An announcement was made on 30th June that Julian Thomas would be leaving his post as Headmaster of Caterham School in July 2015. Julian has been appointed the Master of Wellington College. This is a significant recognition of Julian's achievements to date which, of course, include his last seven years as our head. Julian has led the continued evolution of Caterham into one of the UK's top co-educational boarding and day schools. The OCA is particularly grateful to Julian for his enthusiastic support of our Association. The Trustees of the School now face the difficult task of finding a successor to Julian who can carry his work forward. We wish them well with that endeavour. In the meantime we look forward to continuing to work with Julian and his team during his final year at Caterham.
Link to Letter from Chair of the Trustees: click here
Link to Wellington College Announcement: click here
Old Cats Visiting the School
The doors to Caterham School are always open wide to Old Cats and we will welcome you back when you return.
We would kindly ask that you make an appointment before you visit so that the Secretary can accompany you round the campus.
Where Are They Now?
Sadly, we have lost contact with may OCs over the years and would very much like to find them again and welcome them back into the OCA community.
If you know where they are or know how we can contact them, please let us know!
Please click here for the list:
Old Caterhamians' Scratch Golf Team
Calling all golfers - a message from Jem Blok.
The OCA continues to enter a scratch golf team into the Grafton Morrish Golf Competition on a yearly basis and the good news is that the Association has agreed to cover the registration, entry and green fees, leaving team players only with sundry expenses to meet themselves. We need to find six former pupils who would be competitive - in reality that means handicaps of 5 or below, but we'd still be pleased to hear from anyone in single figures to make sure we can at least take part! I look forward to hearing from as many of you as possible. Please do all to pass this request on to any other Old Cats that may fit the bill!
For more information please contact Jem Blok at: email@example.com
A TRIBUTE TO D.G.E.HALL' by Tze Shiung 1987 - 1992
As promised in the latest Newsletter, please
download a fascinating history and tribute to one of our old masters
Hall, Empire, the Evangelists, and History
The Old Caterhamians’ Association
Group is now live on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.
can be made through this website.
The Wilberforce Hall
The Wilberforce Hall is now available
to hire for private parties. For more information please contact
JOIN UP! JOIN UP!
We are always hoping to expand our database and attract new members.
Membership costs £12 per annum or £180 for life membership.
If you would like to join up or if you know someone who would, please contact Alina and she will send you an application form and joiners pack.
Please click on the icons below for a joiners leaflet and an application form :
The Christine Walker Gallery
- Are you an Artist or Designer?
- Did you leave Caterham or Eothen and
go on to study Art or Design at College?
- Do you have work you would
like to exhibit in the Gallery?
If you would be interested in taking
part in one of our exhibitions please do get in contact with the
Harestone Valley Road
Get fit at the Stephen Smith Sports Centre
Old Caterhamians' are entitled to use the excellent
facilities at the Sports Centre at a reduced cost.
download a brochure here
Calling all Teachers and Gap Graduates
Are you interested in contributing to some of the many activities taking
place at Caterham School?
We would love to hear from OCs who are able to help with the CCF and the
Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme or with any aspect of sports coaching.
Contact Mr. Matthew Godfrey at the school on 01883
343028 OR on firstname.lastname@example.org
Also – if you are considering a career in teaching… then
please get in touch. We always need ‘gap graduates’ to assist
with sports coaching, drama, art and music – highly competitive salaries
available with great perks!! This applies as much to recent university
leavers as to more ‘mature’ OCs who may feel like a career
Please do let us know if you are interested in any of the above.
We are always looking for news and more importantly, photographs of old
boys and girls to include in our Newsletters. Please send us details of
your news, stories and achievements! Include a photograph if at all possible.
Amazon Shopping to benefit Caterham School
If you wish to buy something from Amazon, please use the link on the School web
The school will receive 5% commission for each purchase you make. This
income will be directed to school projects and/or trips. As there is no
cost to you, it is a very easy way of raising funds for the school.
Please continue to send us details of your new addresses, email
addresses and contact information. We are constantly updating our
members database and it is vital that we have up to date contact