Memories - The OCA

Memories

The School and OCA benefit from an online archive to research and retrieve information. Here you will find varied magazine articles and photographs from both Caterham School and Eothen School. Just click on the link below to start browsing.

Your recollections

Caterham School has changed and developed rapidly over the last few decades. We are always keen to hear from Old Cats with their recollections of school life and photos of the school, of friends, trips and activities from their time at Caterham.

 

Caterham’s Historical Figures: William Wilberforce (part 1)

By the Junior History Society Thursday 4th February 2021   William Wilberforce was a philanthropist, politician and activist, a person who would lay foundations for further human rights. His influence…

Caterham’s Historical Figures: Reverend John Townsend

By the Junior History Society Friday 22nd January 2021   Caterham was founded in the year 1811 in a five-bedroom townhouse at West Square in Newington, South London by the…

Remembrance Day Memories

What does Remembrance Day mean to the Caterham School community… “For me, remembrance is a time when we can all too briefly step out of our own busy, self-centred existence…

A HISTORY OF HILL FIELDS

By William Broadhead (OC 1953–1960) In the 1950s, the Old Caterhamians RFC played next to St Mary’s Church on the Dene Field where there was a small shed with a…

The 17th Man

By Peter Osborn (OC 1947–1953) In 1965, the Old Cats Rugby Club joined together with the Whiteoaks Cricket Club (which had many OC players) as they, like us, had no…

THE STORY OF THE OC BLAZERS

In June 1987, it was my husband’s (Robert C. Hallam’s) 50th birthday and prior to the event I had been racking my brain as to what special gift I could…

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