John Symonds, who was a pupil at the Cambridgeshire High School for Boys from 1941 until 1949, has spent over two years researching the lives and deaths of old pupils of the school who died in the two world wars. The result of his research is a fascinating book, FOR KING AND COUNTRY, which... - more
Members who fondly remember 'The Cantabrigian' magazine will be delighted to know that the current generation of students also produce their own publication. It's called 'The Phoenix', and you can see a copy of it on-line here.
The College Old Cantabrigian prize winners for 2012 were:
The Old Cantabrigian Society Prize – Sarah Wayman
The Old Cantabrigian Centenary Prize – Jonathan Douglas
The Old Cantabrigian Layng Prize – Lucy Beauchamp
The Old Cantabrigian Society War Memorial Prize – Jack Turner
The Hill Prize. – Thomas Ron
Our congratulations and best wishes for the future to all.
The text of this entertaining and illuminating book - first published around 1950 - is now reproduced in electronic form for members to enjoy. The file format is PDF and you will need the Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your computer to read it. Click here to download it or it's companion piece, Peter Bryan's 'potted history', which takes us up to the present day.
This site is for former students and staff of the Cambridgeshire High School For Boys and its successor body, Hills Road Sixth Form College, in Cambridge, UK. It is provided by the Old Cantabrigian Society so that former pupils and students can keep in touch, swap memories and information and let their old friends know their latest news. In addition, members can receive information from the Society on events or subjects likely to be of interest to them