2018 Annual Dinner

This year we are honoured to present Danny Butterfield as our guest speaker. Danny is the assistant manager of the Southamption Under-18s (Association Football) and has had a long and successful career as a professional footballer, playing for Crystal Palace, Southamption in the premier league and the various iterations of…

Annual General Meeting 2017

Agenda Cover LetterThe AGM of the OBA. Agenda: 1/¬†Welcome and Apologies 2/ A minutes silence in remembrance of deceased members 3/ Verification of accuracy of minutes of the 2016 AGM 3.a./ Discussion of action points arising therefrom, unless otherwise covered elsewhere in this agenda 3.b./Correspondence 4/ Reports - President, Hon.…

Prize Giving 2017

The annual prize day. The whole school assembles at the school and parades across the town, to take their seats at the 'Centenary' to receive prizes and receive wisdom and inspiration from alumni. Please arrive at the chapel at 2pm for refreshments.

Beast Mart 2017

Witness history in action as the school is dismissed for the traditional half-day off every year and witness the chaos as several hundred boys, girls and teachers are unleashed on the town a full half day early!

Remembrance Day 2017

The remembrance day assembly. If you wish to pay your respects to the fallen, please arrive at the school at 10:00. There is a short assembly, with the laying of wreaths, speeches, readings and a minutes silence at 11:00. There will be refreshments in the headmaster's study afterwards.

Charter Day 2017

The message for 2017 is one of challenge. Life is not a journey, but a series of problems to be solved. It is something to be engaged in, not carried along by. It is a tale told by an idiot, although unlike the suicidal MacBeth's greatest speech it is only…

2017 Annual Dinner

Guest Speaker:¬† Daryl Upsall FInstF (BGS 1971-79) Soon after graduating from Cambridge University with a degree in Social and Political Sciences, Daryl began his career working in the national and international charity sector since when he has spent some 34 years working with over 240 non-profits in some 66 countries.…

The 2017 Quiz

The OBA quiz 2017 will be set by quizmaster Richard Anderson. This year it will take place at the Boston and County Club, Parkgate, Boston on Thursday 9 March (7pm for 7:30 start). Teams can have up to four members. Entry is free and the quiz is open to all…