Category Archives: Whitgift School

Old MidWhitgiftians enjoy a try-fest at Lime Meadow Avenue

RUGBY ROUND-UP: Old MidWhitgiftians quickly got their season back on track with a breath-taking 62-5 win at home against Old WImbledonians in Surrey 1 last Saturday. Andrew Dean scored a hat-trick of tries, fellow centre Temi Okenla got two, and … Continue reading

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Play written by Whitgift pupil raises £1,200 for charity Childline

A play written by a teenaged Whitgift School pupil, and backed by Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels actor Jason Flemyng, has raised £1,200 for children’s charities after a five-night run at a theatre in central London. The money was … Continue reading

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Peacocks, flamingos and 400 years of history at one school

WANDLE WANDERINGS: One of the country’s leading independent schools happens to have a mini-zoo in its grounds, which are rarely open to the public. WALKER DUNELM strolled through Whitgift School on its open day Even when it’s going to a … Continue reading

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Open Garden afternoons at Whitgift School, Jun 10, Jul 25

Whitgift School in South Croydon is taking part in the Open Garden Squares Weekend next month, with an additional Open Garden afternoon staged in July in aid of the NSPCC. It is a rare opportunity for the general public to … Continue reading

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Alice In Wonderland, Whitgift School, Feb 7-9

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Brahms German Requiem, Croydon Minster, Nov 18

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Rugger off! Pitch tensions force cancellation of grudge match

The annual match between John Fisher and Whitgift schools’ senior rugby teams, due to be staged today, was cancelled because of fears of more physical violence on the sidelines than on the field of play. Catholic state school Fisher, named … Continue reading

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