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Former RPS teacher David French RIP

We recently [March 2021] received this sad news from RPS Alumna Kate Vale (1983) “I am writing to inform you of my father’s passing. David French was a woodwork, metalwork and technical drawing teacher from 1962 until around 1967 whilst Mr Foxwell was head.  He later moved into the primary sector and was head of […]

Alexander Thomas (2008) unearths Ph.D.

Congratulations to Alex Thomas who writes….. I am writing to inform the Alumni Association with the good news that my PhD thesis in Archaeology and Anthropology at Bristol University has been accepted by my examiners. The thesis explored the archaeological and manuscript landscapes of the Danelaw Boundary of the late 9th century. Due to the […]

New arrival for Andy and Rebecca Porter

Mr Andy Porter (Head of Humanities and Geography teacher) and Rebecca (Nee Way) Porter ( PE teacher) are delighted to announce the birth of their daughter. “Becs and I are thrilled to welcome our baby girl, Ava Elizabeth Porter into our family. She was born with a bang on bonfire night at 9:45, weighing 8lb […]

£500k raised to save Alviar Cohen (class of 2020)

A £500,000 fundraising campaign to help save the life of a Redbourn student suffering from leukaemia has smashed its target in days. Alviar Cohen has what he describes as “the bad kind of leukaemia” as he is in the 10 per cent of patients who cannot be cured. Intense chemotherapy; a bone marrow transplant from […]

Jonathan Bagnell (2008); A 2019 update

Jonathan spent 2019 living in Tokyo, Japan where he worked on delivering the VIP hospitality programme for Rugby World Cup 2019. After an exciting year he has now returned to London where he is a Senior Event Manager delivering the VIP partnership programmes in Formula 1.  

McKenna scores for England in five-try thrashing of Ireland

England’s charge to a second successive Grand Slam continued as they inflicted Ireland’s first defeat of the 2020 Women’s Six Nations. Sarah McKenna scores for England in five-try thrashing of Ireland https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/51605375 Women’s Six Nations: England v Ireland England: (22) 27 Tries: Hunter, Dow, Breach, Fleetwood, McKenna Cons: Scarratt Ireland: (0)     Courtesy of […]

‘MC’ and England ladies beat French in Six Nations opening rugby game.

Sarah McKenna, nicknamed ‘MC’, (2007) is competing in the 2020 Women’s Six Nations Rugby Championship. Sarah is enjoying a stand out season for Saracens and England. Currently in the England line up Sarah was impressive in the first Six Nations match. England Women held off a massive France fightback to begin the defence of their […]

Max Baggio [2014] scored the dramatic last-gasp try that led to Harpenden s shock win over North Walsham

Harpenden stunned unbeaten London One North leaders North Walsham with a last-gasp converted try giving them a 31-29 success on Saturday 16th November. The Redbourn Lane-based rugby club have made a solid start to the new campaign following their promotion last season but even after recording five victories from their opening nine games, this one […]

Luca competes in Commonwealth Powerlifting Games.

Luca Kawahara-Musiu (Y11) will be competing in the Commonwealth Powerlifting Championships in St John, Newfoundland, Canada from 15 – 21 September 2019. This is a massive achievement and a great opportunity for Luca. The entry fee and anti doping costs are funded but Luca is having to fund his flight and other costs. In order […]