Were you one of the many "first formers" that started at Borden Grammar School in September 1968, the year that saw an increased intake from the majority of previous years, split into three forms - 1 East, 1 West and 1X?
Another successful and enjoyable reunion of the Old Boys Football Club Veterans took place during the evening of 15th June 2017 at the UK Paper pavilion in Sittingbourne. This is now becoming an annual event.
All the pictures taken at the Annual Dinner on 25 March 2017 have been uploaded to the OBA Flickr site - click here for OBA Dinner 2017 - Flickr album . This site makes it easier to view, enlarge, etc. the photos.
The 2018 Annual Reunion Dinner will be held on Saturday 24 March 2018. Please note this date in your diary! Further details will be announced in due course.
The 2017 Dinner saw 59 of us enjoy a convivial evening and excellent meal at the UK Paper Clubhouse, Sittingbourne. The guest speaker was Phil Bromwich, a regular at the Dinner and a school governor for 25 years during five of which he was the chairman.
This is a reminder for all those Old Bordenians intending to attend this year's Annual Reunion Dinner on 25 March at the UK Paper Leisure Club, Sittingbourne. There are only a few days left to book your place at this event. Full details and how to book are included in the article below (follow this link: Annual Reunion Dinner - full details). There are a couple of groups celebrating major milestones at this year's dinner. They are the class of 1967 starters, who are celebrating 50th anniversary of starting at the school and the class of 1987-1992, who are celebrating their 25th anniversary of leaving the school.
This year's Annual Reunion Dinner will be held on Saturday 25th March at the UK Paper Leisure Club, opposite Borden Grammar School in Avenue of Remembrance, Sittingbourne at a cost of £20. The UK Paper Clubhouse bar will be open from 6.00 pm, with dinner at 7.00 pm. The guest speaker will be Phil Bromwich, a school governor for many years.
To reserve a seat, please complete the details below and post to: Mike Pack, Tithe Barn Bungalow, Carriers Road, Cranbrook, TN17 3JU (tel: 01580 713236) with a cheque for £20 per person. If you would like to pay by Bank Transfer, please contact Mike for details. Please book by Saturday 11th March. Further information, including a prepared booking slip, is contained in this document: Dinner Letter 2017.
Please reserve............. places @ £20.00 each for the following member(s) (main contact first). Please make cheques payable to: Old Bordenian Association:
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A service of remembrance for those Old Bordenians who gave their lives in two world wars and other conflicts will be held at Borden Grammar School at 11 a.m. on Saturday 12 November, 2016.
The Old Bordenian Football club 11-a-side team ceased playing in 1992 and, although a 5-a-side section formed shortly afterwards, there was nothing to bring them all together again. Therefore it was decided to create an event which would hopefully do just that. Nothing strenuous was considered, so it was just a meeting in a pub without the need to play football!
The 2017 Annual Reunion Dinner will be held on Saturday 25 March 2017. Please note this date in your diary! Further details will be announced in due course.
It’s a cold Winter’s Sunday morning at 11am and for just a brief moment you recall those wonderful moments of Sunday League football with the Old Bordenian FC. You may even have tried to outlast your boots and played with the veterans team or, in one last attempt to control the waistline, played with the 5 a side team.
This year's Annual Reunion Dinner will be held on Saturday 5th March. The guest speaker this year will be Old Boy Stephen Bedelle who is a veteran of the Falklands Conflict and who served in the Royal Navy and the Royal Canadian Navy for more than 40 years. Full details and how to book your place are contained in this document: Dinner_Invitation_-_2016.pdf. Please book by Saturday 20th February.