, saw some 140 OPs aged from 18 to 95 gather in the evening for the annual black tie dinner of the OP Society, held this year at the College, writes Robin Knight (56-61).   The Guest of Honour on this occasion was the…

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Anthony Hudson – Service of Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Service at The Falkland Islands Memorial Chapel at Pangbourne College on Monday 27 April at 2:00pm for former Headmaster, Anthony Hudson. Following the service, Anthony’s family invite all those attending to afternoon tea in Drake Hall. At Anthony’s request, please would OPs wear their Para blazers to the service. No flowers please. Donations to…

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Lives Remembered – The Times

On March 20th The Times newspaper published an obituary of the former headmaster of Pangbourne College, Anthony Hudson, which stretched over two-thirds of a page in the newspaper. At one point the obituary stated: “He and his wife Liz galvanised the school, throwing it open to new ideas and reversing years of decline.”   Subsequently…

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Malik Mustapha (06-09) triumphs at BUCS UK national championship

  Former chief of Hesperus Malik Mustapha (06-09) was part of the victorious Stirling University American football team who won the BUCS (British Universities & Colleges Sport) UK American football national championship for 2015, with a convincing 46-6 victory over Hertfordshire Hurricanes at Allianz Park (home of Saracens Rugby) on 21st March. After leaving Pangbourne Malik studied…

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New OP career liaison coordinator apppointed

Andy Wells (79-86),  an experienced  British Airways Boeing 777 Captain, has been appointed by the OP Society to liaise with the College on future career presentations. In this capacity Andy will be working with Steve Williams at the College.   If you are interested in assisting Andy by taking part in these presentations which are…

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Death of former Headmaster

            Anthony Hudson MBE, Headmaster of Pangbourne College from 1988 to 2000, died on March 8 after a long, debilitating illness bravely endured. He was 76. During his 12 years at the College he was responsible for several major developments including the introduction of co-education and fund-raising for and construction…

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