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Category Archives: News

News – August 2019

News – August 2019 Since the closure of Douai School in 1999, its former pupils have faced the challenge of identifying a suitable lasting legacy for the School, which will preserve its name and values. The Foundation has been created to promote Benedictine education globally, with special emphasis on those in greatest need. The Trustees […]

News – June 2019

News – June 2019   We are delighted to hear of the marriage of Lok-Ting (Leo) Lui StB’06 to Vivian Chu on 31st May at Mayfield Chapel, with Fr Martin McGee presiding.  Many congratulations and much happiness to you both.   Many congratulations to Julian Clyde-Smith G’68 who was awarded an OBE for his services […]

News – May 2019

News – May 2019 It is with deep sadness that we have been informed of the death, on 13th May 2019, of Leonardo Boodramsingh C’15. His funeral will take place at 12 Noon on Tuesday 11th June 2019 at Surrey & Sussex Crematorium, Balcombe Road, Crawley, West Sussex RH10 3NQ. We send our love and […]

News – April 2019

News – April 2019 It is with much sadness that we have been informed of the sudden death earlier this month of Alexander Wells R’99.    James Whitlock StB’18 who is studying Natural Sciences at Durham is embarking on an expedition to climb to Everest Base Camp this summer for Hope for Children, a charity […]

News – February 2019

News – February 2019 Congratulations to David Armstrong F’09 who got engaged to Mary Peart on 10th November 2018 in Vienna.  

News – January 2019

News – January 2019 It is with great sadness that we have been informed of the deaths of Ian Grocholski C’71 on 2nd January 2019, aged 65, and of Michael Rowland (formerly Falloon) C’67 on 16th January 2019, aged 70. May they both rest in peace.   Many congratulations to Tom Mitchell F’07 who married Flora […]

News – December 2018

News – December 2018 Simon Warner-Bore R’80 is the CEO of Music & Memory, a not-for-profit company dedicated to providing personalised playlists to support people in pain or struggling with Alzheimer’s, dementia and other cognitive and physical challenges to reconnect with the world through music-triggered memories.  If you would like to find out more and support their […]

News – November 2018

News – November 2018 Wonderful news from Tom Mitchell F’07 who got engaged to Flora Birmingham in Italy on 11th October  – many congratulations to you both.   Many congratulations to Will Desmond C’09 and his wife Rebecca on the birth of Lily-Grace Luana on 30th October.  

News – October 2018

News – October 2018 It is with great sadness that we have been informed of the death of Geraldine (Geri) Stewart RIP, wife of Andy Stewart B’72, who died after a short illness on Wednesday 17th October.  The funeral will take place at 2:30pm on Friday 26th October at Grantham Crematorium, Harrowby Road, Grantham, Lincolnshire […]

News – September 2018

News – September 2018 After ten years of dedicated service, Ms Alda Andreotti’s term as Chair of Governors of Worth School has come to an end in that capacity, as well as her numerous years as a Governor and Chair of the Friends of Worth before that. Her appointed successor is Worthian and former Head Boy, […]

News – August 2018

News – August 2018 It is with much sadness that we have been informed of the death of Stephen Mitchell R’77 RIP who passed away on 14th August 2018. His Requiem will take place at Midday on Friday 7th September 2018 at St Edward’s RC Church, 2 Lodge Lane, Keymer, Hassocks, West Sussex BN6 8NA. All […]

News – July 2018

News – July 2018 The Monastic Community were deeply moved and supported by the many generous messages, letters and emails about Fr Charles that they have received. Especially moving was the number of Worthians who joined them for his funeral mass and burial on Tuesday 3rd July 2018. Thank you to all those who have prayed and […]

News – June 2018

News – June 2018 Fr Charles Hallinan (1926-2018) passed away peacefully on 25th June 2018. Fr Charles was a former pupil of Worth Prep School (1936-1940) and was clothed as a monk in 1948. Within the School he was a History Teacher, Assistant House Master and a House Chaplain up until 2007. He was a much […]

News – May 2018

News – May 2018 Many congratulations to Andrew Hobbs G’83 who has been confirmed as Head Master of Downside School from September 2018.  Read more here.   St Philip’s School in Kensington is looking for one or two Junior Teachers for the academic year from September. The positions are rather like old-skool gappies, but with […]

News – April 2018

News – April 2018 Massive congratulations to Tom Mitchell F’07 as Captain of the England Rugby Sevens Team who won the Bronze Medal last night at the Commonwealth Games.   It is with great sadness that Andrew Taylor, former Gervase House Master, has informed us that his wife, Tricia Taylor, retired Worth French Teacher, passed […]

News – March 2018

News – March 2018 It is with much sadness that we have been informed of the death of one of our founder pupils, Paul Haslam C’63, who passed away on 20th March 2018 after a long illness.  We send our love and prayers to his wife Jane and family.   Many congratulations to Francis Wood […]

News – February 2018

News – February 2018 Tiggs Nott (nee Sacré) RIP who was a Matron in Worth Prep School  in 1954/5 and prior to that worked in the Riding School from 1949 with Dom Denis, sadly passed away on Monday 12th February.  Her Funeral Mass will be held in the Abbey Church at Worth on Thursday 1st March […]

News – January 2018

News – January 2018 Paul Cattermull StB’73 and Tom Carew Hunt StB’02 reached the Final of the Schools’ Alumni Real Tennis Competition (Handicap) on 21st January 2018 beating Eton, Rugby, Clifton, Marlborough and Highgate in a field of over 20 public schools, but were eventually beaten by King’s Canterbury. They are keen to encourage other Worthians […]

News – December 2017

News – December 2017 It is with great sadness that we report that Anthony Renouf, former Art Master at Worth School from 1962 to 1980, passed away on Wednesday 6th December 2017 after a long illness. Our love and prayers go to all the Renouf Family.  

News – November 2017

News – November 2017 Many congratulations to Paddy Scott B’01 who has been named as a Finalist in this year’s Wildlife Photographer of the Year with his image ‘The Unstoppable Force’ from an avalanche he captured whilst on expedition to the Himalayas.   It is with great sadness that we have been informed of the […]

News – October 2017

News – October 2017 Many congratulations to Giles Turton F’02 who got engaged to Emma Gabriel on Saturday 30th September 2017 on Leith Hill in Surrey.

News – September 2017

News – September 2017 Fr Bede Hill is posting some of his recent homilies and reflections on an online blog.  Do drop into His Page and offer your comments.

News – August 2017

News – August 2017 A Message from Fr Stephen Ortiger: Dear, very dear, Friends, Thank you for the lovely smoke signals, many and varied, that you sent me to mark my Golden Jubilee of priesthood; I am more touched than I can say. It was wonderful to see so many of you on August 19th […]

News – July 2017

News – July 2017 Some more news of an engagement,  Anthony Lamb (R’08) to Ali Crossland on 29th May 2017 in the Lake District.  Congratulations to you both.   Many congratulations to Oliver Ingram (B’04) and his fiancée Ekaterina who are delighted to announce the safe arrival of Abigail Ekaterina, born on 27th May 2017.   […]