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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.

Blue Paper 2016


Blue Paper 2015


Chairman’s 2018 Report

  Chairman’s 2018 Report I am delighted to be able to report that your Society and its Community continues to thrive. Even the most cursory glance through this year’s issue of the The Blue Paper attests to this vibrancy and highlights probably one of the busiest years ever for Society events. It is heartening, given […]

Blue Paper 2013

City Lunch 2015 Attendees

The following Worthians attended the 2015 City Lunch: Tim Pethybridge (StB’71) Jeremy Fletcher (G’72) James Forte (C’72) Nick Barnett (G’73) Mark Lee-Barber (C’73) Liam Hammond (C’74) Nigel Kennard (G’74) Anthony Morrissey (R’74) Dominic Quennell (C’74) Simon Cope (R’74) Martin Green (C’76) Dominic Nevill (R’76) Mark Simpson (StB’76) John Tate (G’76) James Blake (B’77) Chris Kelly […]

Worthians Golf – 2013/4 Season

Worthians Golf 2013-2014 Season Although not as well supported as Europe’s Ryder Cup Team, I am pleased to report that the Worthians Golfing Society continues to be supported by our core group of members, and encouragingly a few new members enlisting during this last year. The 2013 Autumn Meeting was, for the third time, a […]

Worthian Girls Sporting Day 2013

Worthian Girls Sporting Day 2013 Match Report Yet another successful day of Worthian sport was played on 7th September 2013 and this year for the first time included both hockey and netball teams. The 7-aside hockey match was made up of a selection of old girls including the first intake and newest leavers. Being slightly […]

Worthians Rugby 2013/4 Season Report

Worthians Rugby 2013/4 Season Report Afer a good set of warm-up matches against the Young WOBS, Old Johnians and Emanuel, the League Season started with two high-scoring exciting games against the Met Police and Old Radleians where, although we scored 30 points or more, we found ourselves as ‘lucky losers’ in each case. Our performances […]

Nick Butterworth’s End of Term Report

End of Term Report ‘He has contributed much during his time here, some of it helpful’ might be how some would describe my time as Chairman but it has been an immense privilege and pleasure to serve on the Worth Society Committee for the last eleven years. As my appointment was only intended to be […]

Jerry Fletcher’s First Term Report

First Term Report And the moral of my appointment is…beware the Benedictines; they can still talk one into pretty much anything when they put their minds to it! Joking apart, I am most honoured to have been asked by Abbot Luke to take over the Chairmanship of the Society from Nick Butterworth, who is retiring […]

Worthians Football 2014 Match Report

Worthians Football 2014 Match Report The 6th Annual Worthian Football Tournament took place on Sunday 23rd March 2014.  With a cool chill in the air but in bright sunshine, the four magnificient teams battled it out under the watchful eye of John Surtees OBE.  The School 1st XI, captained by current Head Boy Alex Davis White, beat the Worthian Under 21s, […]

Worthians Cricket 2014 Match Report

Worthians Cricket 2014 Match Report This season has been a very inconsistent one for the Worthians. Thankfully this was due to poor weather rather than poor performances on the pitch. With three out of the six games called off this season due to rain it is understandable that the team did not quite find the […]

2014 Careers Networking Event

2014 Business Networking Evening The 2014 Worth Society networking event took place at the Samuel Pepys Bar & Restaurant in the City of London on Wednesday 8th January 2014. Enticed by the prospect of a free drink at a picturesque setting on the River Thames and the chance to meet new people, I hadn’t appreciated […]

2014 City Lunch Review

2014 City Lunch Review Thursday 6th March 2014 was the date set for the now well established City Lunch event – held for the 3rd year in succession at the excellent Vivat Bacchus in Hays Lane near London Bridge. 50 Worthians and 4 honorary guests tucked into some tasty steaks and chocolate puddings, whilst renewing […]

Squash 2013/4 Season Report

Worthians Squash 2013-14 Season This academic year there were two more fixtures for Worthians to have the opportunity to play on the school courts. The first was on Saturday 30th November 2013 when an impressive turnout of Justin Mould (StB’81), Harry Fisher (B’81), Howard Brookman (G’93), Stephen Barham (StB’94), Daniel Hughes (R’98), Thomas Lewis (G’05),  Matthew Doggett (F’07), […]

2014 Football – List of Players

2014 Football Tournament – List of Worthian Players Under 21s Nicholas Elvidge (C’11) – Captain Joseph Rivers (F’10) John Manning (C’10) Theo Rivers (F’11) Tim Long (B’11) Nick O’Dwyer (StB’11) Rishi Amin (F’11) Conor Keating (R’12) Adam Mascarenhas (B’12) Benedict Gardener (B’12) Hugh Slater (B’12) Edmund Gritten (B’12) Nick Gordon-Macleod (StB’12)   Over 21s Mark […]

2013 : Worthian is Elected Abbot of Worth

  Worthian is Elected Abbot of Worth   Following the retirement of Abbot Kevin Taggart in June 2013, the monastic community met on Thursday 8th August 2013 to elect his successor.  In the election Father Luke Jolly (C’71) was elected as the sixth Abbot of Worth, to serve for a term of eight years.   […]

Fra Andrew Bertie Beatification

  Fra’ Andrew Bertie   Zany, Eccentric and With No Aura of Holiness – But Beatification Cause to Open Fra’ Andrew Bertie Remembered for Service By Edward Pentin ROME, January 24, 2013 ( – “The only worthwhile striving is after the highest ideals: If you aim for an easy target, your standard will inevitably decline, […]

Glenn Robertson Eulogy

Glenn Robertson Eulogy by Peter Dewey (R’77)   All of us here will have our own particular memories of Glenn and I am sure that there has been, and will be, much reminiscing done today.  However, whether we be family, friend, team-mate, colleague, pupil or other; we have all shared and enjoyed his love of […]

Nick Butterworth 2013 Chairman’s Report

Chairman’s Report 2013 Over the last ten years during my involvement with the Worth Society Committee, it never ceases to amaze me that, for a school which is relatively young at 54 and comparatively small, numbering 3,970 Worthians – Worth has produced the most incredible diversity of talent and socially conscious people. From the A – […]

Jubilee Jamboree – List of Attendees

  We were absolutely delighted to welcome the following 25 Worthians who attended Worth Prep School to the Jubilee Jamboree Reunion : Michael Agius  1952-58  Peter Agius 1962-66 Antonio (Tony) Bueno  1950-55  David Cane 1953-56 Michael Cane  1948-53 John Carter  1952-58 Robin Clapham  1948-53 Marquis Nicholas De Piro  1950-55  Kevin Dwyer  1953-58 Michael Hawkins  1949-53 David […]

Jubilee Jamboree – Worth Prep School boys in touch

  The following is the list of Old Gregorians who attended Worth Prep School and have been in touch with us about the Worth Jubilee Jamboree . We are much looking forward to welcoming those highlighted in bold and italicised to the Jubilee Jamboree on Saturday 26th May 2012 : Michael Agius  1952-58 Peter Agius 1962-66 Antonio (Tony) Bueno  1950-55  […]