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There are 8 verses of the School song as written by E. Kirby OD. His son Lt Col RF Kirby was a pupil and OD for over 80 years (he passed away aged 96...
Elvet Bridge Repairs - Traffic Management Restrictions
ODs, Parents and other visitors please take note.

From 20 July for 14 months a bus gate placed at the roundabout at the bottom of Potters Ban...
From the Archives: The School Song
This week we are asking pupils, ODs, staff and other Friends of the School to record their rendition of the School Song. But why do we have a School S...
Oscar Tipping Competition Winners Announced
Back in February we ran a tipping competition for the Oscars.
Although no ODs won the overall prize competed for by alumni of multiple schools arou...
Peggy de Winton
Some good news this week for ODs who remember Tommy and Peggy de Winton. Though Tommy passed away many years ago, Peggy is alive a...
Virtual Evensong
Alexander Armstrong OD (S, 1983-88) was one of a number of celebrities to add their support to a virtual choral evensong on 19 May. Xander was joined...
Chairman’s Fund for Covid-19 related Bursaries
In a letter to ODs last week, Chairman of Governors, Rob Ribchester OD, urged the School community to join him in supporting a fund to provide hardshi...
ODs support PPE Drive
ODS and Parents Help to Step Up PPE Production
Thanks to donations of materials by ODs and Parents, Durham School Design Department has been able t...
A Picture a Day
Former Housemaster, Former Head of Geography and current Art Technician John Renshaw is sharing paintings on his Facebook page...
Durham School to Live-Stream Classic Rugby
Inspired by Match of The Day’s success with rerunning vintage football matches, we are planning to live-stream a number of Durham School Rugby g...
Sir John Laws (P, 1959-63) K.S.
Sir John Laws (P, 1959-63) K.S.

“One of the greatest lawyers of his generation”

Sir John Laws (P, 1959-63) died in Chelsea a...
Kenneth Law Sumner (C, 1937-40)
Kenneth Law Sumner (C, 1937-40)

“One of the last Dam Busters”

Kenneth Law Sumner (C, 1937-40), WWII veteran and local busine...
Raynes going back to their online roots
Mark Race (P, 2007–14) and his friends in Raynes are once more divided by geography. However, they are still producing music over the internet f...
Music from Br Phap Linh (C, 1994-96) nee Dylan Pugh
Br Phap Linh (C, 1994-96) was known as Dylan Pugh at Durham School, where he was a music scholar.

His father, Anthony Pugh, has sent us this li...
Live Lunchtime Performances
Claire Alsop (nee Proud) (Pim, 1992-94) is appearing live on Facebook at 13.30 each weekday, introducing and performing a piano piece. Here she is on ...
Summer comes early to Durham
Durham School has come up with an ingenious plan to help weather the current situation. We have broken up for our summer holiday early, before the sum...
Virtual Chapel
You can find Father Simon's end of term chapel reflection on YouTube...
Will Todd OD Hosts Virtual Singalong
Will Todd (L, 1981-88) has recently hosted a virtual singalong with members of the Bach Choir.

He is also playing Mass in Blue online for those...
Join Ralph Woodward on his virtual musical odyssey
Another OD using his musical knowledge to entertain at this time is Ralph Woodward (L, 1985-90).
Via his Facebook page, you are encouraged to sha...
Reading to Break from Isolation - Dr Burns, Deputy Head (Pastoral)
We went to South America on Tuesday, my Lower Sixth and I. We travelled to Chile then Venezuela, heard familiar words in unfamiliar accents, saw Frida...
From the Chairman of Governors
The Chairman of Governors, Mr Rob Ribchester OD, has written to members of the Durham School Community about the current Covid-19 situation. Please read a PDF of his letter here...
Confidence for Life - MARK II
If you have been a pupil at Durham School in the 1990s, 2000s or 2010s, we need your help. We want to share your experiences at School and beyond into...
From the Archives – The Burkitt Scholarship
This week, as the School's entrance examinations and assessments take place for bursaries and scholarships we look at an OD behind some of our mos...
Did you get your Dunelmian?
Just before Christmas, over 3,500 Dunelmians were sent out worldwide. If you did not receive your copy please email od@durhamschool.co.uk...
All aboard for the OD London Dinner on HMS Belfast - Friday 7 February
Don’t get a sinking feeling when you miss out. Book Now and get on board for the OD Dinner 2020.

Join the Headmaster, OD Society Presiden...
Billy Elliot - 18-21 March 2020
Durham School is proud to present its production of Billy Elliot, the musical. Set in County Durham during the 1980s Miners Strike, this amazing music...
OD Durham Drinks - Friday 31 January
The Dun Cow will act as a perfect backdrop for this annual informal gathering. Now in its third year, ODs are invited to join The Headmaster for an ev...
The Dunelmian 2018-19 is out now!
Look out for the next edition of The Dunelmian which is being sent to you over the next few days.
Enclosed with it is a list of some of the major...
Carol Service
ODs are most welcome to participate in the end of term carol service which takes place in Durham Cathedral tomorrow evening from 18.45. The traditiona...
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