The Association has recently installed 12 plaques in Big School commemorating the achievements of:

J & R Boulting
A P Babington
Christopher Butler
William Costain
David Cowan
Tom Dollery
Sir Alexander Galt
John Kerndrick
H R Lindars
John Minton
Owen Nares
Sir George Pinker

Film Producers and Directors
Soldier (Croix de Guerre), Judge, Writer
7th Abbot of Downside
President, St John's College, Oxford
Major General, Indian Division 1924-45
Warwicks & England Cricketer
Founding father of the Canadian Federation
Merchant and Benefactor
Composer and Conductor
Painter and Illustrator
Actor Manager and Screen Idol
Surgeon Gynacologist to HM the Queen

View Bouting Brothers Biography

In 2009 the Association reached an agreement with Reading Museum for the John Opie portrait of Dr Richard Valpy to be hung in Big School. Dr Valpy was Headmaster for 50 years.

The Association's Chaplain conducts our Remembrance Day Service in the School Chapel each November.Next service



Dr Richard Valpy

OR Chaplain, David Hemsley

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