Entries by Mark Harrison

Dedication of Alan Philpott Memorial Sports Ground

Dedication of Alan Philpott Memorial Sports Ground via Phil Harding ‘..we will be dedicating the School Sports Ground to the memory of Alan Philpott – The Alan Philpott Memorial Sports Ground – Wednesday, 2nd July. The dedication ceremony will be at 10.15 a.m. for 10.30 a.m. It will be performed by Canon John Wright, who […]

Year 9 trip to WW1 battlefields

The whole of Year 9 will be visiting the battlefields and war graves at Ypres in June. This will be take place over two days, the 11th and the 18th. There are a few places on each day for old Harveians to join these trips. Please contact Phil Harding for more information phil@ksfa.freeserve.co.uk

Can you help the Harvey?

In his introduction as the new Head at the Harvey, Scott Norman said ‘if there are any Old Harveians who feel they are in a position to contribute in some way to the School or its students, such as coming to the School to speak about a career in a particular area, or are in […]

from Phil Harding…

Old Harveians will be pleased to hear that the School has been successful in its bid for a new building. The government has granted the Harvey £2.4 million for a “state of the art” 12 classroom facility which will replace the ageing current Maths block – a temporary building erected twenty years ago. Work will […]

Old Harveians ‘Beer in London’

At long last, the next London beer is May 15. Due to a lack of inspiration on my part venue is probably Betjemans at St Pancras again. Usual format, very informal, no booking. Just come along any time from 5.30/6pm. Meet other old Harveians, share memories, have a laugh, maybe a bit of networking and […]

Alan Philpott & John Botting

Timothy L’Estrange posted this on Facebook recently ‘Following the sad loss of both John Botting and Alan Philpott last year I couldn’t help noticing that they sat next to each other in the school 1980 group photo. Close up section attached’.

A request from Phil Harding

Over the past few years it has been interesting to see how social media is enabling Old Harveians of all ages to re-unite with former schoolmates and to re-connect with the school and their schooldays. The Harvey group on Linkedin.com has over 500 members and the one on Facebook nearly 200 whilst the Old Harveians […]

Concert and FSG old girls invitation

First an update on the Squadronaires Concert on March 15th. With over two weeks still to go 90% of tickets have already been sold. To avoid disappointment contact old boy John Oliver to book yours asap. E-mail johne.oliver@gmail.com or tel: 01303 251403. This event is open to the general public as well as old boys […]

Harvey Grammar school print

This painting of the old school has been produced by Folkestone artist and old Harveian Shane Record. The original was presented to Bill Wright to mark his recent retirement. Copies are now available, without the watermark, to all old Harveians. More info, prices and order form below THE OLD HARVEIANS ASSOCIATION   Local artist and […]

RAF Squadronaires Concert 15 March 2014

A rare opportunity to see the RAF Squadronaires in concert. The event is a tribute to bandleader Ronnie Aldrich, an old Harveian, and is a fund-raiser for the OHA. Funds will be used to support projects for the benefit of the school. Tickets are selling well. Contact John Oliver tel: 01303 251403 or e-mail johne.oliver@gmail.com