Category Archives: News Archive
News Submitted – December 2011 Katie and Charlie Gerada (R’90) are delighted to announce the birth of Tobias Michael (Toby) at 5.45am on Saturday 3rd December 2011 weighing in at 8lb 8oz. According to Charlie, “He is very sweet, very well and we’re very lucky. Mum, Dad and his three brothers are all doing well, if feeling a little [...]
News Submitted – November 2011 Many congratulations to Jonathan Smith (StB’98) on his recent engagement to Aoife Kilpatrick on the 21st October 2011. The happy couple are planning their wedding for early 2012. Our heartfelt congratulations to Felix Sainsbury-Martinez (C’09) who received, for the second year running, a Dean’s Commendation at Exeter University where he is studying Astro Physics, Quantum [...]
News Submitted – October 2011 It is with great sadness that we inform you of the death of Peter Cole (C’92) on Saturday 22nd October 2011, aged 37 years. He leaves a widow, Helen, and a four year-old daughter, Olivia. Peter had been ill with cancer for the past 18 months. His funeral is to be held at [...]
News Submitted – September 2011 Joan Edey, long time Medical Sister of Worth School, died last Thursday 22nd September 2011 aged 95 years. Her funeral will take place at Worth Abbey on Friday 7th October at 2.30pm and Worthians are most welcome to attend. Congratulations to Jamie Dunster (B’85), Fraser Moore (G’95), Gordon Moore (G’85), Michael Gabriel [...]
News Submitted – August 2011 Congratulations to Oliver Mulcahy (C’05) who passed out of Britannia Royal Naval College on Thursday 4th August 2011, as a Sub-Lieutenant Weapon Engineer. Je Ahn (R’01), Luca Belpassi (G’01) Adrian Pring (R’01) and Jocelyn Seligman (StB’01) organised a great gathering of their year group for ‘The Class of 1996-2001′ 10-Year Reunion on Saturday [...]
News Submitted – July 2011 Our heartfelt thanks to Ben Hamilton (B’91) who so valiantly took on the organisation of the Class of 1986-91 : 30-Year Reunion remotely from his base outside the UK. He cajoled 31 Worthians and seven staff into attending an informal gathering at the Courthouse Modern Hotel just off Oxford Street, London W1 on Saturday [...]
News Submitted – June 2011 Oli Jacobs (F’10) has just sent news that he, along with James Cliffe (R’11), Nick Elvidge (C’11), Niamh Fogarty (StM’11) and Jack Udale (B’11) are doing a half marathon on the 25th September 2011. They are raising money for the Matthew Elvidge Trust in aid of Nick’s cousin who sadly took his own life after a bout of depression. [...]
News Submitted – May 2011 Congratulations to Mickey Morrissey (R’77) and his son, Hugo, who completed the Edinburgh Marathon on the 22nd May 2011 in 3 hours 58 minutes and 3 hours 56 minutes respectively. They got off to a fantastic start, completing the first half in 1:49 and 20 miles in 2:55 minutes – then they found themselves [...]
News Submitted – April 2011 Our heartfelt congratulations to Matt Scotland (C’08) who is currently in his second year at Loughborough University, where he entered ‘The Business and Finance Undergraduate of the Year Award’ (sponsored by Morgan Stanley) and ‘The Accounting, Consulting and Economics Undergraduate of the Year Award’ (sponsored by KPMG). After very lengthy application processes, he made [...]
News Submitted – March 2011 A great afternoon was had by all involved in our third Worthians versus School Team Football Match which took place on Sunday 27th March. Our sincere thanks to Andrew Taylor for all his help in orchestrating this Event, where we had enough players – a magnificent 48 in total – to field four separate [...]
News Submitted – February 2011 Competition is becoming increasingly fierce for a place at the fabled City Lunch which was held for the third consecutive year at The Bleeding Heart Restaurant just off Hatton Garden on Thursday 17th February. 40 Worthians from a wide range of year groups and spanning five decades sat down to an excellent three [...]
News Submitted – January 2011 Our grateful thanks to Eddie Robinson (B’89) and Ben Babington (G’96)who organised Worth Society’s third “Call My Bluff” Wine tasting evening which was held at The Prince Albert in Battersea on Thursday 27th January. This popular event was attended by 33 Worthians includingOwen Lean (C’01) who entertained everyone with his ‘street magic’. In true Worth [...]
News Submitted – December 2010 We are very excited that the first Worth Society Event for 2011 will be the first Worthian all-girls Reunion. Jessica Coffin (StM’10) is helping to co-ordinate a gathering of St Mary’s 2010 Leavers’ on Friday 7th January at Worth School, where attendees will enjoy a three-course meal in the Cowdray Room followed by coffee in St Mary’s. [...]
News Submitted – November 2010 Congratulations to Ben Hancock (G’90) and Linda on the birth of Daphne Charlotte Poppy, born on the 14th November 2010. Many congratulations to Richard Hook (B’92) and Di on the safe arrival of their first son, Elliot James Hook who was born at 6.09 pm on Tuesday 23rd November 2010 weighing in at 7 pounds [...]
News Submitted – September 2010 Worth Society hosted its first business networking event for recent School and University Leavers on Wednesday 22nd September 2010 at The Samuel Pepys Bar & Restaurant, Stew Lane, Off Upper Thames Street, London EC4V 3PT to great acclaim. Howard Brookman (G’93) wrote : “Just a quick note to extend my thanks to those [...]
News Submitted – August 2010 Our thanks to Jamie Bruce (R’04) for co-ordinating a team of 17 Worthians to take part in the Conk-Cunis National Under 21 RFC Festival on Monday 30th August. The Worthians lost in the main competition to Dulwich (as they did last year) but successfully reached the quarter final of the Plate. Many [...]
News Submitted – July 2010 Many congratulations to Patrick Doyle (B’92) and his wife, Sarah, on the birth of Daniel. He weighed in at a healthy 7lb 15oz boy and joins older sister Evie. Our heartfelt congratulations to Tim Davies (C’10) and William Brenninkmeyer (StB’10) who successfully summited Mont Blanc the week after leaving Worth School. It took them 6 hours to reach the summit from the [...]
News Submitted – June 2010 Worth Society has launched the Worthians Group on LinkedIn as a business networking vehicle for members of the Worthian community. Over 500 Worthians have already joined this network and are taking advantage of the facility. If you are not part of the Worthians Group and would like to apply to join, then please e-mail [...]
News Submitted – May 2010 Many congratulations to Alex Hiam (C’07) who has just finished at Bristol University and has been offered a place to study Music at New College Oxford.
News Submitted – April 2010 Congratulations to Gavin Chase (C’01) who has just attained teacher status via a PGCE and is starting a post from September 2010 at The Warwick School in Redhill as History and RS teacher. Many congratulations to Mark Collini (StB’89) and Alexandra Finch on their engagement on the 28th March 2010.
News Submitted – March 2010 Gino Carminati, Headmaster at Worth School, is delighted to announce that Worthian, Patrick Doyle (B’92) has been appointed as Deputy Head Pastoral with effect from the 1st September 2010. Raphael Coman (B’95) would like to inform Worthians that he has opened an accounting business in South London called Coman & Co. Please do feel to contact him at Coman [...]
News Submitted – February 2010 You may have read about Andy Carroll’s (R’81) cycling exploits in the 08/09 issue of The Blue Paper where he cycled across the Alps for charity. Well, on the 23rd June 2010 he is going to embark on a further cycle challenge over the Alps with ‘The Fireflies’ in order to raise money for Leuka – [...]
News Submitted – January 2010 Congratulations to Julian Gairdner (StB’89) and Melissa who have had a son, Frederick (Freddie) James Temple, born on the 28th December 2009 – a brother, and someone to wrestle, for Olly. We have just heard that Paul Leahu (B’71) died recently. Our thoughts and prayers are with his wife and two children who live in [...]
News Submitted – December 2009 Worthian, Robert Bathurst (R’75) - well known to television and theatre audiences with credits including Cold Feet, Hornblower and My Dad’s the Prime Minister - will be touring in the New Year with Noel Coward’s classic comedy ‘Present Laughter’. You can see ‘Present Laughter’ at the Theatre Royal Brighton from Monday 25th - Saturday 30th January 2010, with Robert [...]
News Submitted – November 2009 Many congratulations to Nick Mifsud (C’87) and Sophie on the birth of Edward Robert who was born on 6th November 2009, weighing in at 7 lb 13 oz – a brother for Thomas, who is slightly confused and apprehensive about his new big brother role but is gradually getting used to it!
News Submitted – September 2009 Congratulations to all Worthians who took part in the Cronk-Cunis Under 21s Rugby Tournament which took place on Bank Holiday Monday 31st August 2009. The boys did exceptionally well with a turn-out of more than 24 – and on time! They beat Gordonstoun 5-0 in the first round, then Tonbridge [...]
News Submitted – August 2009 Giles Maskell (G’72) has been appointed as the new Director of Cancer Services at the Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust. The announcement was made in June 2009. He is a consultant radiologist based at Treliske and West Cornwall Hospital in Penzance and will hold the role for the next 18 months. Julian Tang [...]
News Submitted – July 2009 We are deeply saddened to report the death of Henry Surtees (’09) in a Formula 2 race at Brands Hatch on Sunday 19th July. Henry, who had just completed A Levels in Economics, ICT and Biology, was a keen sportsman and was passionate about motor racing. He was a popular and positive member [...]
News Submitted – June 2009 Many congratulations to Darren Jones (StB’04) who got a First at Kent University – a Bachelor of Business Administration Honours. This was a four year course with one year spent working with Siemens in Dubai. He is currently celebrating with brother, Craig and girlfriends in Cornwall, and has yet to decide his future! We are [...]
News Submitted – May 2009 Congratulations to Mel Carson (B’90) who is engaged to Ashley Seffernick. They are pictured (above) in front of Haytor – the spot where Mel proposed – on Dartmoor in Devon and are getting married in Seattle
News Submitted – April 2009 Simon Gordon (StB’74) has completed work on the outside terrace area of his bar, Gordon’s Wine Bar. It now has additional seating for 80 people under awnings with heaters. You can find Gordon’s Wine Bar just off Villiers Street, London WC2. Do visit www.gordonswinebar.com for more information or even better, just drop in for a drink! Charles [...]
News Submitted – March 2009 Rob Carson (G’94) is raising money again for the OMV holiday camp for disabled children that he established in Ireland. To raise additional cash he is going to climb Croagh Patrick with PJ Bailey (R’95) three times in one day (holy mountain, Catholic charity, etc!). If you are interested in supporting Rob, you [...]
News Submitted – February 2009 Martin Powys Lybbe, who taught at Worth School for many years, has asked that we inform you of the very sad news of the death of his wife, Anne. She died on Monday 9th February 2009. Many of you will remember her as a vital figure in your lives during your time here [...]
News Submitted – November 2009 Congratulations to Richard Lynton-Jones (StB’97) who is engaged to Tania Letts and is now the proud dad of a little boy, Jacob Dylan who was born on the 15th May 2008. He is pictured above with Tania and Jacob.
News Submitted – October 2008 Congratulations to Paddy Lynch (C’92) who married Geraldine Coleman on Saturday 11th October 2008 in Foxford County Mayo. They met in Lourdes on the Order of Malta Volunteers pilgrimage. Paddy’s brother, James (StB’94) was best man and Fr Luke preached at the wedding. Of the seven Worthians present, three were married and all had met [...]
News Submitted – September 2008 Around 150 people attended the funeral of Ambrose Bristow on the 24th September 2008 at Worth Abbey. Fr Kevin presided and preached and Frs Stephen, Bede, Charles, Martin and Philip concelebrated. Humphrey Berridge composed and read the Bidding Prayers and Mike Robinson did an excellent eulogy after Communion. The internment was at Turners Hill [...]
News Submitted – August 2008 Anne Powys-Lybbe Your thoughts and prayers for Anne – wife of Martin Powys-Lybbe who taught at the school for many years – would be most opportune at this time. Anne has been in hospital and is now convalescing after a complicated condition. Many Worthians will remember her as a vital figure in their [...]
News Submitted – July 2008 Angus Husband (R’68) died on the 29th June 2008, aged 57. We ask you to remember Angus and his family in your prayers. James McAdam (StB’05) has just graduated from Birmingham University with a 2:1 in Economics and is due to start at KPMG Birmingham in September 2008. Ian George (C’81) and Jennifer are delighted [...]
News Submitted – June 2008 Neil Laughton (C’82) and Caroline are delighted to announce the arrival of Scarlett, a beautiful sister for Oscar, on Monday 23rd June, weighing in at a bit over 7lbs with dark brown hair and a healthy set of lungs! Mother and daughter are settling well into their new country life. Tori and [...]
News Submitted – May 2008 James Pontifex (C’63) has a cottage and studio flat to let in the Buda Hills, Budapest, Hungary. Worthians are guaranteed both a warm welcome and friendly advice on exploring this fascinating city and country. Please feel free to visit the website for full details :http://www.orchardsviews.com/ or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Fra’ Andrew Bertie’s UK [...]
News Submitted – April 2008 St Benedict’s Day Mass - was celebrated by Father Kevin on Thursday 10th April at Corpus Christi, Maiden Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2E 7NB. Go to the Events Archive section to see a list of people who attended and photographs from post-Mass drinks.
News Submitted – March 2008 WOBS City Lunch - was held on Thursday 28th February 2008 at Bow Wine Vault, 10 Bow churchyard, London EC4M 9DQ. Go to the Events Archive section to read a Review, see the list of Attendees and view photographs from the Event.
News Submitted – February 2008 Fra Andrew Bertie RIP - you will be saddened to hear of the passing away of Fra Andrew Bertie, who some of you will remember as a teacher of Modern Languages and Assistant Housemaster of Gervase at Worth School. He died on Thursday 7th February 2008. May he rest in peace. His [...]
News Submitted – January 2008 Congratulations to William Pollen (StB’94) who married Jennifer Kyte on 15th December 2007 in Hale Barns Chapel, Cheshire. If you are interested in news pre-dating January 2008, then please do contact Olivia Henley at email@example.com.