OB Norman Wigg has previously provided a personal history of the Battle of Britain over Kent. Now he has penned a further article on his wider memories of a Kentish schoolboy during WW2.
The Sittingbourne Heritage Museum has produced an excellent video about the School's boys who died in the First World War. We are grateful to Ann Sefton from the Museum for sharing this with us.
Geoff Rousell is looking to bring together Old Bordenians who joined the School in 1971 for a reunion at the 2021 OBA Annual Dinner.
Local insurance broker Copperwheat Barlow have previously informed the OBA of apprenticeship opportunities at their Oad Street offices. They have contacted us again to inform us of a formal 18 month apprenticeship now open for applicants until 1 October 2020.
After several months of closure and the summer break, the School is preparing for a new School year which will be like no other.
Please note that the 2020 OBA AGM will be held through a Zoom meeting on Thursday 24th September at 7:00pm.
All documents will be published on this website after the AGM.
Sittingbourne Heritage Museum has put together a video, available on YouTube, detailing a brief history of the building that was the original site of the School on College Road. Previous news article has highlighted the likelihood of the site, which later became an Adult Education Centre, being redeveloped as a residential site.
Paul Dawkins has sent a rogues gallery of photos from his final year at the School - 1970/71, including for the record, a shot of that year's prefects.
We recently put up a photo of the Form 3A of 1967 on the website. Graham Harris dropped us a line to offer up a photo of Form 4A from the same year.