Letter From Sue Falder

After a chance encounter with Roger Mance last year, we were so pleased to receive the Memorial Trust Newsletter in February. This included many articles down memory lane that my Mum was able to relate to and which included references … Continue reading

Our Hero

Having taken on the role as an editor of the once dormant manuscript Wandsworth School – From Grammar to Comprehensive, I have become more and more enamoured by the character and personality of H. Raymond King. These days teachers and … Continue reading

News 2009

Taken from the 2009 newsletter: “Apologies for the delay in sending out this edition of the Newsletter but as always I plead overwork, old age and age related fatigue. It is 52 years since I left Wandsworth School but the … Continue reading

Rod Pooley, 2009

Rod Pooley, or ‘Flash’ as he was known for his dazzling speed as open-side wing forward, has been seriously ill on several occasions over the last decade but he is still willing to take on anyone in a discussion, mainly … Continue reading

News 2008

It must be my age but 2008 seems to have flown by without a summer and into recession. Maybe a slower economy will give rise to a slower lifestyle. Did I hear the word b——s! from the ranks? Although we … Continue reading


On the 11th December 2007, Phil Hope the MP for Corby kindly presented a cheque on behalf of The Old Wandsworthians’ Memorial Trust Fund to Jeffrey Risbridger (Headmaster) and William Dyson and Joanne Omidvaran of St Cecilia’s School Sutherland Grove. … Continue reading