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JULY 2018
Headmaster's End of Term Letter Summer 2018
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APRIL 2018
Winchester College triumph in The Halford Hewitt
We are extremely proud to announce that Winchester College are this year's Halford Hewitt winners, having last won 70 years ago! As the Golf Masters started across the pond the largest true amateur golf tournament in the world got underway at Royal Cinque Ports Golf Club.

Halford Hewitt Cup 2018                                      The winning Winchester College Team

64 Schools from across England and Scotland fielded 5 pairs of old boys. The Old Wykehamist team, represented by James Cameron (K, 2003-08), Claudio Consul (C, 2000-02), Mark Coulman (K,1977-82), Tom Hawkings,(G, 1976-81) Nick Holt (F,1993-98), Tim Lewis(F, 2003-08), Jack Keating (C 2009-14), Richard Sanders (K, 1984-89), Dino Varkey (D, 1994-99) and Jay Varkey (D, 1998-03) won through 5 rounds to face Ampleforth in the final on Sunday afternoon; duly dispatched by 4/1.

In winning, they lost only five games in 6 rounds, went down the 18th only twice and once only into extra holes.

The 2018 Belvidere Cup success
On Saturday 7 April at Queen Mary Reservoir, the OWSC team successfully defended the Belvidere Cup. The conditions were perfect for J80 match racing: a warm southerly F3/4 breeze and broken sunshine. Winchester won a Round Robin of 8 teams with a 7-0 score line, and then won the final 3-0 against Abingdon (the currently holders of the Arrow Trophy). It was generally acknowledged that we would not have had the stamina to manage an 11th race in the day, so a perfect record was important! Along the way we defeated the following schools: Abingdon, Uppingham, Wellington, Pangbourne, Radley, Charterhouse, Malvern.

2018 Belvidere Cup

The team was as follows: Alastair Hall (D, 95-00), Edward Knight (G, 98-03), James Markby (C, 93-98), Alastair Morley (B, 93-98). Winchester is now engraved on the trophy 4 times (2014, 2016, 2017, 2018) out of 4 attempts.

Memorial Services
A Service of Thanksgiving will be held for Hubert Doggart (E, 1938-43) in Chichester Cathedral on Friday 27th April at 2pm.

A Memorial Service will be held for Sir Martin Nourse (D, 1945-50) on Wednesday 9 May at 5pm at Lincoln's Inn.

MARCH 2018
Winchester College volunteers get stuck in for wildlife
A group of enthusiastic senior boys from Winchester College have been volunteering their time to improve local nature reserves and other green spaces for wildlife.
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Wykeham Journal
The latest edition of the Wykeham Journal is now available to read online.

JANUARY 2018
New Annual Ticket for Winchester College Treasury
The new annual ticket for Treasury provides an unlimited number of visits to the Museum for one year from the date of purchase, which means you can drop in at any time during normal opening hours. Be the first to view the constantly changing programme of exhibitions, chat to the Curator and support the unique collections for future generations.
More information.

The Fundraising Regulator
Winchester College has registered with The Fundraising Regulator. In addition, the General Data Protection Regulation working group meets termly to ensure that the School complies with the 1998 Data Protection Act (DPA). It is also working towards compliance with the 2018 General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which will become law in May 2018, and the Fundraising Preference Service (FPS), which became law in 2017. 

 

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